Thanksgiving Must-Haves (All the Food)

With Thanksgiving coming up, I thought it would be fun to share with y’all my Thanksgiving must-haves. Ever since we got our first apartment together, I’ve made it a point to make Shane and me a little pre-Thanksgiving meal for us to enjoy our favorite foods and time together before the inevitable insanity of the…

Happy Thanksgiving!

To my American friends celebrating Thanksgiving today, I hope you have a happy, safe, and fun holiday. If you have to work today, I wish for you that everyone you encounter is pleasant and patient, and full of holiday cheer. If you’re missing family this holiday season, as I am, I hope you have joy…

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,…

10 Things to Remember This Coming Holiday Season

If you don’t like Christmas music, don’t listen to it. No one is forcing you to (unless you work somewhere that it’s played all the time). If someone is enjoying it, though, don’t shit on their party. Let people enjoy things. If someone wants to watch Christmas movies or decorate or have Christmas in their…