As I mentioned in my previous post, we’re going to call this post super-early instead of late!

A lot of us already have a lot of traditions that have been passed down in our families and there really isn’t “room” (in our schedules) to add any more!   However, if you are looking to add some new traditions to your family or tweak some that you already have, I’ll share some favorites of our family. Read More →


So it wasn’t really my intention to take the rest of December off!  I have lots of ideas for Christmas, but I didn’t get around to posting them in time.  The same exact thing happened last year, so I am starting to realize that I will never be able to post that much in December unless I prepare them way ahead of time.

Considering all of that, I have decided I will still post all of my Christmas ideas, and how about we choose to believe that instead of being late, they are just extra early for next year?  So, be expecting some Christmas posts in the upcoming weeks.

Now, for today’s post…

address writing

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This idea came to me as I was thinking about journaling.  Well, the fact that I don’t keep a journal.   My kids always want to hear stories about my life – growing up, vacations, funny stories, embarrassing stories, sad stories, pretty much anything!

I am the same way, I love to hear stories from my husband, my parents, my in-laws, my brothers, etc, etc…  Isn’t it amazing how you can know someone your whole life, but still not know so many things? Read More →