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Go On Vacation Instead Of Buying Presents

I’m all about experiences over things.  I would much rather spend my money on an activity or experience than something that’s going to sit around and collect dust.  This time of year, I love seeing gift lists of experiences instead of things.  So, what happens when you take that idea one step further?  My family […]

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The Gift of Time

Maybe it’s because I’m a habitual procrastinator. Maybe it’s because I don’t enjoy wrapping presents nor the crowded stores. Maybe it’s because I’m tired of cleaning and storing our “stuff.” Whatever the reason, I’ve been giving the gift of experience lately, and I couldn’t be happier.   The benefits, as I see them, about giving […]

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Muffins, a Movie and Santa

Please enjoy muffins, a special screening of “Polar Express”, and a complimentary picture with Santa. This is a free event no membership is required to attend. Event will be held at 7300 State Route 161 East Plain City. Ohio 43064.

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12 Experiences to Gift this Christmas

Often times preparing for Christmas feels more like a sprint to the finish line rather than a joyous, leisurely stroll.  It’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle of the holiday, losing sight of the true reason for the Christmas season. We prepare gifts rather than our hearts. Don’t get me wrong, even the […]

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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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