Not Just a Christmas Tree

I’ve known those who discard their Christmas tree ornaments every year and buy all new decorations each following year to make sure they have the most contemporary tree for the season. While I’m not discounting this practice, it does make me a little sad to think...

Walmart Layaway Benefits

When my children where growing up, there were many stores that had layaway programs. Most have phased out this benefit to its customers for numerous reasons. One unfortunate reason is the practice of some who will put items on layaway then never pick them up, leaving...

Christmas Music In October??

I listened to Christmas music yesterday. I used to listen to Christmas music from Thanksgiving through Christmas Day. Now, I listen to it off and on year-round. There are days where I just want to hear positive, beautiful music that reminds me of the true meaning of...

The Season of Gift Giving

We are fast approaching the holiday season where gift giving is on the minds of many. My husband knows the drill at our house for giving gifts to me. Books, techie gadgets, music, craft items, or something he has made for me (he is a woodworker) are the best choices....