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My Holiday Hangover

This year’s holiday season was different than the rest. My twins turned two and suddenly Christmas took on a new meaning. Seeing the excitement and anticipation through their eyes was amazing! It also led to me overscheduling and stressing out; wanting to make sure we had the perfect holiday. I’m left feeling exhausted, overworked, and […]

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How to Style Your Family for Holiday Cards

It’s that time of year again… Holiday card season. I highly recommend getting professional photos taken for your Holiday cards. Personally, we take ours in the fall, when it’s still warm out. An added bonus is it’s not last minute or rushed. Pictures are a wonderful keepsake, a way to freeze time, and a great […]

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The Magic of the Broken Snow Globe

It was a typical weeknight about ten days before Christmas. I had a list of twenty items that needed to be completed before the holiday arrived, yet the idea of sitting on my couch in sweatpants watching Monday Night Football and bouncing around between apps on my phone seemed like a much more appealing decision. […]

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Etsy Shop Round-Up

Imagine yourself at a craft fair. There are rows of tables as far as the eye can see, each one covered with beautiful pieces of art, handcrafted by someone with a creative passion.   Now, imagine that there is a place set up as a 24/7 online craft fair, with easy ways to purchase these […]

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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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