Day 7: If you want to ‘make merry,’ then first take a minute to be still.

Ooh! The hustle and bustle! Parties! Performances! Music! Cookie baking!! It's the merriest time of the year, isn't it. A whirlwind of sugar plums and Champagne, even in the second year of a pandemic. Well, if you're whirling and twirling your way into the second week of December and feeling like pretty soon, one day, … Continue reading Day 7: If you want to ‘make merry,’ then first take a minute to be still.

How not to lose your f*ing mind in December.

Hello, late night readers. This post is a teaser for tomorrow morning. Tomorrow morning is December 4th. I'm including that detail for a reason, and I'll explain it in a bit. First, here's a preview of what's coming tomorrow: Backstory: I know you remember those chocolate-filled Advent calendars from your childhood, and from your children's … Continue reading How not to lose your f*ing mind in December.

A few things: November/December 2021

It's December. Go ahead, say that out loud and see if it sounds any better spoken than in your head. D*E*C*E*M*B*E*R Didn't we just have December, like four months ago? (I even wrote about it, and offered a recipe for cheese grits and a video tutorial on making pretty candles using Oui yogurt jars. Where … Continue reading A few things: November/December 2021