Pillows, pillows everywhere!

A funny thing happened on the way to Christmas.. I started decorating the tree and suddenly stopped with three unopened boxes of ornaments still waiting to be hung. It wasn’t that I ran out of gas- I simply felt I had arrived. All I had put up were the silver balls..and I was totally satisfied;…

Hey Thanksgiving- I’ve got your back.

The red line is proving to be insufficient so I’ve moved on to stacking sandbags. I’m willing to try anything to hold back the rapidly rising tide of Christmas that threatens to wash Thanksgiving down the river once and for all. This wonderful day of food, faith, family, friendship, forefathers and football has become nothing…

Post-Christmas musings..

Top ten take-aways from the holidays: #1- The insanely popular Hatchimal bird-toy is/was a piece of garbage. (Surprised?) #2- Ham is way too salty.. why exactly is that? Can’t they use less? It’s not like people need to preserve it for a sail around the world. #3- Drones are cool, but what’s the deal with…

Gift Idea

Digital Calendar Alarm Day Clock For the elderly person in your life. My mom, who suffers from low vision, keeps hers at her bedside table so that she can clearly see the information first thing in the morning. The display is so sharp, you can easily see it from across the room as well. Many…

The Simple Pleasures of Christmas

This is a first. I’m the mom who can’t wait to wash that last Thanksgiving pot so I can start madly decorating my house for the holidays.  For obvious reasons, that isn’t happening this year… and it’s oddly fine with me. Maybe it’s because our situation here is a bit overwhelming and disorganized. (Just a…