Tag Archives: Holidays

I wish I could give you this.

This week France celebrated the 14 juillet, or Bastille Day, as our side of the pond likes to call it. I have celebrated twice before on the roof of my building, but my parties might have been the reason a contributing factor … Continue reading

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How Easter looked.

// I  mean, maybe it’s just me, but I find the many yards of bunting I have on hand to be one of my more practical possessions. You never know when you will need to whip it out and construct … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas y’all! After all your advice and input about our Christmas cards, we sent out these a little while back. We did one of those update letters (or the “humble brag” according to James) on the back, superimposed over … Continue reading

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It sounds like Christmas.

This weekend sounded a lot like Christmas. James and I do Christmas shopping very differently. I start months in advance, searching and planning and shopping, so that by the time Christmas comes around, I only have a little left to … Continue reading

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Making new, celebrating old.

“You know, humans are weird. I’m here, in a city, carrying a tree from outside, so I can take it inside. All because 2000 years ago, God was born. And the weirdest part of that is totally not me or … Continue reading

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This Thanksgiving.

This Thanksgiving, we had 10 adults and 2 children in our apartment with no dishwasher and only one toilet, which is constantly in danger of breaking down. This Thanksgiving, my mom and I pregammed by hitting outlet malls early and … Continue reading

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Out-takes: Christmas card edition

“James, we need to get some pictures for our Christmas card.” “Aggggg — are we going to be those people who send cards every year?” “Obviously, yes.” “Can’t we just use another wedding photo? We have so many.” “Absolutely not. … Continue reading

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