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Post-Thanksgiving Poem The turkey was juicy the wine did flow. How I’ll burn off all these calories, I’ll never know. The cranberry sauce, always my fave. But it’s the pumpkin pie, that I always crave. The stuffing looked weird, I’ve never touched the stuff. The pecan pie a la mode was out of this world, […]

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Wishing all my family, friends, and fabulous readers a Happy Thanksgiving!   I am so grateful to you, my dear readers, who take the time to read, comment, share, tweet, or just have a nice private chuckle with the offerings I dish out. (See what I did there?) Thank you. You make my world go […]

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Following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, is one of the most important days kicking off the holiday season: Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 is Giving Tuesday, celebrating generosity and giving back in any way that you can. This video provides countless fabulous ideas for giving back: I am so inspired by all the wonderful, moving […]

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Last year, Mini-Me and I shocked our family by making Thanksgiving dinner. If you know anything about me, then you know I can’t cook. I’m more of a baker, and even that’s a stretch. And you should also know, to the great relief of my family, that this year I’m making reservations. Everyone is ecstatic! […]

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  I seem to be on a holiday-decoration-pillow shopping spree. Seeking comfort and expression wherever I go, I guess. Perhaps, I just need a nap. Posting everyday for a month during #NaBloPoMo will do that to you! Anyway, this pretty much says it all. The best part? It’s sparkly.     Subscribe to Blog Via […]

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Like a lot people at the end of every year, I make a list of New Year’s Resolutions. This is something I look forward to every year and usually with great enthusiasm. Usually, this involves a lot of cutting and pasting from the previous year: Talk on the phone instead of text, read more, workout […]

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My first holiday decoration purchase of the season. I love this message and the pillow looks so good on the bench in my entry, that I think I will leave it there year-round. Have you started your holiday decorating? Subscribe to Blog Via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive […]

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Do you find your self running in circles, screaming like a wild woman,“The holidays are coming! The HOLIDAYS are coming!” days before the crush of mass gifting and familial eating are to begin? You’re not alone. Hanukkah, based on the Jewish calendar, moves around every year, unlike Christmas or New Year’s, and sneaks up on […]

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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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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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