Holiday Cookie Ideas

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If you're like me, you haven't started your holiday baking yet. I know, I need to get on it, but something is holding me back...maybe it's all the other STUFF that's on my to-do list.   So I will try and make it easy on you today. I have a list of treats that will certainly satisfy everyone in your house. Like fruit?  Gotcha … [Read more...]

Gift Guide ~ Teachers!

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It's that time of year again... School is winding down for the holiday break and you are scrambling to put together gifts for all the people in your life. Beyond the mailman, the garbage men and the bus driver there is your kid's teacher. I mean, honestly, your kids spend a pretty good amount of time in the care of his or her teacher, so … [Read more...]

Gift Guide ~ The men!

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Is your guy hard to buy for?  Mine is. I go through the same thing every year...what to get?   Well, here are some ideas that I am definitely thinking about, and a few that my husband already I know they are a good buy!   We got my husband an iPad2 for Father's Day, so any accessory for that is always a safe bet.  … [Read more...]

Gift Guide ~ Cooking!

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Kristan and I both love to cook. We both have families that insist on after well as both of our baking blogs,  so our time in the kitchen is plentiful. We wanted to share a few favorites with you for the chef in your life. :)   Obviously, my most favorite-ever kitchen appliance is my Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer.  … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub


So, ever been invited to a party and forget to buy a hostess gift?  Then maybe you scrounged around the house for an unopened bottle of wine or a candle you could re-gift? No? Err, yeah, me neither... I mean, I've HEARD that happens to some people.  Not me or you, but OTHER people...I had a friend who that happened to.  Yeah, my friend regifted a … [Read more...]