Thoughts about gift giving, writing and She Sheds

To be quite honest, I don’t really believe in this whole gift giving thing at Christmas anymore. Sure, let the kids have some presents, but for myself, I honestly don’t need or even want anything.

Which doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate the token. I’m just saying, save your money. 🙂

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🎶 Happy together…? 🎵

Quick question for my American friends this morning:

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Preserving a little Christmas magic

We’re beyond believing here, in all sorts of ways, but I’ll tell you something about childhood magic that perseveres right up to the tween years:

Don’t ruin it.

Just let them be. There’s no harm in it. Especially at this time if year.

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Reading and Reflecting: 5th edition

Every week I collect articles, and sometimes videos, of things that have made an impact on me. I share them here for you to read along and reflect with me.

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When unplanned holiday shopping happens to me

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? I did. By sheer chance and completely unplanned, I bought some early Christmas presents today at some ridiculous big box store.

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What goes up, must come down

My mom used to say “I don’t want to begin the New Year with Christmas in the house”.

Christmas tree

Maybe she said it, maybe not, point is, I remember the New Year being Christmas-free. And honestly, I kinda like it that way.

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