Our Years of Santa Visits

santa visits over the years

I’m not at all interested in having a debate on whether or not families should or shouldn’t have Santa be a part of their Christmas, However, I thought you might find it interesting to read about our family’s interactions with…

Large Lighted “Merry Christmas” Signs

Large Lighted Merry Christmas signs

I’m always so grateful that there are people out there who put up outdoor Christmas lights and large “Merry Christmas” signs and decorations. I love outdoor Christmas decorations, whether I’m driving home in the evening, or with the whole family,…

Pink Christmas Tree Ornaments

Pretty pink Christmas ornaments

I know pink is often considered to be a “little girl color,” — but I’m in my mid-forties and not ashamed to say that I love pink! Now, I can’t wear pink at all — I’m an Irish redhead (or,…

Peacock Christmas Tree Toppers

peacock christmas tree toppers

Peacock Christmas tree toppers, believe it or not, are¬†¬†something that I didn’t realize existed until just this week. In fact, when I first heard of them, I thought the whole idea was very strange. Why would you put a peacock…

My Favorite (Slightly Obscure) Christmas Songs

As a pianist, I spend Decembers playing the piano for office lobbies, departments stores, school choral concerts, Christmas luncheons, sing-a-longs, office parties, and home parties. I never get tired of Christmas/winter holiday music. I know some people groan when they…