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Why there’s no Elf on my Shelf

On the surface, Elf on the Shelf is just my kind of thing. When I was on maternity leave with my youngest baby, for instance, I would set up my oldest daughter’s Minnie Mouse in various scenarios around the house every day while she was at preschool. Occasionally I pack my kids a Pinterest-worthy lunch. […]

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Cup'le of Thoughts On Christmas

A Cup’le of Thoughts on Christmas

Like many of you, I’m a huge fan of Christmas. The birth of Jesus Christ, the feelings it brings, the way people come together, the joy, the love, the happiness, the twinkling lights, the pine smells and Starbucks holiday cups. For me, the holiday cups are a fun outward reminder that Christmas season is upon […]

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Last Minute Gas Station Stocking Stuffers

Over the last few years since having kids, my husband and I have started a tradition of giving each other stocking stuffers in lieu of larger gifts. With the cost of travel and presents for kids and extended family, it adds up fast. We wanted to still shower each other with gifts, but do so […]

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