Bitter Black Friday Haul

So I have traditionally been what some might call a shop-a-holic. Shopping and finding good deals on items that make me and my loved ones happy brings me joy. Black Friday has been the epitome of that emotional experience. Every year I've had a tradition, especially as Black Friday has slipped towards Black Thursday, to … Continue reading Bitter Black Friday Haul

Dresses, Dressers and Dressing (Stuffing)

Dresses So, I've recently become rather  involved in my new sewing hobby (she said wearing self-made Dino-ween pajama pants WITH POCKETS). Dino-ween flannel fabric composed of four different kinds of dinosaurs in Halloween costumes, a cat in a dino costume, and the phrase "Happy Dino-ween!" And JoAnn's had a sale on sewing patterns. So patterns … Continue reading Dresses, Dressers and Dressing (Stuffing)

Post 11: 3 Strategies for Using Wine to Cope with your Family During the Holidays

I mean, some people like turkey. Some people like mashed potatoes. And some people like fruit salad. Grape salad, actually. Except that the grapes are not necessarily whole. And you can drink them. And they are alcoholic. Wine. I am talking about wine. Many of us have at least one family member that is pretty … Continue reading Post 11: 3 Strategies for Using Wine to Cope with your Family During the Holidays