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Dog-gone Funny Christmas Memes plus Friday Frivolity

Dog-gone Funny Christmas Memes, dog puns. Christmas puns,

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It’s About the Memories Not the Gifts (Friday Frivolity)

It’s about the Memories not the gifts. Stop stressing about the perfect Christmas gift and spend time with your family instead.

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Get in the Holiday Spirit with This Winter White Wreath

This Winter White Wreath features glitter covered silk poinsettias and contrasting green and red holly sprigs to greet family and friends this Christmas.

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San Diego Model Railroad Museum

We finally made it back down to San Diego’s Balboa Park to visit some more museums with our Balboa Park Explorer’s passes. The Rueben H Fleet Science Center We started at the Reuben H Fleet Science Center, which is a highly acclaimed hands on learning center. Unfortunately it was a bit of a bust for …

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Having Some Fun with the Christmas Decorations

It might be difficult for you to get into my house past the Ninja Turtles and Santa guarding the entrance way a la Home Alone… So, I offer you a sneak peek of some of my Christmas decorations this year. My amazing Godfather bought my son a Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar this year. We …

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Christmas Tree Stair Riser Decor

This Christmas Tree Stair Riser Decoration adds a festive touch to an often overlooked area..   I got the idea at Halloween from Hoosier Homemade. First I calculated the number of risers times my desired height. I went with a six inch height to give me a little room at the top and bottom. Multiply …

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I am not waiting to celebrate Christmas

  I will not be reserving my celebration of Christmas for December 25th this year. I refuse to spend a month stressing over all of the seemingly endless preparations for one single solitary day: put up the decorations outside: test all the lights, replace broken bulbs, remember how the animated figures reassemble (again!), try to …

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2015 Ornament Exchange Link Party

Here it is after two awesome weeks of sharing: the Final Round Up of all the amazing ornaments exchanged this year in the 2015 Ornament Exchange. We’ve added all of the ornaments in the exchange to the Link Up below and we encourage you to share yours too. Welcome to the first 2015 Holiday Ornament …

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Cash for Christmas Giveaway

Are you getting geared up for the shopping season? Do you need extra cash for Christmas?? Don’t we all! We are so excited to be giving away $225 in cash prizes for you to use starting Thanksgiving weekend. Here are the prizes: 1 – $100 Amazon Gift Card 1 – $75 Target Gift Card 1 …

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Bird Family Christmas Ornament

The amazing Erlene over at My Pinterventures paired up 80 bloggers for a fun Ornament Exchange. We each needed to make or buy an ornament for under $10 and send it to our partner. Today I am going to show you how I made this cute Bird Family Grapevine Wreath Ornament, plus give you a …

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Ninja Turtle Hand Print Ornament

  Have you seen the Hand Print Snowman Ornaments this year? I originally saw it in a kit a few years ago, but everyone seems to be making their own this year. They are all over the blogoshere. Cute, easy and cheap. Well, I couldn’t just do the simple snowmen. Nope not in this Ninja …

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So Long, Dear Friend

Since today we officially observed the Feast of the Epiphany in the Catholic faith, it was time to take down the last of the Christmas decorations. Sigh! It is usually a bittersweet moment for me when I put away the tree and ornaments. I am not one of those perfectly coordinated, themed tree kind of people. …

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