When I Heard The Bells

Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year! Nothing gets me like twinkling lights, sweet spices and the music that has made the holidays magical from my childhood. One song in particular struck a chord with us this year as my 5-year-old and I listened to choruses to decide her Christmas solo. Nearly as soon as we … Continue reading When I Heard The Bells

Freckle Face {Lessons I Learned In The Sun}

So it seems it's time for confessions and I will make mine readily: I have an awful freckle face. It hides itself in the winter, but as soon as the sun hits it pops out faster than you can say 'go buy concealer!' I've never been a huge fan of them, but they cover easily enough so they didn't give me much trouble. But they were covered. Always. I painstakingly applied makeup on all the brown little dots morning after morning, time after time, to try to erase, or at least neutralize, the sun's damage. It wasn't until just recently that I ever considered doing otherwise - freckles were meant to be covered, right?