When I was younger, I resented Thanksgiving. I hated that we hosted it at our house, and I hated the people we invited; sometimes, I even hated the food.
I miss German Christmases. Read More Christmas vs. Weihnachten
I have always loved Christmas. I revel in the holiday season as a whole. I wish I could say it was for some noble, baby Jesus reason, but nope. I love all the decorations, music, and rampant consumerism. Read More Redefining Christmas
On Saturday, my five-year-old son said to me, “I know you’re Santa.”
You should have “Tradition” from Fiddler on the Roof running through your head now. You’re welcome. Read More Monday Night Flashback Open Thread: Tradition! Tradition!
It’s my first OT of 2012. Where does the time go? I’ve always liked hanging out with friends on New Year’s Eve–not (usually) anything too over the top, but a fun night spent with friends looking back and looking ahead is how I like to spend the last day of any year. Read More Flashback Monday OT: NYE 1988
This may make a better lunchtime poll than an OT, but it’s a flashback, so I’m sticking with it. This weekend I made five dozen sugar cookies and went to a cookie exchange. Read More Flashback Monday OT: Christmas Cookies
Today I’m thinking about Thanksgiving food, because Thanksgiving is usually my favorite holiday AND it has all of my favorite foods. Well, usually it does. Read More Lunchtime Poll: 11/16/11