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Holiday Giving {Giveaway – T-Mobile myTouch and myTouch Q Phones} CLOSED

This giveaway is now closed. The winners were Shari from Tickled Red and Joshua. Congrats to you both! It’s the time of year when Dear Santa letters start to stuff the mailboxes of neighborhoods everywhere. Dolls, toy trains, clothes and more show up on many lists. I’m glad that Santa takes care of all of […]

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French Toast Vertical

Morning Thanks {Recipe: Eggnog French Toast}

Pin It In my fantasy world, mornings would be calm…a time for soft music and happy chatter.  Ideally, I would get up before the kids, sit down to a nice cup of coffee, catch up on the days news (aka Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) and make a delicious breakfast for all to share. Instead, most mornings […]

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Eggnog Syrup

Is Good? {Recipe: Eggnog Syrup for Pancakes or Waffles}

Pin It I made something today that kind of blew my mind. In fact, after it was done cooking, I stuck a spoon into the pot, took a lick and “mmmmmmmmm’d” so loud my 2 year old came running into the kitchen saying, “Is good, mama? Is good?” I continued to spoon the golden goodness […]

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Stockings

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care… In hopes that Miss Leah Destructo would not come near… Luckily she lost interest before tearing them all down. Not a food related post at all, but I just had to share the stockings that my mother-in-law makes for each family member. Very time intensive but […]

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Christmas Wrap Up

I’ve been meaning to get some Christmas photos posted all week, but time has sped by! We had a great Christmas. I spend Christmas Eve night with our neighbors who invited Ella and I over for their traditional White Chicken Chili. I’ve never had White Chili before and it was fabulous! Then, I went to […]

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Santa Clause is Watching You!

Jacob is almost 5, which seems to be the perfect age to really get into the whole Santa Clause thing. If you’ll remember back to our visit to sit on Santa’s lap, Kelly didn’t want to have anything to do with him but Jacob was perfectly happy to sit on his lap all day long, […]

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Next time, we’re drinking!

My friend Angie came over yesterday to make our annual cookie plates. Several people who make cookie and goodie trays for friends and neighbors during the holiday’s spread it out over the course of several days. Not Angie and I. We decided this year that we would knock it all out in one afternoon. Now, […]

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Angels among us

I went to my first official Christmas Party last night. It was  a party with the other members of the M.O.M.S board (Ministry of Mother’s Sharing). It was a really nice night with some of my best girlfriends. We had great food, really good wine, and funny and enlightening conversations. Half way through the party […]

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Appetizers, appetizers and more appetizers!

I have two Christmas parties to attend in the coming week. Both parties will be women only and involve an ornament exchange as well as wine and appetizers. The day of one of the parties, I have a zillion and one things going on. I’m making dinner for two people at church, I have my […]

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Help me spice things up with the hubby!

My sweet husband is constantly asking me what I want for Christmas. Even though I give him a suggestion or two here and there, he never seems to remember (or write it down, for that matter). The other day I was browsing the Smitten Kitchen blog and was oooohhhing and ahhhhhing during the tour of […]

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