Friends, Starbucks & Cinnamon rolls = #DeliciousPairings #Cbias

Artisan Fresh Cinnamon Rolls

Earlier this week, I stopped by Sam's Club for some of their delicious Artisan Fresh Cinnamon Roll's and a bag of Starbucks Limited Edition Holiday Blend bagged coffee. Apparently EVERYONE had the same idea I had because the coffee was nearly gone! I picked up a pack of Artisan Fresh Cinnamon Rolls too, which are made right at Sam's Club in their bakery. Sounds like a #DeliciousPairing, … [Read more...]

Christmas With the First Ladies: A Look into White House Tradition #NGFirstLadies

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There's no question I love the holidays. Once the Thanksgiving leftovers are served on Black Friday I'm dragging out the Christmas tree and all the boxes of decorations and ornaments. I've always loved browsing through books, and recently on Pinterest for holiday inspiration. Now that I have my own home it's that much more exciting. I recently received a copy of Christmas With the First Ladies … [Read more...]

SANTA PAWS 2: THE SANTA PUPS on Blu-Ray

Santa Paws 2 The Santa Pups

The holiday season means lots of family time watching holiday films! One of the ones we recently added to our collection is Santa Paws 2. And what a cute movie this is. It's inspired by the Treasure Buddies series, and the kids just think it's the cutest. Plus, it's talking puppies! AWWW, right? I'm realizing though, I better pick up the other Santa Paws movies. Maybe I can put in a good word with … [Read more...]

Nora Fleming adds style & whimsy to holiday entertaining

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If you're kitchen cabinets look anything like mine, there is probably one just for holiday entertaining. A big pile of platters full of hearts, turkeys, birthday cakes and snowmen. It's ridiculously overwhelming. Not to mention that it's such a waste. All these platters you pull out maybe once or twice a year. I can't tell you how excited I was when I got an email from Nora Fleming. One … [Read more...]

Baking made easy with Dassant Baking Mixes

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So many baking mixes, so little time to bake! What do you do when it's the day before Thanksgiving and you have SIX Dassant Baking Mixes to choose from (which is just a small selection of what they offer by the way) You make brownies. And let me tell you, these are REALLY good brownies! I still have five more mixes to try, but here are my tips: 1.) If it says to coat your baking … [Read more...]

Holiday Entertaining made simple with Hickory Farms

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I can't tell you when I had my first taste of Summer Sausage from Hickory Farms. Probably at some relatives house on Thanksgiving or Christmas, sliced up on a platter of smoked cheeses, table water crackers, grapes and those meltaway mints. Now, as a  "grown-up" Hickory Farms is one of my holiday entertaining staples. With a wide variety of gift packs to choose from, including just buying a few … [Read more...]

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