2011 Archives

a year in review: 2011

Highlights: Amazing interns who helped me make CAMP spectacular ♥ Alice playing with snow for the first time ♥ Alice and Turbo finally became friends Best of PL.com: How I Handled a Wedding Disaster ♥ Window Displays and Waxed Envelopes ♥ Questions From You ♥ Let’s Visit Alice in her Room Highlights: Wonder Woman MAC…

some christmas snaps

We were lucky to have three Christmas parties this year–on Christmas Eve we went to my in-laws’ and my grandpa’s, and on Christmas we spent the day at my mom and dad’s house. Here are some of my favorite photos as I’m editing them… Hope you were able to spend time with your family, close…

radvent day 25: becoming

Merry Christmas and I hope you are enjoying the beautiful spirit of today. Christmas represents so much culturally, for our spirits, our relationships with our fellow members of this human family, and for our focus on our own little families and the most precious gifts we have. The holidays all together–between Halloween, really, and New…

radvent day 24: magic

It’s Christmas Eve! Are you loving the energy and excitement of the home stretch into Christmas weekend? Have you driven around to look at everyone’s lights? Have you counted the Christmas trees peeking through the frosty windows of the apartment buildings downtown? Have you worn thick socks and watched Christmas movies on tv while eating…

brown paper packages: a quick and dirty gift wrapping tutorial

An interview on Marketplace yesterday talked about how going over the top with your gift wrapping raises expectations about the gift inside. A Yale University study about how the wrapping of gifts influences the reactions of recipients showed that less is more when it comes to gift wrapping, and that the receivers of presents presented…