12 Days of Christmas (in Seattle) Day 2: Tea and Teddy Bears

Hello, there. The next thing on my list of holiday activities in Seattle is a tradition that my family and I have done ever since I can remember. I mean, I never need an excuse to visit the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. But if you do, then this is a wonderful reason to visit the most beautiful hotel of Seattle (in my opinion). Continue reading

Keeping the Holiday Humbug at Bay

Hello, there. During the holiday season, it can be quite difficult to be away from home. For the first time in my life, I am spending much of my holiday season (not the actual holidays, thank goodness!) away from friends, family, and the daily sights I associate with holiday times. I think that if I struggle with this problem, many others probably struggle with it, too. And if you don’t, dear reader, then count your blessings. Perhaps this post will remind you to be thankful for what you have. And for those that will be away from home this season, I hope the tidbits I share will help you get through (and enjoy) the holidays. Continue reading