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The Happiest Place on Earth #JustGotMerrier

Spending Christmas time at Disneyland is an iconic tradition. The Christmas Day Parade that airs Christmas morning on ABC is only a hint at the magic at the happiest place on Earth. The way the snow settles on Sleeping Beauty’s … Read more

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Perfectly Unique Present Wrapping Ideas

Get your wrapping paper arsenal ready, because the season of giving is upon us. It seems like every year I use the same roll of ornament printed paper to wrap everyone’s gifts in an all too uniform fashion. If the … Read more

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Donate Love on Giving Tuesday

This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and what's next? How about Giving Tuesday? After a weekend of eating leftovers and waiting all night for new TVs and DVD players, taking … Read more

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10 Must Have Red Holiday Dresses

Tis the season for holiday parties! Whether you’re dressing up for a work gathering or meeting up with the girls for some spiked cider, it’s time to plan your holiday wardrobe for the oncoming party deluge. One way to look … Read more

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Perfect Holiday West Coast Winter Getaways

There’s nothing I love more than traveling in the wintertime. Exploring new cities that are beautifully appointed with holiday decorations, to trying new foods that any other time of the year my diet wouldn’t allow, traveling during the holidays is … Read more

10 Best Hot Spiked Holiday Drink Recipes

10 Best Hot Spiked Holiday Drink Recipes

Tomorrow with six days left before Christmas, the weather in Houston is forecast to be an 80 degree day! The good news, a cold front is supposed to move in Thursday and stay through Christmas. With cooler weather and a … Read more

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9 Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Elf on the Shelf Ideas This was our first year of “Elf on the Shelf” adventures with our children, and boy is it a lot of work! It’s also a ton of fun for us and the kids. After the … Read more

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9 Best Holiday Movie Quotes

“It is the most wonderful time of the year!” If you’re a fan of holiday movies, then you know that these words sum up what it’s all about. In addition to making cute holidays treats, every year I look forward … Read more

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