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I just can’t believe I am back again in the kitchen making gingerbread houses. This time last year I was building a gingerbread village as a centerpiece for an afternoon tea party at my church that took me almost a week to make from start to finish. It was so worthwhile, and I was so happy with the results. It was also my first time ever...
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     My mom always told me to keep my alms in secret. To be honest I never had a clue what that meant, but I figured it out watching my mom and grandmother around Christmas time. I remember going into my Grandmothers basement and seeing an entire chocolate factory. She spent hours making the most decadent treats. She worked...
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Tis the season! Christmas and sugary treats go hand in chocolate and peppermint, hot cocoa and whip cream...and you know...all the other delightful combinations that ring in this  joyful blessed day that we all love so much! Spread good cheer this Christmas by baking up some of these sweet yummies that we found over at...
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This post is sponsored by Crazy 8, but all opinions of the brand and product are my own. Basically, I think Crazy 8 Rocks. You'll see why below. --- Do you ever wander the mall hoping to find that perfect little black dress for yourself and end up shopping for your kids? I never thought the day would come that I would enjoy shopping for my...
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$500 for you.  $500 for your BFF.  Let's get this CHRISTMAS CASH GIVEAWAY STARTED NOW. Christmas Cash for 2 Giveaway ends on Friday at midnight.  Open to USA and Canada residents.  Must be 18 years or older.  See giveaway rules for complete details.  Thanks to all the sites for donating so we can make this giveaway possible....
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by  |  posted under Do It Yourself, Gift Giving, Sewing, Uncategorized
  An idea for a better apron came to me over thanksgiving when I pulled out my trusty thanksgiving apron and the straps around my neck kept falling down.  I knew there had to be a better way to make it where I wouldn't constantly be re-adjusting the straps. However, during the holiday rush, making an apron for myself isn't at the top...
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What is your life mantra? Do you have a word or phrase that gives you encouragement or strength? I think mine would be "FAITH" or perhaps, "FOREVER". What about you? These darling bands from Mantraband allow you to wear your heart on your sleeve...err...wrist. These stackable, inspirational bands make the perfect gift this holiday season -or...
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Kylee from Kylee's Korner is doing a video-mini series exclusively for our readers.  She is incredibly talented (and obviously incredibly beautiful).  We love the easy tutorials that can make a world of difference in a busy woman's life.  We know you'll love her as much as we do! --- I wanted to create a fun easy look that everyone can...
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by  |  posted under Christmas, Desserts, Traditions
When someone in our family requests a cake (for birthday or otherwise) its always Oreo Frozen Delight. But the minute peppermint ice cream hits the grocery freezer  our family's favorite dessert gets a holiday makeover. This takes just a few minutes to throw together and it will have your guests begging for more! Here's what you need: Candy...
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by  |  posted under Birthdays, Christmas, Do It Yourself, Father's Day, Gift Wrapping, Holiday, Uncategorized
  I've always been up for a good laugh, and these wacky wrapping ideas don't disappoint!  Step outside of the box with your gift wrapping and get creative.  {My brothers will just cringe with #10!} 1. Wrap it up in that old shirt that is always the brunt of some joke. 2. Wrap it up with your own mug shot. {Get custom photo...
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