What is Christmas Really About?

We’re well into December – Christmas is almost here. And so the Christmas songs play, the decorations are up, the Christmas cheer ensues. I quite enjoy this time of year. But what is Christmas really about? I’m not religious, so it’s mostly about nostalgia for me. For others, it is about celebrating the birth of…

Is Your Kitchen Cluttered?

What does your kitchen space look like? Is it neatly organized? Can you easily get to those things you use frequently? Is it free of clutter? If you’re anything like my mom (and, as can be expected, like I used to be), you’re more concerned with having all dishes in one place, all pots and…

Disconnected (once again)

As I walk in the door, I feel an automatic sense of calm, of being disconnected. Home is my sanctuary. It’s where I go to relax, to sleep, to get away from the world (except when I’m using it specifically to connect with the people in my world- i.e. hosting friends).  When I sat on…