Incoherant ramblings…of the Holiday Blues

It’s the Christmas season again. You know the time of year when you are jolly and laugh a lot and wish everyone you come in contact with “Happy Holidays!” For me, it’s the season where I want to crawl under a blanket along with my heated mattress pad and sleep until January or February, maybe even March. Holidays are difficult for me; partly because of decisions I made for self-preservation, but mostly because of lies…

"Incoherant ramblings…of the Holiday Blues"

Is your planner working for you or against you? (Video)

I’m trying my hand at another video. The consensus (mine) is that I’m not very good at it so far. I can see what I’m doing wrong so maybe that is improvement after all. I am using a Day-Timer distressed leather planner cover. I have to confess that I love leather products! When BFF and I go shopping, she knows her main job is to keep me away from the leather! However, she does allow…

"Is your planner working for you or against you? (Video)"

How to host a successful Cookie Swap

     Every year for the past eight years, I have hosted a Cookie Swap. This year was no exception.          I thought I’d write about it in the event that someone else may wish to host one, but the mere thought overwhelms them. I am telling you right now – do not let the thought even enter your mind. As long as you have a plan and stick to it, things will work…

"How to host a successful Cookie Swap"

My Crazy Life: Time for Cookie Swap!

December 7, 2011             Things have really been in a state of chaos here lately, or so it feels. Thanksgiving night begins a week of scurrying non-stop for me as my annual cookie swap is always the first Sunday in December. The invitations were sent out a long time ago, but I still have to call for those RSVPs. Saturday was a huge cooking day for me. It began with making the “soup of the…

"My Crazy Life: Time for Cookie Swap!"