Christmas

Tis the season for for spending time with friends and family. While you're at it, why not serve your guests a delicious Christmas classic: Eggnog! I will admit, I'd actually never made eggnog myself up until this blog post and I had only tasted it a handful of times throughout the years. I had it in...
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Categories:  Recipes

Christmas break just started a few days ago. Are you ready for the kids to go back to school already? I'm not quite there yet, but I'm sure after Christmas I'm going to be! For now, we are still getting ready for the holiday. Today the kids are out Christmas shopping for me with dad. They weren't ...
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It's December 15th and Christmas is officially less than 10 days away!! Where has this year gone? things have been so fun this holiday for my family and I yet hectic and non-stop it seems. I want to take a day and just slow down and ENJOY the holidays. I have a few more gifts to grab for my kiddos a...
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Categories:  Shopping

They started playing on the radio in November, words and melodies painting the picture of an idyllic Christmas, conjuring images of happy families frolicking in the snow, singing carols around a crackling fire and gliding through the woods in a sleigh. Well, that Currier and Ives Christmas might not...
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Categories:  Holiday Love

Christmas crackers, have you ever celebrated the holidays with them? Me either. I've heard about them from time to time but never actually celebrated with them. There's a first time for everything right? I know what you're thinking Christmas crackers are something you eat around the holiday right...
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Categories:  Holiday Love

I love the Christmas Season. It is absolutely my favorite time of year. We finally have snow on the ground, the air is crisp and cold and Christmas is only weeks away but years, according to the kids. I haven't decorated yet but I'm close and I'm hoping to get our tree up this evening or tomorro...
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Categories:  Events, Holiday Love

With about 900 Christmas tree farms in the state, you don’t have look very hard to find one near you in Michigan. One of my family’s favorite holiday traditions is picking out our Christmas tree together. We go to the same Christmas tree farm every year and cut one fresh. My boys love the wagon...
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Categories:  Holiday Love

Bacon is a delicious, salty and savory food that many of us LOVE. It's popularity isn't surprising given the taste and it's become much more than a popular breakfast side dish. It started in the early 1990's when low carb diets were all the rage. Not only is bacon carb free, it's delicious and f...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

While the holidays are filled with lots of cheer they can also be filled with lots of stress. A full calendar of activities and budgets stretched to the limit all add up to a not so holly jolly time. A little planning will help make the holidays merrier and brighter for everyone. Managing Your Time...
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Categories:  Holiday Love

Can you believe Christmas is only 8 short weeks away? I swear, the holiday season seems to start earlier and earlier every year. We've even had a few inches of snow here in Petoskey already as well! My kiddos woke up and exclaimed 'It's Christmas mom!! It's Christmas!!" It was actually Halloween but...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping