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Kit Cat Clock #Giveaway {Ends 12/31}

Kit-Cat Clock’s iconic swinging tail, rolling eyes and contagious smile has inspired joy in America since 1932. Keep an American icon in America! Kit Cat Clock The Kit Cat Clock has been around for over 80 years! While I didn't have one as a child, I did know a few people who did. This is a really cute clock that runs off of C Batteries (not included), and comes in a variety of colors and sizes. I love that the Kit-Cat Clock is Made in the USA, and is constructed of plastic, so it's perfect for a child's room, a…
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Kidz Bop Christmas Wish List #Giveaway {Ends 12/31}

The Kidz Bop Christmas Wish List CD contains 14 fun Christmas songs kids will enjoy. Holiday Gift Guide: Kidz Bop Christmas Wish List CD *The links in this post may be affiliate links. Purchases made after clicking links in this post help support his blog. Thank you! Great gift idea for: Kids of any age, particularly ages 5 - 12. Details: My kids really like the Kidz Bop music and Christmas music, so this was a good, fun combination for them. You can see the songlist in the picture below. I have one additional copy to send to one lucky reader…
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Gift Ideas: Books!

Gift Ideas: Books! Books make great gifts for everyone. There are books to meet most any category of interest. If you are struggling to come up with an idea for a gift for someone, a gift certificate to a bookstore is an idea, or to be more personal, purchase them a book in an area that appeals to them. Here are some ideas for some books that would make great holiday gifts this season! Patterns of Evidence: Exodus - Available in book and DVD (or Blu-ray) formats. Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus is an award-winning documentary by filmmaker Timothy Mahoney that…
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Vicks Sweet Dreams Humidifier & Smart Temp Thermometer

Sleep comfortably during the winter months while the Vicks Sweet Dreams Cool Mist Humidifier offers a gentle cool mist to keep cold & flu symptoms at bay. The Vicks Sweet Dreams Cool Mist Humidifier helps to relieve congestion using the comfort of a cool mist humidifier. Sometimes kids are concerned about the addition of a mechanical object in their room, and Vicks helps to relieve some of that anxiety by incorporating animated images for dream filled sleep. The Cool Mist Humidifier has a projector that turns your child's bedroom ceilings into a safari, sea or star-filled sky, and is able to run independent of…
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Christmas Potpourri Recipe with Printables

I love the smell of Christmas potpourri during the holidays. The combination of oranges, cranberries and cinnamon sticks is delightful, and makes the home smell festive! This recipe is super simple and easy to make, using just 5 ingredients and a bit of water. The only work required is to slice the orange and put the other ingredients in a pot, bring to a simmer, and reduce to low for as long as you'd like to enjoy the fantastic scent. Your house will smell amazingly warm and inviting! Even though these smells remind me more of Christmas (hence the title, Christmas Potpourri),…
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Rudolph Chow Snack Mix Recipe

This Rudolph Chow Snack Mix recipe is perfect served in a large bowl at a holiday party, or in individual bags with printable toppers for school parties. I really enjoy making different themed chow mixes for each holiday season during the year, and this Rudolph Chow recipe is perfect for the Christmas season. It can be served in a large bowl at a holiday party, or in individual bags with printable toppers for school parties. Before you serve it though, make sure you check to see if anyone has a peanut allergy, since it does contain peanut butter. You can easily…
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Christmas Tree Krispie Treats

Christmas Tree Krispie Treats are a fun and easy way to get into a festive holiday spirit. I am having a blast making different themed recipes this holiday season, and the next I'd like to share with you is Christmas Tree Krispie Treats. Each weekend in our town there is at least one craft fair at a local school or church in our town, and more in neighboring towns. For the schools in our town, I've tried to donate some homemade items for them to use at the PTO Bake Sale table when I was able, I donated some to the…
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Flirty Aprons

Holiday Gift Guide: Flirty Aprons *The links in this post may be affiliate links. Purchases made after clicking links in this post help support his blog. Thank you! Details: Flirty Aprons make Womens Holiday Aprons, but they also have Aprons for Men & Children too. They are fashionable, reasonably priced, adorable, functional, and do a great job of protecting your clothes while you cook, bake, or serve food. They make EXCELLENT hostess gifts too, so the hostess can look fabulous, but not worry about ruining a nice outfit while she serves during a party. I have a wish list of Aprons that…
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Things Remembered

The personalized Baggallini® Avenue Tote Bag from Things Remembered will soon be your go-to bag. Lightweight and roomy, this purse has a place for everything, with interior organizational pockets, a padded compartment for laptops up to 15", and a zippered smartphone pocket. Holiday Gift Guide: Baggallini® Black Avenue Tote Details: Things Remembered, the nation's leading retailer of personalized merchandise, is offering customizable gifts this holiday season. I received a Baggallini® Black Avenue Tote, monogrammed with my initials on it, and I am infatuated with it! Should you see me out and about around New England or at a Conference, I'll be happy…
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Christmas Movie #Giveaway {Ends 12/24}

I really enjoy watching Christmas movies, and try to watch at least one a day during the holiday season. I am pleased to share with you a couple of DVD's that I have enjoyed, courtesy of Universal Studios Home Entertainment. I really love classics and slapstick humor, and many of the WC Fields Collection are among my favorites to enjoy. Fields: Comedy Essentials Collection Format: DVD # of Discs: 5 Background: • Celebrating Field’s 100th Anniversary in film. • Featuring a comprehensive 18-film collection of Fields comedies together for the first time ever: • Million Dollar Legs, If I Had a…
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Crabtree & Evelynn

Holiday Gift Guide: Crabtree & Evelyn *The links in this post may be affiliate links. Purchases made after clicking links in this post help support his blog. Thank you! Details: I am thrilled to share with you that Crabtree & Evelyn sent me one of their Memory Makers Hand Therapy Tins, featuring Fruit and Botanicals Hand Therapy, and a beautifully wrapped box of nail lacquer. I am a big fan of the Crabtree & Evelyn line of products, and was honored that they contacted me. The picture above, is the items they sent me. I first heard about this company years ago,…
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Christmas Tree Strawberry Bites

These Christmas Tree Strawberry Bites are so easy and fun to make.  We attend several holiday parties throughout the Christmas Season, and I like to take a different treat to each one. It's the time of year when my kitchen is cranking out the sweet holiday treats! We don't eat a lot of sweets regularly, and I have a long list of items to try, so the holiday season is the perfect opportunity. I can bake and create to my hearts content, then send most of the end product to holiday parties, bake sales, and donate to the school craft…
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Winter Emergency Supplies to keep in your car.

Winter is unpredictable, it's important to know which Winter Emergency Supplies to keep in your car, so you aren't caught unprepared! The first year we lived in New England, we found out just how much we didn't know about being prepared for winter weather. We found ourselves unprepared for many different situations, and 3 years later, we're still learning. Things come up that you just weren't aware were even possibilities, so you don't know to prepare for them. I'm hoping I can save someone some stress by sharing with you a few things we've found useful and helpful. I don't…
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Christmas Tree Brownies

These Christmas Tree Brownies are adorable, and fun to make with the kids. They can be made from scratch or using a box mix to save time! I just love how easy it can be to turn food into different themes for various holidays. The kids love to decorate cookies, brownies, and cakes, to eat at home and to take with us to holiday parties. Today, I'll show you how easy it is to turn regular brownies into Christmas Tree Brownies! Depending on the amount of time I have, I'll decide if I want to use my Homemade Brownies Recipe…
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