Happy Holidays and Happy New Year

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on December 25, 2017 in Family, Holidays, Pictures |

Happy holidays and a very happy New Year from my family to yours. See you in 2018! Please follow and like us:

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Merry Christmas and a Trip to the Mall Santa

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on December 21, 2016 in Anecdote, Family, Holidays, Pictures |

The boys have never had much interest in sitting on Santa’s lap. In fact, The Boy had absolutely no desire to meet Santa for the first few years of his life. The Prince has been pretty indifferent to the whole situation. Up until this year! The other day we were at the mall (really just […]

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Mommy’s Night Before Christmas

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on December 21, 2015 in Anecdote, Family, Holidays, Poetry |

Mommy’s Night Before Christmas by Katie L. Carroll ‘Twas the night before Christmas, the kids were in bed Anxiously awaiting the Big Man in Red; The stockings weren’t hung (we don’t have a chimney), We just set them down in front of the TV. Who am I kidding? The kids weren’t sleeping, The baby was […]

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December #InkRipples Celebration and Gifts

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on December 14, 2015 in Family, Holidays, Ink Ripples, Kai Strand, Mary Waibel |

Before I get to the month’s post, I wanted to share a few things about #InkRipples. Kai Strand, Mary Waibel, and I have decided to continue the meme into 2016, and we’d love for you all to join us (I’ll tell you how below)! You may have noticed we have a new streamlined name of […]

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Feeling in the Christmas Spirit

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on November 19, 2013 in Anecdote, Holidays |

Some years all the early Christmas hoopla gets on my nerves. The commercials starting just after Halloween, hearing Christmas music on the radio before Thanksgiving, and seeing Santa at the mall in early November can really get the blood bubbling. But this year, I kind of don’t mind. If I allow myself to look past […]

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