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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Christmas Dinner Recipe Round-Up

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Christmas Dinner Recipe Round-Up

Recipes
My holiday track record is typically hit or miss. Some things come out great and some things just don't - I don't know why exactly, except that I'm a little bit kitchen cursed.Lately however, the Pinterest Recipes I've used have been kind of amazing. Meaning, I am getting complimented on my cooking and sometimes asked for the recipe - that NEVER happened in the past.That's part of why I love Pinterest (and its linked blogs) so much, it can be such a great resource for learning, and takes some of the fear away from experimenting.If you have a touch of the kitchen curses too, up your odds of success by sticking with recipes that consistently receive 5 stars.There's no guarantee yours will come out perfect but it's one of those go big or go home moments, only, if you're th...
10 Ways to Save Money During the Holidays

10 Ways to Save Money During the Holidays

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I don't know about you, but to me it seems like the holidays become more overwhelming every year. I'm not sure why, but they seem to sneak up faster and faster, and some stores start advertising for Christmas at the end of summer which is maddening. If you're not getting ahead of the rush, what should be a pleasant time to make family memories can easily turn into a panicky, store-frenzied, rage-fest.But it doesn't have to be that way.Follow this advice to find your zen-like happy place when it comes to shopping during the holidays and you will feel like those ads of people in a towel with hot rocks on their backs. Okay, maybe not that relaxed, but I guarantee following this advice will help you find a smidgen of peace when it comes to seasonal gifting. 1. Create a Budget Ho...