I can’t properly express how much it pleases me to be ending the year on a Friday. For TWiP purposes, all weeks end on Fridays, so when the end of a week corresponds with the end of the year, it just feels so neat and tidy. How nice for my 2021 photo and video projects not to extend awkwardly into the middle of another week! I’ve learned a few things this year, photographically speaking, and will tailor my 2022 project accordingly 🙂Read More: TWiP: The Last Week of the Year
TWiP: Another Pandemic Christmas
Just like last year, we connected via video to watch everybody open their gifts from three different locations: the gathering at Mom’s house, my living room, and a quarantined bedroom. It wasn’t ideal, but I’m glad that we have the option of this type of alternate last-minute plan.Read More: TWiP: Another Pandemic Christmas
December 17th aka The Week Before Christmas
Are your Christmas preparations humming along like a well-oiled machine, or will you be gulping down a comfort Frappuccino and sobbing in your car on December 23rd?Read More: December 17th aka The Week Before Christmas
Christmas Music, Quietly
Like quiet Christmas music for studying, reading, knitting, or sleeping to? You might enjoy the Quiet Time Christmas playlist. It’s the latest in the Quiet Time series, and it’s just like the others, except there might just be mention of silver bells in there somewhere.Read More: Christmas Music, Quietly
Join Polka Dot Cottage Be Merry (#pdcbemerry) on Instagram!
Join me on Instagram this December for Polka Dot Cottage Be Merry! It’s a way to do something small for ourselves everyday, to help cultivate a happy holiday feeling, even (or especially!) when we feel busy and overwhelmed.Read More: Join Polka Dot Cottage Be Merry (#pdcbemerry) on Instagram!
Coffee and Keyboard Christmas
Coffee and Keyboard Christmas is a new playlist that features 32 instrumental holiday and winter songs to listen to while you work, or any time that words will just get in the way.Read More: Coffee and Keyboard Christmas
To sew or not to sew
I couldn’t ask for a more conducive-to-sewing Christmas Eve, but I kind of just want to leave the sewing stuff on the floor where it is, and lay around all morning instead.Read More: To sew or not to sew
New Advent/Christmas playlist
Hi! I made a playlist a few weeks ago, and I thought you might like it 🙂Read More: New Advent/Christmas playlist
I feel like I haven’t been here in forEVER. The days have been so full. At first, they were full of people to see and places to go. But lately, they’ve been full of a welcome lack of those things. In fact, right now I am enjoying just sitting still by the lit-up Christmas tree, […]Read More: Remember me?
I’ve had this on my to-do list for several years: re-cover some old Christmas pillows with festive Santa fabric. CHECK!Read More: Pillow talk