All Things Christmas

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The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Thoughtful Ideas for Every Budget

Struggling to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift for the mom who seems to have it all? Don’t stress! Take

The Handmade Gift You’d Actually Love to Receive

If you’ve never made holiday gifts, that’s going to change right here. And if you’re already the Michael Phelps of
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Big Board Games Sale in Plenty of Time for Christmas!

If you haven't seen it yet, holiday items have already stocked store shelves. If you're the type who likes to
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EC Father’s Day Gift Guide 2023

Father's Day is a fabulous, wonderful day to show Dads how much we love them, how special they are—and a
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Best Gift Ideas for Foodies, Cooks, Home Chefs

These are the best gift ideas ever for foodies, gourmet cooks, and home chefs because they're super useful—affordable, too!
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Christmas Gift Guide for RV Owners, VanLifers, Campers

Looking for some great campervan gifts for friends or family members who just got their new van, are more seasoned

How to Make Your House Smell Like the Holidays

Recently, my husband and I made a quick getaway to experience autumn in the tiny town of Lititz, Penn. The
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Best Gift Ideas for Her

Face it, some people are just not easy-to-buy-for. That's why I'm here to help—I've got you covered!
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Christmas Gift Guide: Super Fun Stuff for Kids

When it comes to finding the perfect present, whether you dread coming up with an excellent gift or delight in
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Mary’s Favorite Things

  If you woke up this morning with a sense of panic realizing there are just days until Christmas, let

How to Do Christmas Without Debt

If you are or ever have been plagued by credit card debt, I can nearly guarantee expenses related to Christmas
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Best Ideas and Gifts (Him, Her, Kids!) to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

In this post last minute ideas to celebrate Valentines Day including dozens of gifts that are sure to please your
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23 College Dorm Room Essentials and Gift Ideas

Should you or someone you love be turning into a dorm dweller, consider this list of essentials that will go
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A Mishmash of Christmas Ideas and Holiday Tips

Good news! Another Black Friday is in the books. You survived—unscathed I hope. If you bag some amazing bargains without
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Bacon Jam: Maybe the Best Homemade Gift Ever

When the holiday season arrives, the best gifts just might be from your kitchen. And when those gifts are extra
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How to Make Pure Vanilla Extract

Great news! Time is one of the most important ingredients in homemade extracts. Fortunately, with Christmas nearly five months away,
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9 Best Money Books for Kids and Teens

If you have kids in your life age 3 and up to young adult, consider these excellent books to get those
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The $150 Starter Kitchen

For less than the cost of a week’s worth of restaurant meals, I can show you how to set up