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Yummy Sweets You’ll Want to Make for Valentine’s Day

Friends. Valentine’s Day is next Thursday. This is Friday. Get the picture?

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10 Easy 3-Ingredient Party Dips That are Absolutely Delicious!

Here’s my idea of a killer New Year’s Eve, Super Bowl or any other kind of party—one that includes a

With Love and Peace from Our House to Yours

Here it is, the eve of the day we’ve been focusing on for so many weeks. I know how easy

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Memories are Made of Teddy Bear Bread

What must be nearly 40 years ago, while waiting in the grocery store line with my two little boys in

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9 Fabulous Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Need a last-minute gift for an office party, your trusty mail carrier, a beloved teacher, co-worker or anyone else

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In the Midst of Joy, a Season of Doubt

Check the calendar and take a deep breath. We are entering a critical phase of holiday preparation. As shopping winds

Gifts That Don’t Cost a Dime

Long on Christmas lists but short on cash this year?  What you need are tips, tricks, and Gift Guides to

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Traditions: The Glue the Holds Families Together

Family traditions are the rituals and practices a family shares that strengthen that family’s bonds and create lasting memories.

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Best Creative and Inexpensive Homemade Gifts!

Whether it’s something from your kitchen, craft room, woodworking shop, or computer, there’s nothing like a homemade gift. A tree

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Just in Time for the Holidays Gift-Worthy Caramel Corn

Sometime during the fall of 2010 (who am I kidding here, it was exactly Oct. 2, 2010, at 4:32 pm),

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The Best Christmas Book Ever

In the crush of holiday wish lists, gadgets, toys and media hype, it’s easy to overlook the four things experts

Cinnamon Rolls So Decadent, So Simple, it Might Be Illegal

There was a time that I felt compelled to rise early on Christmas morning to bake Cinnamon Rolls—my family’s breakfast

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Make Memories and You’ll Give Gifts for a Lifetime

If you could use an injection of fresh ideas for how to make this Holiday Season meaningful for the children

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Oh, Christmas Tree!

As tempting as a pricey, artificial, pre-lit Christmas tree may be, few things about the holidays are as satisfying as

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Make Every Day Thanksgiving

I love Thanksgiving so much I would say it vies for first place in my favorite holiday lineup. I love

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A Mishmash of Ideas and Holiday Tips

As we face the crush the Holiday prep, could you possibly use some help? Try these tips and ideas on

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Time to Load Up on Baking Supplies

Look up the word ‘impulsive’ in the dictionary and prepare to see my face. In my basement pantry, I have bags

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Take the Stress Out of Entertaining with a Holiday Potluck

Whether you are invited or doing the inviting this holiday season, choosing a potluck over a more formal dinner party

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9 Ways to Avoid Christmas Debt Even If You’re Short on Cash—Plus a GIVEAWAY!

To pull off an all-cash Christmas in the face of a credit-aggressive retail industry will be like holding back the