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    Mother’s Day Gift Guide: 5 Unique Gift Ideas for Mom

    April 23rd, 2014 admin

    It’s within reason to say that most people settle for sending Mom flowers and cards, or even just a card for Mother’s Day. And if I’m honest with myself, some years I just send her a text message. It’s a little embarrassing, but hey, I’m a creature of habit and convenience. Most years I will [...]

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    Thanksgiving Centerpieces

    November 19th, 2012 admin

    Blog by Robin Crocker When I think of Thanksgiving I think of pilgrims, cornucopia, and, most importantly, FOOD AND FAMILY! Banquet tables full of yummy food and happy people I love all squeezed together. One of my oldest and best memories is of my grandmother’s country home at Thanksgiving – sweet potatoes, apple crisp, cranberry sauce, [...]

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    Engravable Wind Chimes

    April 27th, 2012 admin

    I have the worst memory in the world. Let me rephrase that, I have the worst memory when it comes to things that matter. Somehow I hold onto random bits of knowledge that won’t ever help.. I mean they aren’t even the useful kind that might help me win Jeopardy, I can recall every episode [...]

    Posted in Gift Ideas, Home & Garden, Personalized Gifts 2 Comments »

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    New for Spring!

    April 6th, 2012 Alicia

    Ah, Spring. How I love this time of year. It stays lighter outside longer, the flowers start blooming, and the birds start chirping. It’s definitely my favorite season! Typically around April, I like to tinker around in the yard when it’s nice, pulling weeds, planting flowers, getting rid of any signs of winter. I also [...]

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    How to Keep your Christmas Tree Fresh

    December 19th, 2011 admin

    Steps you need to take to select and keep your Christmas tree fresh longer 1)  Before getting your tree, select an area in your house that Christmas tree will be placed.  Keep it away from direct heat like fire places and other heat sources.  Even the heat TV’s and fridges produce can cause damage in the [...]

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    History of Christmas Wreath

    December 14th, 2011 admin

    The original meaning of word “wreath” is unity, circle of life, and eternity.  In the ancient Rome the civilians would decorate wreaths and hang them on doors to represent victory when solders would return home from war.  This is how the whole “hanging” wreaths began but the whole history started when new Christian Germanic people [...]

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    How to Select Your Thanksgiving Centerpiece

    November 21st, 2011 admin

    Before you want to make a decision on what centerpiece you would like to purchase or gift to others, you need to ask yourself this question: How long will you need your centerpiece for?  Will you be hosting more then one dinner on Thanksgiving week?  If you need a centerpiece just for the Thanksgiving day, [...]

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    Mom’s Traditions

    May 3rd, 2011 Summer

    As a fairly new Mom, I try to come up with exciting traditions and projects to do with my 3 year old daughter. When she gets older, I want her to remember all those fun times she had with me, and to really appreciate the little things we do together. Spring is finally here, and [...]

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    What To Do For Your Right Hand?

    April 14th, 2011 Shawna

    Now I don’t mean your right hand literally, I mean that certain person at work that you dump every task you cannot finish on. Or the person who brings you your messages and that piping hot cup of coffee you can’t get through the day without. Admin’s Day is technically the 27th of April this [...]

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    One lump or two?

    April 5th, 2011 admin

    I am a girl with a love of teapots & tea parties.  It’s always been this way.  When I was very young the parties were mud pies and muddy cups of air that no one would even pretend to drink out of.  Later the parties progressed to a china tea set and parties with my [...]

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