Christmas music….before or after Thanksgiving?

For me, I don’t like seeing Christmas decorations in stores until after Thanksgiving. It’s kind of embedded in my mind. As a kid, growing up in the 70’s, I remember stores use to just have the decorations for a particular season DURING THAT SEASON! Now, you start to see Christmas decorations amongst the Halloween decorations. … More Christmas music….before or after Thanksgiving?

Christmas Traditions

This is what I love about the holidays. Traditions, trying to keep them alive in your family as they were when you were a kid. Sometimes it’s not that easy. Certain things may stay the same, but for the most part, traditions change. When you marry, your spouse of course has his/her different traditions as … More Christmas Traditions

Winter has arrived! (not by the calendar though).

I was so happy yesterday. It snowed. Not a significant amount, just a dusting, but it still snowed. I love to watch it fall. It’s just so serene, so….relaxing. I was really surprised to see it stick however. On Friday, the thermometer reached 80 degrees. I just figured the ground was still too warm. I … More Winter has arrived! (not by the calendar though).

White Thanksgiving?

I was looking at a weather map this morning, and there’s a huge snowstorm in the Midwest. Duluth, Minnesota is getting pelted with a major snowstorm right now, and I couldn’t be more jealous.        It’s a big storm system though, and it stretches far out to the south west, as far as Colorado. So … More White Thanksgiving?