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It’s December 28th and I’m trying to get our lives back on track.  The holidays have a special way of throwing everything into a tizzy; this year feeling like an all-out tailspin.  It was my first Christmas with two kids, meaning double the effort, double the presents, double the stress. 

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persimmon and pistachio biscotti
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I created this Persimmon and Pistachio Biscotti dipped in chocolate using Hershey’s™ Spreads as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #SpreadPossibilities #HersheysHeroes. With the hulabaloo happening around the holidays, we’re all planning, baking, and looking for shortcuts.  I’m one of those people who likes to create more work for

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MAM Holiday
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Every child has their preference for pacifiers and our little one is hooked on MAM. If your child is partial to the pacifier, then you know that as a parent, we try and coordinate them with their outfits as much as possible. It’s sad but true, pacifiers are an accessory

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cranberry chocolate chip cookies
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While I am completely over pumpkin — please do not show me another pumpkin until next September, I’m still gah gah over cranberries.  I cannot get enough of the tart berries!  I’m putting them in everything, my margaritas, my breads — and granitas!  Oh cranberry granita!  They keep really well

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chard and lemon lasagna recipe
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This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Barilla, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #JoytotheTable  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO I absolutely love homey, feel-good food — especially in the winter.  It has been exceptionally cold here in the desert, uncharacteristically so.  The

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Christmas traveling
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We wanted to share a few important tips about how to keep your little ones safe while you’re traveling during the holidays from Julie Vallese, Consumer Safety Expert for Safety 1st. The holidays have arrived and whether you are celebrating in your home or as a guest with friends and family,

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Top on my Christmas list this holiday season are toys that help enrich my children by encouraging creativity and imagination. I am over toys that come with a million pieces and don’t even get me started with all the electronic and noise making products. Sometimes I just want my kids

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Elf Magic review
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Whew, one more holiday down — onward to Christmas!  Every kid needs a magical elf to visit for the month of December.  New Elves have come to our home from Elf Magic, a more kid-friendly take on the visiting elf from last year.  These are not meant to be behavior

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christmaskidskitchensafetythanksgiving

The holidays have arrived which means you’ll be spending a lot of time in your kitchen, and more distracted than usual. It’s important to keep a few safety tips in mind so that you can all enjoy the holiday season safely. Please read these great tips from Julie Vallese, Safety

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FHI Heat
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I will forever be the girl who wants to look pretty, but feels clueless on how to make it happen. I’m not by any means shy, I ask stylists and friends tricks of the trade. I search Pinterest endlessly for tutorials and secretly try them all out, usually failing miserably

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