What I Meant to Do…..

  In the weeks leading up to Christmas I told my children I was making cheese steak egg rolls & other picky foods for Christmas dinner.  They loved the idea.  They were especially excited for the cheese steak egg rolls, and they talked about it every time we saw each other in the weeks leading … Continue reading What I Meant to Do…..

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It’s All About The Guest List

Just a quick thought for the holidays.......   I used to get super stressed about Christmas.  I wanted so badly for it to be perfect that by the time the day was there I was sick.  Every single year.    And every year my (now) ex would look at me, a puzzled look on his … Continue reading It’s All About The Guest List

The Gift of Me

  Tonight, after a particularly contentious legal day,  I sit writing. I am surrounded by the candles and Christmas decorations I've accumulated through the years, and wondering what they mean.  This is my 3rd Christmas separated, and it is the hardest, and I've been pondering this.  I'm sitting at my dining room table with the … Continue reading The Gift of Me