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A Guide to Last Minute Gift Giving

If you’re where I am this year, then you’ve only got gifts for half the folks on your list, and are currently in a cold sweat dreading a trip to the local mall. Never fear, here are some gift ideas that avoid the mall. Though you still may get into a fight over a parking… Continue reading A Guide to Last Minute Gift Giving

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Decorating, Home Improvement, Money savers, Shopping, Style, Uncategorized

Opalhouse Finds

Target's gone and done it again: given me yet another reason to go and drop a few of my hard-earned dollars at their retail sites. Opalhouse, Target's new home decor line launched on April 8, and I'm loving it. This new brand is one that to me is reminiscent of Anthropologie and Pier 1, but… Continue reading Opalhouse Finds

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Friday Fun Wine List: Wines That Taste Like Juice

I typically prefer red wines that are medium-full, but I will admit that sometimes it's nice to enjoy a chilled light sweet wine, especially in the 90-plus degree weather we've been experiencing lately. Most "juicy" wines I would recommend are white varietals or blends, however, there are a couple of exceptions. Here are a few… Continue reading Friday Fun Wine List: Wines That Taste Like Juice

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Saving Money Saturdays: Costco

Or in my case, it would be spending money. I have a love-hate relationship with Costco. Who doesn't love Costco for the fact that you can grab lunch for under $5 including dessert (churros anyone?), pick up a year's supply of paper towels, enough food to feed a small island (or my family of 6… Continue reading Saving Money Saturdays: Costco

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Friday Fun Weekend Wine List

And most of these are $6.99 and under. Thank goodness we have made it to the weekend! After the busyness of juggling kids and their activities, work, and home, it's so good to be able to slow down and enjoy dinner with friends or even just sit and binge watch Dr. Who. And the perfect… Continue reading Friday Fun Weekend Wine List