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15 Tips For Less Holiday Stress & More Holiday Zest

With Thanksgiving rolling into Hanukkah this year, (I jokingly refer to it as “Thanukkah”), I’m feeling a little overwhelmed and way behind the eight ball with shopping for gifts. (Um, sorry kids, we only did one night of gifts.) Hanukkah moves around every year (based on the Jewish calendar), and unlike Christmas or New Years, […]

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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Hostess Gifts & Stocking Stuffers

Tis the season to go shopping, falalalalalalalala! Whether you’re braving the malls or just shopping in the cozy confines of your home, or office (don’t worry, I won’t tell!), you might be lacking for inspiration. Look no further… Here’s the Carpool Goddess 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Hostess Gifts & Stocking Stuffers for all the people […]

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Tips For Making A Fabulous Holiday Dinner

I’m not gonna lie, while the thought of entertaining excites me, it also gives me hives. I grew up with a mom who enjoyed entertaining and did a marvelous job of it, but was on razor’s edge during the entire process. She wanted everything to be perfect and her brood out of the way. I […]

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Grandma’s Noodle Kugel

My mom is a wonderful cook who inherited all of her culinary skills from her mother. I, unfortunately, take after my father’s mother, who could burn water and was the reason my father preferred his steak “well done.” I can’t seem to cook a meal without the fire department arriving at our door. (Tip for […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Now I’ve Seen Everything

Now I’ve seen everything. In an effort to get a jump-start on the holiday season, this clever store owner decided to combine Halloween and Christmas. Gorgeous tree, but something seems a little off here. Oh, that’s right. Thanksgiving is woefully unrepresented. Quick somebody grab a Butterball Turkey.     Subscribe to Blog Via Email Enter […]

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Holiday Gift Guide $25 and Under

  Welcome to my first Holiday Gift Guide! I had so much fun picking out these gifts. Happy shopping :)  1. Animal Slipper Socks $16.00, 2. Magic Wallet $22.50, 3. Retro Bike Glasses $16.95, 4. Capelli Women’s Rain Boots $24.99, 5. Eiffel Tower Bottle Opener $2.99, 6. Carpool Goddess Tote, 7. Mr. & Mrs. Luggage […]

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How To Clean Up The Holiday Madness

I only write about products that I use and love. So, when Method reached out to me, I was delighted to be able to shout from the rooftop (or online equivalent) about how much I adore their products. For years I’ve been using their hand and dish washing soaps, which come in eye-catching colors, shapely […]

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Halloween: Bring. It. On.

I love Halloween. The trick or treating, the haunted houses, the kids in costumes, the decorations, the candy! It’s even better than Valentine’s Day, because you get to dress up. When my kids were little and had no choice but to hang with the hubby and I on Halloween, friends would gather at our house […]

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