Children’s Books To Celebrate Hanukkah

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Hi all! I am back with another entry in my holiday book suggestions list for 2014. It is hard to believe that Christmas is only 9 days away. But there is still time to find the perfect present for your favorite book lover. Today I am sharing some great children's books to celebrate Hanukkah. Whether you are giving them for a gift, or if you are teaching your kids about Hanukkah, you will be sure ... read more

Weekly Menu Plan: December 15th

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Wow! I totally cannot believe that December is half over already! Where has this year gone? I guess I am overly sensitive because in 3 days, I will have a 16 year-old. How did that happen? It seems like it was just yesterday that my first baby boy made his entrance in the world, after a little encouragement(READ: induction). Oh vey! Menu planning has been a little easier this week. My work ... read more

Let It Snow…….Heck No! #TrueBlogging

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Let it snow. Let it snow. Let it snow. Oh HECK no! Winter has not even officially begun yet, and I am SO over it! I think I have mentioned many, many times before that I am a lover of sunshine! And warmth. And no snow! I am sitting on the sofa blogging, and it is flurrying outside. Again. Have I mentioned, enough? I swear if this winter is like last winter, I am moving to Florida. I am ... read more

Christmas Teas

Christmas Teas for the holidays and gift giving

I love this time of year, everything is warm and cozy and people want to spend time with friends and family. One thing I enjoy doing is finding different Christmas Teas in the stores and online. Besides drinking tea you can also plan and attend Christmas Tea parties or have a tea party for two.  There are many stores where you can purchase these holiday teas and they come is such pretty ... read more

The Freedom To Be Spontaneous During The Holiday Season

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheMoodStrikes #CollectiveBias   One of my biggest challenges during the busy retail holiday season is balancing work life with home life. When I am at work, I am totally consumed with the needs and wants of my customers. By the time I get home from work, I just want to crash on the ... read more

$100 Walmart Giveaway with Boogie Wipes and Kandoo

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I'm teaming up with Boogie Wipes and Kandoo to spread the word about two great products - and to offer you a chance to win a $100 Walmart gift card! Whether you're looking to fill stockings or just want to stock up for cold and flu season, these two products will have your kids begging to blow their noses and wash their hands - and they're on Rollback at Walmart now! Head to your nearest ... read more

Holiday Book Suggestions For Frozen Fans

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When one is talking about books for Christmas for the kids in your life, suggestions for your favorite Frozen fans is definitely at the top of your list. You can't walk through any bookstore without having tons of Frozen available to view. Since I am blogging about holiday book suggestions, I am sticking with sharing the most popular books for Frozen fans. Now, I will preface this post with the ... read more

Holiday Book Suggestions For The History Buff

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One of the most popular book inquiries during the holiday season is this: what can I get my favorite history buff? I admit, I am not a huge reader of history books, so I rely on my co-workers to help me out. A few of my customers are all huge history experts, so they have been a big help on making up this list of book recommendations. I hope that you can find the perfect book for the history buff ... read more

Holiday Book Suggestions: Holiday Picture Books

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Holiday picture books are some of my favorites to read and recommend to my customers. I admit, I am still a kid at heart when it comes to reading children's books. And the holidays are no exception. In this edition of holiday book suggestions, I am sharing some of my favorites with you. I am sure you will be able to find some that you absolutely love. The Mitten 20th Anniversary ... read more