Best Teacher Gift

Teacher gifts are always tricky.  It is always difficult to figure out what to give. The girls and I always want to get something personal to say thank you for the wonderful teachers they have each year. As they get older, they have more teachers, often up to 8...

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Top Finds: The Best Projector

Last Thanksgiving we went to my sisters and watched movies on a projector she had borrowed from her brother in law. Its images filled almost the entire wall. All the kids had a blast. We all came home with the resolve to get one ourselves. No longer did we...

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Best Wings

Nothing beats wings on game day, or any other day for that matter. We have tried wings everywhere they are offered including those that range from those in Buffalo,NY to Southern Fried to Korean BBQ (which by the way is very good if you have never had- Try the...

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Chocolate Alphabet

A few years back, perhaps 10 to be exact. We took the girls to Dylan’s Candy Bar in New York. Amongst the many confections one in particular caught my eye. They had chocolate birthday candles decorated with sprinkles. Sadly, they did not have the numbers need for the girl’s...

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Baby Kale Salad

I’m always looking side and way to get a good nutricious side in the family.  This is a simple easy way to do that.  During the week we occasionally used prepackaged greens. For this one we used contains Baby Kale, chard, and spinach. Next I run cabbage through the...

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Paperwhites- Forcing Bulbs

Paperwhites are one of my favorite holiday traditions. I love the fragrance they impart when you walk in the door. I love their light and simple appearance. I also love their long life even after they bloom. You can get them store bought or in a kit. You can...

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The Elf On The Shelf Appears Tomorrow

For all of you wonderful follower, just a reminder to review with your children that The Elf on the Shelf will be back in your homes tomorrow. Have a wonderful night!     For those of you who don’t already know about the Elf on the Shelf… Have you...

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Holiday Card Display

We all love getting holiday cards. It’s fun to see how friends, family, and their children grow, particularly those who we don’t get to see very often.  How to store and display those cards during the holiday season can often be tricky however. Often they lie on the mantle...

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Setting a Gorgeous Thanksgiving Table

As you already know, I love the holidays. I love baking, decorating, and spending time with family.  It is an even a more precious time since our eldest went away to school this year. Setting the Thanksgiving table has always been one of the more difficulty tablescapes for me. It...

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Inspired Halloween Tablescape

I love Fall and the impending excitement of upcoming holidays that it brings. Halloween is one of my favorites. Along with decorating the outside of the house, I also like to set the table.  It is a great way to get in the spirit. I like to set the...

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