This is a total repost, but I’ve had some requests…so here goes. I wouldn’t say we’re traditional, but we firmly believe that some traditions are sacred. Case in point: the New Year’s peas. So if you cook nothing else this year, you only have a few hours left to cook these. It’s silly simple. The [...]
Last week, Rolling Stone published its list of the top 100 songs of the decade. And I must say, even though it is the greatest music publication in all the land, I think they’re crazy. If only for their number one pick. And, okay, also for lots of others too. To be fair, this isn’t [...]
Now that all the Holidaying has been Holidayed, we’re entering into my favorite week of the year. I just love this week. It’s The Container Store of weeks. The week when you’re wrapping up the old and looking forward to the new. With a clean slate. A cleanish slate. And I’m looking straight at my [...]
I have some very creative girlfriends, and every year, I force them to invite me over to Lisa’s house to make Holiday gifts. They usually oblige. Last year, we made homemade vanilla, and this year, we decided on homemade bath salts. Yummy. The whole process was super simple…way simpler than the vanilla actually. (And we [...]
I’m in the up-to-my-eyeballs midst of a somewhat tedious project right now, so engaging in procrastination in the guise of motivation, I’m finally letting myself tune in to tunes of yule. And while this duet in this brilliant album will probably always remain my favorite, here are the top 12 seasonal sounds I’m playing on [...]
I can not stop laughing at this site. If you haven’t checked out Sketchy Santas, go ahead, treat yourself. I’m telling you why.
Remember how I said that I was going to keep it going in December. Well, I so am. Starting today. Right after I board this plane for San Francisco, the Golden Gate City, the Painted Lady City, the Adult Disneyland City. Actually, what is SF’s official name? Le Google didn’t turn up any immediate and [...]
We celebrated last night by putting up the tree. At one point, Harry said to me, “Mommy, I’m really good at Christmasing.” And I quite agreed. It’s going to be a great month.