Boxing Day


  In many parts of the world today is known as Boxing Day—we have used that term for a long time—it has a much better ring to it than just “The-Day-After-Christmas! And it is usually (as it is this year) a really nice day– peaceful and relaxed, with all the multitudes of errands, and cooking […]

I’m Not Making Any Cookies This Year!


When it comes to the Christmas season, parents beware! Anything your family does (and enjoys!) during the holiday season  can become an instant tradition. I’ve experienced this phenomenon many times and have learned to be wary—it can be anything from the number of cookie varieties baked (approaching an infinite number), must-see holiday movies, where and […]