23 Day of December #Star

“I like the stars. It’s the illusion of permanence, I think. I mean, they’re always flaring up and caving in and going out. But from here, I can pretend…I can pretend that things last. I can pretend that lives last longer than moments. Gods come, and gods go. Mortals flicker and flash and fade. Worlds […]

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22 Day of December #Make a list

Lets be honest , we all like to make lists. To feel that our life has structure. And some of us really have that, but not the majority. And that OK. People are different, so are approaches to do things. I’m convinced that we all need to make this small 5 point list. Before the […]

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21 Day of December #xmas cookies

The general definition of cookie— ‘a small flat or slightly raised cake’ — is an inadequate and even misleading, given the fact that America’s favorite dessert has assumed so many incarnations, so many sizes, and shapes and flavors. Martha Stewart

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20 Day of December #Wrapping Paper

For me growing up, Christmastime was always the most fantastic, exciting time of year, and you’d stay up until three in the morning. You’d hear the parents wrapping in the other room, but you knew that also, maybe, they were in collusion with Santa Claus. Chris Pine

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18 Day of December #Morning

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius

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There is no winter without snow

“There is no winter without snow, no spring without sunshine, and no happiness without companions.” – Korean Proverb

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I prefer winter and fall

“I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape — the loneliness of it; the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.” – Andrew Wyeth

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I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields..

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, ‘Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.’”– Lewis Carroll

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17 Day of December #Decoration

Regardless of the decoration you’ve selected, you’ll want to add a little flair by picking a design to highlight. Many times, this is in the form of a famous holiday figure or motif. Look for wreaths that feature these designs, ornaments, or even ribbon printed with one of these favorite icons. Traditional Christmas decoration motifs […]

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