Christmas Doesn’t Have to End on December 25th

I have really been struggling this year with feeling like the season is going too fast. It always does every year, but this year is worse than usual, and that’s even with me starting to listen to Christmas music and watch Christmas movies on November 1st. So, what’s a girl to do? Keep it Christmas…

My Christmas Wish List

I was in a panic when our friends asked Shane for a list of what I wanted for my birthday in October. Sure, there are always things I want, but I don’t ever remember them off the top of my head. I finally made myself stop and write out a short, budget-friendly list of things…

Friendly Holiday PSA

Here’s your friendly holiday reminder not to ask people when they’re having kids, this holiday season or ever, even if it’s family. 1. You don’t know what they have been through or are going through. 2. It’s none of your business. The end! Love, Angel

Thanksgiving Traditions

My Christmas traditions post from last year was a fun way to reminisce and find old pictures of years past, so I thought I’d do the same for Thanksgiving.

Mindful Shopping Over the Holidays

Every year I see jokes about Black Friday shopping and maxing out credit cards, but lately I’ve been noticing a trend of more mindful shopping and gift-giving. I’ve been noticing parents requesting experiences for their children instead of things (from those insistent on buying gifts), and sticking to the: something they want, something they need,…