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Elf on the Shelf Gift Ideas

Do you have young children?  If so, have you heard of Elf on the Shelf?  It’s this impish little elf that hides in a different place each night.  He watches over little children and makes sure that they’re behaving or … Continue reading

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Mailing Luxury Easter Eggs for Children and Adults Alike

I first saw the idea of mailing easter eggs – yes, the Easter egg itself without any packaging from Giverslog a while back and told myself that I would do it this year.  But, of course, I don’t put a … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Arts and Craft Projects for Kids

I still have fond memories of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day growing up – the pinch if you didn’t wear green, Lucky Charms with green milk in the morning, green lunches at the school cafeteria, and fun art projects of trying … Continue reading

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Chocolate Hershey Kiss Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

These cookies are so delicious that I always make extra to give away to friends.  I should mail some to my Mom and sister but I’m sure they would say that I’m ruining their diets. You can easily halve the … Continue reading

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Luxury 72 Hour Emergency Preparedness Kit for Families

Being prepared for emergencies is always a good idea.  But what should you put into your emergency kit, you know, just in case you need to be evacuated?  Our family was evacuated in 2007 for the San Diego Crest fires. … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pineapple Banana Carrot Smoothie

A must have for my kitchen is my Blendtec Total Blender.  I love making smoothies for breakfast and being able to hide nutritious foods is a must.  You see, I have a very very picky six year old.  So, I … Continue reading

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Luxury Baby Nurseries and Children Playrooms

Ok.  So this is neither practical nor an affordable luxury.  My children never had these nor will they ever will.  And they are perfectly well adjusted and happy children.  But these baby nurseries and children’s playrooms sure are beautiful.  Remember, … Continue reading

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Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya

I came across the Giraffe Manor – a most amazing luxury boutique hotel this morning.  It is now on my bucket list of places to visit.  I love giraffes.  They are such graceful and majestic animals.  To be able to … Continue reading

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Cute Birthday Cakes for Kids

My little man is turning 3 next week and my 6 year old super artistic daughter wants to bake a cake for him.  And decorate it.  The whole nine yards.  Me?  I’m lucky if I don’t burn the cake!  She … Continue reading

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