Category Archives: Budget Parties


I love all the Christmasy scents around home this time of year.  Cookies baking in the oven, a fire crackling in the den, candles burning, and a big pot of coffee brewing.  All of these aromas really complete the picture of a cozy holiday scene.  I recently fell in love with a new coffee that […]

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simple entertaining

On one hand I LOVE this time of year.  On another hand, I always start to freak a little as we catapult into crazy Christmas deadlines (my calendar officially exploded last night).  Everybody in blogland seems to be posting about their holiday decorating…which I have not yet started, gasp.  Soooo, I’m going to take a […]

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true blue

On vacay with the fam.  Caught a moment to sneak in a blog post while my kids crack out on electronics before we hit the road to our next destination.  I have less than 30 minutes before heading out, so let’s see if I can beat my record in writing a post!  Look at our […]

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budget-friendly christmas birthday party

This year, I thought it would be fun to plan a surprise party for our oldest daughter, who’s birthday is only a few days before Christmas.  This was actually the first time I’ve planned a surprise party for one of our kids – so fun!  Anyone with a Christmas baby knows it’s not always easy […]

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