Showing posts from December, 2020

Merry Christmas from Our Family to Yours!

Rejoice in the spirit of Christmas which is Peace, the miracle of Christmas which is Hope, and the heart of Christmas which is Love. -Unknown Despite the COVID-19 chaos we were able to carve out time to make magical Christmas memories. There was the excitement created by the return of the elf, Carly. Sometimes, I question why I ever embarked on this Elf on the Shelf journey because it tests my creativity and resolved every day from December 1-25. I remain committed because of the joy it brings my kids. And, it does make the season more magical. 

Celebrating Ordinary Joys in the Midst of COVID19

An ordinary fall day in Pittsburgh I have found that one of the secrets to success is to discover the beauty in ordinary days. I learned that lesson before the COVID19 pandemic, but the lesson has screamed more loudly since the pandemic has ensued. Cause one thing that we have had a lot of since the COVID19 pandemic has ensued is ordinary...