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Ready or not, 2019 is upon us. Let’s talk resolutions. Over the years I’ve downgraded my resolutions from “Completely changing almost everything in my life” to “Let’s try to get out of bed by nine each day. Except Sunday, of course.” Like many of you, my intentions are generally good. It’s…(Read More)

With the holidays being the perfect time to wind down from the busy hustle of the season and snuggle up with a book – alone or with the family – consider revisiting some of the old classics (or discovering them for the first time!). One of the great things about the classics is that you…(Read More)

Finding Santa


I can’t remember when it happened exactly, but it was about 20 years ago when he ceased to exist. I was 9 or 10. It was one of those lingering exits; he had not been doing well for a couple of years. My first memory of him is still crystal clear. I had…(Read More)

Whether you’re struggling to come up with a unique gift for that hard-to-shop-for person on your list, you’re just done with buying something for the sake of buying something, or you’re over purchasing more useless stuff for your people, we’re back with an updated list of Outside of…(Read More)

“He puzzled and puzzled till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. Maybe Christmas, he thought… doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps…means a little bit more!” -How the Grinch Stole Christmas We all know that the joy that’s meant to be inherent to…(Read More)

Are you racking your brain trying to figure out the perfect gift for those on your list? Why not choose a gift subscription box? Far beyond the jelly-of-the-month club, there’s a box for every interest, age, and stage of life. They really are the gift that keeps on giving. Here are…(Read More)

Skipping Christmas


Let’s just cancel it ALL; no presents, no Santa, definitely no mischievous elf who never sits on the shelf. No hanging lights in the freezing cold, no trees to water, no annual ugly sweater party to plan, no stockings to fill, no festive wrap, and no hours of baking Christmas cookies. No Christmas play…(Read More)

Are you looking for the perfect gift for that person on your list who has everything? Maybe skip the item, and instead look for a fun evening out, a camp, or a class. In fact, a number of scientific studies back the idea that experiences actually bring us greater joy than things. So this year…(Read More)

Music is streaming through stores, greenery and lights are sprinkled throughout town, and parties fill our calendars. But these icons, heralding the “most wonderful time of the year” can be in stark contrast to the amount of stress, anxiety, and depression, the season can bring. written by Stephanie Hobby with Gwen Felten, MA, LCPC, PC…(Read More)