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Holiday Gathering Activities

It’s wonderful to have family staying over during the holidays. However, after the traditional meal is devoured you might wish you had a list titled holiday gathering activities. Memories are made when you are active together, laughing and having fun, and when all are included from little cousin Jimmy to great grandma Betty. Here are […]

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Winter Activities for Kids That Go Beyond the Norm

As a parent I think we can agree we are all looking for Winter Activities for Kids that will engage our children while providing something fun for the whole family and maybe even a little educational for the kids.  I can almost guarantee there are a million and one posts about sledding , ice skating or roasting […]

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Holiday Decorating: Inexpensive Ideas

Holiday Season Part of the fun of the holiday season — besides eating all the goodies — is decorating. With budgets tight, finding ways to decorate inexpensively can lead to creative holiday decor. To get some ideas on holiday decorations, check with local stores and get inspired to make your own seasonal holiday decor and […]

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Family Activities For The Holiday Season

If you are preparing to host a house full of family and friends this holiday season chances are football will be on the television and kids will be under foot. However this special time should be celebrated by talking, laughing and having fun instead of television and time-outs. It’s time to start planning some holiday […]

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How to Encourage Thankfulness at Christmas and Birthdays

Holidays can provide us many opportunities to show our children how much we love them.  In some cultures so much emphasis is put on celebrating that children can become greedy.  Of all the holidays that we celebrate, Christmas and birthdays are often the times of year that our children are very self centered.  As much as […]

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Using Words in Family Photos

Here’s a trend we love — using letters and words in family photos. It’s so simple, yet it makes such a statement.  (With special thanks to Stacy Rank on Pinterest). From chelseabeephotography.com From thebmcreport.blogspot.com From lifecapturesbykriscinda.com From http://pinterest.com/pin/56013589085053509/   Some of Amy Adele’s Family Photo Cards: Find more photo cards HERE.  

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Creative Christmas Card Displays

This is the time of year when we look forward to trips to the mailbox — when our excitement over receiving Christmas cards trumps our dread of bills (those come next month). But what to do with all those cards? Here are a few creative ways to display those cards so everyone can enjoy them […]

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Care to Exchange?

Tis the season for exchanges. No, silly, not exchanging gifts you don’t want. We’re talking about Cookie Exchange and Ornament Exchange parties!! Christmas Cookie Exchange Party   Love Christmas cookies but don’t want to do all that baking? Then host a cookie swap. The rules are simple: bake a half dozen or full dozen of […]

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Ideas for Wording on Your Personalized Christmas and Holiday Cards

Just the other day, some Amy Adele staffers were talking about how much we love to create our own Christmas and holiday cards, but sometimes we’re just not clever enough to think of just the perfect thing to say in our cards. So this year, we’ve collected some of our favorite messages and quotes as possible […]

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