"What do your kids want for Christmas?" Honestly, I have no idea how to answer that question. Unlikely they've finally taken our "Need before Want" family value to heart, but they haven't asked for much. Good thing, since we aren't buying much. Black Friday came and went with only so much as a fleeting glance at the mall; … Continue reading Gifting

Thankful Thursday

"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity." --Melody Beattie, The Language of Letting Go, quoted in Real Simple magazine, Nov. 2014 This month I took on a gratitude challenge, three thanksgiving's each day for the month. … Continue reading Thankful Thursday