The excerpt above was spoken by Alice in Chapter 1 of Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, written by Lewis Carroll and published in 1871. It was a similar story to his earlier novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, which was published in 1865. We thought it was […] Continue Reading »
When the weather outside is frightful and all you want to do is nest and stay warm and cozy indoors, it’s time to liven things up with a creative winter craft! Whether it’s a personal treat, something adorable for your home, or a fun activity you can do with […] Continue Reading »
Whether you call it the Winter Blues or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), it simply means we’re getting mid-way into winter and those gray skies aren’t bringing out the sunniest parts of our dispositions. Well, some of us anyway. But honestly, if you’re feeling a bit slower, a little melancholy […] Continue Reading »
As we venture into a brand new year, we want to motivate you in more ways than just eating fewer carbs and cleaning out that junk drawer. This year, let’s make a resolution to be better to ourselves; to live more fully than we perhaps have allowed ourselves to do […] Continue Reading »
As a brand new year begins, so too does a whole new chance for each of us to learn more, do more, be more. Don’t lament what “wasn’t” in 2014—chances not taken, books unread, letters never sent—let it go, as the song goes that is now ‘frozen’ into our […] Continue Reading »
2015 is a new chapter in the story of our lives. We can fill in the pages however we choose. It’s a good time to ask yourself, when was the last time you did something for the first time? It was easy to have lots of first times when […] Continue Reading »
No doubt about it, parties are fun! They are happy occasions when people get together to enjoy each other’s company. And frankly, you are quite good at putting together some pretty incredible gatherings.But as you prepare to host a party for a group that will span several generations—from babies […] Continue Reading »
You’re an expert hostess who knows how to throw a great party. Whether it’s a formal sit-down dinner for 20, or a casual get-together for family and friends, you’ve done it all. In fact, you’ve been doing it for years. You’ve got all the details down. And you always […] Continue Reading »
You’ve spent years hosting parties. You’re used to doing most (if not all) of the work and making sure everyone is happy and everything runs smoothly. You love it—and you’re really very good at it!
But this year, for once, you suddenly find the roles reversed where you’re going to […] Continue Reading »
Now that your little ones have stickered, licked, and stamped their letters to Santa, they wait in eager anticipation, dreaming of how fun and magical it would be to get a letter from Santa Claus himself! Here’s how you can bring that magic to life.
Start off with one of […] Continue Reading »