All Blog Posts Tagged 'christmas' (136)

Jewelry is Always the Perfect Gift-Guide

We’ve said it…

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Added by Audreyvp on November 18, 2010 at 6:39pm — No Comments

easy and Succulent Thanksgiving Recipe - the Gravy

Since writing this series on our foolproof and oh-so easy Thanksgiving Dinner Menu (see our recipes for the…

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Added by Audreyvp on November 12, 2010 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Easy and Succulent Thanksgiving Recipe - the Stuffing

It is November already and this weekend, daylight savings ends (boohoo). The Halloween decorations are down (I hope) and the fall foliage has come indoors as we decorate our fire place mantels and dining room tables. We are…

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Added by Audreyvp on November 10, 2010 at 8:08pm — No Comments

How to make your Christmas wrapping stand out

Have you ever been to a wedding or baby shower and there’s that one gift that just stands out even before it’s opened? Everyone gawks over the uniquely wrapped gift and says things like “It’s too pretty to open!” Well that can be you with your Christmas gifts this year! There are several ways you can make your gifts stand out this… Continue

Added by Charissa Cowart on November 10, 2010 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Christmas traditions your kids will love

Does your family have Christmas traditions? Traditions other than holiday shopping. Here are a few traditions that your kids will love, it’s a great way to get them involved in the holiday season.







Bake Cookies for Santa. Whether your child believes in Santa or not, the thought of someone who is so magical he can fly through the sky… Continue

Added by Charissa Cowart on November 10, 2010 at 3:49pm — 1 Comment

Best Christmas gift ideas for Mom

When it comes to choosing Christmas gifts for mom that can become a very daunting task. Your mom is the person who gave birth to you, fed you and changed your diaper; who held you when you cried and taught you how to walk and talk. It’s no surprise that you would want to choose the very…

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Added by Charissa Cowart on November 10, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Drawing Names for Christmas

It’s’ time to begin drawing names for Christmas gifts!…

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Added by Kristl Story on November 9, 2010 at 11:01am — No Comments

A REALLY FUNKY GIVE-AWAY!!!



When I saw this in the front of the HomeGoods store on a Christmas display, I was drawn to it like a dog to a fire hydrant! And guess who I had in mind… Continue

Added by LeadHership on November 8, 2010 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Theme ideas for decorating your Christmas tree

When it comes to decorating your Christmas trees and accessories there are so many options and themes you can choose. Here are a few ideas to help you come up with the

perfect theme for your tree and home this holiday season.









Country…

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Added by Charissa Cowart on November 7, 2010 at 11:35pm — No Comments

How to re-use your fall decorations for Christmas decorations

When Thanksgiving ends and Black Friday is over, it’s time to start decorating for Christmas! Sometimes that can be an overwhelming task. So here are some ideas for using your fall

and Thanksgiving decorations to get a jumpstart on your Christmas

decorations
without spending too much money right…

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Added by Charissa Cowart on November 7, 2010 at 11:33pm — No Comments

How to host a great Christmas party

Hosting a Christmas party can be loads of fun if you have the right party gear and decorations. Remember, when you throw a party the top priority is having a good time, so start things off right with an adequate amount of Christmas decorations, loads of… Continue

Added by Charissa Cowart on November 7, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Wooden Toys: Choosing The Right Christmas Gift for Your Toddler

Wooden toys make great gifts for kids! Whether you're shopping for a birthday, new toys for your own child, or for a Christmas gift, wooden toys make great gifts for toddlers. Choosing the right wooden toy for the child on your gift list can be easy with this guide as long as you know the child's

age!…



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Added by Linda Rocco on November 6, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

QuickByte Fridays--Colorado Country Christmas

Okay, I know this post won't apply to all of you, but I wanted to feature a fun way to kick-off the holiday shopping season by featuring a post from a local blogging friend, Angie at Garza Clan, for Colorado Country Christmas. What better way to get into the spirit than by hitting this massive shopping extravaganza! And, what a great trial run for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which are just around the corner. Feel left out? Search in your area for upcoming arts and crafts…

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Added by Keri Pugh on November 5, 2010 at 2:39pm — No Comments

The best last-minute Christmas gifts

Ah, so you forgot to add Aunt Irma to the Christmas gift list. Or cousin Nettie decided on Christmas Eve to drive down for the family get-together and now you’re left without a gift for her! What do you do?

You refer to this list of the best

Christmas gifts
you can get last minute.







1. A gift… Continue

Added by Charissa Cowart on November 5, 2010 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Holiday fun and gift giving at the office

When it comes to holidays and giving gifts to your co-workers, sometimes that can become a bit uncomfortable if you don’t know much about your co-workers’ private lives. The last thing you want to do is give a lousy gift and become known as the “lousy gift giver” in your department.







Why not suggest to your co-workers a Christmas gift card swap? Sort of like the Secret Santa gift… Continue

Added by Charissa Cowart on October 21, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Christmas gift ideas for teachers

Your child’s teacher is a very important person in his/her daily routine. Naturally, you want to make the teacher feel special this Christmas, but what do you buy a teacher that isn’t too cheesy? A gift card of course!







Christmas gift cards are perfect for teachers. They aren’t too personal but they allow you to express how thankful you are for the time and attention the teacher gives to your child.



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Added by Charissa Cowart on October 21, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Gift cards don't have to be impersonal... personalize them!

Probably one of the most common reasons someone wouldn’t buy a gift card is the impersonality of it. A gift card can seem impersonal if you don’t put a personal touch to it of course.



Here are a few ideas of how to make a gift card more personal:



If you are determined to not put a lot of time into the gift, put the gift card inside a funny, personalized greeting card. Write a… Continue

Added by Charissa Cowart on October 19, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Giving gift cards at Christmas can help you save money

Not sure what to buy your out of town friends? When you’re Christmas shopping for friends and family who live out of state, the biggest issue can be shipping costs, especially if you buy large toys for the kids. And if you’re sending several gifts for the whole family, well the shipping costs can break the bank. Instead, why not give gift cards!







The beauty of a gift card is it’s always the right size, the perfect color… Continue

Added by Charissa Cowart on October 19, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The King's Christmas List by Eldon Johnson

I was so excited to review my first book ‘The King’s Christmas’ by Eldon Johnson. This book is about a little girl name Emma and her dog Shu-Shu who were invited to the King’s birthday party – His royal Christmas celebration. Emma was so thrilled to be invited that she decided to bring a gift to give to the King. On their way Emma met people who were in need. She stops to offer them what she had with her and continued her journey to…

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Added by Memorable Children Books & Gifts on September 29, 2010 at 11:52am — No Comments

Giving and getting something "different" this Christmas

Christmas use to be the bomb! Spending money. Getting all the crap I just window shopped for throughout the year. Every year, I pretty much hit the mother load. It was awesome.



I collected a bunch of loot and tried to figure out how I could prolong the new feeling of each and every present by pulling off some sort of mix and match when I wore or displayed them.



It was bananas the number of compliments I got on a pair of diamond earrings, a dazzling diamond ring, a tennis… Continue

Added by Anasthia on December 8, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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