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Planning a Thanksgiving Feast Pt. 2: Decor and Tableware

Planning a Thanksgiving Feast Pt. 2: Decor and Tableware

Welcome to Part 2 of my series on Planning a Thanksgiving Feast.  If you haven’t read part 1, click here and get your free Thanksgiving Gathering checklist.  Today I’ll be sharing how I plan my table setting as well as some of my favorite places […]

Planning A Thanksgiving Feast – FREE CHECKLIST!

Planning A Thanksgiving Feast – FREE CHECKLIST!

  I realize it’s only mid-September but I’m a planner and, in the grand scheme of things, there isn’t a lot of time.  Planning a thanksgiving feast for even a small family is no simple task.  There’s the menu, the decor, and the “entertainment” (not […]

Blogmas Day 6: Top 10 Christmas Films

Blogmas Day 6: Top 10 Christmas Films

As we get closer to Christmas, the holiday movies are really making an appearance.  So far, I’ve watched MOST of my favorites that have aired on cable TV.  Here I’m sharing (in no particular order) my favorite Christmas Films of all time!  Happy Holidays!

Blogmas Day 5: Holiday Gift Ideas For Him

Blogmas Day 5: Holiday Gift Ideas For Him

Buying for men can be a challenge.  It’s so hard to find things that they’ll like and MOST of the men I know don’t want to receive something they NEED for Christmas.  I’ve compiled a list of things that I think any guy would love […]

Blogmas Day 4: Christmas on a Budget

Blogmas Day 4: Christmas on a Budget

Let’s be honest…it’s SUPER easy to just storm head first into the holidays without making a plan.    I would love to be able to just spoil my family with all the trimmings; from decorations, to food to gifts.  But the reality is, it’s just […]

Blogmas Day 3: Holiday Gift Ideas For HER

Blogmas Day 3: Holiday Gift Ideas For HER

It’s that time of year again!  I am so excited for Christmas and even though I wasn’t ready to let go of fall, I think I”m finally getting into the spirit!  Today I’m sharing with you my Holiday Gift picks for HER.  I’ve chosen things […]

Blogmas Day 2: December Goals

Blogmas Day 2: December Goals

I probably should’ve posted this yesterday but I was so excited about my holiday decorations.  It’s the lights and the Christmas Trees that really get me in the holiday spirit; that and Chestnut Praline Lattes.  This month I have a list of things I really […]

Blogmas Day 1:  Holiday Decorating

Blogmas Day 1: Holiday Decorating

Welcome to Blogmas!  It’s FINALLY December 1st and I couldn’t be more excited for this holiday season!  For the first time I’m going to do “Blogmas” this year and will be posting daily until Christmas!  I’ll be sharing holiday decor and craft ideas, gift ideas […]

The Beginning of the Holiday Season!

NORMALLY, my Christmas tree is up and decorated the day after Halloween.  I’m running a bit late this year because life’s been a bit crazy.  All of my Christmas stuff (including the tree) was in storage and more poor husband was working overtime this weekend.  That […]