For everything there is a season. Like when do the seals camp out on the beach? When do the whales migrate? When are oranges and avocados and lemons in season? Um, I think that would be winter. And, winter holds special memories in family life, too. For us, now back in California, winter means that most of […]
Photo Source: Bethany Baird Being the Southern California Girl that I am, watching the Rose Parade was always a “must-do” on New Year’s Day when I was a kid. My friends went to the parade in person, often camping out overnight to get a good seat. But, we watched the action on the TV. My […]
As you know, we’re big on birthday cakes around here. So it only follows that we would make the New Year a “birthday” cake as well. We’ve been doing this for quite some time. I can’t even remember when it started. And we usually get a photo of all the kids around the cake that […]
My New Year’s Eves have never been the ballgown and dancing shoe variety. Even before children came on the scene, FishPapa and I were more the “be cozy at home” kind of celebrants. Yummy food & a fun game to play are more our style. This makes it easy to include our kids in our […]
Enjoy your day with the family. May God greatly bless you with joy and success in mothering this year!
As Providence would have it, my family is sick for New Years. Again. I don’t know why, but we have been sick over December 31 – January 1 almost every year in recent memory. Must be all that candy we consume in the previous month. It must break down our immune systems or something. Anyway, […]
Each year I entertain visions of a fancy New Year’s Eve party. You know, me and the hubby decked out in formal wear, dancing the night away while a band plays and champagne flows endlessly in a fountain nearby. But, then I wake up and realize that that kind of bash is not for my […]
New Year’s is the perfect combination of events. New Year’s Eve represents a chance to look back on the past and all that we have to be thankful for. We get to see all the ways in which we and our families have grown. New Year’s Day is the opportunity to celebrate a fresh start. […]