• Simple Holiday Plan PLUS Simple Annual Plan Bundle Do you want a holiday plan that doesn’t have you do a million things you just don’t have time for? I’ve tried the holiday plans that are online. But, I never finished them. Having simplified my

  • One of my readers sent over her book, A Mindful Christmas: How to Create a Meaningful, Peaceful Holiday by Barbara Kilikevich. I don’t like holidays that are rushed, frantic and devoid of meaning. We often think we have to do it all and do

  • Many of us worked hard this holiday season, preparing a joyous time for our families and friends. This time can also be an emotional time with family dynamics and remembering losses. The 12 days after Christmas are a wonderful time to renew

  • We put so much pressure on ourselves to put on perfect holidays. I was talking with someone who said since she is a stay-at-home mom she felt she had to go all out for the holiday since she didn’t work outside the home. And a working mom

  • When it becomes busy time, self-care is usually the first thing to go. This is one of those busy times for most people. So by the time the holiday comes, we are tired or sick. Or Grinch-like. I know I’ve been sick on quite a few holidays.

  • I noticed as I was picking up my daughter last night, that the houses with the most lights have houses next door with lots of lights as well. Perhaps instead of neighborhood rivalry there is sibling rivalry at your house. If your sister bakes 5

  • If you are tired of the usual printed Christmas paper that rips too easily, you can try some of these simple wrapping ideas: Use old jewelry as bows Beautiful wrapping, most starting with plain paper (from Pinterest) Get creative with what you