Good Music Monday: Melancholy, Catchy, and Americana


Image source. Welcome back to Good Music Monday at Carrots! Here’s a Spotify playlist just for you to enjoy as the weather changes from warm to cool. (Ok, so I know some of you are already freezing, but in Texas we're still getting the occasional 80 degree day, so it's JUST now turning the corner into autumn.) This week we're catching our breath after three straight weeks of constant … [Read more...]

Pain, Joy, Love, and a Christmas Playlist for You

A very Carrots Christmas playlist

We've had record-breaking storms for the past few days. Our driveway is under water and yesterday when we were driving home after visiting some friends, a huge oak tree had fallen across the street. Detour time. Yesterday we woke up to a puddle in our kitchen where our roof was leaking. Sigh. But it's almost Christmas. And I think the little stubby purple candle from the first week of Advent is … [Read more...]

A Dance Mix to Start Your Morning

So here I am at almost 40 weeks, completely exhausted, uncomfortable, and so ready to have this baby. And each morning it gets harder to start the day. I figure there might be some other folks out there as the school year comes to an end that also need a little help getting their morning started, so I thought I'd do something a little out of the ordinary here at Carrots and share a morning dance … [Read more...]

Sleepers, Wake! An Advent Music Guide and Playlist

After explaining how we fast from Christmas music during Advent (and then turn up the jams during the Twelve Days of Christmas until Epiphany!), I get a variety of reactions including “Are you insane?” Well, probably. And “so, what DO you listen to during Advent?”  To be honest I am just now discovering “Advent music” instead of just abstaining from Christmas music and I have completely fallen in … [Read more...]