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Who needs a Little Summertime Christmas?

Summertime Christmas just happened in our house. This happened partly because I was out of “stay in place” ideas and partly because nothing cheers me up like Christmas. And couldn’t we all use a little cheer right now? I’m telling you — A little Will Ferrell in Elf and twinkling lights on my tree and …

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Giving Back this Season

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It’s so easy to get caught up in materialism this time of year. We buy like crazy, hoping to give our family the best Christmas ever; brainstorming how we can top last year. We drive to multiple stores to find that ONE special thing that will likely be forgotten by the New Year. I certainly …

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5 smart things to do to save time and money this Christmas (you can do these from your phone!)

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Clear space on your calendar. Life is busy enough with sports practice, work schedules and school projects. Now you’re supposed to fit in ice skating, shopping, parties, performances all with Christmas cheer?? So make the time NOW while your calendar is still free. For me, this is Sunday afternoons. My family might be chilling watching …

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Black Friday Season

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If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Black Friday is becoming a season, building in the weeks before Thanksgiving. This means being on your game watching for sales now. Here are some helpful tips to the make the most of it. Inventory what you need. I use the term need loosely. But honestly, so much …

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Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List!

Need some ideas for thoughtful and unique gifts? Here are Balancing the Busy’s suggestions for 2018! Commission links For baby Whoozit-The cutest classic must-have https://amzn.to/2PXjEj7 Elephant teething ring- because anything elephant is adorable! https://amzn.to/2EjnaxM For grandparents 23 and Me- Get the down-low on your family history! I’d buy one for my entire family if I could! https://refer.23andme.com/s/n2mff …

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