Snowman Sock Puppet Craft
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Snowman Sock Puppet Craft

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: January is always a month filled with setting goals and reorganizing at our house. Over the holidays we sorted through a lot of clothes and toys and ended up donating a lot of the ones we don't use regularly. As I went through all of our…

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Dear Readers…, Desktop Calendar & Sponsor Shout-Out {January 2013}

To download the image above to use as your desktop wallpaper, simply click the image (or this link: January 2013 Desktop Calendar) and choose Save Image As… Then, open the picture, right click and choose Set as desktop background. Dear Readers... I started publishing these monthly desktop calendars last year, and then I learned that…

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10 Stylish Holiday Gift Ideas for Moms

The following post is from Jo-Lynne of Musings of a Housewife: Christmas is just around the corner, and unless you're one of the lucky ones who has finished your shopping, you may be wondering what to get the moms in your life. Don't let the holiday gift shopping blues set in. I'm here to help!…

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A Christmas Perspective and 12 Simple Ways to Make Holiday Memories with Your Children

The following post is from Kat of Inspired To Action: I woke up in the middle of the night to the screams of children. It took me a few minutes to calm down and realize that they were not my children screaming and that they were screams of delight. Relief. We were staying at my…

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Family Fun with Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is now available for Nintendo Wii, Playstation , Xbox 360, Nintendo 3Ds and Nintendo Wii U! It's been a while since we've gotten a new video game, and our girls were excited when we told them we had a new game to play! I have to admit…

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Cyber Monday Shopping Strategies
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Cyber Monday Shopping Strategies

With Black Friday almost behind us and Cyber Monday just around the corner, it's a good time to get reorganized and plan your shopping strategy so that you can finish your Christmas shopping early and save money in the process. Here are a few of my favorite ways to save money online: 1. Search for…

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Family Plans: How to Celebrate the Holidays When You Eat Differently

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: Thanksgiving is coming. For most people this will be a joyous time, a time to gather with family members that maybe you don't see too often, and give thanks for all your blessings.  This is great. However, for some, there's a bit of anxiety involved.  Families…

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10 Ways to Be a Great Thanksgiving Hostess

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: For the past several years we have hosted the Thanksgiving meal in our home.  We invite friends and family to come share the day with us.  It is important to me that my guests feel right at home.  I want them to remember it as…

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Make Holiday Meals Easier

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: As a child, I loved the feast days of the winter holidays. My mom cooked up a veritable storm on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. I'd lie in bed listening to the mixer run, knowing that there was a dessert in the making. She got…

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3 Ways to Spend Less and Give More This Holiday Season

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: “Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” ― Mother Teresa When you have five siblings and a growing group of nieces and nephews, holiday gift giving can quickly become both a huge financial…

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