15 Signs You Might Be a Christmas Fanatic

Christmas sprinkles with a badge that says 5 signs you might be a Christmas Fanatic

December is here and, finally, we are fully free to let our Christmas fanatic freak flag fly! We survived October and all the Facebook posts bemoaning the early stocking of store shelves. We soared through November and the cries of: “It’s not even Thanksgiving yet!” And now it’s December, the most wonderful time of the year.…

5 Things to Stuff Besides Your Thanksgiving Turkey…

A picture of a thanksgiving turkey with the words 5 things to stuff besides your turkey

Stuffing, by far, is what I love most about Thanksgiving. Cornbread stuffing, sausage stuffing, stuffing covered in gravy – I love it all. Family, too, of course, and turkey and all the other trimmings, but stuffing…it’s just so incredibly good! In recognition of the time-honored tradition of stuffing the Thanksgiving turkey, here are five more…

4 Essentials to a Scrumptious Hot Cocoa Bar

Hot Cocoa Bar

Hot Chocolate  – mmmmmm – the perfect holiday indulgence. A rare and special treat back when I was a kid, my young seem to think it’s their daily entitlement. Inspired by internet photos, and a little bit of annoyance at the constant concoction chaos, I organized our first Hot Chocolate Bar. A fair number of…

Do these 5 Holiday Prep Actions Today!

Our long, lazy Thanksgiving weekend will be here in the blink of an eye - followed by twenty-four days of complete holiday frenzy. Who’s ready? Not me – not by a long shot (despite my Christmas obsession confession I wrote about here.) Certainly, the decorating and shopping and wrapping can wait, because they concern your own…

5 Fun Facts About Christmas Creep

A holiday isle at target

 Christmas “Creep” – the term used to describe the perpetual “moving up” of the holiday shopping season (and the squeezing out of Halloween and Thanksgiving) - is met with disdain.  Apparently, people abhor Christmas Creep. One study found over 70% of Americans “annoyed or very annoyed” by this perceived phenomenon. But peruse these five fun facts about…

Oh, Spiders… How I Hate Thee…

A spider on a web

OK, full disclosure: this has nothing to do with ADHD, Professional Organizing, running the PTO, or any of my other many interests. It's simply about spiders; and I hate them. And since it's Halloween, I feel like venting. They're everywhere. And they're huge. And they have way too many legs. On the other hand, I…