Growing up, our mom made all the holiday cards we received part of our home’s Christmas decoration. Forget about just posting seasons greetings on the fridge, she needed more real estate than that. Mom would string cards all around the dining room and over door thresholds like garland. Our 6’4” tall Dad would brush […]

We are coming up on our 10 year anniversary of blogging in a couple weeks and while I didn’t start this blog with any intention of it becoming a paid gig, let alone a full time job for both Chris and I, it has become just that. A full blown career that has become rather […]


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