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What to Do with Your Kids During Christmas Break

Having the kids at home for an extended period of time is never a good idea…especially in winter when it is freezing outside and snow covers the ground. I have two boys who have so...

10 Creepiest Animated Halloween Invitation Ideas

Usually, I try to make my guests feel welcome in my home — offering them drinks, inviting them to take snacks from the fridge, and lending them a pair of slippers. But, during my...
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Change up Your Gift-Wrap This Season with These DIY Ideas

When I was a little girl I was the ultimate gift wrapper in my house. Every time we had a party or a dinner to attend my mom would call me over, hand me...
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The Hottest Fashion Trends for Back to School

Back to school, back to school, back to school…….those words are like a beautiful song that is sang in my ears, and for many parents around the world. I love summer, I really do, and...
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15 Ways to Make Your Christmas Table Settings Extra Merry

There’s nothing like entering a home for a Christmas meal. The smell of gingerbread cookies and holly wafts from the front door, the toasty fireplace beckons your guests inside, and, of course, a delicious feast awaits...
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15 Innovative Ideas for Your Christmas Family Photos

When my husband and I were newly married, we snapped our Christmas photos on our amazing vacations. One year, we posed with a wreath in front of the Taj Mahal. The next, we rode...
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Thanksgiving Butternut Squash Soup

Fall is the most romantic season, hands down. There is something so special about throwing on that first sweater and watching the trees turn into flames of fire as the leaves turn red, orange...