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raising eco-conscious children
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This post about raising eco-conscious children and green Christmas tips is sponsored by New Leaf Energy; all thoughts are my own. Reflecting on the core values I want my children to own, being an eco-conscious adult ranks high on my list.  Respecting the Earth and appreciating this amazing planet, that

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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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mini cranberry pies with 5 spice meringue
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PAM Cooking Spray. Tired of turkey and stuffing yet?  If you’re like me, you way overdid it on the food for Thanksgiving and have a ton of leftovers still.  While the pies are all gone and the turkey is

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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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Andrew Beckham’s magical story, “The Lost Christmas Gift” is the perfect addition to any family’s traditional Christmas book collection. This beautifully written book starts off with Emerson Johansson receiving a package that has been lost in the mail for seventy years. The package contains a book that was handmade by his father,

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the little red elf book
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Once upon a time, there was a reindeer, a penguin, a hare, and a little red elf. I will be the first to admit the adorable cover of this book initially roped me in.  A little red elf? How I want to gobble it up cute.  I will also be

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Santa Goes Green
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Santa Goes Green by Anne Margaret Lewis is a refreshing Christmas book for the eco-concious families.  Take the opportunity of the charitable season to talk about gifts beyond the Christmas Tree.  Maybe this green read will inspire your children to ask for something charitable this year, like a donation to

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snowflask bentley
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We have three more books for you to add to your 24 Days of Christmas Books list!  This series is all about Christmas traditions and bringing more books into the home, which is always a good idea.  Speaking of traditions, this first book, The Christmas Tugboat, is all about tradition

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Lisa Leonard Designs ornament
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Finding that one holiday ornament each year is something I look forward to, even more so this time since we have expanded from 3 to 4. Lisa Leonard Designs is a mom of two who creates the most gorgeous hand stamped jewelry and gifts.  We featured her jewelry in a

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I always get excited when I find exceptionally high quality wooden toys for my kids.  Personally, there’s just something so pure and simple about wooden toys that make them desirable.  Plus, they seem to last forever and are able to withstand the abuse of being overly played with, without eventually

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