December

It’s the last month of the year! The holidays are always so intense. It seems like the season starts out slow as Halloween starts things out, but then it slowly snowballs into something huge. Thanksgiving, then Hanukkah, Yule, and Christmas, and probably more that I’ve completely missed. My stepdaughter’s birthday is this month as well!Continue reading “December”

The Holidays and Movie Theaters

Trying to save a bit of money on Christmas wrapping materials. I bought some ribbons from Dollar Tree, along with some bells, and some “chalkboard” tags. I need to go back and get some more tags because I pressed down with my chalk pen too hard and it leaked a GIANT blob of chalk liquidContinue reading “The Holidays and Movie Theaters”

Too Early for Christmas?

When I try to stretch back to thoughts about Christmas, it feels like a string of very, VERY bad memories. A decade of pain with my ex-husband. A lot of questions about whether I was loved, deserving of love, and struggling with my depression. Christmas 2008 held a lot of triggering events towards my homelessnessContinue reading “Too Early for Christmas?”