…Get With The Spirit

Happy Monday! It’s just over two weeks till Christmas which means if you haven’t already it’s time to get with the spirit.

…keep Christmas well

This What to Watch Wednesday let’s take a moment to step away from the 24/7 Hallmark holiday movie marathon (just for an hour or two, I promise) and step out into the real world for a magical, IRL holiday experience…at your local theater.

…make mankind our business

“Mankind was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business.” Jacob Marley in Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” Happy Christmas Eve, crusaders! Or as it’s known in the Scrooge household — The night the ghosts came. While the lessons of Ebenezer Scrooge are many, I’ve always been touched by the fact that…

…bless us, every one!

It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humour. ~Charles Dickens, “A Christmas Carol” This classic tale from Mr. Dickens has become such a Christmas culture staple that I would imagine few pause…

…Be Naughty

While the holiday season may be merry and bright, it also comes with its fair share of stresses. It can be easy to forget about all the cheer and good will while you’re trying to balance your holiday budget. According to a new Consumer Reports survey, a lot of you out there have forgotten how to…