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Stocking Stuffers To Brighten Up The Holidays

This is a partnered post. The holidays are merry and bright, and part of the reason is because twinkling holiday lights, scented candles, and Energizer® are lighting things up. I had been racking my brain for great ideas for stocking stuffers and gifts for our friends who are as adventurous as we are, and of […]

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Homemade Frosted Sugar Cookie Hot Cocoa

Chilly days with snow filled skies, wintery nights filled with cuddling and holiday movies. It’s the best time of the year, and a time we spend indoors a great deal by our faux fireplace with down blankets and puzzles and hot beverages. We recently had our first snow fall, which the boys watched with anticipation […]

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A Penguin Encounter

A day with the penguins was what my son asked for as his birthday wish, so a day with the penguins was what he got. My sons both love animals, and a local-ish aquarium offers “Penguin Encounters” that allow guests to get up close to these feathered, non-flying friends. We started the day with church […]

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Younger Looking Skin In 28 Days

Beautiful, soft, young looking skin is something we always want, but as we head into the holiday season (and face reunions, parties, and large holiday get-togethers with people we haven’t seen since last year) we especially want to look terrific. I took the #Olay28Day Challenge by applying Olay Regenerist Micro Sculpting Cream all over my […]

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Our Family Potrait

This is a partnered post It’s been quite a while since we took a family portrait… five years to be exact. The last family photo we have hanging on a wall was when me younger son was not quite one year old, and my husband expressed disappointment about this. I agreed with him… we needed […]

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