Gift Card Frenzy

My four sons have every reason  to stay in bed until 10:30 during winter break, unless they have a fistfull of gift cards causing their temporary insanity until they are exchanged for something that’s actually fun. A gift card is a promise for something fun. I’ve given a few. My boys received many and so for the only day  in my … Continue reading Gift Card Frenzy

Christmas Eve 2009

One decade ago I was 32, living in Cardiff, Wales and celebrating Christmas eve in Paris, France with Craig and our then three small children: Donny (8), Jordan (5) Kevin (2). While we were there the storm of the century shook Paris to the roots while we slept soundly in our hotel room, but not … Continue reading Christmas Eve 2009