5 Things: Merry Christmas!

  But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.     -Luke 2:10-11 (NIV) Merry Christmas, Buon Natale, Joyeux Noel, Feliz Navidad, GodContinue reading “5 Things: Merry Christmas!”

5 Things: Christmas Party Edition

This week was spent getting ready for not one but three Christmas parties (thankfully, only one at my house!) and so I found a few fun/yummy things to make them more enjoyable. 1) \”Contrived Conversation\” – This is actually a hilarious game. As the host(ess) you come up with a bunch of bizarre phrases (I usedContinue reading “5 Things: Christmas Party Edition”

5 Things: Maintaining Sanity Edition

Still ours the dance, the feast, the glorious Psalm, The mystic lights of emblem, and the Word.                                    -Emma Lazarus, \”The Feast of Lights\” First of all, I wish all my Jewish brothers and sisters a happy and peaceful Chanukah! (For those who don\’t know, Chanukah begins at sundown on December 8th this year) So, it\’sContinue reading “5 Things: Maintaining Sanity Edition”

5 Things: Tired of Turkey Edition

I don\’t know about you but I have exhausted my recipes for leftover turkey! Thankfully, it is finally all gone for another year. Well, here are five things to take your mind off of leftovers: 1) Jimmy Fallon and Rashida Jones – If you watch late night tv, you may have seen this already butContinue reading “5 Things: Tired of Turkey Edition”

5 Things: Thankfulness Edition

Happy Thanksgiving! Hopefully, you all had a wonderful time with loved ones and some delicious food. Instead of the usual \”stuff,\” this week\’s \”Five Things\” are five things I am thankful for: 1) My family (both biological and the friends who have become family). An amazing group of folks I am honored and blessed to know. God has beenContinue reading “5 Things: Thankfulness Edition”

5 Things: Weekend In Edition

Spending a weekend in for some R&R time before Thanksgiving sounds like just what the doctor ordered! This week\’s \”Five Things\” is my idea of a quiet weekend. Hope you enjoy them! 1) The Girls of Riyadh by Rajaa Alsanea – Not quite sure what drew me to this book as my \”fun\” reading thisContinue reading “5 Things: Weekend In Edition”

5 Things: Fall Chill Edition

Hi! Hoping everyone had a good week! I don\’t know about you but I\’m ready to curl up with a good book and a cup of tea. Here\’s this week\’s \”Five Things\” so enjoy: \”You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope. Tell me not that I am too late, that such preciousContinue reading “5 Things: Fall Chill Edition”

5 Things: Let us have chocolate

Another week, another \”Five Things!\” Here\’s what I enjoyed this week: 1) HollywoodHousewife.com – Another favorite blog and, no, Laura doesn\’t remotely resemble one of the cast members from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Her content is more along the lines of mommy \”musings,\” reviews and an engaging writing style which keep me coming backContinue reading “5 Things: Let us have chocolate”

5 Things: Already thinking about the holidays

Oh, my! Another week just flew by! As you may be able to tell from this week\’s \”Five Things,\” the holidays are already on my mind. What about you? Well, here goes nothing: 1) Holiday Mail for Heroes – Want a way to let some of our troops know how much you appreciate them? Holiday Mail for Heroes is a programContinue reading “5 Things: Already thinking about the holidays”