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November 18, 2016

DIY Snow

DIY Snow

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Being from the south, I am a huge fan of DIY Snow, and make it every year for my little girl! This project is easy to do, and your kids will love it! We use this DIY Snow for craft projects, or just to play around it! It’s a great holiday sensory activity for younger kids too! I also love that it is easy enough for the kids to do all on their own! Continue reading

November 24, 2015

Easy Holiday Cake Cookie Bars Recipe

Easy Holiday Cake Cookie Bars Recipe

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Holiday baking is my favorite type of baking. I love all the fun colors and flavors of the holidays. And chances are, I get to share whatever I’m baking! Every year my neighborhood does a cookie exchange, and it’s something we all participate in. This year I wanted to do something a little different and make some Easy Holiday Cake Cookie Bars! They are moist like a cake, and taste like a cookie. The best part is that they are super easy to make and look pretty festive is I do say so myself. Keep reading to find out how to make them!Continue reading

100 Things You Can Do To Help Others For Free {Holiday Edition}

100 Things You Can Do To Help Others For Free {Holiday Edition}

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The holidays are upon us! When it comes to holidays, a lot of us think about buying presents, making food, and putting up decorations. But there is one very important part of the holidays that some people forget about, and that is goodwill toward our fellow man. Nothing feels as good as giving back during the holiday season. And the best part is, you can help others without spending a dime! If you have visited us before, you might have seen our 100 things you can do to help others for free post, and we love it so much we decided it was time to make a holiday edition! So I hope you enjoy this list, and are able to check some of these good deeds off this holiday season! Continue reading

Why is Mardi Gras Celebrated?

Mardi Gras as most probably know is French for Fat Tuesday and is the last day of a period of celebration known as Carnival.

Why is Mardi Gras Celebrated?

Mardi Gras – Boobs? Beads? Babies?

When you think about Mardi Gras, what pops into your mind first? I may be the exception to the rule but I think about partying in New Orleans and all the beads and of course once I think about the beads my mind flashes (pun intended) to the method by which some are likely to use to earn some beads. I am talking about flashing your boobs, of course. Well, I am here to set the record straight and tell you what Mardi Gras is really all about. It is not the boobs or the beads…surprised? But it does involve a baby. I will get to that I promise but first why is mardi gras celebrated?Continue reading

November 19, 2014

Great Tips For Fighting Holiday Stress

Great Tips For Fighting Holiday Stress

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It’s snowing here in Tennessee today which can only mean one thing, the holidays are officially here! This is one of my favorite times of the year. I love the cold weather which is perfect for snuggling, I love the fun music and decorations, and I’ll admit it, the food and gifts are pretty awesome as well! With all the wonderful things that come with the holiday season, it can also be a stressful time. Finding that perfect gift for family and friends, cleaning house for company, and trying to remember the real reason for the season can be a plateful for sure. So taking a deep breath and trying to enjoy the season is important and and I wanted to share with you some great tips for fighting holiday stress that work for me!

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November 16, 2014

10 Holiday Shopping Tips To Help You Keep Your Sanity

10 Holiday Shopping Tips To Help You Keep Your Sanity

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The holidays are here! I don’t know about you but I love everything about the holidays! I love the sights, sounds, smells, and the shopping! I’m an avid Black Friday shopper, and I love finding the perfect gift for my family and friends. With all the wonderful things about the holidays, there are some stressful things about it. Beating the crowds, setting a budget, and keeping your sanity during a very busy time of the year can be hard. So I thought I would share with you my 10 Holiday shopping tips to help you keep your sanity! Follow these simple tips and throw in some of your own for a fun, and stress free holiday! Continue reading