Peppermint Play Dough

Peppermint Play Dough

Are you ready for some early Holiday Fun?  I’m sharing my recipe for Peppermint Play Dough! Who’s thinking about getting ready for the holidays yet?  My friends over at 30 Minute Crafts and The Country Chic Cottage are!  I’m excited to be part of their latest Round of Craft Lightning Holiday 2014, where each participant shares a craft that can be made in 15 minutes.  Be sure to go over and see what everyone else has to share for this {Read More}

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Pack Your Holiday Travel Suitcase in 7 Easy Steps

How to Pack Your Holiday Travel Suitcase in 7 Easy Steps

Come learn How to Pack Your Holiday Travel Suitcase in 7 Easy Steps! Everyone knows how much I love to travel!  I’ve gone on so many adventures over so many years that I could be all packed and ready to go in less than 30 minutes and not be stressed.  I’d love to share some ideas with you now.  You too can easily Pack Your Holiday Travel Suitcase in 7 Steps and here is how you do it. Packing for {Read More}

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Pecan Pie Puffs

Pecan Pie Puffs

Do you love Pecan Pie but don’t have time to make a large one, crust and all?  Then you’ll love my simple recipe for Pecan Pie Puffs! I love when Autumn rolls around and it’s cool enough to really start baking again!  To me, Thanksgiving and Christmas wouldn’t be the same without our standard classic desserts, like Pecan Pie.  Sometimes though you need a quick sweet treat without all the hassles of making it the same way that Grandma did.  {Read More}

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Thanksgiving Dinner Essentials

My list of Thanksgiving Dinner Essentials

Do you have a list of Thanksgiving Dinner Essentials that you couldn’t live without?  I’m sharing some of mine today with you. Thanksgiving is next week!  Can you believe it?  Seems to creep up a little quicker each year.  There are many things I just have to use to make my Thanksgiving complete.  I could have a dinner without them but it just wouldn’t be as cute or fun now would it?  I love Thanksgiving and have many traditions for {Read More}

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Christmas Cards and Cocoa

Christmas Cards and Cocoa

Christmas Cards are always a fun thing to receive in the mail.  If you combine Christmas Cards and Cocoa you are in for double the fun!  Today I’m sharing my top tips on how to send cards out with ease and actually be excited about it.  I also have a bonus recipe for some great Hot Cocoa!  Your Christmas TO DO list just got simple and a lot more and fun! The tradition of the Christmas Card itself is always {Read More}

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Surviving The Holidays With Family

Tips For Survivng The Holidays With Extended Family

Like my hat?  Then you’ll LOVE my Tips For Surviving The Holidays With Extended Family! Not everyone has the perfect family or even memories of that perfect holiday dinner.  I’m lucky enough to NOT have anything too crazy to deal with in my family but things still come up that aren’t expected and I need to learn to deal with it.  I’ve been seeing friends and acquaintances dealing with it already.  This is why I’ve been thinking a lot about {Read More}

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Burlap and Buttons Napkin Rings

Burlap and Buttons Napkin Rings

I still have more burlap and am looking for some creative ways to use it.  These Burlap and Buttons Napkin Rings were so fun to make that I decided to make more! They’re so simple too!  Here is what you need to do to make some of your own Burlap and Buttons Napkin Rings. Burlap is such a versatile fabric that mixes well with many decorating styles, colors, and textures- making it a great base to add your own touches {Read More}

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Ways To Stay Healthy During The Holidays

8 Ways To Stay Healthy During The Holidays

Do you get so busy this time of year that you don’t realize what you’re eating?  Can’t find the time to exercise?  Here are 8 Ways To Stay Healthy During The Holidays. The most common New Year’s resolution is to lose weight. Why? Because the holiday season brings about holiday parties, family parties, holiday feasts and more. People tend to over-indulge and be less active.  Help is here because FITNESS has a place at your holiday home too.  Here are {Read More}

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Turkey Shaped Cheese Ball

Turkey Shaped Cheese Ball

How fun is this Turkey Shaped Cheese Ball?  You can make one for your Thanksgiving Table too! Here’s how you can make a Turkey Shaped Cheese Ball yourself. For the Cheese Ball: 2 8oz bricks of cream cheese; softened to room temperature 1 cup Green Onions; thinly sliced 6 oz Deli Ham; chopped 1 Large Piece of Waxed Paper For the Turkey: 1 Box of Pretzel Flips (or cracker of choice) 3-4 Carrots; peeled and sliced 1 Small Sliver of {Read More}

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Macys Culinary Council / Chef Todd English

Macys Culinary Council with Chef Todd English

Do you love to cook?  Do you have a favorite chef?  Check out Macys Culinary Council / Chef Todd English Todd English is one of those chefs that is on that list for me.  He’s right up there next to Wolfgang Puck and Giada DeLaurentis, whom I’ve also met.  So this is where you hear a {squeal} of excitement when I found out I get to meet and learn from him next weekend!  You can join me too! Todd English {Read More}

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