Bing Crosby sang of a white Christmas, and also a Hawaiian Christmas… If you’re sick of the cold weather – escaping the norm and heading to a warm, sunny beach destination can be a great alternative way to spend the holidays… But if you’re actually a fan of cold and snowy weather, and...
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Halloween is on the way, so we’ve put together some awesome, easy costumes that are great for the last minute DIYers. No need to scour the internet or pay a visit to any kitschy, pop-up costume outlet, because we’ve got you covered. With these ideas, you can still look festive at any Halloween...
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Hanging Christmas lights seems like your run of the mill holiday tradition… but schlepping all those lights and decor up a ladder is actually as dangerous as it is tedious. Continue reading “Tradition, or Tragedy? Christmas Lighting Safety Tips”
Christmas lights have gone through an evolution of sorts since their inception in the early 1900’s. Light bulbs, in general, have become more reliable and efficient since Edison’s bright idea came to fruition. In the 21st century, we have lights that look better, cost less, and are easier to...
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‘Tis the season… okay, it’s always cookie season. We LOVE the true classics… sugar cookies shaped like snowflakes, snicker-doodles and gooey chocolate chip cookies… but today we’re here to revive some Christmas cookie classics you may have forgotten about! Continue reading...
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Love it or hate it, Christmas music is inescapable this time of year! They’re classic, they’re fun and they’re earworms. Christmas music is some of the most covered music – you’ll be surprised how many different versions of your favorite tune you can find online. So in...
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While Pinterest is generally overwhelming, (how many times have you done the whole “pin now, read later” thing and never actually tried the recipe or craft?) it really does house some phenomenal craft ideas. When it comes to keeping the kids under control and from getting too stir-crazy on a...
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While the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year… it can get a bit hectic as you grow older. As a child, your biggest worry around Christmas was whether or not Santa remembered to get you that ONE gift you wanted SO BADLY. Now you’re juggling the rush of shopping, scheduling,...
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Eat, drink and be merry… that’s what Thanksgiving and Christmas are all about, right? But let’s be honest, coming together with loved ones over the holidays is sometimes best paired with a cocktail. We’re here to share some of our favorite holiday cocktails – and for the...
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Why do we kiss under the mistletoe? What’s the big idea? We dove into the interwebs to find out exactly where this tradition originated. We found some interesting stuff regarding ancient rituals and medicinal usage on top of the current-day tradition of just hanging it in the doorway and waiting...
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