Category Archives: Christmas

{Recipe Alert} Almond Oatmeal Lace Cookie

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I could never be cookied-out. I love desserts. I hope you had a great holiday season, though it’s not over yet… we still have the New Year to look forward to! Last week I made these Lace Cookies from the Bon Appetit magazine I got this year. Really, I think it’s almost the exact same…

Happy Holidays Lovies!

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So I know everyone’s resting from the crazy weekend and I’m wondering just how many different foods I stuffed myself with, but I wanted to share with you a little bit of my holiday celebration. This is short and sweet.               Talk to you tomorrow! Night, night and sweet…

{Kids Crafts} Easy-to-make Christmas Ornaments!

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When Adam was in Iraq, I sent him a package every single month (probably one of the main reasons I’m  now his fiancee  because I sent some pretty awesome themed packages haha jk). Anyway, during December, I was really stumped. What do you get for the man that’s thousands of miles away from family and…

How to Wrap Presents Better Than Martha Stewart

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One of my very first jobs (yes, the one where I met my now fiance Adam at), was working at a small department store in the area. We weren’t particularly busy all the time, but during the holidays we got SWAMPED.Our store had free gift wrap available for any and all gifts you purchased in…

Making In-School Holiday Parties Safe For Kids

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I remember when I was younger, and I’m thinking back quite a-ways to preschool years, but hear me out, I still remember this… I was born and raised a vegetarian until about the age of 5 when advertising got to me and I HAD to  have a McDonalds Chicken McNugget Happy Meal with a toy…

{Recipe Alert} Allergy Free Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

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This past weekend, Adam and I had a fabulous holiday party with friends to celebrate not only the holiday season, but Adam’s LAST fall semester of college – Wahoo! We invited over his friends from school, some of our favorite party buddies, and even some friends visiting from Nebraska and Illinois. I have the best…

Allergy Free & Gluten Free Ham For the Holidays

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I’m really not a huge ham eater – if I told you that before, I apologize. But in fact, I rarely eat meat.  Once a year around the holidays or even when one of our families decides to make a ham on Thanksgiving, the Great Ham God comes to me and whispers in my ear…

{Video Alert} Tips for Celebrating the Holidays When You Have Food Allergies

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If you’re celebrating a holiday or another occasion (wither you’re hosting it or someone else is) and aren’t sure what to do, here are 3 tips so you don’t feel left out or get cross-contaminated! Get your holiday ham list here: Holiday Allergy Free Ham List Get your holiday turkey list here: Holiday Allergy Free…

Allergy Free Holiday Turkey List

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Getting sick from food allergies around the holidays is no cup of tea. Well, getting sick at any time isn’t fun, but the holidays get even worse. People are trying to stuff you full of food that you have no idea the ingredients or what they put in their food and it’s basically a waiting…

Allergy Free Gift Ideas Perfect For Everyone In Your Life

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There’s one thing about the holidays that I dread the most. It’s not the incessant Holiday music that plays over and over again wherever you go – the mall, the grocery store, the gas station…. on and on and on… It’s not the time Adam and I spend running around and around over the holidays…

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