14 Must-Watch Christmas Movies

  It’s a membership to the Jelly of the Month Club!   Christmas┬ámovies are a great way to get into the swing of the season. I’ve included some of my faves below – some of which are absolutely predictable (and delightful in their predictability) and some are the kind you can forget are even holiday […]

Playlist Thursday – My Holiday Picks

I’ve waited long enough!!   Although I’ve previously mentioned my holiday love on this website, I’ve never been a start-carols-on-December-first kinda gal until this year. Maybe it’s because it’s my first Christmas with my husband, or perhaps because we get to spend the holidays with both of our families. Maybe it’s because last Christmas was […]

Playlist Thursday – And all that Jazz

  It’s a balmy -15 here in Cranbrook today – and mostly cloudy to boot. My original plan was for some showtunes here on Playlist Thursday as a way to boost our spirits on a cold day. After discussing this theme with some of my favourite showtune experts (my mom and my soul friend, B) […]

Deck the Halls with all your Baggage – Or, how I’m surviving the holidays

Fa la la la la… I love the holidays. My whole family loves the holidays. We have more traditions than we know what to do with and I adore every single one of them. So you can imagine my surprise when December first hit and along with it came attendant anxiety. Bizarre? Yes. But also, […]