12 Days of Christmas for the Home {Day 6}

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Hello friend. Today is Day 6 of the 12 days of Christmas for the home series and we are talking holiday cards.  Are you on track for Christmas day? Behind? Already done?  If you're done, we aren't friends anymore. Last week we ordered stamps from USPS and they should have arrived by now. Did you get yours?  Today you are to either start addressing your Christmas cards or finish them.  I sent out one batch already, but still have a stack to do.  To get them out quick, like before Christmas, make it a family affair.  ... [Continue Reading]

12 Days of Christmas For the Home {Day 5}

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Here we are, day 5 of the 12 days of Christmas for the home and 9 days until Christmas Eve. I know you have a million things to do, but one of those pesky details of Christmas is filling the stockings. Somehow over the years, stocking stuffers have evolved into their own level of gift giving. Seriously, stuffing a stocking can cost serious bucks and most of it adds clutter to your home. A friend just recently posted a Facebook question:"What can I stuff stockings with that doesn't add clutter to my house"? Great ... [Continue Reading]

12 Days of Christmas For the Home {Day 4}

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It's day 4 of our 12 Days of Christmas for the home series. and it's all about gifts and gift wrapping. I am making a HUGE assumption that you have bought at least a few gifts by now.  If not, don't freak out. Just get to the stores.  Tonight.  Or online with super-duper fast shipping options. We are 9 days out from Christmas Eve and today you are to start wrapping a gift a day until Christmas.  Now, I know you have more than 9 gifts to wrap, but this gives you a daily goal to shoot for.  If you can wrap 3 a day, ... [Continue Reading]

12 Days of Christmas For the Home {Day 2 AND Day 3}

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I've combined two days for the 12 days of Christmas for the Home-Day 2 AND 3! Day 2 I have bad memories of standing in line at the Post Office.  Long, long lines with one worker and because most of us procrastinate, we are trying to mail Christmas packages at the very last moment. So, a few years back I heard the United States Postal Service was now doing business online. I nearly fainted.  Really? Our very own USPS going digital?  Making things easier?  Holy moly. In this day 2 of the 12 days of Christmas for the ... [Continue Reading]

12 Days of Christmas for the Home {day 1 + video}

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Here it is again to help you out! 12 Days of Christmas for the Home kicks off today and gives you guidance every day over the next 12 days even if you haven't you done a thing! Right now, it's exactly 12 days until Christmas Eve and I'm kicking off a 12 days of Christmas for the home series on The Hampton Roads Show. In this segment, I summarize 5 of the days, but fear not, I will still have each tip outlined each day of the 12 days!  This will get you started and make your 12 days of Christmas for the home that ... [Continue Reading]