21 Days Until Christmas……Peppermint Almond Bark

Here is another really easy Christmas treat to make that can involve even the smallest of kids.  The kids can help with the unwrapping of the candy canes and the smashing of them with a meat tenderizer.  This year I opted for the food processor to do my chopping, I think next year I will…
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22 Days Until Christmas……Christmas Letter Etiquette

Every year I write a letter, this year with the idea of simplifying I thought I would skip it.  (Plus I post my daily happenings on facebook and if you really wanted to know what I was up to you could find me there and read about me and the kids until you are ready…
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23 Days Until Christmas….Chocolate Pretzels

I love Christmas baking…..and my family loves Christmas baking….that is they love eating.  But I do call in the troops to help me do some of the stuff I don’t like to do, like unwrap a bag of Hershey kisses.  In the next few weeks leading up to Christmas I will share with you some…
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24 Days Until Christmas…..Pay It Forward Day

Did you know that today is “Pay it Forward Day”?  I say everyday should be pay it forward day.  Buy someone a cup of coffee, hold the door open, drop some change in the Salvation Army kettle, smile when you look someone in the eyes, bake someone some cookies, etc.  I know you all can…
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25 Days Until Christmas…..Look For Inspiration

Everywhere I look I see the positive in things.  Negative news does not seem to find me.  If you look for the positive in things, guess what….they will be there.  On the flip side, if you look for the negative, they will be there too.  I chose positive, how about you? Inspiration I have found: …
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