Because they deserve a post all their own, here is a list of movies that aren’t really Christmas flicks, but thanks to a three-minute scene where the cast sings ‘O Holy Night’ and decorates a Christmas tree or something, I can justify binge watching for the month of December.
When Harry Met Sally
There’s a total of about two holiday scenes in this entire movie, but somehow they are just enough to make me want to snuggle in a watch it on repeat every Christmas season.
And thank you, Meg Ryan, for making it okay for the rest of us to ugly cry.
While You Were Sleeping
I loved this movie when I was little, mostly because of my huge, Independence Day related crush on Bill Pullman (#judgementFreeZone). Now that I live in Chicago, I love watching my adopted city depicted on any big screen (especially at the holidays). Continue reading →
I try to keep in mind all the ways I’ve been lucky in my life, not just at the holidays, but everyday. Working in a field where I so often encounter individuals who are fighting for even the most basic necessities, it’s hard not to recognize the gifts I’ve been given, because they are numerous. Continue reading →
Last week was about a month long, and I plan on taking today to catch up on some much needed sleep. Here are a few things I came across this week I wanted to share. Hopefully they’ll fill your week with some inspiration and levity. Enjoy! Continue reading →
Sundays have always been my favorite day. I cram all my cleaning and work for the weekend into Saturday so that I can enjoy the quiet of a stress free, lovely Sunday. It’s my day to spend with my family, or to catch up with friends. To go out and explore something new, try a new recipe, or even just stay in bed all day with the pugs and a really good book.
So, I figured, what better day to share with anyone who might be reading other things I love? A funny article. An interesting blog. A beautiful photo of Continue reading →