St. Nicholas Eve

I got gold coins today. To put in our shoes tonight. For St. Nicholas Eve. This is a big step.

Since Wee One’s arrival, I’ve been trying to figure out what I want to tell her about Santa and all the other Christmas “things.”  Do I want to do Elf on the Shelf? Do I want to go all out with Santa? Only talk about Jesus? Talk about the other holidays around the end of the year?

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Share Your World-Holiday Edition!

A time for special holidays (for many people) also call for a special Share Your World!

What really cool about this one is that people can post about any holiday they like, which means we might not be reading about Christian traditions that I know about, but others that I don’t; how cool is that? Check out the original page to see what other people wrote.

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Weekend Coffee Share #20


If we were having coffee, I would talk all about the gym I joined and the swimming I started doing.  While I know how to swim, I was never on a team or anything, but I joined this gym that has child care! So I can leave the Wee One somewhere safe and exercise.  I started swimming because I know what good exercise it is, and its something new for me.  I had to go buy a cap and goggles, but I really like it. I like the meditative quality to it.

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Gift Ideas for Six People on a New Mom’s List


There are several mom’s groups I’ve joined over the past several months, but my favorite is a coffeehouse story time that I accidentally stumbled upon. Our babies are all around the same age and I’ve become good friends with the other mothers.

Several of us were talking about a Christmas gift for the story book reader, and as I was driving home, I was thinking about that.  I had these ideas – tell me what you think?

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