Halloween is almost here! It’s time to start planning, making and gathering costumes together. While browsing through the Amazon.com Costume Shop, I started thinking about SUPER simple and minimalist costumes. What are the easiest costumes to pull together and carry … Continue reading
I hope you enjoyed the EPIC snowball fight. I made it just for you.
–Samurai Santa, A Very Ninja Christmas, by Rubin Pingk
I’ve never been able to explain the phenomenon of adults loving Santa, but I have a theory that seeing me jogs happy memories. I think a lot of us wish we could be children again, becoming breathless with Christmas excitement and believing with all our hearts that wishes can come true. I know I do! I think every grown-up wants to recapture that sense of wonder, even for a moment. And that’s exactly what Santa Claus allows them to do.
What I loved most was my new friends sitting around the big dining room table, laughing and joking and having fun just being together. I thought about how, when I got older, I wanted to have a family too, and sit around the big dinner table with all my kids and laugh and talk and have a lot of special Christmases together.