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Gift Swap 101: How to Host a Flawless Holiday Gift Exchange

The Holidays are my second favorite time of year. Sorry Santa, but I have a special place in my heart for ghosts, pumpkins and hayrides. It’s a Fall thing, especially here in Connecticut where each season has purpose.  However, the Holidays are a very close second. When December rolls in and the skies change color, the fireplace […]

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Behind the Holiday Card…

I love this season for SO many reasons. Candy canes. Hot chocolate. Twinkling white lights. Snowflake art. Fireplaces. Warm blankets. Elf. One of my absolute favorite “Decemberisms” is our daily trip to the mailbox to see family and friends’ holiday cards that our dear postman has delivered. I take a few moments to admire each one, the […]

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Our rescue dog Skylar enjoying a Fall day at the beach.

Make Black Friday Great Again

The day after Thanksgiving means I can eat pie for breakfast. For others, it’s a chance at amazing deals before dawn. Whatever camp you’re in, remember that Black Friday is really just about getting into the Holiday spirit with family and friends.  Take A Hike! (Literally) Clean-up the crumbs from Thursday’s feast, throw on some warm clothes and […]

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