Up and down the basement stairs my husband Mart went, bringing boxes and bags filled with Christmas decorations. He stacked everything in the living room beside the newly-cut and fragrant Fraser fir. As I unwrapped precious keepsake ornaments...Read More
Have you seen the gift guide yet? It's filled with beauty-related ideas that might inspire you as you make your shopping list. See what you think. And let me know if you have any ideas that I should add to it.Read More
When I think about the beauty of Christmas, one of the first things that comes to mind is the music.
I still remember every word and note of the Christmas album my parents played every year once the tree was up and decorated. A few years ago, I was thrilled to find...Read More
I was wide awake. The light coming through the open blinds provided a view I hadn’t seen in a long while...Read More
It had been a tough year...Read More
The holiday season is filled with beauty. Everywhere I look, there it is. We don’t typically think of the sense of smell as a way of experiencing beauty. But what a gift it is! And it heightens the beauty of the Christmas season...
One of my favorite things to do is buy gifts for others. For Christmas, birthdays, any minor holiday, I love picking up items for family and friends. Now, I'm excited to be sharing some of my favorite beauty-around-us items with you in the Glimsen Holiday Gift Guide...Read More
Giving thanks can be an occasional thing, but gratitude is a state or feeling. It’s a discipline worth cultivating.Read More