Upcycled Craft: Grinch Vase

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Grinch Christmas Vase Supplies: Empty wine bottle (or other bottle – shape or size of choice) Green yarn Green curly felt (wool) Red sheet felt Hot glue & glue gun   This is such an easy & fun craft for the holiday season and requires so few supplies!  Who doesn’t love that silly old Grinch?   Step 1 You can begin by removing the label on ...

Win a Hungry Jack Prize Pack including $175 Visa Gift Card! #Giveaway

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Hungry Jack is helping to bring back breakfast to families tables with their holiday inspired products and The Denver Housewife is sharing tips on how you can bring breakfast back to your family. Around here, we absolutely LOVE breakfast. Saturday morning we make "cancakes" together year round- they aren't always pretty but we don't ...

Surviving the Holidays With Out-of-Town Guests #HamptonHoliday #giveaway

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This post about surviving the holidays with out of town guests is sponsored.   Let’s be honest. You love your friends and family, but cramming everyone into your house for days at a time can be stressful and add to your already lengthy holiday host to-do list! Don't have enough room at home for your out-of-town ...

Wordless Wednesday: Microsoft Minion visits Seattle #WindowsChampion #Seattle

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Of course, if you know me, I'm never actually wordless. So this is fewer-than-normal Word Wednesday? These pics are from my Seattle trip last month with Microsoft.  The kids were wanting to know what I was going to be doing when I was away and instead of bringing a toy from all 3 of them ...

Printable Gift Bag Templates Make Gift Wrapping a Snap

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This post about printable gift bag templates was sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. We are snowed in here, even my husband' is working from home today. Which gave ME the chance to slip downstairs and get some much needed wrapping done.  Except that I discovered 2 little kittens found the wrapping supplies and ...

Gift Ideas for Men

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Some of these gift ideas for men were received in exchange for inclusion in the gift guide.  Others we just love.  Some items were donated to local organizations or national organizations for those less fortunate. Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker This little machine is awesome. Preheat the maker, grab your ingredients, and make your own delicious breakfast ...

American Girl Gift Ideas

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Here are several American Girl Gift Ideas  for that girl in your life who just loves her 18 inch doll play!!  American Girl of 2013  - Saige Doll & Paperback Book $179 Doll Wheelchair Set for 18" Dolls $36.95 Doll Soccer Outfit $23.50 Doll Bunk Beds With Ladder $35 Doll Cheerleader Outfit Set $12.95 18" Doll Cookware ...

Minecraft Gift Ideas

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Minecraft Gift Ideas   Minecraft - Xbox 360 $19.99   LEGO Minecraft - The Nether $56.60   Minecraft Wall Torch $30   Minecraft  Survival Pack Action Figure $21.49 Minecraft Baby Pig Plush $19.29     Creeper Pendant Necklace $4   Minecraft Wristbands $10.20 Minecraft Creeper Face Beanie $27 Minecraft Foam Pickaxe $24.88   Minecraft Like A Boss T-Shirt $13.67

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Inspiration from Bing Smart Search #ThisIsBing

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I want to thank Bing Smart Search for sponsoring this post and inspiring me to find some super yummy Christmas Cookies recipes! When I decided I wanted to do the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies feature, I realized quickly I didn't want to just do the cookies that my family has known and loved for ...