What I’ve Learned From “The Great Indoors” In 2015

I’m a little behind the curve on this one. But I’ve been reading, The Happiness Project lately. Gretchen Rubin’s 2009 New York Times bestseller has sold more than 1.5 million copies and dishes out advice on simple ways to become happier. Among other things, Rubin says one experiences happiness when one sees growth in their…
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Christmas Dinner Inspired By White Christmas

We all have that one Christmas movie we have to watch every year. For some, it’s the wonderfully sweet “It’s a Wonderful Life.” For others, the hysterically funny, and often quoted “A Christmas Story.” (When we get deliveries from the UPS man, someone in my house will inevitably ask if it’s marked “Fra-geeely”). While I…
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You Wear Them…Now You Can Eat An Ugly Christmas Sweater

In the past if you were invited to an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, you might have to go to  the thrift store or dig through your weird aunt’s closet to find the most obnoxious holiday-gawdy knitwear. But “Ugly Sweater” has become such a popular theme that major retailers have now jumped on the bandwagon. Target,…
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Making A Gingerbread Lake Cabin From A Store Bought Kit

If you were to survey the world’s moms and grandmas about their experience with gingerbread houses, most would probably tell you heartwarming stories of working alongside their little ones – piping the sticky icing to mold the pieces together and dotting the windows and doors with jelly beans and gumdrops. Sweet memories of Christmas. My…
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5 Reasons Why The Great British Baking Show Is Brilliant

The other day while searching for a new show to watch on Netflix (is Parenthood Season 6 ever going to come out?) I stumbled upon something that has become my new obsession. There is simply nothing not to like about The Great British Baking Show. I’ve been a fan of American baking shows for quite…
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