Happier Holidays (and nights) #HappierHolidaysSweeps

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It's December.  Life is HECTIC for almost everyone.  Regular life activities, but also? Holiday shopping, baking, wrapping, gifting, visiting and celebrating on top of day to day activities.  It's fun and it's wonderful but it can also be oh so very stressful. Even finding places for friends and family to sleep when they come over ...

4 reasons to try Jamberry Nails #Giveaway)

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I've been hearing about Jamberry Nails for a long time, but hadn't tried them until my friend Shaun was all "Brett you NEED to try them!!" and so I did. Finally.  Or I tried them on the girls. I haven't done mine yet, although I promised the girls I would do Christmas themed nails to ...

Fluid for your car

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We're going to just add the liquids in your cars to the list of things I never paid much attention to. Except for wiper fluid and gas, of course. Those I pay attention to. (My husband tells me I have used more wiper fluid since he's met me than most people use in a lifetime. ...

Fun Christmas Pajamas #Giveaway

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I always wanted new pajamas for Christmas. As a kid, I did get new pajamas once in a while, but it wasn't ever a thing.  Not a tradition.  From the first Christmas we were parents, the kids have all gotten new pajamas on Christmas Eve, with a small quiet toy or book in the package. ...

Silhouette Portrait T-Shirt Project #SilhouettePortrait #Giveaway

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I have a new toy, and I love it!  The Silhouette Portrait puts all other crafting tools to shame-  Not only is it super easy to use but the variety of projects and mediums that you can use makes it a crafters MUST have on your desk at all times item. Check out what I ...

Funky styles for girls: My Little Jules (Giveaway)

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While I may not be on trend with fashion for me, my girls really like to be... and I don't mind it at all.  I actually love when we find things that everyone else doesn't have, pieces that are comfortable, stylish, and made to wear. We've loved My Little Jules before, and have fallen in ...

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 ...

Getting rid of pet hair #NeatoVacuumBestForPets #Giveaway

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The word chaos does not even begin to describe my home at times. Especially in the winter, when we are all confined to the indoors for a large majority of our time. Don't get me wrong, I love every minute of it…. But I also often find myself dreaming of cloning myself. Just one extra ...

Rudolph turns 50 #Rudolph50 #ShineBright #giveaway

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is the longest-running and highest-rated holiday TV special of all time, and it is inarguably a beloved part of the American holiday tradition.   This year is the 50th anniversary of the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.  Yes, the sort-of fuzzy and very dated little reindeer with the bright red nose who ...

Cake Boss Halloween Demo and Giveaway

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Buddy Valastro, star of TLC’s hit TV series, Cake Boss, teams up with his talented 11-year old daughter, Sofia Valastro, and Carlo’s Bakery lead decorator, Gabrielle Parisi, in co-hosting Holiday Baking Live with Cake Boss™, an interactive baking demonstration that will be broadcast live from Buddy’s expansive Cake Boss baking facility in Lackawanna, New Jersey. Holiday ...