holidays


Are you freaking out because this is your first year hosting Thanksgiving dinner and you’re not sure you can pull it off? Fret not, little turkey. I’m here for you. Since I’ve been through this many times, I can assure you this is totally doable with the help of some Thanksgiving dinner planning. I want...

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In my house, Thanksgiving is probably 90% about the food and 10% about the Thanksgiving decorations. I have to be honest, setting a fancy table has never been one of my strongest suits. “Plates? Yep. Silverware? Yep. Something to drink? Yep. OK, let’s eat.” But since I’ve entered the world of a homeowner, DIY’er and...

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Themed photo booths are so popular right now for every kind of event from weddings to backyard parties. Get into the patriotic spirit with a fun and festive 4th of July photo booth of your own! There are so many great ideas for backdrops, decorations, and props. You could go as simple or as fancy...

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Memorial Day is just around the corner. If you’re thinking of hosting a big old bash or plan on attending a Memorial Day party as a guest, right about now you’re probably looking for ideas. Well, my friend, I’ve got your back! Feast your eyes on 20 amazing ideas for a Memorial Day party! We’ve...

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When Alex was little I started including bubbles in her Easter basket every year for a fun thing that wasn’t candy. And she LOVED it! So every year I looked for a new non-candy Easter goody to put in her basket. Pens, gift cards, chalk, and hair ties were all very popular over the years....

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A few weeks ago I went on a real spree at Dollar Tree and Walmart. They’d just put out all their stuff for spring and Easter and I went crazy. I love shopping at the dollar stores for craft supplies because even if I go totally nuts, it’ll still be under 30 bucks.  I’m constantly...

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Did you wait until now to start your holiday shopping? Again? No worries, my procrastinating friend. We’ve got your back with these last-minute gift ideas that will make you look like a hero instead of a zero. Today is the last day for free two-day shipping from Amazon (if you have Prime) but one-day shipping...

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In my daydreams, I’m that June Cleaver-esque mom, who gets up before everyone else on Christmas morning and lovingly prepares a special Christmas breakfast. Everyone wakes to the smell of whatever wonderful thing is cooking and comes downstairs, wide-eyed and full of Christmas cheer. The reality is that ever since Alex was 2 years old...

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