Quick Easy DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar

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Microsoft Gift ideas

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I think you all know by now we are a Microsoft household.  Today I'm sharing some great Microsoft gift ideas in many price ranges! Perfect for the tech lovers in your life (and if you are a tech lover, gifts for you too!) Which is your favorite? Please note, the information was provided by Microsoft's ...

Practicing Soccer Skills At Home

Practicing Soccer Skills at Home

My two older children, ages 9 & 10, love soccer and wish they could practice their Soccer Skills and play year round.  In our little rural area they only offer youth soccer in the fall and it seems the season just flies by with not enough opportunity for the kids to really work on the ...

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 ...

2014 Hot Toys #Giveaway

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Have some kiddos on your holiday shopping list, but aren't sure what to get them? Maybe you're just curious what this year's hot toys will be so that you know what to buy now before they sell out. Or you could be like me and you just love toys, and you're curious what's out there ...

UFO toy gift idea #VectroninSpace

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Ever been stuck scrambling around Christmas shopping at the last minute, only to find all of the “hot item” must-have-toys of the season are all sold out??   I have.   Anyone that’s been in this boat before knows the importance of getting  a head start on the holiday madness, and snubbing those  cool toys before the masses get ...

Hickory Farms gives back when you give to others #HickoryTradition

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 This is a sponsored post about Hickory Farms.  Opinions are my own.  We all know that gift-buying can sometimes be difficult. Especially for those people who already have everything they need/want, your boss, a co-worker, neighbor, mail carrier, an acquaintance, or even a family member. One thing that is extremely popular and welcomed is products from ...

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 ...

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 ...