Beginning the holiday season on a ‘spirited’ note 

There is a specific time of year where wedding bells turn to school bells, tans fade, and the puddles at our feet remind us that the months filled with holiday mania are just around the corner. It seems to be a universal truth that as we get older, sometimes we have to really dig deep within ourselves, and our pockets, to feel the same holiday spirit we took for granted when we were younger. 

Beloved traditions help guide us through this time filled with a lot of sugar and social obligations. One of my favorite traditions . . .