Sunday Confession: Honest Thoughts About Christmas & Creative Ideas for Budget-Minded Souls

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Are you excited for Christmas? she asked. No. I nothing it. The words tumbled out before I knew I felt them. Been there before? Not sure how you felt until someone asked you and suddenly, whelp, there it is. I’m dreading Christmas, actually. We’re on a slim budget. I want to throw big dinner parties and the reality of opening our …

Capturing Creativity During the Dinner Craze!

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I’m convinced that no matter where you live, when the clock strikes 4pm, children turn into wild animals.

It’s the never-ending witching hour; those fragile post-school, pre-dinner minutes when kids are veracious with hunger and refuse to entertain themselves, inconsolable until a heaping plate is set before their half-mast eyes. Tension mounts as you long to sit on the floor and pull out every.single.art project and homework assignment and recount the days happenings. Who did you play with on the playground? It’s the letter N today? Stories, end-of-the-day snuggles, throwing dinner responsibilities aside to run outside and chase the last hours of daylight call. All the while you stare at the clock, the small hand taunting you with dinner to be made, tables to be cleared of teacher notes and book order fliers, and set.

Inspired Bathroom Decor

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My hubby and close friends know that I’m constantly

re-decorating,

re-arranging,

re-purposing,

re-organizing

and visualizing how to use this in that space, or asking what can we create for this room? It’s an illness. And I’m okay with it.

The latest victim was our bathroom- it was in dire need of inspiration and personal touch, and it received just that!