Apple’s Christmas Ad 2013 I don’t even have the words, except to say. Bravo. Apple gets this one completely right. Source: YouTube [divider] Airport Security Makes Priceless Save Man, is this guy a kidnapper? An evil elf stealing away all the good little kids? The Pied Piper, maybe… grabbing up a straggling baby? […]Read more "Morning Coffee – Apple’s Christmas Ad is Heartwarming Goodness"
I love the traditions of Christmas, and making memories with my kids that they will look back on (hopefully fondly) when they have their own kids. When my boys were little we used to light the Advent candles and reflect every night on the theme of the week. When little Miss came along, I suppose […]Read more "DIY Christmas Tree Advent Calendar"
Ok they’re snowflakes, but I keep calling them stars. Something about the Caribbean and not having actual snow. Still, we do put up fir trees every year, so I guess we can allow snowflakes, right? These are all over these days, but Lia Griffith has included a printable pattern for her 3-D Paper Snowflakes along with […]Read more "3D Spiral Snowflakes"
To pull off a seamless holiday that impresses your spouse’s family, be prepared to plan ahead and put in some extra legwork.Read more "5 Holiday Hostessing Tips to Impress Your In-Laws"
The holiday crafts I’m loving this week.
Simple enough for kids to play along, beautiful enough to unabashedly put on display, and accessible enough to make with things you already have at home (for the most part).Read more "Holiday Kid’s Craft Roundup"
I had a long talk with my eldest in the wee hours of this morning. He kept me company as I sat feeding his sister while the rest of the household slept. He looked like he was turning something over in his mind, some puzzle he was trying to figure out on his own. Mom. […]Read more "Yes kiddo, there is a Santa Claus"
What Christmas would be complete without a trip with the kids to the local mall to see the gorgeous decorations? Their Christmas tree is spectacular every year. I love that the design incorporates local elements such as the stately palm trees… …alongside the gorgeous poinsettias. (I guess the reindeer do make it this far south?) And […]Read more "Sundays In My City – Trini Christmas (Part 2)"
This video makes the song even funnier, and I think it’s already hysterical!
It’s Christmas in Trinidad! My favourite time of the year. I kid you not, there are some decorations that never come down because my husband (who may love Christmas even more than I do) tries to keep the Christmas Spirit alive in our house all year round… There’s so much tradition here that surrounds this […]Read more "Sundays In My City – Trini Christmas (Part 1)"