If you're at all like I am...
then you are a collector of ideas on how to...
De-Stress the Holidays!!
I was honored recently to contribute to an article that discussed that very subject.
Below, you'll find a little excerpt from the excellent article,
featured in the Nova Scotia Chronicle Herald.
(In it, I share my own cautionary tale.)
She recalls one year when she went “crazy" trying to create the perfect holiday home.
“It was really pretty — I was pleased and received a lot of compliments,"
says the California-based craft and home-solutions blogger and life stylist.
Then a few years later, she said to her son,
“Remember that year? Everything was so cute."
Her son replied “Yeah, I remember that year. You were in a really bad mood."
That was McBride’s light-bulb moment.
“I realized that they’re not going to remember any of this stuff," she says.
“What they remember is the mood you created."
Here’s how to create a festive home on a budget, so you can concentrate on the memories you’ll be making..."
Please click the link below to continue reading.
Nova Scotia News - TheChronicleHerald.ca
Note: It is a lovely and interesting article...and...no...not because I contributed to it. In it you will learn new, valuable and interesting information on how to cull frugal luxuries from the holiday season and enjoy what matters most...despite the size of your bank account...or time restraints.
Do YOU collect ways to De-Stress the Holidays???
I would LOVE to hear them, as always.