The Real Black Friday

In our home, we have a little tradition called “Fifi Friday”. What is this marvelous custom, you may ask? Well, we come home Friday afternoon and spend the evening relaxing with our kitties. That’s pretty much it. Usually, my little black kitty Fifi snuggles on my lap while I watch TV or knit or read.…

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

I have noticed that since Halloween the number of pre-Black Friday emails showing up in my inbox has increased exponentially. “Get ready for Black Friday!”, “Sneak peek at Black Friday deals!”, and on and on. Just so we are clear, the only way that I will be out shopping on Black Friday is if something…

The Decluttering Season

As many of you know, I am a runner. However, I have not been running much lately. A string of illnesses and injuries have kept me off the roads and the trails. Now that the weather has turned colder, and it is almost dark when I get home in the evening, I have very little…

Happy Thanksgiving!

This post was originally published November 28, 2014. I just wanted to share a picture of our dining room table. We decluttered it yesterday for Thanksgiving, and actually had a meal at the table! The only thing left from the piles of junk mail, magazines, old receipts, and things that just never got put away…