Clutter gives me anxiety and mental hives. It makes me itch. Picking up my children’s toys is my least favorite activity.
Christmas Day in the morning is like any other day in the barn. The horses are hungry. Our two dogs’ collars jangle in the dark.
I felt that perhaps there are some folks out there who like me, keep wondering about things that the internet can answer.
The difficulty for many of us, I believe, is that WE DON’T KNOW HOW TO GET RID OF OUR STUFF, and a lot of folks don’t want it!
This issue about stuff: how to celebrate with it, what to do with it when you're done, how to enjoy it and how to separate yourself from it.
Last month, I had the absolute honor to attend Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the Atwood Concert Hall in Anchorage.
We aren't after the Emily Post, finishing school effect. We are after cultivating a heart of graciousness and hospitality in our children.
The season for thanks is here, and what a wonderful time it can be. Truly, I can't say that autumn is my favorite time of year.
In the end, the most important ingredient in making lefse has always been the family and friendships that brighten this season.