Holiday Lights: Displays & Events around the Nation


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Nationwide Holiday Lights Displays & Events I've researched the web and come up with the best and coolest holiday lights and displays from around the country.  I've included links to websites for more information and tried to find at least one for every state. I'm sure there are many more great places, so make sure to leave a comment and a website link to any events you know of and I'll add them to the list. Holiday Lights Displays & Events Listing by State Alabama Birmingham, … [Read more...]

The Christmas Lights Are Shining Bright – My Favorite Light Display


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 The Christmas Lights Are Shining Bright - My Favorite Light Display My favorite time of the year! I love all of the sights and sounds of the holiday season! It is the one time of the year where I feel it is appropriate to release my inner child! One of my favorite things to do during the Christmas season is going to as many Christmas light displays as I can! They take me back to being a kid when my parents would take use to see them. Sometimes my parents would pack up my brother and I, … [Read more...]

ABC Family 25 Days Of Christmas 2013 Schedule


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ABC Family 25 Days Of Christmas 2013 Schedule This is my favorite time of the year! When the Holiday Season gets into full swing, I love all the Christmas movies! Here is the ABC Family 25 Days Of Christmas 2013 Schedule!! So, get ready to curl up on the sofa with some popcorn and the rest of the family to enjoy all the best Christmas shows! Don't forget to set the DVR for record your favorites! I think I am most excited to watch The Polar Express! I do love Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer … [Read more...]

Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season!


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With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season approaching full swing we have put together some ideas for giving this season. Before we get wrapped up in the crazy shopping frenzies, baking marathons, and holiday parties, lets take some time to remember those people who find themselves less fortunate than us. Giving is wonderful and needed everyday of the year, but during the holidays it can lift spirits even more. The people that need help may be your neighbor, a friend of your child’s, a … [Read more...]

The Reindeer Cam Is Back – Watch Santa’s Reindeer Play And Feed


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The Reindeer Cam Is Back - Watch Santa's Reindeer Play And Feed I love this site each year! If you have little ones, you must let them watch The Reindeer Cam! Watch Santa's reindeer play, feed, and get ready for the BIG night! You can even get on the "Nice List". They have a scrolling list of all kids who are on this list! How do you get on the Nice List? There are a few ways! Anyone that sends a letter to Santa get’s on the list. Send your letters to 4593 Wren Dr. SE Caledonia, MI … [Read more...]

Peach and Blue Cheese Tartlet Appetizer


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Now you may think that peaches and blue cheese don't sound good together but they are! A well rounded fruit and cheese platter should consist of a combination made up of sweet, tart, creamy and strong flavors. I made these for a very large Christmas party and they were a huge hit, even the men ate them up. Also on this platter is my Salmon Salad Spread. I came home with an empty platter. These peach and blue cheese appetizers are very easy and quick to make. I made them in both a pre-made pie … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Playdough Recipe – Great Holiday Kids’ Craft


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I love making all sorts of crafts and activities with my kids! With Christmas decorations everywhere you turn and the smell of fresh pine in the air, what could be better than making some Gingerbread Playdough?  I have tried several different playdough recipes in the past and this is the only one that comes out perfect every single time. I like that I have most of the ingredients in my pantry and that it's safe to eat (although not very tasty). This was so easy to make, that  I am already … [Read more...]

Christmas Baking: Thumbprint Cookies!


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Every year, I am a Christmas baking fool. I just love the smells that fill my house. The warm smell of sugar cookies, the spiced cakes and rich fudge. Yummy, yummy in my tummy! This year, I have been been craving thumbprint cookies with fruit preserves. I haven't had them in years! They bring back memories of my Grandma when I was younger. Their house filled to the brim with family, music and laughter. Coffee, cookies and cakes that everyone handmade and brought to the table. So keeping in … [Read more...]