Tag Archives: gifts

Simplifying the Holidays

Christmas is my favorite holiday. As I’ve probably mentioned before, I start planning for Christmas on December 26th…a year in advance. For me, it is the thought that is the most important part of the gift, so I work most … Continue reading

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Helping Children Learn to Read

little girl in a big book Charlotte

Do your kids love getting lost in a book? Like Janae, I have been asked many times what I have done to have my kids reading so early. Sure, I know kids who have read earlier. Ours have all been … Continue reading

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Fall Favorites Basket Exchange Party

Three years ago, my very best friend had the most ingenious idea for a autumn inspired party. Both she and I share a love of this time of year, but living in Arizona didn’t offer much in the way of … Continue reading

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Customize Your Stuff

I have recently been introduced to a great site where you can create customized designs from everything from Keds shoes and skateboards to t-shirts, hats, and necklace pendants.  And unlike other shops I have seen, this one does not have … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards that Save Children

Wow, I just came across an inspiring organization that’s doing a lot of good.  Enable-USA helps children who are coerced to be fighters in the drug wars in Colombia to leave their militia units and rehabilitate.  One thing the children do as part of … Continue reading

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Christmas Party–Easy, Fun, and Cheap!

My family is a family of Christmas Party Hostesses.  We love getting together for the holidays with family and friends.  So you’ll likely see quite a few ideas of how to have great Christmas parties.  The reality of it all … Continue reading

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