Thoughts on Black Friday and decorating BEFORE Christmas

Davalyn has nailed Black Friday for me. Bridget has the rules of Thanksgiving pretty clearly thought out.

I think it is odd that the1929 stock collapse in 1929 and subsequent Depression and the shopping frenzy that happens the literal minutes that is the Friday after Thanksgiving are both called Black Friday.

At our house, we try to purchase meaningful gifts for each other.

Lists are encouraged. Mind reading is discouraged.

I am always on the lookout for the perfect gift year round*,  which makes gift giving  immensely more satisfying than standing in line for 2 hours to buy something that isn’t worth two hours of my life.

*etsy is about the best place to find just the thing. You may not know to whom it is going, but there it is, waiting on the shelf.

Just sayin’

Savory jello mold

                                                                            Savory Lime Jello with Shrimp and Cucumbers I love to take this salad to potlucks, because no one wants to eat it (too weird looking), so… Read more “Savory jello mold”