7 Winter Driving Tips

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Arrive Safely With These Seven Winter Driving Tips This post brought to you by Kelley Blue Book. The content and opinions expressed below are that of thismamaloves. As the kids transition from their summer to their school routines, our weather does a major transition of its own. Those dog days of summer are replaced by that cool crispness ...

5 tips to reduce holiday stress

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Can you believe we have less than two weeks left before Christmas is here? It feels like I have so much to do and so little time. There is a ton of cooking, shopping, school and sporting events for the kids and lots of work. I am getting stressed out just thinking about all of ...

Holiday Eating Tips

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A MOMS Club friend send this as a forward this morning.  I found it so funny I laughed for about 20 minutes.  To the person who wrote this: I love you, I miss you, where have you been all of my life?  You must be my soulmate. HOLIDAY EATING TIPS 1.    Avoid carrot sticks. Anyone ...

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 ...

DIY Ornament Gift Tag #BICMerryMarking #Sapphire

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Tis the season for shopping...and wrapping.  Here are some fun (and easy) DIY Ornament gift tags you can make to add something personal to your packages- and also give a homemade keepsake to your family and friends! ...

STEM Gift Ideas #GiftSmart

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What makes a gift great? In my opinion, it’s the thought that goes into it. Many people spend countless hours and dollars throughout the holiday season attempting to find the “perfect” gift. Something that will wow the recipient and leave them in awe. Often, however, that same awe inspiring gift is no longer being used months ...

Simple Snowman Vase Craft

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Simple Snowman Vase Do you love all things snowmen? If so, you must give this simple snowman vase a try. This simple snowman vase is just that, simple, and can be whipped up in just minutes. Perfect for displaying all winter long, this snowman vase is a frugal way to decorate your space. Here is how ...

Peppermint Martini (Candy Cane Martini)

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Holidays can mean fun parties, family gatherings, and sometimes, a cocktail is a fun way to celebrate (please drink responsibly)! We love peppermint for holiday time and making a Peppermint Martini just seemed like a fun idea.  You can also call it a Candy Cane Martini.  Whatever your preference! Peppermint Martini -  Ingredients 1 ½ oz vanilla vodka 1 ...