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Category Archives: holidays

My Favorite Christmas Letter

photo by haley 7 Fewer friends send them every year, but I relish the envelopes that are a little thicker, the ones that promise news in addition to a beautiful photo of your clan I enjoy your tales from far away, your moving sagas, your job transition stories, and especially hearing about your precious offspring […]

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So Far From Want

Who can resist the stuffing and the bird, piled high on the plate, with too many sides to count?  The whipped cream, the pie–can I have cherry and apple?–with a little ala mode for good measure? In an article he wrote way back in 2007, Mitch Albom quoted Edward Winslow, who described the joy of […]

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Handling Family Gatherings With Difficult Family Members

“The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful…”  Cool crisp weather means the joy of the holidays are right around the corner.  So, too, are their sometimes less-joyful cousin:  family gatherings. Read my suggestions for enjoying the holidays in spite of difficult relatives over at Blissfully Domestic.

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