Tag Archives: Christmas

Friday Fodder: Gifting and Giving Edition

Are you done with your holiday shopping yet?  I handmade elaborate gifts based on inspirations from Pinterest for everyone on our list.  I lavishly wrapped them and have had them nestled under the tree since December 1. I’m kidding.  The … Continue reading

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C.J. From Another Person’s Perspective

The author of this post is my very best friend KK, whom C.J. knows affectionately as Auntie KK. I love C.J.’s mom.  She is my very best friend and my soul sister.  We have been besties for more years than I care … Continue reading

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My Son’s Christmas Dress

It was the most sincere display of appreciation that my five-year-old son has ever shown.  He looked me straight in the eyes and said a very mature and worldly “thank you.”  The words were full of honesty, relief, happiness and … Continue reading

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Ballerinas, Buns and Boobs

Most mornings I awake to my two sons and some sort of mayhem.  It could include, but is not limited to, someone’s extreme hunger; children eating sugary contraband after sneaking downstairs unattended; a lost doll; a lost password for a … Continue reading

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Holiday Tidbits

C.J.’s Brother:            C.J. are you singing “Deck the Halls?” C.J.:                              Yeah. C.J.’s Brother:             Where did you learn that song? C.J.:                              At Forever 21. * * * In school this week, C.J. was instructed to draw a snowman via connecting the … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorating Gone Wild

“I LOVE ANGELS!” “Okay, C.J., but we have to get all of the Christmas decorations down before we can start opening the boxes,” I repeat over his screams. It’s the Sunday after Black Friday (or Thanksgiving or whichever one you … Continue reading

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