Author Archive: Laura

Mini Cheese and Onion Pastries

mini cheese and onion pastries mm

The following is a guest post from regular contributor, Melanie at Melanie Makes. One of my most favorite parts of the holiday season is the food.  Shocking, I know!  In particular, it’s the finger food.  The grazing, the meals made of little bites, and the ability to chat with friends and family while nibbling on […]

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Last-Minute Clutter-Free Gift Ideas

Last Minute Clutter Free Gift Ideas

The following is a guest post from regular contributor, Emily at So Damn Domestic. The holiday season is upon us, and we’ve made our list a long time ago. Now we’re in the “checking it twice” stage. Making sure we have gifts for those key gift exchanges, and getting things ready to ship to far-away […]

Filed under: Emily, Guest Bloggers, Holidays

Menu Plan Monday ~ Dec 15/14


Hello!  Hope you all had a terrific weekend.  I am in the thick of watching my romantic Christmas movies and watch at least one every day.  I’m talking about the sweet Hallmark type ones that always have a happy ending.  They are so good!  I’m slightly obsessed and my PVR has so many waiting for […]

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Visual Aid Gift List Tracking

Visual Aid Gift List

The following is a guest post from regular contributor, Rachel at Useful Beautiful Home. For me, this is crunch time to finish any remaining gift purchases. Usually by now, if I have anything left to buy, it’s the little “extras” that have gone unnoticed or weren’t a part of my original gift list. Sometimes I […]

Filed under: Guest Bloggers, Holidays, Rachel