Scrooge Chose To Be Scrooge.

Mamacita says: Oh, my dears, it’s so close now, so very, very close. There are a lot of old, boring, easily offended, humorless people out there who don’t care much for the excitement, the wonder, the sparkles and reflections and … Continue reading

Thanksgiving, Part the First

Mamacita says: Sexist though it may sound, it usually takes a woman to fully comprehend what goes on in the kitchen before all that wonderful food appears on the table. I have several male friends who know, too. Painter Doris … Continue reading

Things Nice People Already Know: Why Whine When Sharing Is So Much Nicer?

Mamacita says:  I will never understand why some people feel they have to be so defensive and hostile all the time. These people whine “insensitivity” but the truth is, THEY are the ones who are insensitive. This time of year, … Continue reading

A Charlie Brown Scrubs Christmas

Mamacita says:  I love “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”  I love “Scrubs.”  Therefore, it’s only logical that I would love “A Charlie Brown Scrubs Christmas.” So much, in fact, that it makes my earlobes throb. … Continue reading

A Different Kind of Christmas

Mamacita says:  More than any other event or day, Christmas ought to be full of tradition and memories, and fraught with a kind of “sameness” that tells each generation that “Christmas is here.”  I know I am the yellow M&M … Continue reading

Velveeta, Please. No Other Will Do

Mamacita says:  I’ve posted before about Velveeta, but I’m doing it again because Velveeta is sponsoring a contest and if you know what’s good for you (seriously, cheese is good for you!) you’ll click right straight on over there and … Continue reading