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How to Have a Very Merry Mickey Christmas

The holidays are a time for family traditions, singing Christmas carols, baking holiday treats, spending time with family and friends, and magic. What better way to gather your friends and family to revel in a bit of magic than with … Read more

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Easy Christmas Ornament Cupcake Recipe

I’m a huge fan of the creative geniuses behind the Hello, Cupcake book series and subscribe to their free email newsletter. With Christmas right around the corner, I remembered that they had sent out a tutorial for how to make these … Read more

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5 Over The Top Christmas Light Displays

Christmas has always been my favorite season. I love the festivity, the spirit of giving, the surprises, and the way most everyone is in a cheerful spirit. The traditions our family have are numerous – Crafting, baking, and shopping. I … Read more

10 Cute Christmas Crafts for Kids

10 Fun Christmas Crafts for Kids

We have only a few days left until Christmas, and you know what that means… You’ll be looking for ideas to keep the kids entertained and occupied while they’re out of school. Pin this for later! I am not crafty … Read more

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11 Ideas for Homemade Christmas Gifts

The Holidays have arrived! Like most people, December is my most expensive month of the year. Not only do I have to buy for Christmas, but there are three family birthdays in December as well as mine. With five siblings, … Read more

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10 Fun Ways to Recycle Christmas Cards

Each year in comes a flurry of Christmas cards from friends and family. I enjoy checking the mail to see happy surprises and well wishes for the new year. The problem? They come yearly!  Pin this for later I hate clutter, … Read more

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Make Your Own Christmas Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

If you’re still looking for the perfect holiday treat for your holiday party, try these easy homemade Christmas Chocolate Sandwich Cookies. I usually always have all of these ingredients in my cupboard so this means no running to the store … Read more

10 Cutest Christmas Sugar Cookies Ever

10 of the Cutest Christmas Sugar Cookies Ever

Does your house smell like gingerbread yet? Is your oven running at full speed? We haven’t started baking for the holidays, since I’m not the most experienced baker or cook. However, I’d like to gain some more experience and give … Read more

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3 Easy DIY Christmas Decor Projects

Let’s face it, I’ve never really been one for knick-knacks or decorating for the season. Christmas is probably the one exception where I break out a couple of family ugly Christmas sweater photos, hang lights on the house and decorate … Read more

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DIY Seashell Christmas Ornaments

Aside from having a beautiful location in the Dominican Republic, one of the things I love most about our wedding is something I hadn’t even thought of in all my pre-planning – repurposing decor and items from our big day. … Read more

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All I Want For Christmas is a Better Smile

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of P&G. The opinions and text are all mine. While cleaning my desk off the other day, I stumbled upon my list of resolutions for 2018 – talk about disappointing. … Read more

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25 Years of The Nightmare Before Christmas

Despite the name and even Burton’s attachment, Nightmare is a delight, a film packed with kooky characters who are at their hearts sweet and sensitive, just a bunch of skeleton pumpkin creatures with hopes and dreams just like us. These … Read more

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