Grandpa Grinch

December 28, 2015

I called my dad today after not being able to get into contact with him for about a whole week. I wasn’t surprised because he has a habit of promising to visit his grandkids and not showing up. The problem came up today, the sixteenth of December. I mentioned my SO and the children were […]

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Feel Good Friday – Joshua Carswell sings The Carpenters classic “It’s Christmas Time/Sleep Well Little Children”

December 25, 2015

I know Josh since he was a teenager. He is a winner of the American Traditions Competition in Savannah, GA, one of the nation’s most prestigious vocal contests.  Great singing voice. Merry Christmas! Click to share:

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Sharing Holiday Food and Recipes Brings Unexpected Joy

December 24, 2015

Here’s a heartwarmer for you, with a bit of background… My husband and I were married in March 2014 by a lovely woman I’ll call “Lena” who runs a business for personalized wedding ceremonies. During the planning process, Lena and I bonded over a mutual knowledge of EHell, and her daughter was a devotee of […]

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Holiday Guest Kindness

December 23, 2015

I would love to share my holiday story! Some years ago, my fiance (now husband) and I were both fresh out of college and newly employed at low-paying entry level jobs. We moved into our first apartment at the beginning of December. It was very sparsely furnished, almost entirely with hand me downs. The rent […]

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One Big, Happy, Squished Family Celebration

December 22, 2015

I was very young at this particular Christmas time, so my memory is hazy, but the memory of it has stayed with me all these years. On one side of my family, the ages of my first cousins, siblings and myself spanned a couple of decades and more, so when I was a toddler, I […]

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Christmas Gift Mess-Ups

December 21, 2015

My immediate family and I are really into reading and have acquired many books over the years. We do not have a problem with giving or getting used books as long as they are in decent condition. A few years ago in the month of August, I visited some friends and we went into the […]

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Feel Good Friday – Star Wars

December 18, 2015

Saw it last night. It lives up to the hype. And that’s all I’m going to say about it for now. Click to share:

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Feel Good Friday – A Special Quartet

December 18, 2015

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