Lower Holiday Stress with Marie Callender’s #HolidaySecrets #sponsored

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When it comes to the holidays, our to-do list seems to grow by a mile. The transition from the kids starting school to the holidays seems like it has about a day and a half in between the two! As much fun as it is to entertain, bake, cook, shop and wrap during the holidays, ...

Nokia Lumia 830 Can Make Your Holiday Brighter #MoreLumia #Cortana

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Five Ways the Nokia Lumia 830 Can Make Your Holiday Brighter   Is it okay if I admit I am freaking out just a little because Christmas is officially this week!? So much to do and so little time! I think that is the anthem of pretty much any busy mom on the planet right now! I ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tech gifts that last the whole year

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Remember the days when the thought of buying someone a new cell phone plan seemed scary? Your options were to either purchase a new plan (which would in turn need an expensive device to accompany it) AND you’d have to get locked into a contract where YOU’D be the one responsible for paying the bill ...

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 ...

Last Minute Family Friendly Gift Ideas #TheHappys

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Tell me I'm not the only one who still needs to find a few more gifts for the family.  I always realize at the last minute that I'm missing some fun games that we can all enjoy together.  Here are some of my favorite picks for the family....fun for all ages, parents, kids and in ...