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Holiday Gift Guide for Boys & Giveaway

Gift Guide for Boys

With three boys between us and a lot of little nephews, if it's one thing Kristin and I both know it's fun gifts for our dudes. We've rounded up all our favorite boy gifts for this holiday season. So check out this Gift Guide for Boys to make your shopping easier than ever. Gift Guide for Boys Spider-Man Blast-N-Go - This classic figurine comes with a motorcycle. Even better it comes with a launcher and projectile sure to bring smiles of delight. Mini Basketball Hoop and Ball - This basketball hoop set fits over the door...

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Holiday Gift Guide for Girls

Gift Guide for Girls

Today we're sharing our favorite holiday surprises, sure to delight the little ladies in your life. This gift guide for girls features our favorite items for all ages from toddler to tween. It's enough to make you want to be a little kid again on Christmas morning! Gift Guide for Girls Camper Play Tent - This classic tent works for all kids to play in for years. From reading nook to wild adventures it's one that gets the imagination going. Bonus in that it has that wow factor for kids waking up to find this near...

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Christmas Sangria

Christmas Sangria

Never one to let you down with ideas of festive cocktails, this Christmas Sangria is one of my new favorites! I really love sangria but sometimes it feels like it is meant to be solely a summer drink. I typically drink it on a warm summer night. But why must we suffer and miss the deliciousness of a good sangria in the winter months? No more my loves. This year I present to you the Christmas Sangria. Using clementines and pomegranates, as well as a cranberry-apple drink, all of the fresh flavors I love in winter...

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#LetsGetCrackin with Delicious Pistachio Recipes

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a beautiful culinary experience thrown by Momtrends and Wonderful Pistachio. While there, we not only got to mix and mingle with some fabulous fellow influencers, but we were treated to a family style dinner, the courses which we prepared ourselves under the direction of professional chefs. As you can imagine, all of the pistachio recipes sounded amazing, but I, of course, bee lined it for the dessert station because we all know how much I love to bake. Well, I didn't exactly bake, but I did help...

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Easy DIY Holiday Centerpiece

Do you love the holidays as much as we do? If you're raising both hands, you've probably given some thought to your holiday tablescape. Well, if you haven't quite decided what your holiday table is going to look like that, this DIY holiday centerpiece just might help! One of our most popular videos ever was another holiday centerpiece, so clearly you guys can't get enough of holiday decorating too! Supplies: Pine Wreath (20 Inch) Pack of (3) Gold Jingle Bells Pack of (3) Red Jingle Bells (1) Gold Holly Berry Brush 18 inches Clear Glass Apothecary Jar Two Mini Red Berry Stems Four Poinsettia...

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Creating a Holiday Coffee Bar

I often joke that I like to run a small bed and breakfast on the side. It's just a joke, I don't truly. Although you are all more than welcome to come swing by and stay awhile! We have a great deal of company that visits us regularly. I love having a full house and everyone dear to us seems to be so far away! So while I may not be out dancing the night away like my younger years (ok I actually still might be doing that, I just pay for it WAY more...

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Kids Stocking Stuffers

I think stuffing our stockings full of fun goodies is one of my favorite parts of Christmas. At this point I don't really need gifts but I still love a good stocking! In addition to some family standards (Honey Roasted peanuts!) I also like to put a few unexpected items in the boys stockings. Its a great way to also shop local or with small businesses for some fun finds. Here are some items I think would make great additions to the stockings of little ones this year. 1. Nikiani Reusable Snack Bags. I am OBSESSED...

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Holiday Marshmallow Pops

These holiday marshmallow pops are both festive and easy! A double win! They are perfect for holiday playdates or parties and look cute on a tray or you could even arrange them in small vase like a bouquet. The thing about holiday marshmallow pops is that they are the perfect party food. One bite of deliciousness and you can keep on gabbing! That's my kinda treat. Here's how to make these cuties. Ingredients: Large marshmallows Chocolate chips (about a cup) Festive paper straws Candy canes Directions: Place marshmallows onto the paper straws Crush candy-canes into small bits. I like to use...

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Holiday Cards with Minted

Do you just love opening your mailbox this time of year as much as I do? The thrill of a good holiday card, of course tossing all bills and relevant mail to the side for later, isn't lost on me one bit! Giving and receiving holiday cards is a tradition I truly hope never goes out of style! For us, it's a great way to give an update on us as a family, as well as feel connected to those we love around the world. I have a little Santa bucket that I keep our...

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DIY Gift: Tea Towel Stamping

It's not only the time of year for gift giving but also gift making! Having Jake now turn 4 it's nice to have his attention span last a little longer for crafts. I still work to have it all set out before I mention it, otherwise he's excited and then over it before we've even begun. But things like this easy stamped tea towel are perfect for doing together for friends and family. Here's how we made these and all of these supplies can be found at large craft stores. If yours doesn't have...

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