The Christmas Spirit

When the afternoon bell rang last Friday at school, I was out of work for an entire, heavenly week! WOOOOO HOOOOOO!!!! Chris headed to New York for a bachelor party this pas weekend, so I loaded the kids and Big Molly up and we headed to my mom’s for a weekend-long visit. When I found myself sitting in her sunroom on Saturday morning, drinking my morning coffee (which is really my morning Diet Coke because I don’t drink coffee…), I knew I had made the right choice. We spent the…

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A Thanksgiving List

1.  I don’t really want to talk too much about this topic, and sometimes lists are easier to use for things like that.  Lists make hard things easy. 2.  I’m not excited about Thanksgiving this year.  In fact, I’ve been dreading it for over a month now. 3.  Everything right now is focused on being thankful and family and cooking with loved ones.  I don’t feel thankful, my family feels incomplete, and I can’t imagine cooking on Thanksgiving morning without my dad. 4.  My mom and sister will be in…

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