Category Archives: Holiday gifts

Sweet Relish Giveaway

The gift giving is over, right? We’re all Christmassed out and ready for the New Year! But there is this niggling thing that always hangs around with me after Christmas. Basically, I still want it to be Christmas. During that last loaded week of Christmas I cloak myself in the armor of “next year.” Next… Read More »

Christmas Popcorn Recipe

Today, I wanna get all crazy with popcorn. That was a really bizarre thing to say. Let’s try this again. Today, I want to share with you my enthusiasm for popcorn. There. That’s better, huh? Ok, so popcorn is pretty special to my family. As a kid, whenever we had family movie nights we would… Read More »

Surviving Gift Giving

Hey Folks! It’s Tuesday, and that means it’s time for another edition of HillJean’s Holiday Handbook. I know you have just been dying to see what this week is all about…huh? Huh? Today I want to talk about gifts and how we can survive such a complicated, expensive, and all-out stressful component of the holidays.… Read More »

My Totally Awesome Birthday

My Birthday. It was December 3rd. 1984. Which means I am 26 years old. After giving birth twice, I am more convinced than ever that birthdays should be celebrating the MOM and not the kid. Kids get Christmas, Easter, Halloween, and Grandparents. That’s more than enough opportunity for them to be spoiled and self-centered. Moms,… Read More »