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Cyber Monday: Lands’ End 12 Hours of Twitter Giveaways

Did you forgo the Black Friday frenzy this year, but feel a bit letdown that you didn't take advantage of any of those awesome deals? Never fear. It's not too late! Cyber Monday is tomorrow and there is still plenty of fun to be had. In fact, we've teamed up with Lands' End for their 7th annual 12 Hours of Twitter Event. Join us tomorrow at 4pm ET for loads of holiday gift tips and Lands' End gift card giveaways! Even if you did have a blast scoring some steals on Black Friday...

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#SantaForADay: Adorable Kids Interviewed for the Job of Santa for a Day

Santa’s shoes are undeniably tough to fill, however, there are some adorable kids that are up for the task! Lands’ End interviewed potential Santa candidates from Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Dane County and they shared just how they would approach the job of being Santa, should he be unable to fulfill his jolly duties this holiday season. Watch and share their #SantaForADay story! Let's all take a lesson from the kiddos this holiday season and focus on just how good giving feels! They simply want "to bring joy around the world," and couldn't the world...

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How to Make Spring Cleaning Fun for Your Kids

We're lucky enough to have a lovely cleaning women that helps us out around the house. My husband and I both work a ton of hours, so having her come in and do the heavy lifting, cleaning wise, is a life saver. That being said, it's not like she's there every day. We have to do plenty of maintenance in between her visits. And, frankly, I don't want my children growing up thinking there is always going to be someone there to clean up their messes. Picking up after themselves is an important part of...

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Babyganics Review


Do you ever have an experience with a product or company that you just love so much that you HAVE to share it. Like with everyone? Even strangers on the street?! I have a cousin notorious for this and once she is in love with something new, lordy you better buckle your seatbelt because you will catch her enthusiasm and have a crate of whatever it is delivered to your house in no time. Well that's how I feel about babyganics. I want to sing it opera style from the rooftops and make sure every parent I know is...

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How to Create an Outdoor Fall Tablescape

Outdoor Fall Table

Great fall weather always gives me energy to get up and take things outdoors. Whether its a long hike, throwing around the ball or making a picnic, to me the crisp fall air and bright sunshine are just perfect for getting out before a long winter takes hold. For years I've loved the idea of taking a real dinner party outside for fall. I blame all those magazine spreads! So when I had the chance to shop a sale from Everything But The House I knew I wanted to look for a table that I could...

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Flower Arrangement Class and Tips

Final Floral Arrangements

While visiting my dear friend, Kim, this past week, I had the amazing opportunity to attend a fabulous flower arranging event. This is something Kim had attended on numerous occasions and had shared wonderful stories with me in the past. I couldn't wait to be a part of it. And, I can tell you this, I was far from being disappointed! Wow! The venue was a beautiful flower store, Wonderland Floral Art and Gift Loft, in St Petersburg, FL. Run by two sisters, they have a wonderful operation going. I just love supporting local small business owners,...

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Pretty Minted Party Decor

Things have been pretty busy all month around here. In addition to several trips, Shelby got married! If you’ve been with us a while you may remember that Shelby is my husband’s daughter and she’s posted with us a time or two. I’m so proud to have this strong, beautiful girl as part of my family and that she is officially married to a wonderful man we all adore! As part of our full weekend of wedding festivities we hosted a post-Wedding brunch. It was a time for us all to get together at their house,...

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