One good reason to like January

Living in a northern climate during January can have some drawbacks.  It’s been very cold this week.  And there’s snow.  And ice.  But here’s why you can really like January: because Christmas is over! I don’t mean all the hustle and bustle and the foods that aren’t healthy and the obligatory gifts ("I have NO…Read more One good reason to like January

Rethinking your Christmas gift list

I’ll admit it: My family creates gift lists for Christmas.  They’re a guideline, not a mandate.  And they serve a useful purpose.  But there’s a problem, maybe two problems with them. The first problem is that they reduce the surprise factor.  I mean, if the gifts you unwrap are the ones you requested, it’s not…Read more Rethinking your Christmas gift list