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Seasonal Fun

Have you noticed we’re getting a little jazzed for New Year’s Eve around here?  This is the first year I’ve […]

Have you given any thought to your New Year’s Eve plans? Since having kids, we keep it pretty low key […]

image source When you think “kid-friendly holiday”, New Year’s Eve probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind.  But […]

I had grand ambitions of baking a fancy madeira wine cake for each of my neighbors this year… guess how […]

Handmade wrapping paper is a labor of love, but the process is all part of giving a gift that is […]

Not to freak you out or anything, but we’re under the 2 week mark until Christmas. Have you finished up […]

Janssen’s with us today sharing one of her favorite Christmas crafts from her childhood.  I love the idea of using […]

Baby, it’s cold outside. And that means it’s the perfect weather for a hot cocoa bar. And eggnog… So why […]

I don’t know about you, but around here December is a magical month filled with little surprises around every corner […]

Sometimes, you’re looking for a specific kind of Christmas book, but it’s hard to find one because the bookstore or […]

Julee is back today with a seasonal addition to The Forever Home Project.  I love her easy-to-do ideas and I’m […]

Thanksgiving is next week and I’m giving my thanks to all of you for being such loyal and wonderful readers […]

Today I bring you one of my all-time favorite gift ideas EVER! The genius in this gift is that it has sentiment […]

With next week being all about Thanksgiving and December rolling around right after that, this is the perfect week to get […]

We’ve got a real treat for you guys today.  This ice cream sandwich dessert bar is so tempting I’m thinking […]