2015

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Setting Goals and Keeping Them

During the end of December, I took a couple weeks off from blog world and most social media to focus on celebrating Christmas, but now I’m ready to dive into 2016. Yesterday, I boxed up our Christmas decorations. Whenever I put them away, it always feels like a fresh start to me, and gets me

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I really enjoy sharing how I save money each month and hope that you enjoy reading about it as well. Here’s how I saved this past month. 1. Took my own Christmas card photo. Getting professional photos for Christmas cards can be pricey, so I took a photo of my son with my own camera

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Merry Christmas and Our 2015 Christmas Card

I hope that you have a Merry Christmas! We traveled to Nebraska last week to celebrate Christmas with my side of the family and made it back to Florida on Wednesday. It was a long trip, and we are glad to be home and ready to celebrate today at home. This Christmas has been especially

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Favorite Toffee Recipe

One of the candies I could always count on my grandmother making at Christmas was toffee. My mom gave me the recipe several years ago. It is super simple and absolutely delicious! Ingredients: 1 cup chopped pecans (optional) 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup chocolate chips Directions: 1. Butter a 9×9 baking

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The Beauty Behind Our Messes

When I look around on any given day, I see mess after mess. Sometimes I feel like all I do is pick up toys, do laundry, and clean the floors. It can be tiring and frustrating at times. Maybe you can relate. But in the last couple of months, I’ve started looking at these messes

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Christmas Home Tour (2015)

Welcome to our Christmas Home! I love decorating, but over the past few years, I have put out less each year and it helps me enjoy the decor much more. You’ll also notice that I stick to the classic red and green, I just can’t get away from it! I hope you enjoy the tour!

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Inexpensive Christmas Ornaments

I love Christmas! And I love decorating for Christmas! Here’s the problem: I’m a cheapskate! I don’t like to spend a lot of money on anything, but especially on something that will only be used for a month each year. Over the past few years, I’ve managed to find some inexpensive ways to decorate my