I spent most of this past Saturday going through my closet at my parents’ house and doing some serious downsizing and rearranging. Seriously, there was stuff in that closet from five years ago that I forgot I even still owned. I said goodbye to party dresses that are still in great shape, and I hope […]
I miss German Christmases.
I hope you’re all still having a relaxed advent time. I refuse to get stressed this year, just refuse, YOU HEAR ME?!
Ah, Halloween, that holy day of candy and costumes, gluttony and tricks. Most of us have lost sight of the meaning behind the holiday, forgetting to honor the dead; instead using the day for fun and frivolity (yes, we do so at our house) and as a kick-off for the “holiday season.” Halloween has become […]
Let’s face it, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is some 1% bullshit. Do you have any idea how much it costs to buy all that stuff? Well, the wonderful nerds at PNC bank figure it out every year, and this year’s grand total is $101,119.84, a new record. Damn. Of course, part of this is due […]
Do you do Advent Calendars?
Hey, it’s the first day of your chocolate Advent calendar! Was yours full of nougat deliciousness?
It’s the first of December! It’s the first of December! It’s a big day in my house because the kids can finally dive into their chocolate Advent calendars (thank you, Trader Joe’s, for this $0.99 treat).