how to survive the darkness: the season of advent begins

right now, in the northern hemisphere, we are literally stuck in darkness. the days just keep getting shorter and shorter. the darkness is heavy + thick. and we are waiting. waiting for the light to return – both literally + figuratively. waiting for a little glimmer of hope. but, it is oh so hard. and..

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’tis the season for carrying on old christmas traditions + creating new ones

i seriously love heading out of town and going on a little christmas tree hunting adventure. it’s something that my family started as a tradition sometime when i was teenager. and we always, always went the friday or saturday after thanksgiving. rain or shine. it’s such a simple, meaningful thing to me. such an authentic..

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silver + gold: a playlist for december

here we go, people. let the holidays begin! lina and i have begun the decorating process… just a little bit here + there right now. the christmas tree adventure is planned for tomorrow! but, while we’ve been working on some of our decorations, we have, of course, gotten out all of our christmas music and..

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