Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

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Today, in honor of Martin Luther King’s birthday, school is out and though we are not spending the day in service to others (um, unless you count cooking and cleaning up after and entertaining my kids an act of service?), we are discussing King’s legacy and the civil rights movement with the kids. However you… Read more

Happy first weekend of the decade. Do you have any plans? We’ll be taking down our Christmas tree and storing away the holiday stuff for the next 11 months, which I’m always almost as excited to do as taking them out again in early December. The rest of the weekend will probably be spent planning… Read more

Happy Winter Solstice! The kids had their last day of school for the year yesterday and we are officially in the holiday zone over here. Hanukkah starts tomorrow night, and of course Christmas is on Wednesday, and we’re looking forward to a week of related festivities. No travel for us this year – unless you… Read more

Happy weekend! Who all is going to a holiday party this weekend? I’m not going to a holiday party, but I’m going to a 40th birthday party, and I’m going to read my new library book that I finally got off my hold list, and I might bake this lemony turmeric tea cake from Alison… Read more

And just like that, we’re deep in the holiday season. Everyone keeps saying it, but it’s true: With the smallest ever gap between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the season seems especially rushed this year. Fortunately, I started my shopping early and I’m just about done. Now it’s just a lot of donating/hemorrhaging of our bank account… Read more