5 things I love (December)


Looking at my five things, it’s so obvious I’m still in the holiday spirit this week. Long live Christmas! 1. Rich foods I’m doing my best to eat in moderation…but boy oh boy, have I been eating spectacularly delicious food this week. Homemade everything, from cheese cake to caramel corn to pie to cookies. On […]

Walking in a winter wonderland

First snow

It snowed on Sunday for the very first time this winter. I had been getting a little worried that we wouldn’t have a white Christmas, which would be very strange for Minnesota. There’s something about the first snow. Completely fresh and clean and beautiful. I celebrated the occasion by venturing out of the house to […]

I’m going to drink tea now.

Evening tea

Ahh, it finally feels like winter. Minnesota was without snow until just a couple weeks ago. The last time we went this far into winter without snow was…never, as far as I can remember. It’s Sunday evening, and I just got home from having dinner with my husband and his mom. It’s all slippery and […]


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