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Celebrating the Friday Cocktail {Recipe: Friday Night Coffee}

Ahhhh… Friday nights. This past Friday night I was in my PJ’s and in bed by 7pm. In fact, I had called a friend and left a voicemail at 5 to see if she wanted to come over for a glass of wine. I didn’t hear from her until 6:30 – and she was all […]

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A Good Day {Recipe: Hot Apple Cider Funnel Cakes}

You know it’s been a good day when one of the kids walks into the house from school and says “It smells like those doughnuts from the pumpkin patch and apple orchard in here. Why does it smell like those apple doughnuts? Where are the doughnuts?” No, I didn’t make doughnuts today, but I did […]

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Time With Harry & David and Friends {Recipe: Red Wine Peach Vinaigrette}

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of heading to Medford, Oregon to spend a few days with the folks at Harry & David. First of all, as you can probably guess, I loved Oregon. Completely and totally to pieces. And yes, I may have said one or two times that I want to […]

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Be Happy – A Happiness Project Giveaway – CLOSED

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to the winner, Debbie Mauer. Thanks to all who entered! I have a ton of things I should be putting up today but I feel pulled instead to share a spontaneous giveaway with you. As I look around and see the people around me, living our daily lives and […]

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Sterling Vineyards Search for the Ultimate Host

Friends, I’ve seen your parties… have even had the great privilege of being to some of them. You know how to throw a great event! Your Instagrams, Facebook updates, Tweets all tell me that you could easily be “The Ultimate Host“. I know you might be thinking “Me? The Ulitmate Host?” Yes, you! If you […]

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Cookies & Cream Magic Shell on Mini Ice Cream Cones

Cookies & Cream Magic Shell on Mini Ice Cream Cones

We had a little party this past weekend… you may have recalled me gushing about it in my most recent Happiness Report. It was such a wonderful night. So… it was a great party. You want to know how I know it was great? I was so absorbed with the people around me that I […]

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Chicago Cutlery Knife Set Giveaway

Chicago Cutlery DesignPro Knife Set Giveaway! CLOSED

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Nicole Newman! Thanks to all for entering. Knives are one of those things you don’t really appreciate how bad the ones you have are until you have a set of really awesome ones. You don’t know that slicing an apple shouldn’t count as your upper arm workout for […]

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Fantasy Versus Reality {Recipe: Peaches & Cream Frozen Cocktail}

I woke up with an itch… the road trip itch. I nudged my husband. “Let’s get out of town… go someplace for the day.” It’d be a happy day, full of picture taking, shopping for props at antique stores, prancing through fields while notes from The Sound of Music filled the air. We all pile […]

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Recording Artist Shannon Curtis

Happiness Report #17 – Happiness Down to My Soul

It’s a rainy, stay inside with a good book and cup of coffee kind of day. A snuggly, beautiful, happy day. What better kind of day then to share a little happiness with you all? I am bubbling over with happiness today because Nick and I had the opportunity to bring recording artist, Shannon Curtis, […]

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