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Christmas Eve TraditionsDec 05th


There’s something about the end of a year, and the beginning of a new one that makes me all ambitious and plan-happy. I begin to feel the restlessness in November–anticipation for the holidays, and an urgency to “figure out” the new year. All through Christmas I try to dwell on THIS year. Right NOW. But […]

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25 Family Activities For DecemberDec 02nd

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It’s December! You guys, this is my favorite month of year! So much goodness packed into one month. First, my birthday is tomorrow. It’s ok, if you forgot to send me a gift via mail there are always amazon gift cards. Second, my anniversary is in two weeks, and for some reason my little brother […]

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Make Magic Happen!Nov 20th


I grew up in a large family of six kids. While we weren’t necessarily “poor,” we were definitely not rich. There were certain years that were harder than others. I remember my mom gently preparing us for a Christmas that wasn’t padded with a myriad of gifts. I’m sure her task wasn’t easy–after all, we […]

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After Presents: Things to do on Christmas DayDec 21st

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  Christmas is the day where anticipation meets reality. The day where we come to realize that maybe the anticipation was better than the actual reality. Why? Well, it’s fun to bake and plan and prepare. To dream of that magical day where secrets are revealed, presents opened, goodies consumed. And yet, when it comes […]

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Finding the Funny: Holiday Edition! {Linky}Dec 12th

Remember how I said we’d have a linkup for awesomely funny holiday pictures? Yah. Well, that’s happening. Today. It’s a very special edition of Finding the Funny! Today I’m teaming up with My Life and Kids, Kelley’s Break Room and 14 more bloggers to bring you a special Holiday edition of Finding the Funny! (more…)

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Blogger Gift GuideDec 12th

This year I have been blessed to make a bunch of new bloggy friends. The world of blogging is a fun, lively, and encouraging community filled with wonderful people. If I could buy all of my bloggy friends Christmas presents I would. BlogHer.com has an elaborate collection of gift guides for this holiday season. From […]

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