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…

Pink Christmas Tree Ornaments

6 Pink Christmas Tree Ornaments

I once played the piano for a Christmas party in a home with a Christmas tree in each room. Including each bathroom. Plus one outside by their pool. Seriously. The family had two little girls, and I can’t remember what…

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…

Our Christmas Tree “Rules”

Christmas tree

   A few years ago I stopped by a friend’s house  in late April and was astonished to see a fully-decorated Christmas tree set up in her foyer. When I asked her about it — thinking there must be some…