Tag Archives: christmas

Giving the Gift of Sound and Vision (and Movement)

I have a really, really, really amazing husband.   Really, he’s amazing.  One of his most amazing traits is gift giving.  He’s freakin’ fantastic at it.  I think it’s because he’s an observer. There’s not a lot of talking when he’s … Continue reading

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Open Your Heart – and the Rest Will Follow

I’m particularly fond of this story, and I hope I do it justice. It touches on all the things that are good, like hope, kindness and caring. In a world where people are afraid to reach out because they might … Continue reading

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A Time for Reflection

Greetings Everyone, In the wake of the recent tragedy; I am finding it hard to write about some of the things I was hoping to during the holiday season. I almost lost my baby on Christmas eve when he was … Continue reading

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I Need You for my Around the World Cookie List

OK People – I am hoping for some holiday cookie ideas ~  I’m counting on you…. I’ve started my baking list for this Christmas season – but I would like to make my selection more reflective of my family’s heritage (well, … Continue reading

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