I feel like I've been neglecting this blog for such a long time, but as it turns out, revising a novel is kind of a lot of work. I've got some new posts in the pipeline, but here are some of my faves from Christmases Past for you to enjoy, retro-style!
Why Christmas is the best AND worst time for shopaholics
"Every year at Christmastime, I buy lots of amazeballs stuff for my sisters. Sweaters, jeans, eyeshadow palettes, nail polish, hair supplies... except they're totally for me, not them."
Frugal Lessons from "White Christmas" (1954)
"3) If you open a bed-and-breakfast in a place known for its snowfall, you should probably make sure you have a backup reason for people to visit - so that if it doesn't snow for 2 weeks, you won't have to rejoin the army because of your business's failure."
Stocking stuffers: cute, or a threat to humanity?
"There are gift-gifts, and then there are "stocking stuffers." One is something you write to Santa because you want it (bigger items, generally) and the other are just little pointless things that make your stocking full."