Glorious Gift Giving

On Christmas morning I’ll be knee deep in wrapping paper (can we recycle that?) relishing all the gifts given to me by my loved ones. Hooray for Christmas! Of course, I can’t deny that I am even more excited to give than to receive. I have to resist the urge to yell, “Open mine first!”Continue reading “Glorious Gift Giving”

Amy’s Favorite Things (Take that, Oprah!)

By Amy Sondova Every year, Oprah Winfrey features a few of her favorite things on her daytime talk show (“Oprah’s Favorite Things“) and then adorns the audience with each and every one of her favorite things.  Well, I’m not Oprah, and therefore, cannot give all Backseat Writer’s readers samples of everything that I adore.  ButContinue reading “Amy’s Favorite Things (Take that, Oprah!)”