The Best Christmas Songs You’ve Never Heard Part III

We’ve all heard “Winter Wonderland” and “Little Drummer Boy” thousands of times this Christmas alone. If you need some fresh new songs to play in the car that still capture the Christmas spirit, take a look at the list. They’re all available on iTunes. Click here for PART I and Part II. “The Bells of Christmas”Continue reading “The Best Christmas Songs You’ve Never Heard Part III”

Christmas Past

[This post can be best enjoyed while listening to “Christmas Dreams” by Francesca Battistelli and may bring tears.] Last night for our Advent celebration activity, my wife had the brilliant idea to go Christmas light watching. It was a wonderful evening out with her sister and brother-in-law who are staying with us for a fewContinue reading “Christmas Past”

The Best Christmas Songs You’ve Never Heard Part II

We’ve all heard “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and “Away in a Manger” a billion times. But have you heard these? Click here for Part I of this list, and check out the reader’s contributions in the comments as well. “Tender Tennessee Christmas” by Amy Grant – This song might not be that uncommon asContinue reading “The Best Christmas Songs You’ve Never Heard Part II”

The Best Christmas Songs You’ve Never Heard Part I

We’ve all heard “Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer” and “Silent Night” a billion times. But have you ever heard these Christmas songs? Give these a listen and add them to your holiday-travel playlists for your trip over the river and through the woods. Then, please share your favorite Christmas songs that we might have never heard beforeContinue reading “The Best Christmas Songs You’ve Never Heard Part I”

That November Lull or Pre-Christmas Movies

November 1st. The Jack-O-lanterns are now bug food. The kids are crashed out from their sugar rushes. The bathroom sinks are stained with face-paint smudges. The masks are put away and the pumpkin inflatables are now orange ponds on the lawn. Candy wrappers litter the sidewalk, but all the kids are accounted for. The zombiesContinue reading “That November Lull or Pre-Christmas Movies”

5 Tips for Making New Year’s Resolutions

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that if you feel like you ought to make a resolution this year, then that probably means you need to make a resolution. But the word resolution is overused and not as heavy as a word I am going to propose in its stead for this post. This year, I plan onContinue reading “5 Tips for Making New Year’s Resolutions”