Days of Christmas, Guest Posts

An Orphan’s Favorite Holiday Things

Not every child grows up with one family, especially if they're an orphan. Lisa has enjoyed many different Christmases with different families. Read more about her favorite Christmas things and leave your thoughts in the comments!

Days of Christmas, Guest Posts

What I love about Christmas: Sea, Sun and Family

Not everyone enjoys a white Christmas. Some people would prefer a warm, sunny beach. Dr. Gulara Vincent happens to be one of those people. Read about Gulara's warm, sunny Christmas and leave your thoughts in the comments!

Days of Christmas, Guest Posts

Christmas in Australia, this is how we do it

We are kicking off my 25 Days of Christmas guest blogger series in Aussie style! Come read about Carla Louise's Australian Christmas and leave your thoughts in the comments!

Japan

Traveling Alone

Ohayo Gozaimasu! Traveling Alone Traveling is an amazing experience! You get to see new places, meet new people, taste new foods, and learn something you didn't already know. With these experiences being so vital to molding us and opening our eyes, we often like to share these experiences with other people. Friends travel together. Significant… Continue reading Traveling Alone

New Years Resolutions

Teresa’s 2016 New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions: I have graciously been asked to guest blog on Melanie’s site. Following are what I believe are my most important resolutions for 2016. 1. My first resolution: To take care of my health. I am a cancer survivor and as a result, I suffer from a chronic illness. I often forget to eat while writing.… Continue reading Teresa’s 2016 New Years Resolutions

Days of Christmas

On the 25th day of Christmas…

MERRY CHRISTMAS! That's right ladies and gents! It's officially Christmas today and I am so excited it's here. I get to do... nothing! Haha! Okay. So maybe that's only partially true, but I don't have to work, I don't have to drive anywhere, and I don't have to even put on real clothes if I… Continue reading On the 25th day of Christmas…

Days of Christmas

On the 23rd day of Christmas…

In my previous posts I've discussed traditions that existed in my family when I was younger and still lived with my parents. There weren't a lot of them. Our only true tradition revolved around buying our Christmas tree. Most of our other traditions revolved around the types of decorations we put up: nutcrackers, Christmas village,… Continue reading On the 23rd day of Christmas…

Days of Christmas

On the 3rd day of Christmas…

Traditions are those activities which take place every year. They’re the things we look forward to, and one of the best times for them to occur is during the holidays. The holidays come around every year. Same day, same time, same tradition. My family wasn’t one to have a whole lot of traditions when it came to holidays, specifically… Continue reading On the 3rd day of Christmas…

Month of Thanks

Month of Thanks: Day 26

Day 26: Thanksgiving Yum! That's the first thing we all think when Thanksgiving comes to mind: the food. The roasted turkey, the mashed potatoes, the soft, warm rolls, the green bean casserole, the dressing, and the pies and cobblers: apple, pecan, pumpkin. Mm! (I actually used to hate pie. :p I was a weird child. Haha!)… Continue reading Month of Thanks: Day 26

Month of Thanks

Month of Thanks: Day 1

Today kicks off the amazing month of November! Woo! I'm so excited that I can barely contain myself! (or maybe that's the three cups of coffee :D) Anywho... November's definitely the best (and most jam-packed) month in my year what with Thanksgiving(best holiday), deer hunting season(yes, I hunt), NaNoWriMo(FTW this year!), Autumn's in full swing(colors!), Christmas tree farms open… Continue reading Month of Thanks: Day 1