DIY Date Night Invite #BICMerryMarking #FandangoPink

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This post brought to you by BIC®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. My husband is the hardest person on my list to shop for.  He doesn't like a lot of 'stuff' and we don't like to buy gifts just to buy gifts. BUT, he's also my husband and I ...

Gingerbread Rice Krispie Treats

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The traditional flavor of gingerbread combined with a classic favorite-rice krispie treats makes for a unique and delicious goody to add to your Christmas baking list.  They will become a favorite of kids and kids at heart as well between the spicy seasonal flavor and the cute little shape.   Leave them just as they ...

Snowman Oreo Cookie Balls Recipe

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A few weeks ago my friend Liz posted a Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls recipe using Peppermint Oreos.  That made me REALLY want Oreos.  I'd never seen the peppermint variety before, so naturally, that's what I had my eye on.  I brought them home and realized, well, hey! I could eat these and enjoy these, but ...

Great Gifts under $99

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Younger children are great during the holidays. Their excitement is contagious, and the things on their list are usually pretty easy to come by. Things like the latest doll, or video game, and maybe a host of items they’ve circled from the latest toy store’s catalog.   And then… they grow up.   And become teens and tweens.   That’s ...

M&M Holiday Cookie Bars

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Part cookie, part bar. This M&M cookie bar is a tasty Christmas treat for an after school snack, or to add to your holiday baking for sharing.  While they are delicious for a year round treat using holiday M&Ms makes for a festive, seasonal dessert. They are perfect with a big glass of milk  and ...

Girls Week Away

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Princess Cruise Lines.......I didn't know where to start, so I'm starting with my cousin.  We're just a few months apart in age, as our moms were, and while we've always had a connection, we've never really had time to get to know one another as adults.  Not just "us" anyway.  Princess Cruise Lines invited me ...

Iced Peppermint Double Chocolate Brownies

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Not a cookie, again. Yes I know.  But variety is the spice of life right? So you are going to want a treat platter heaping with a variety of delicious sugar laden treats aren't you? I thought so, let's move on. These brownies are so delicious they may as well be chocolate sin.  The brownies ...

Microsoft Black Friday Deals #MicrosoftBloggers #BlackFriday

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With the holidays right around the corner, Microsoft and its partner retailers are excited to announce great Microsoft Black Friday offers. From Surface Pro 3, to Xbox One, Lumia 830 and the hottest Windows laptops, you’re bound to find something for everyone on your list!   Here’s a sneak peek at some of the Black Friday offers! ·         ...

Leftover Mashed Potato Patties

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It's almost here, it's almost time for Thanksgiving!  Even if we don't host, ,we end up making a full spread over the holiday weekend.  Mostly because we LOVE all the leftovers.  I can't deny it.  The leftovers are half the awesome of the holiday foods!  Plus, we all make way too much, so we all ...

Timing holiday meals #Giveaway

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  I think the hardest part about prepping for the holidays is timing holiday meals perfectly. After spending so much time putting together a mouth-watering meal… it’s nice to have people actually be able to eat it while it’s warm.   Am I the only one that finds it slightly irritating if the meal that I’ve slaved over ...