December week 4

December week 4

I am so excited! This week I will not be working. I am just practicing hygge and sitting in a cozy chair and reading books and magazines, and binge-watching TV and refusing to get up. I noticed on social media that people are writing out their New Years Resolutions...
Stock up on your favorite seasonal scented anything

Stock up on your favorite seasonal scented anything

Stock up on your favorite scented candles or soaps or whatevers now. My favorite is the pine tree scented tealights by Carolina Candle. The first year I found them, I was surprised when I realized my local department store didn’t stock them year round. I got a little...
Alternatives to Christmas cards

Alternatives to Christmas cards

If you did not do Christmas cards and you feel guilty about it, try doing New Years cards instead. Or you can plan for Valentine cards, like Julia Child is famous for doing. (Image credit: Remy Tumin and Patricia Wall for the New York Times) You might also like these...
December week 3

December week 3

With less than 2 weeks left in the countdown to Christmas, I hope you are keeping your smiles and your sanity. Does it look like you might have a white Christmas where you live? If so, be sure to stock up on grocery basics and toilet paper so you don’t have to...
Get your 2021 calendars

Get your 2021 calendars

Don’t forget to pick up your calendars for next year if you haven’t already. Although, if you’ve been procrastinating, Shutterfly frequently has a coupon for a free calendar this time of year. I know for certain they did it last year in December week...