Category Archives: Holidays

Holiday Wish List, Just for Teachers! (And a Giveaway!)

Hi, remember me? Whoever said teachers have it easy doesn’t have a clue! Yes, my day ends at 4pm (supposedly…though I usually leave closer to 5pm, sometimes later), but by the time I get home I’m exhausted from talking to, … Continue reading

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Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Returns to Theaters This Halloween!

Fans of The Nightmare Before Christmas, or Halloween, or Tim Burton, or any combination of the three,  have I got a treat for you! Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas will be exclusively at Regal Theaters for a very limited … Continue reading

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Road Trippin’ Recap #Miami2Tenn

How has it been a month already since we came back from our Framily vacation to Sevierville, Tennessee? In between loads of laundry, homework supervising, dinner making, and working, I’ve been reminiscing about the awesome time we had! Before I … Continue reading

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DIY Christmas Ornament

Last year I participated in an ornament exchange in one of the blogger networks I belong to. I decided that instead of purchasing an ornament, I was going to make one. I knew that my exchangee liked cooking, so I … Continue reading

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Establishing and Sticking to a Reasonable and Responsible Budget with Capital One 360

It sounds easy, doesn’t it? Establishing a budget and sticking to it. In our family we tend to overspend and justify it more often than I want to admit to: “but it’s such a great deal”, “our old one isn’t … Continue reading

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We went on a Florida Keys Staycation and loved it!

Do you know what it’s like to live in paradise? I do, though we don’t take advantage of it as much as we should. But that changed this past holiday weekend. We headed south, just a little over an hour … Continue reading

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Holiday recipes featuring cranberries

I came across this video featuring EXTRA’s Maria Menousnos, sharing great recipes using cranberries. These are great for this season’s holiday parties. Check it out!

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Getting into the Christmas spirit with Julep

I don’t know what happened, but I seem to have misplaced my Christmas spirit. Christmas is two weeks away and I’ve yet to decorate. In my head everything is up and beautiful, the lights on the tree are twinkling and … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. ~Nora Ephron, When Harry Met Sally (My all-time favorite quote, from my all-time … Continue reading

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Say it with flowers

One of nature’s greatest gifts is flowers, they convey feelings just as well as words do. Daisies and sunflowers are uplifting and cheerful, and roses and lilies are elegant and romantic. As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, the Earth laughs in flowers. … Continue reading

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