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Holiday Mornings and Cinnamon Roll Waffles

What will you be serving for your holiday breakfast this year? Thanks to discovering a fun video from Pillsbury™, I’m making a fantastic Cinnamon Roll Waffles recipe for the holidays to gift the kids a special treat. Christmas morning has always been one of my favorite times of the year.  The excitement, the smiles, the […]

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GIVEAWAYS

Act Quick! Nintendo Switch in Stock at GameStop!

The top of mind question this holiday season is “where can I find a Nintendo Switch?” For good reason, this popular game console is a super high demand!  Thanks to my partnership with GameStop, I have the scoop on this awesome gaming unit and a super cool giveaway, too! Nintendo Switch is the perfect gift […]

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GIFT GUIDES NEW

6 Cool Man Cave Gifts Under $25

Thanks to my partnership with Cost Plus World Market, I’m sharing some top-notch ideas for sprucing up the “mantuary” (man sanctuary) with cool man cave gifts he’ll truly treasure. Make your holiday gifting a success this year and help the man in your life enhance his home hideaway… read on! Bro cove, man nest, nook, […]

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GIFT GUIDES NEW

5 Thoughtful Gifts For Someone Who Has Everything

I am participating in a Holiday campaign for AARP Services, Inc. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am in no way affiliated with AARP Services Inc. and do not earn a commission or percent of sales. I only blog about brands and services […]

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Home and Hearth SUSTAIN

Getting the Most Out of Your Furnace This Winter

There’s nothing better than turning up the heat on a freezing cold day. When daylight is all but gone at 5 pm and a blanket of snow is covering everything outside, having a good furnace in your home is an absolute life-saver. Furnaces don’t just stay in tip-top condition all on their own, though. If […]

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Crafts

Salt Dough Christmas Mice Ornaments DIY Craft

Christmas Mice Salt Dough Ornaments DIY Craft

These salt dough Christmas mice ornaments really brings back memories. I designed this pattern over 30 years ago. They were fun decorations for our tree, inexpensive gifts to give and gave my children and I quality time together. Starting in October I started making salt dough and began producing salt dough Christmas mice ornaments. While […]

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CREATE Home DIY

Mad for Buffalo Plaid! Quick and Easy Ways to Add Comfort to Your Holidays

One pattern that’s hot in holiday trends right now is Buffalo Plaid.  Casual enough for everyday comfort, yet perfectly bold and festive for the holidays, it’s no wonder that everyone is mad for Buffalo Plaid!  Thanks to our partnership with Oriental Trading, we have some cozy ideas for adding a little comfort and Buffalo Plaid […]

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GIVEAWAYS

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Hero Droid BB-8 Giveaway!

From the second Luke Skywalker found R2D2, I wanted to own my own droid.  Cycle forward oh, only about 40 years and my childhood dream can now come true!  Thanks to my partnership with GameStop, the Star Wars: The Last Jedi Hero Droid BB-8 will soon be whirling around my home and it could soon […]

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GIFT GUIDES NEW

It’s no Jedi mind trick, These are the Star Wars Gifts You are Looking For!

After we set up the tree this year, I looked lovingly upon it and thought… “dang, I have a lot of Star Wars ornaments!”  Chances are you, or a loved one (two or three) can relate!  With so many fans out there, we all have at least one person who gets googly-eyed over the mention […]

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Quick and Easy Minion Ornaments and Wreath Crafts

Minions!  Who doesn’t love Minions?  And Minions at holiday time, even better! Thanks to my partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, I’m sharing some easy-to-create, festive Minion ornaments and wreath craft ideas to help bring some Despicable Me 3 holiday cheer to your home! It’s time to celebrate all-things holidays and what better way to […]

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EXPLORE NEW US Travel

I Know Where Santa Claus Is

Every year it seems a bit harder to get in the Christmas spirit.  I mean, seriously, with retailers putting up holiday aisles when the first signs of fall begin, and Christmas advertisement popping up before Halloween, it’s a little difficult to embrace the season when you have already been bombarded by it. Don’t get me […]

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Crafts CREATE

Remembrance Wreath Craft

Remembrance Wreath Craft

The Remembrance Wreath Craft is one of my favorite ornaments for the holidays! It is a great craft for kids but is also a fun craft for adults. The remembrance wreath looks great on holiday trees and can be given as gifts. I first used this craft with 4th graders while volunteering at a local […]

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