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All I Want for Christmas… 2017

Hello, all and happy Cyber Monday! The majority of my Christmas shopping is already purchased and wrapped, so I’ll be sitting this Cyber Monday out. I always take some time in the weeks before Christmas to finish up shopping for those last-minute gifts around my hometown. As of right now, I still need one dirty […]

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Christmas Meal Planning

Last week, I mentioned that I like to plan all of my Christmas meals in advance, but I didn’t share with you what that looked like. Today, I thought it might be fun to share what I’m planning to prepare and take with me to all of our events, as well as some of the […]

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DIY Personalized Christmas Ornament

One of my very best friends got married earlier this year to a great guy we met during the Labor Day holiday.  They live out of state, so we were super excited to visit them. Of course, I couldn’t visit without at least a small gift to commemorate their marriage. Since the couple didn’t have […]

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Getting Organized: Christmas Gifts

I mentioned last month that I begin buying Christmas presents in July. In years past, I haven’t had a great method for organizing these early-bought gifts, but that’s changing this year! Previously, I’ve bought gifts and then labeled each gift with a post-it note before leaving it on the bed in the second guest bedroom. […]

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Getting Organized with a Christmas Binder

Since I promised myself I wouldn’t let Christmas creep up on me this year (read more about that promise here), I’ve been busy. I’ve stared working on a few crafts and gifts, but my first priority was creating a binder to help keep me organized this Christmas season. The binder will have: Pocket for receipts […]

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Christmas in July

Each July marks the beginning of my Christmas shopping/crafting. Why do I start so early? There are several reasons: I big fat LOVE the Christmas season. I wish we celebrated Christmas year round. No joke. I have to buy a lot of presents, and this gets expensive. If I can spread the buying out over […]

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