It Cannot be December Already – catching up.

It Cannot be December Already – catching up.

I cannot believe we are in the last month of the year – it’s December already. Where did the time GO? I am trying to get caught up with everything and cannot believe Christmas is almost here. Whew. How did my emails rise to more than 1000? How is it possible that I’ve only posted a handful of times since July? And how have I managed since then? Let’s catch up. First of all, I am changing the way we do things around here. This will begin taking … Read more…


Video: I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas – sung by MD!

You know I planned to be here with a video message this Christmas Eve. And here we are – the night before Christmas (not a soul is stirring because as usual, I’m up at some ridiculous hour – ah, I love this thing I do. Truly, I am so blessed to do what I do…). But I told you that I’d stop by today and share a special holiday message with all of you. What I didn’t plan on was having someone dear to me do it better … Read more…


3 Cookie Recipes Sure to Please – No Guilt Sharing Here!

As we bring our week of stumbling around at StumbleUpon to a close, it wouldn’t be complete without a few cookies. After all, the big guy is coming and you want to make sure you have a plate ready for him. Right? Yes, well these 3 cookie recipes sure to please, are not just for Santa this holiday season. But they do make a lovely addition to any festive celebration you attend. AND, I’ve mixed it up for you, too. Variety is the spice of life, don’t ya … Read more…


5 Happy Holiday Feel Good Shares for YOU!

I’m still stumbling, folks. I can’t help it. There are just so many good bloggers out there and I keep getting lost in it all. But today I wanted to take a moment and share with you 5 amazing happy holiday feel good posts from five very different writers. Each of these just made me all squishy inside and I wanted to bring that squish to you. Feel free, of course, to pass ON the squish afterward, as sharing is caring, thank you kindly. Plus, it’s one of … Read more…


8 Food, Fun, Gifting Ideas – A Quick ‘n’ Easy Last Minute Holiday Guide

With only 10 days left before Christmas, you may be in a panic. No worries, you are in good company (that’d be me) and so I went stumbling along to find some unique gifts and other fun stuff to help ease my mind. I got so caught up in all the holiday madness that I had to share some of it with you. Now, these 8 food, fun, gifting ideas in no way make up all the stumbling upon I’ve done most recently; but they are quite delightful … Read more…


Video: Just Be Happy This Holiday Season

Video: Just Be Happy This Holiday Season

During the editing of Week 9 Update – Hair, Holidays, New Look, and Love, I realized that there was a message within that video. So I yanked it out and here it is: Just Be Happy This Holiday Season. Perhaps you should watch this short little snippet first, and then I’ll go into a bit more detail down below! I have to believe it’s simple, really… Just Be Happy This Holiday Season So yah. Just be happy. It seems simple but it’s not. For some people it appears … Read more…