Put the Peeps down and walk away slowly

A friendly reminder to at least take a few deep breaths this week. ..or at least put the 198th chocolate Santa back…

Because Boys

Each holiday arrives fresh and clean, without the stains of materialism to warp its meaning.  With each impending arrival of (insert overblown holiday here)  I breathe, and recite my mantra: “I will not overdo it this year.  I will teach my kids the true meaning of this holiday, and give them a few small meaningful tokens to commemorate the ritual of (insert appropriate ritual here).  This is not about plastic toys or sugar.”

Today, the holiday into which I breathed this wholesome mantra was Easter. I think I was a little confused about my own intentions here, though, because as I walked through the toy aisles of TARGET (making sure everyone got even amounts of THINGS), I was determined to fill the baskets with toys instead of candy.   So, um, I think I strayed a leeetle beet from the whole purpose of a minimalist holiday…yeah…


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