Heartfelt Holiday: Pretty and Personal

When Dr. P and I got married, we started sending holiday cards every year. I love snail mail so much but the truth is, I suck at sending birthday cards and letters… it’s something I desperately want to do but I just can’t ever seem to get my act together on it. The funny thing is, I actually have a stockpile of cute cards; I just never remember to drop them in the mail in time! But if there’s one time of year when I can get my butt in gear and send pretty, personal gifts and heartfelt snail mail, it’s the holidays.

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A Whole New Holiday

Yesterday I ordered my son’s first birthday invitations and sobbed like a schoolgirl. I know it’s cliche but I don’t care — WHERE DID THE TIME GO? This time last year I had a big ole’ bun in the oven. Little did I know then just how quickly 2016 would come and go. What a whirlwind of a year. And now we celebrate a whole new kind of holiday. One that doesn’t involve much glitz or sparkle, a night out on the town or fireworks or fancy dinner. This year, our holiday will be at home.

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