Category Archives: Christmas

See Christmas Through Your Eyes {Old School Blogging: #OSBLOGGING Holiday Edition}

   MERRY CHRISTMAS! Welcome to The Kir Corner. When Elaine of The MissElaine-ous Life  asked me to co-host her December/Holiday edition of her amazing blog meme Old School Blogging, I may have started humming Jingle Bells. She’s not only one of the sweetest people I’ve ever met she is also a true lover of the Holiday season…

Twisted Mix Tape Tuesday – We Need a Little Christmas

   MERRY CHRISTMAS! Wow, I love saying that. It is “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” and now I don’t sound completely bananas when I say it to, well, everyone. The tree is up, the stockings hung and Jen invited us to talk to you about CHRISTMAS SONGS for this week’s Twisted Mix Tape….

It’s Written on the Wind {Haiku Friday}

My friend Lou of LouCeel is taking a much needed blogging break. However, he didn’t want Haiku Friday to take a break with him. Instead he asked one of my favorite writers Tara of Thin Spiral Notebook to host it while he’s gone. I’ve been in the Christmas Spirit for weeks now, so I decided…

Little Luxuries

The Holidays are upon us and it’s my favorite time of the year. Time to decorate, dress and douse myself in little luxuries. I started this post as a memoir piece and then I realized in the world of lists and how-to’s and Gosh-I-really-LOVE-this-thingy that it would work best as a compilation of some of…

Everything Merry & Bright! { A Shutterfly Holiday Giveaway}

Once upon a time, a long, long, long time ago when my hair was long, my waist a little less thick and I sported a tan in December  my husband and I spent the week after Thanksgiving every year on the beautiful, pristine beaches of Aruba. Even before we had children I made a point…

Trifecta: Belief (Going Green Christmas)

They stood toe to toe. Black patent leather lined up against Lightening McQueen Red. One white gloved hand reached out for the other and I’d swear later that a smile passed between those palms. A bearded face gazed down into its clean shaven mirror, delighting in its rosy cheeked twin. I took in their Mutt…

The “Sprains” of the Holiday

Last Monday dawned & I went downstairs to start taking our tree down. It was bittersweet but soon I was humming and making quick work of the tedious job. We had bought a new kitchen table on Friday, the old one that hadn’t made it’s way to the basement yet made a perfect place to…

Inspire Me at Christmas:

I haven’t participated in Mama Kat’s Writing Workshop in a while… mostly because normally my PROUD MOMMIES are here on Thursdays..(they’ll be back next week) but this week I saw a Prompt  that I could definately use: “Has the internet  ever inspired you?” Why YES, it does…daily! Websites like Pinterest are stealing my time but…

Wordless Wednesday: What Christmas Looks Like….

My favorite time of the year…. My heart opened…. …as the gifts did…. and this is what it saw…….     “BLESSED”              

Merry Christmas from The Kir Corner

  I found this wonderful little poem and wanted to share it with all of you…. as my children said this morning…”HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY JESUS!” Mother Christmas by Paul Curtis     The birth of Christ Is the reason for the day Santa Claus does his part In his magical way Rudolf and the other reindeer…

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