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Gifts for the Columbus Foodie

Gifts for the Columbus Foodie

Wondering what to get someone who is the ultimate Columbus foodie?  Here are a few ideas I know they would love!  If you’re anything like me, food is a big part of the holiday season!  Not only do I love to indulge in all of the yummy treats, but I also find food and food-related […]

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Columbus Area Christmas Tree Farms

REAL Christmas trees… Yes, I am on of those people. Absolutely no fake will do. In my opinion, it’s the ultimate Christmas tradition. However, I am sad to say that our family has never gone to a tree farm and cut our own tree! I am definitely putting this at the top of our Christmas […]

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I Still Believe!

I owe Santa a thank you tonight.  He made my day…MY day, not my kids’ days (though he definitely did that, too), but he made this mom’s day.   I Still Believe As I was talking my two-year-old off the ledge of fear and trauma from sitting on his lap, Santa looked me square in […]

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Four Holiday Games for Surviving Your Toddlers

The holiday season is stressful for everyone. As parents, we are buying gifts, baking cookies, wrapping presents, and trying not to kill our kids before Christmas. That’s why I bring to you four games you can play with your kids this holiday season. Chances are, you already play these games, you just haven’t been keeping […]

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How to Not Be Bitter About Spending Christmas Far from Family

As I’ve probably mentioned before, my little nuclear family of four (plus two dogs) lives far, far away from extended family. Not Columbus vs. Cleveland far. Thousands of miles away from either branch. I’m from Texas and my husband is from England, and while we’d both say we’re quite close with our parents and siblings, […]

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6 Ways to Survive Christmas on Social Media

It’s that time of year again. It hit me like a brick wall on December 1st.  As a blogger, I spend a lot of time on social media. It’s part of the “job,” so to speak.  But many of my friends are opting out of social media because the temptation to compare their lives to others is […]

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Reindeer Breakfast Treats

These quick and easy Reindeer Breakfast Treats are a fun way to get your kids in the holiday spirit first thing in the morning!  This recipe for Reindeer Breakfast Treats is a little simpler than most of my recipes. It’s not really even much of a recipe really… It’s mostly just a cute breakfast idea for […]

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Celebrating the REAL Santa Clause

Celebrating the REAL Santa Claus

Some of you readers may or may not know this, but in some countries there is a gift giving holiday that is actually bigger than Christmas! In countries such as Germany, Poland, Ukraine, and the Netherlands, St. Nicholas Day is the major gift exchange holiday, celebrated on December 6th.  This holiday pays homage to the Greek bishop […]

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