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I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday season.We are having a wonderful time in Hawaii eating, relaxing and spending lots of time together while taking in this breathtaking place.How was your Christmas, did you get everything your little heart desired? You might have been fortunate enough to be given a gift card or some moolah and(GUESS WHAT?)the sales are here. Norstrom's has a 1/2 yearly sale that is pretty awesome that I...

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My Holiday Decor 2017

Hello There, This year I didn't go crazy with the holiday decor because we are spending it away but I did have a little fun with it. I decided to get a small tree from Wholefoods, which they called a tabletop tree, about 3' tall so we would have that beautiful fresh pine smell in our home. I just love the scent, and it instantly transcends me into that cozy, loving...

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Wrapping 101

Hello, I love to collect my wrapping all year long. The places I haunt are Homesense, Chapters, Marshalls Winners and sometimes I stumble upon it in my travels in some pretty random places. I like to be prepared and don't love traditional Christmas wrapping. Paper Ya in Granville Island has some amazing silk ribbon and paper as well but I try to do it way before the season has arrived. I also...

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FIRESIDE HOLIDAY COCKTAIL

I am all about the holiday baking during this festive season but you gotta have fun fireside cocktail to snuggle up with. This one can be served hot or cold and is especially good when you use your frother for the milk. I have done it over ice here and let me tell you, so tasty. This would also be a nice greeting cocktail at your holiday party or even to be...

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Lemon Lavender Shortbread

Hello, Do you like to bake? I am much better at cooking savory dishes but love the creative touches you can add to baking like gold leaf, piping and molding fondant.I always make Christmas cookies, some work and some don't but this recipe is a keeper.  If you love lavender than this shortbread cookie is for you, and it is so easy to make! It completely melts in your mouth so fast...

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GIFTS FOR HIM

Hello, dolls. How many special men do you have in your life that can be super hard to buy for? I know my husband is, he is one of those guys who seems to have everything so I do need to work hard to find some good gifts he will love. You might have to buy for your brother, Dad, Father-in-law, boyfriend or hubbie. Here are some gift ideas for those hard working...

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GIFTS FOR HER

Hello, I hope you are enjoying the season and doing lots of things with your family.I don't know about you but holiday gift guides really come in handy with my husband. Until this year I would just print out ones that I loved, circle my faves and send him on his way, he loves it, and it and it takes the guesswork out of his Christmas shopping.  Anything I can do to...

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LANGLEY TRAVEL SERIES: PART ONE

Hello, Today is the start of a little travel series around my neighborhood that will eventually take us into the city. One of the most frequently asked questions by my readers is "Where do I shop in Langley"? Where to begin I ask myself, being the shopper that I am.lol. If you follow my Instastories than you know I always hit up Marshalls, Winners, and love Homesense on any given...

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Warm Black Bean Soup and Cornbread

Who is craving soup with all these cold days we have been getting? I know I have and one of my favorites is homemade Black Bean Soup. Get your Vitamix out and you will have a tasty soup in just 40 minutes. If you don't have a Vitamix, get one, because you can make the best soups, dips, dressings and shakes in no time at all, and not much mess....

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A Festive Cocktail

  Hello, I love a good cocktail, and this one is also pretty. Since I have so many apples from our tree's this year, a delish drink incorporating them was a must. You can use this idea to make all different types of cocktails by adding different fruit, flowers or maybe even some eyeballs, gummy worms or small plastic black spiders. Just get creative and have fun with it. I...

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