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The Origin of The Christmas Tree

Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree…. When I was a child growing up, I remember going with my family to buy a Christmas tree. After Thanksgiving Day, tree shopping was a big outing in our household. I remember going…

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My Vera Bradley Winter Picks

I absolutely dread winter. It’s my least favorite season, however anytime I can find something cute to wear or use in the cold weather makes it all more tolerable. I’ve shown you my Vera Bradley picks for fall in…

Food

A Holiday Feast at Fairview Dining Room

Before we embarked on our 2 weeks adventure, we returned to Washington Duke Inn for a delightful holiday feast. No matter where you go in the world, food seems to be the universal way of bringing people together. Don’t…

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Basketball Set by Step2: Shootin’ Hoops Pro

Basketball is becoming one of Tristan’s favorite activities to do at home along with playing outdoors. This past week during all of the pre-Black Friday sales, we picked up a Step2 Shootin’ Hoops Pro Basketball Set from Kohl’s. This…

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Holiday Guides: Best Erin Condren Gifts Under $50

One of the things I absolutely love about Erin Condren, is to expect everything colorful and festive no matter the time of year. I was super excited when I received some of their latest and greatest gifts in time for…

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Holiday Cards and Invitations With Basic Invite

This post is sponsored by Basic Invite, as always opinions are our own. I’m so happy to tell you that we’ve partnered with Basic Invite – just in time for the upcoming holidays! Basic Invite is an online shop that…

Travel

Jack-O-Lanterns and The Legend of Stingy Jack

I remember trying to carve Jack-O-Lanterns as a child. It was fun and messy but as an adult  and lover of culture, I now question almost every tradition’s origin. Where did Jack-O-Lanterns originate and why were they created? And…

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CAT Bulldozer Unboxing

Tristan spotted this cool Cat 9″ Big Builder Caterpillar Bulldozer at Walmart. It is freewheeling and has a lever that makes realistic bulldozer sounds, lights, sound effects, music and makes a great toy for preschool ages. A feature that…

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Chasing Lights: NC Chinese Lantern Festival

We had the opportunity to experience an ancient Chinese tradition over the weekend – it was illuminating! The Chinese Lantern Festival is back for another great season. The festival travels around the country, showcasing amazing lantern displays that will…

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2016 North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival

The Chinese Lantern Festival is back for another great season. You can read about here. The festival travels around the country, showcasing amazing lantern displays that will transport you to China from your hometown. The festival is currently at…