Ribbon Christmas Tree

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I love to add something special to my gift wrapping.  Sometimes it is a simple piece of pine or berries, other times I tie a little ornament on, but this year I've made a simple Ribbon Christmas Tree for my packages.  Well, actually I made lots of them for my holiday gift giving.  They are ...

What Is Your Holiday Decorating Style? #BestDressedHome

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Kmart And Sears Want To Know: What Is Your Holiday Decorating Style? ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Fa la la la la la la la la!"  What does jolly look like in (or out of) your home? Have you decorated for Christmas yet? While some people are procrastinators, others have had their decorations up since ...

Gift Ideas for Beer Lovers

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This post brought to you by Great Clubs. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Five Great Gift Ideas for Beer Lovers Are you a beer drinker? Beer is a beverage that can be enjoyed by everyone from the president of your company to the plumber who is fixing your kitchen sink. ...

Tips to Surviving the Holidays with a Baby #TisTheSqueezin

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Happy Family Products for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Tips to Surviving the Holidays with a Baby Being a parent can be so overwhelming, especially when it happens for the first time. Kids do not come with an instruction book, so when they ...

Make Your Holiday Shopping Count: Show You Care With We-Care

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Make Your Holiday Shopping Count: Show You Care With We-Care   When the time allows, which is not often, I love to settle in and watch a little TV. Hey! It is cheap entertainment, right?! For 30 minutes or even a few hours, I get to lose myself in my favorite shows. If you like to keep ...

#BegginforPresents Party Recap (Furry Cuteness Inside)

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Triad Retail Media for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Year-round, Purina works to give you the best options in food and treats for your pets. You can visit a Walmart store for great prices on Purina products, or go online to the Purina® Pet Park ...

Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Egg Nog Icing

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This recipe is one I've been kicking around since I visited Mount Vernon in September. Given my love of George Washington and chocolate, this wasn't a stretch to come up with.  Knowing GW liked chocolate too?  Even better (even if chocolate wasn't really truly enjoyed in baking until after he was gone...) but I did ...

The Perfect Gift for Bookworms #ListenMore

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Five Reasons Scribd Is the Perfect Gift for Bookworms “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads, only lives one.” George RR Martin, a Dance with Dragons When you think about books, what immediately comes to mind? Are you a voracious reader who cannot bear to be without the words ...

Frozen Peg Dolls Craft

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Sorry folks, the Frozen craze is not yet over. Clothing, toys, snacks, etc... Nope, I don't think it is going anywhere soon.     These Frozen themed peg dolls are a great way to indulge their love of Frozen in a simpler way.  Handmade gifts show that you put time and attention into just the perfect gift, even ...

Oreo Truffles

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Who doesn't love an Oreo? I'm sure they are out there but they must be the minority. How about delicious oreo's crushed, mashed up with cream cheese and coated in white chocolate? Well, darn, now I gave away the whole recipe...Really it is that simple, but they look so fancy and pretty sitting on your ...