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Celebrity Baby Scoop: Jill Zarin: ‘I hate New Year’s resolutions’

“The Real Housewives of New York City” alum Jill Zarin has been giving back in a big way this holiday season! She and her husband, Bobby, partnered with luxury loan… Click to Continue »

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Best year ever: 14 happy & healthy habits for 2014

Could the secret to family happiness be as simple as a comfy couch, the latest Pixar title, and a shared bowl of popcorn? Happily, yes! It turns out that even… Click to Continue »

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Christmas Canvas

Holiday Christmas Hand Print & Photo Canvas Art

Today I’m sharing some easy holiday canvas art I recently completed with my kids. I started out with four 8×8 blank canvases from the craft store. They were a few dollars a piece. I mixed both acrylic and latex paints I already had in this project because I don’t think it matters. I painted one […]

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Shabby Chic Dollar Store Stockings

Here’s an easy, inexpensive craft project that is super cute and festive for the holidays. These sequin stockings are from the dollar store…specifically Dollar Tree. Our old stockings needed to be updated and they can be pretty expensive and I almost attempted to sew my own, but then spotted these white ones for a dollar. And […]

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Christmas in the Park, San Jose

  This weekend we attended my husband’s work holiday party in San Jose, CA and our hotel was right next to Christmas in the Park! It’s a wonderful Christmas display that was tons of fun and the cutest thing EVER! I had no idea it was there until we showed up. Today I’m sharing some photos […]

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Easy Homemade Almond Roca Recipe

Each year we get a package in the mail full of edible treats from my Grandma Bonnie. She is one of those special people you could sit and have coffee and laugh and gossip with forever! I just adore her so much. As soon as I opened the box and tasted these Almond Roca pieces, […]

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4 Hot Tech Gifts for Your College Aged Kids

The National Retail Federation reports that consumer electronics will make up 33 percent of spending for the 2013 holiday shopping season, and there’s plenty of hot tech gifts for your college aged kids. Whether you’re looking for the top of the line 4G coverage smartphone to keep them connected at school or a tablet that […]

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Free Carriage Rides and Santa in Old Town Clovis

As a mom I appreciate quality and free community events and this is a MUST do! There weren’t lines for either of these activities! This past weekend we happened to be in Old Town Clovis during the free carriage ride and visited Santa in front of  Old Hotel Bistro and Heart’s Delight at356 Pollasky Ave Clovis, California […]

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Paper Plate Santa Craft (Easy Kids Craft)

Looking for a fun easy paper plate craft for kids to make during the month of December? We made these Santa faces at our Christmas party last year and they turned out so cute! The kids had fun making them too. I purchased everything from the dollar store which always great too. For this craft […]

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Get a jump-start on the card season before holiday rush

The holidays are quickly approaching – and card companies are vying for your business. Now’s the time to become choosy quickly. But the sheer number of options can be overwhelming, Click to Continue »

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Christmas Music: What’s your favorite holiday tune?

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