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Christmas is for the kids right?

The Twelve Days of Christmas, Mom Style

Christmas is coming.  December is upon us and the entire month will undoubtably fly by.  If you are anything like me you have already begun to play Christmas music at home and in the car.  I have my favorites like “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” and “Winter Wonderland”.  However, in my opinion there is always […]

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Our Gift-Giving Makeover

I love gifts. I love choosing, wrapping, and giving gifts. I also love receiving gifts. If you follow the book The Five Love Languages, you will understand that gift-giving is the primary way I express affection. So Christmas gift shopping and wrapping is a fun, if significant, task that I undertake each year. Our kids […]

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December Guide to Family Events in and around Indianapolis

The holiday season is in full effect! Here is our December round up of our favorite family events right here in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. December 1 – December 24 A Christmas Carol – Indianapolis – Indiana Repertory Theatre – 1 p.m.  Join Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and three lively ghosts on a dark, snowy […]

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Cyber Shopping Shame

I recently read an article about a couple’s incredibly beautiful date night. They got a babysitter, went out to a bouge restaurant for drinks and then took an Uber to, wait for it…TARGET! The wife roamed the aisles of Target, sans kids, giggly and totally buzzed, while her husband followed her around, happy that she […]

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Kiss Holiday Stress Goodbye

Halloween is over, we already had some flurries and our first frost of the season made some of us cringe. Shorts, polos and sundresses are now replaced with hoodies and yoga pants and winter gear (sigh). Pumpkin spice everything has taken over, Christmas decorations inundate store shelves and retailers are bursting with eagerness to get […]

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To the Father Who Only Gets Father’s Day

You are an amazing Father. Your children know you are.  They hang all over you the second the get to walk through the door of their home to see your smile.  They blow raspberries…aka arm farts…on you instead of a hug or a kiss, but they do so as they are already jumping into your […]

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Why I Don’t Want to Travel for Christmas…Preferably Ever

The holidays are a time to enjoy with family, show appreciation for those you love and maybe sip a holiday eggnog or seven and gift a toy or twelve. There is no holiday I enjoy more than Christmas. Call me a softy, but I have the warm and fuzzies all of December and truly, truly […]

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There Will Never Be an Elf on Our Shelf

Christmas is my favorite holiday, hands down, no competition. I unabashedly start brainstorming wrapping paper color themes in October, and selecting the family Christmas card design takes time and careful thought. I’m trying to convince my husband that we need matching Christmas pajamas, which of course we do not because no one does. What I’m […]

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