A Few Favorite Things {a maisymak Christmas guide}

Now that we’ve said “THANK YOU!” can we ask for stuff? ūüôā Here are some beloved items you may consider for the Christmas season. FOR YOU (Warm and Cozy ALL WINTER): 1.¬†American Eagle Faux Mink Twisted Snood:¬†Haven’t you always wanted to wear something called a “Snood”? Go ahead, imagine yourself wearing wicked good mocs and […]

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A 2016 Recap and a Merry Christmas!

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… Charles Dickens summed up how I feel about this year. Highlights and lowlights: Low:¬†Our Hearts Broke.¬†Twice. High:¬†Love doesn’t die. Low: My children don’t like the above Christmas card High: I don’t really care ūüôā Low: We emptied and sold a house, hauling and […]

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The (s)mothering of the rat

Times are changing for me and my 13-year-old. Yep, I’ve officially turned into the Don’t Carpe Diem, mom. ¬†I’m sorry, it just can’t be helped. ¬†My first-born is almost as tall as I am. ¬†She’s definitely smarter. ¬†Discussions somehow always turn into the state debate. ¬†I especially like when she corrects my grammar. She’s on […]

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A Rather Large Pile of Problems

As much as I purge…and I swear do! ¬†I have four bags of books to donate in the garage, but I still have so many other books, the house overfloweth. ¬†And I’m beginning to hate clutter. ¬† I have two bookshelves in my study that are starting to look like this. ¬†Too many books. ¬†Books […]

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