I love the holidays. And, good Lord do we need some joy in 2020. The past three years (2017, 2018 and 2019), I put together gift guides in hopes that it would inspire you with finding a meaningful gift for someone you love. This year’s was so much fun to put together. Curating these guide…

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I’m one of those “shop all year for gifts” kind of person. There have been too many Christmas seasons (more than I’d like to admit) where I bought a this will do kind of gift rather than a this they will love gift! But, more than that, I like to give gifts with meaning and…

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In my book, he’s always been a hero. Now, the French government agrees. Those of you that follow me on Facebook and Instagram saw the photos and articles I posted about a pretty great 4th of July holiday. My grandfather is a WWII veteran and received the French Legion of Honor Award aboard Battleship Texas.…

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I can’t say I’m the biggest fan of Halloween, but when you see kids in┬ácute costumes? I cave. It’s probably more accurate to say that I love the fun part of the tradition. The sweet costumes, the time seeing neighbors, the extra Snickers around the house. We’ve never been ones for the gore or the…

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I’m back from the respite. So happy to be back and so grateful for the break! You know how sometimes you know you need to unplug and get away, but you don’t realize just how much until you’re there? Yes. That. The 3yo did catch his first fish. There was much rejoicing. Of course, I…

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