The Christmas Tag

I'd never actually seen this one before! I'm excited to participate! Thanks to Becky over at Strikeouts + Sprinkles for tagging me in this festive blogging experience! Here's how it works: Thank the blogger that tagged you and link their blog to your post. List the rules in the post. Answer all the questions asked … Continue reading The Christmas Tag

One Magic Christmas

When I was a kid, One Magic Christmas was one of those Christmas movies that we watched all the time. Honestly, I'm not sure why that was. I don't remember ever thinking that it was such a great movie. But it's there. All over my family memories of Christmas. It could be because, at one … Continue reading One Magic Christmas

The Hazards of Having a Hippopotamus for Christmas

I'm sure by now most of you have heard the Christmas classic "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas." I say classic because the song is nearly 60 years old. I don't call it a classic because I enjoy hearing it year after year. I find it to be obnoxious. And irritating. And extremely catchy. Which … Continue reading The Hazards of Having a Hippopotamus for Christmas

The 5 Annoyances of Christmas

I know. You just read that title and thought, "This guy's such a Grinch!" But I'm really not. I love Christmas. I might not get as into the holiday spirit as a lot of people do, but I certainly don't sit around thinking of ways to ruin Christmas for everyone around me. There are just … Continue reading The 5 Annoyances of Christmas

It’s Not Easy Being Mean

As a counselor working in an elementary school, it is sometimes required of me to accompany certain classes as they go on field trips. Once, when I was working closely with a first grade class, I was asked to go along on one of these trips. It was a joy and a pleasure. Please note: … Continue reading It’s Not Easy Being Mean

Being Santa

First of all, let's just agree that the guy sitting on the throne of lies at the mall is not the real Santa Claus. But that doesn't make the fake Santa a bad guy. We shouldn't try and pick a fight with him simply because he smells like beef and cheese. The Santas at the … Continue reading Being Santa