…let your heart be light

I warned you. I said it would happen. And here we are, one month after the six months until Christmas celebration (i.e. Leon Day), celebrating Christmas in July. So, grab your jingle bells and let’s do this…

…be bright and merry

I know, I’m a month early for Christmas in July, but I’m right on time for Leon Day (that’s Noel backwards). Yes, it’s a thing and it’s the (less than official) celebration of six months until Christmas (or since). And while I don’t love the name, I appreciate the sentiment. So prepare to get your…

…Jingle All The Way

I’m interrupting your regularly scheduled summer programming to bring you a blast of fresh, winter air. In the words of Auntie Mame (look it up) we need a little Christmas right this very minute. Or if you prefer, the words of Buddy the Elf—SANTA!!! Either way, Christmas in July is here, and not a moment…

…think lovely thoughts

With the Fourth behind us and a heat wave amongst us (in Chicago at least, I don’t know about the rest of you but it is HOT here) it seems that we have entered the dog days of summer. It always seems that people get a little testy this time of the year.  Between the…