My Happiness Box

I was reading one of my favorite magazines Bellagrace, and inside was an article that had me thinking. Topic: Happiness, and what would you include in your Happiness box? I’ve been pondering most of the day. The truth is, so many small things make me happy. Maybe not jump up and down happy, but deep […]

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Brown paper packages

I donned my parka and trudged off to the mailbox through drifts of snow, eagerly awaiting a parcel from my friend Aeleen. She makes amazing wrist wraps from loops of knitted wool and they are beautiful. Aeleen (@prariegirlstudio) opened her online shop 2 weeks ago and she was immediately sold out of these soft and […]

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A Christmas to remember

I really love Christmas. I always have. I always will. My Christmas memories are many and most of our family traditions have remained and have even multiplied. I passed some great ones down from my own childhood such as the compulsory 12 dishes on Christmas Eve that is rooted in Polish tradition. This of course […]

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Giving Thanks

It’s a beautiful thing when an entire weekend is set aside each year to appreciate life’s gifts. For most of us anglos, it means the butterball turkey with home-made stuffing, garden to table vegetables, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce and the highlight of the holiday itself-pumpkin or mince pie. Other traditions may have their own […]

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