happy christmas!

’tis the season to be thankful. Thankful for family who loves and cares for you. Thankful for a husband who protects and serves you. Who will put your needs before his own. Thankful for friends who walk beside you and cherish you. Thankful for a home, food, water, and a warm bed to sleep in. […]

merry Christmas, y’all!

Christmas was spent in Georgia this year, and the sweet taste of the southern twang is still on my lips. It’s incredible how quickly your surroundings dictate your behaviors. When we travel to the northeast, I immediately want “quowah-fee” in the morning, I’m irritable at the slightest inconvenience, and Heaven forbid I hold a door […]

happy Christmas, Harry!

Merry Christmas Eve! I’m writing from sunny (and extremely warm) Savannah, Georgia, where I’m spending the Christmas holiday with my mom’s side of the family at my uncle and aunt’s gorgeous home. The kitchen is already bustling, the wine bottle count is in the dozens, and the rummikub and scrabble games are out and in full […]

Christmas cheer for all to hear…

My dear blend Mila posted a Christmas survey over on her blog, and since I love lists, Christmas, and making lists ABOUT Christmas, I knew I had to follow suit….. 25 Questions: Holiday Style Eggnog or hot chocolate? Eggnog!! Especially with a HINT of bourbon…. Gifts under tree early or night before? I put them […]

today, love is…

little handmade gifts from co-workers. long lunches with dear friends. good conversations with the boy. making new memories. Eggnog mistos. Floral tights and bright colored shoes. What is love to you today? hearts and hugs, B.

Let’s party!

“Well, the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful… And since we’ve no place to go, Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!” It actually isn’t snowing, but the weather outside IS rather frightful! I’m not surprised, though, with the way my body has reacted to this cold. After having […]


The blessed holiday season is nearing, and I am already humming jingle bells, drinking egg nog lattes, and dreaming about sugar plum fairies (although that might be from the questionable soy milk that I drank…). No matter what each year brings, there are the constants I look forward to: Thanksgiving matinee movies, my mom’s casseroles […]