Tag Archives: christmas

Sunday Snapshot: The Time We Stumbled Upon a Christmas Card

A weekend of heavy rain and flooding kept us from venturing outdoors in the cold, wet weather to experience our local tree-lighting festival this year. We had so much fun last year that it was a bummer to miss it, but I still wanted to take C to look at the 30-foot-tall Christmas tree when the weather cleared up.… Read More


Baby’s First Christmas 2014

I hope everyone is enjoying the first day of 2015! I mentioned in an earlier post that I would write about Baby C’s first Christmas happenings, so before we take down the decorations today and ring in the new year, here are five things we did leading up to his first Christmas: 1. Babies “R” Us First Christmas… Read More


Christmas Pretzel Hugs & Kisses

Baby C and I took a trip to downtown Dallas a couple of weeks ago to visit all of my former co-workers, whom I’ve missed a lot since I made the decision to be a stay-at-home mom (but that’s another story for another day). I’ve found other outlets for adult interaction, but that was definitely my biggest adjustment—going… Read More


On the Third Day of Christmas … Tree Decorating

So decorating the Christmas tree is not what it used to be. I’m mostly thinking back to one magical time I spent enjoying a glass of wine, watching a certain so-bad-it’s-good vampire/werewolf saga replaying on HBO and leisurely hanging up our ornaments all in one evening. Fast forward to this year, and tree decorating did not take… Read More


Friday Fun Finds: 15 Free Holiday Gift Tag Printables

Happy December! Can you believe that Christmas is just 20 days away? We’re slacking in the Christmas shopping department, as usual—as in the bulk of our shopping will probably take place during the can’t-find-a-spot-in-the-overcrowded-mall-parking-lot week before with all the other late shoppers [hangs head in shame]. Every year we say we’re going to get all of… Read More


Friday Fun Finds: World Market

A visit to World Market is such a dangerous shopping trip for me. I love browsing through the neat treasures from around the world, and I could wander around that store for hours looking at all the unique home accents and international foods. Which is precisely what I did earlier this week while baby was napping… Read More