The holidays are usually a pretty stressful time for most people. Back in 2013, 3.08 trillion dollars was spent in the U.S. on holiday retail purchases. There's quite a fair bit of shopping that needs to get done in 2-3 months, since most stores don't begin offering holiday promotions until Oct. 1st. Between shopping, get-togethers, … Continue reading Keeping God First During the Holidays
Mosha and I were finally able to smooth things over during our car ride home. The snow storm was pretty bad, and I will admit that I was terrified. I don't have 4-wheel drive in my SUV, and neither Mosha or myself had ever driven in the snow before. At certain points the wind was … Continue reading The Day After Christmas, Part 2
Fresh fruit, quiche and pancakes.
I'm not sure if this will come through or not since my emails before were not working, but I'm praying it does. I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas. I wish you were here with us and the family. It's never the same without you, and I always remember the last Christmas we … Continue reading An email to my brother
I went on a wild hunt for my collection of stamps and my embossing heat tool, which led to me pulling out all of the Christmas decorations and putting them up. I'm missing some...particularly a set of moose stuffed animals that I put out on my entertainment center. (My mom and pops gave them to … Continue reading Progression.
I’ve decided to try baking cookies for friends and family this year. I’ve helped my mom out before, when she used to literally make dozens and dozens of cookies (I’m talking 30+ types of cookies, over 50 of each) for people around the holidays, but I’ve never taken the task on by myself. I figure … Continue reading