Blogmas, Family

Blogmas 24: Snow!

This post is about snow, because it snowed today for the first time this season. For a post about my Christmas Eve traditions, check out this post! Today, it snowed. I think snow is beautiful. I worry about driving when it’s slick, but I haven’t had to in years. Snow is more fun for me… Continue reading Blogmas 24: Snow!

Blogmas, Family, Marriage, Mental Health

Blogmas 5: Christmas Traditions

In yesterday’s post, I talked about some Christmas-y traditions that I uphold in my adulthood. Since I’ve been an adult living with my husband, Christmas Eve has become almost more fun to me than Christmas day. I love the traditions we’ve put into place together, such as we always go to church on Christmas Eve… Continue reading Blogmas 5: Christmas Traditions

Blogmas, Family, Marriage, Mental Health, mental illness

Blogmas 4: Stockings

In yesterday’s post about my pup, I wrote about my dog’s stocking. Today, I'm going to talk about stockings. Growing up, we had stockings, and they always contained little things: usually candy and an orange. I could always see the bulky orange lump through my smaller stocking. I have learned that an orange was a… Continue reading Blogmas 4: Stockings

Blogmas, Family, Mental Health, mental illness

Blogmas 3: My Dog Honey

Yesterday’s post was about December birthdays, which reminded me of my favorite December birthday. My dog, Honey, will turn 10 this year on December 25th. She was born in a humane society in St. Louis, Missouri, and shipped to the shelter in my town after a flood affected her birthplace. My husband found her there… Continue reading Blogmas 3: My Dog Honey

Family, Marriage

What I Learned about Bravery and Love from my Dog Today

Today we took our dog to her annual vet appointment. I was blown away by how brave she acted and the overwhelming depth of love I feel for her. (click title to read on...)