The Annual Christmas Vortex

I love Christmas.  In fact, I love it so much that it makes me love the entire month of December and all the insanity that goes in to it.  I love Christmas lights and decorations, candles, our tree, shopping for presents, baking special cookies, and now the excitement that goes with Harry’s appreciation of the […]

The Holidays Stole Me!

I’m back! Whew – what a couple of weeks I’ve had.  Between finals, Christmas, family visiting, my head is spinning!  No complaining here though.  We had an amazing time with my sister visiting from NOLA, family in from Georgia, NYC, Cape Cod, Portugal, and Germany, it was amazing to see everyone.  Some family members haven’t […]

(Mama’s) Santa Meltdown

Every mother who dresses their child in a special outfit to go see the mall Santa knows that there’s a certain amount of pressure.  (Especially if you’re a type A personality like me – everything must…be…perfect!!!)  You figure it could go one of two ways: your child could smile like the cherubic angel they are, or […]