The Countdown to Christmas

When we consider the countdown to Christmas, we normally think about a race to finish last minute gifts and a mad dash to wrap everything perfectly. But in the Swann family, countdown means one thing: Hallmark movie marathons. A few of our favorites from this year?...

Holiday Gift Ideas at National

December is upon us! How did it happen? I feel like I put away our Halloween costumes last night. Well…perhaps I did, because, as a new mom, organization is not at the top of my priority list. I prefer to spend all the free time I can muster with my 6 month old...

The Hunt for a Christmas Tree

Every year, we spend our Thanksgiving holiday with family in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. And every year…we walk Dotson’s Nursery to find the very best Christmas tree for our home. For years, I’ve envisioned celebrating this special occasion with...