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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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Surprise Birthday Brunch

Every once in a while you get blown away. For my birthday we spent time at the lake with my family. While I was surfing, the girls giggled and laughed incessantly while they were commenting on my newly gained skills. They were videoing me.  I really wish that I...

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Top Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

So Moms are always hard to shop for. I know my Mom says she never needs anything. I must be truthful and admit I am not much better. Usually if I find something I need, I will get it when I find it. Otherwise the things I want/ need...

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Make Your Own Easter Basket

Spring is now officially here. This is a fun activity and an easy display to make when you have just a little time. It can be done with young children as well. First select a nice basket. I inherited this one from my mother-in-law Kay. It is perched by the...

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Spring is in the Air, and on the Table

If you haven’t already guessed, I get a little out of control when it comes to decorating for special occassions. Some seasons and holidays are fairly simple to decorate. Halloween has ghosts and Jack-o-lanterns, Thanksgiving has pumpkins, Christmas has trees and wreath.  Spring has always been a bit trickier...

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