Category Archives: Christmas

Honey I Told The Kid

Lately, Kenyan my 8-year-old, has been reacting to not getting his way by crying that his life sucks.  On some occasions, he has threatened to run away, once packing his bag with his prized possessions, wrestling figures.  “Kenyan, many kids … Continue reading

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Felix The Mischievous Elf On The Shelf Is Back

Remember Felix? He was that impish elf who showed up last year at our house and made himself right at home. In fact too much so. He got into things, he drank our pancake syrup, pigged out in the fridge … Continue reading

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Gagging On My Gag Gift

Yesterday I attended a volunteer Christmas party for volunteers at a nursing home. The invite said that we should bring a gag gift. I found this cheap looking toy Santa that pops up when you pushed a button at the … Continue reading

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Full House For Christmas

I love Christmas.  Did I say that already?  Well I really do.  What I love about it is not only the temporary niceness that envelopes everyone but the time spent with family and friends.  The laughter and games and the … Continue reading

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Wimpy Daddy Braved Cold To Attend Son’s Christmas Concert

Yesterday, it being the Christmas season and all, my 5-year old had his school Christmas concert.  And yes, it’s a Christmas concert, not a holiday concert.  We are celebrating Christmas here, not a holiday.  But anyways, pardon the digression, the … Continue reading

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That Darn Elf On The Shelf

Last Wednesday, as I drove the boys home from Muay Thai, 7-year old Mikhail excitedly related that his friend John had an Elf on the Shelf.  According to Mik, the little elf was sent by Santa to keep an eye … Continue reading

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It’s Not That Easy Buying For Her, Is It?

On the radio today, the question was asked, “What is the worst gift to buy for a woman?”  One listener, a female, said that unless the guy is 100% sure of the size, clothes are a no-no.  If it’s too … Continue reading

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Christmas Presents

As much as I love Christmas, I hate the days after Christmas with almost the same passion.  People are no longer nice, Christmas music and decorations do not have the same effect, in fact I don’t care to listen to … Continue reading

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Treyton’s 3!! But I want to talk about puke.

I know, I said my goodbyes and promised not to bug you until after Christmas but a blogger will always be a blogger.  I have composed so many blogs in my mind since I last blogged.  It’s in my blood.  … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Well seems like the world did not end on the stroke of midnight as widely thought.   Darn, I was hoping it would so I wouldn’t have to pay all those Christmas bill$. Talking about Christmas, I am sure you … Continue reading

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