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On the 18th Day of Blogmas + Monday Blues

Things to do to knock out the Monday blues and put you in the Christmas spirit. Give Back. Donate to a local toy drive. It’s definitely not too late. Silver Bells. Deliver cards to the lonely elderly in nursing homes. Christmas Lights. When the sun sets, take a drive through a few neighborhoods to see… Continue reading On the 18th Day of Blogmas + Monday Blues

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On the 17th Day of Blogmas + Favorite Winter Drink

My favorite winter drink is Russian Tea, or more commonly known as “Spiced Tea.” It’s a warm, sweet, Christmas-y beverage – a perfect alternative to hot cocoa. My mom has made it for as long as I can remember. It’s a recipe passed down from her mother and it’s very dear to my heart. Click… Continue reading On the 17th Day of Blogmas + Favorite Winter Drink

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On the 15th Day of Blogmas + Blogmas Post Ideas

If you’ve contemplated participating in Blogmas this year, it’s not too late to start!  Here are 50 of my favorite Blogmas Ideas. You can print the list here: Blogmas Post Idea PDF Blogmas Ideas Elf on the Shelf Ideas Christmas Letters to Santa December Goals Gift Giving Guide for Him Gift Giving Guide for Her Gift… Continue reading On the 15th Day of Blogmas + Blogmas Post Ideas

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On the 14th Day of Blogmas + Christmas Tree Reveal

Last year, I went with Gold, Red, and White as my theme but this year, I went a different route. I channeled my inner Joanna Gaines and conquered the farmhouse style. I couldn’t go back once I saw the prettiest galvanized tree collar at Target. Check out my tree – I had fun with it!… Continue reading On the 14th Day of Blogmas + Christmas Tree Reveal

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On the 12th Day of Blogmas + Simple Hot Chocolate Bar

When I have girlfriends over near Christmas time, I like to set up a very simple hot cocoa bar. Here’s my recipe for an easy set up. Things you Need: 1 canister of Swiss Miss {my absolute favorite} 1 cute tablespoon scoop Cup of Marshmallows Cup of Peppermint Sticks Cup of Candy Canes Stirs Mugs… Continue reading On the 12th Day of Blogmas + Simple Hot Chocolate Bar