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Simple Plan Ahead Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday

View image | gettyimages.com   Each year, I work hard to be more organized and proactive when it comes to Christmas. Working ahead, specifically before the mad holiday rush, is my best bet. That means meal planning, baking, shopping, and DIY-ing gifts in advance.   Prepare for Christmas with less stress with these useful tips!

5 Useful Canning Tips

  Canning is something that’s always intrigued me, though to be honest, it felt a bit overwhelming my first go around. What if I miss a step and in the process and my family gets sick? What if I spend hours prepping and cooking and then the jars don’t process correctly? Etc, etc… But, I’m […]

Hosting with Jen: 5 Best Labor Day Party Ideas

Now, while Labor Day is officially a holiday honoring the men and women who have worked hard to make this country great, it’s also the unofficial end of summer — the last long weekend before fall sets in, kids are back in school, and the pools close for the season. It’s basically the last hoorah […]

Help Kids Beat Mid-Summer Boredom!

It’s mid-summer and if your kids are anything like mine, they’re starting to complain that they’re bored. My first response is, SERIOUSLY, you were just complaining that you were sick of school and couldn’t wait for summer break! But, necessity is the mother of invention, so enlisting the help of Pinterest, here are a few […]

Christmas in July Summer Parties: 5 Food Stations You’ll Love

Christmas in July is a great way for the kids to feel the spirit of Christmas and enjoy summer parties at the same time. This year, have an easy time organizing a Christmas in July party with food stations your kids will love! Food or party stations allow your young guests to fill their plates […]