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Rocking Around the Christmas Tree…and more! 31 Days of Christmas

31dayslogoChristmas songs–you either love ’em or hate ’em!  Who now has Rocking Around the Christmas Tree stuck in their head?  Anyone remember Home Alone? I love Christmas songs and Rocking Around the Christmas Tree, along with a few others, is one of my faves. It’s just so happy and festive–it’s always good for a party.  A more traditional favorite is Joy to the World. I also really enjoy I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas and We Wish You a Merry Christmas.

scentofmate What are some of your favorite tunes to listen to during the holidays? Comment below and be entered Read the rest »

Party time–what parties are on your schedule this holiday season? (31 Days of Christmas)

31dayslogoOnly 10 more days til Christmas!! It’s also the season for parties–office, friends, etc.  Does your office throw a holiday party? What about your friends, do you all get together to celebrate? Don’t forget about the White Elephant (do you allow “steals”?) and Secret Santa’s.  I love doing Secret Santa with my street team. We have a lot of fun.  I tend to go crazy with gift buying, which my family just rolls with–I’m sure they don’t mind all the presents  :-D .

Part of the whole holiday/Christmas season is spending time with loved ones, friends and taking time to relax, Read the rest »

Holiday movies (31 Days of Christmas)

31dayslogoWith only 12 more days until Christmas, kids will be getting out of school soon for Christmas break, which means they’ll be home all day.  It’s also time for all the holiday movies–A Christmas Story, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, The Grinch (are you a traditionalist or do you prefer the Jim Carrey version?), It’s a Wonderful Life, Polar Express–just to name a few. One of my favorites is Elf. My son LOVES Buddy and my husband’s favorite part is where Buddy sings in the bathroom.  The whole movie is hilarious and we always make sure to watch Read the rest »

Worst Christmas gift (31 Days of Christmas)

31dayslogoIt’s almost Friday, and one day closer to Christmas. We’re officially 2 weeks out. Keeping with the gifting theme, my sister gave me my best gift, my worst gift came from my niece. She got me a multi-colored neon purse. It was really kind of awful.  But, it came from my niece, whom I love and adore, so I couldn’t get rid of it. About 2 years later, I finally “returned” it to my sister.  It isn’t about what you get, but just the fact that someone put thought into it. 

What was your worst Christmas gift? Comment below to Read the rest »

Best Christmas gift (31 Days of Christmas)

31dayslogoHappy Tuesday! It’s only 16 days until Christmas, can you believe it?! Time’s ticking on that shopping clock.   I’ve been having a lot of fun with Mina Carter as we’ve been doing our 31 Days of Christmas posts.   She and I are alternating posts on our blogs and doing small giveaways each day, and our grand prize is a brand new Kindle Voyager, or a $199 gift card. So, make sure to check out each day.  Winners from my giveaways will all be posted on January 4, 2015.

Milly&Sis_bestgiftThe best Christmas gift I’ve received is from my sister.  She gave Read the rest »


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