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2020 Kids Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Kids Holiday Gift Guide

I enjoy giving my kids meaningful gifts that also help them build their collections. Here are some of my top kids gift ideas and interactive toys for kids.

Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments Kids Craft

Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments Kids Craft

DIY projects are a colorful way to add seasonal cheer to your home! These popsicle stick Christmas tree ornaments are super cute and very easy to make using colored popsicle sticks and crafty embellishments.

Holiday Baking with Supernatural Sprinkles

Holiday Baking with Supernatural Sprinkles

What’s your favorite thing about the holidays? Mine is hands down the chance to make lots of delicious goodies and share them with family and friends. Of course, I can bake any time of the year, but there’s something extra special about baking for the holidays. I love making Christmas cookies with my kids, rich chocolate truffles and cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning. I also adore making homemade macarons because they are challenging to execute and beautiful when I succeed. Sprinkles a festive way to add color to holiday treats. I’m delighted to tell you about an awesome brand of soy-free sprinkles that are colored with natural food dyes.
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2019 Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

2019 Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

[Giveaway ended] Just in time for the holidays, our Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway highlights fun and interactive gift ideas for the whole family!

Holiday Gift Ideas for Her

Holiday Gift Ideas for Her

Gift giving at the holidays is a great occasion to thank the special lady in your life. Here are some of my hand picked gift ideas, accessories and body care products I think many women will enjoy!

Easy Homemade Cranberry Bliss Bars

Easy Homemade Cranberry Bliss Bars

Sweetness, creamy goodness and tart flavors are my favorite elements of a holiday dessert. You don’t have to get very fancy to make something absolutely delicious. I made these homemade Cranberry Bliss Bars for a few holiday parties this winter. Anyone who can follow directions can make these fancy and tasty treats!
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Baby’s First Christmas Holiday Gift Ideas

Baby’s First Christmas Holiday Gift Ideas

The holidays can be extra special if you are also celebrating Baby’s First Christmas. These simple and useful gift ideas for baby will be fun to unwrap and practical to use in everyday family life.

2019 Kids Holiday Gift Guide

2019 Kids Holiday Gift Guide

Some of the best gifts for kids are educational and inspire creativity. Here are some of our tried-and-true gift ideas for kids which encourage kids to learn, be creative and play with great quality toys.

Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites

Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites

The holidays are a great excuse to make fancy goodies! I love being creative for special occasions. I typically don’t make elaborate meals but when I’m planning a party or going to one, I love breaking out the gourmet ingredients. These Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites are a flavorful combination of savory, sweet and salty in one delightful package. They’re the perfect holiday appetizer because they look super fancy and the pomegranate provides a pop of color. I’m excited to share how to easily make these tasty treats for your next party!

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5 Reasons to Order Holiday Cards

5 Reasons to Order Holiday Cards

The holidays are a special time of year to connect with family and friends. Our family usually sends out a holiday photo card and we love displaying all the cards we receive. Here are 5 reasons why it’s valuable to order annual Christmas cards.

7 Holiday Treat Ideas & Christmas Sweets

7 Holiday Treat Ideas & Christmas Sweets

When the holidays roll around, it doesn’t take long for me to start thinking about what sort of delicious goodies am I going to make this year. Here are 7 inspiring Christmas treats you and your family will love.

Happy Holidays $2500 Cash Giveaway – Ended

Happy Holidays $2500 Cash Giveaway – Ended

It’s just about time for holiday gift shopping! I love the anticipation of buying gifts that are perfect for each family member. Shopping Black Friday sales or finding the perfect addition for my child’s toy collection makes the holidays feel festive and adds to the excitement of giving. Of course everyone could use a little extra cash during the holiday shopping season! We are excited to be a co-host for a fabulous Cash Giveaway totaling $2500! FIVE different winners will be chosen to win $500 each!

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Best Gift Ideas for Baby’s First Christmas

Best Gift Ideas for Baby’s First Christmas

Christmas is extra special when you’re celebrating a new little one. These gift ideas for baby are useful in the nursery or fun to stick in your little one’s stocking.

Great Gifts for Him & Her

Great Gifts for Him & Her

It can be challenging to shop for the special man or woman in your life. Many of these gift ideas are thoughtful and practical with some fun things mixed in too!

2018 Kids Holiday Gift Guide

2018 Kids Holiday Gift Guide

Gift shopping for kids can be tough, especially when you’re trying to pick gifts that are truly engaging. We love choosing kids’ gifts that are useful, educational, or add to an ongoing collection. Our Top Gift Picks for kids include a little bit of everything; from collectible dolls and STEM toys to brain-stimulating building sets and interactive discovery activities!
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