Tag: traditions

Cookies That Say Christmas to Me

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Ever since I was a little girl, I would always gather in the kitchen with the ladies of my family. Cooking together was a...

Simplifying Our Holiday Wish List

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I’m a mom with three children, a husband, and a dog living in a cozy northern Fairfield County cape. I have no room or...

Making the Most of Family Togetherness this Holiday Season

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This year, the anticipation and excitement surrounding the holidays are magnified in our household. We will be celebrating with extended family in person and...

When the Magic Ends

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At nine years old, the questions began: “Did you put those footsteps on the stairs?” “Are you the one moving Elf from the wreath to the...

My Memory Tree

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My Christmas tree is fake, but its love is tried and true. It’s more of a memory tree than a traditional Christmas tree. The...

Intentionally Preparing your Heart and Home for the Holidays

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We have officially entered a season known for being hectic and crazy. We sing songs about it being “the most wonderful time of the...

Where to See Holiday Lights in Fairfield County

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In my humble opinion, driving around to see holiday lights after dark is one of the most magical things you can do. To hear...

Our Holiday Bucket List

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Let’s face it, last year’s holiday season was kind of a bust. As parents, we all did our best to keep the holiday magic...

Our Family Tradition of Not Gathering for the Holidays

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The time has come for my annual holiday tradition of not gathering together with my extended family to minimize my feelings of stress and...

Navigating the Holiday Season as a Non-Christian Family

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I will never forget the gut-punch I felt when my sweet 5-year-old girl looked at me with tears welling in her big brown eyes...