Posts by Nicole G

By • 2 weeks ago with one reply

According to my mom, Mother’s Day goes on 365 days a year in our house. And while I try to treat my mom like a queen every day, I try to make Mother’s Day a little more meaningful with a handmade gift and breakfast in bed. If your mom is anything like my mom, she […]

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Whether you started at the stroke of midnight on January 1st or you’re dragging your feet and planning to do it in June, a New Year’s resolution is an opportunity to positively make a change in your life. Traditionally, my friends and I come up with our personal goals for the year as well as […]

By • 5 months ago with no replies yet

What is a ‘white elephant’? I have yet to see a white elephant with my own two eyes; however, I do see the occasional gray elephant every time I go to the zoo! Some people also refer to ‘white elephant’ as a popular gift exchange game typically played at holiday parties. Traditionally, a white elephant […]

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There’s more to gift giving than just buying someone a little trinket and wrapping it up. Adding a personal touch to a present makes your gift more special, unique, and meaningful. Giving a personalized gift is easy and perfect for any age group. If you have a long shopping list this holiday season, here are […]

By • 5 months ago with one reply

If you’re participating in a Secret Santa tradition, White Elephant party, or gift exchange with friends and family, there is definitely a perfect holiday gift for every person in your life! To start, I like to make a list of who I plan on sharing the holidays with. This list can range from my big […]

By • 6 months ago with 3 replies already

Up to 70% OFF – Black Friday ONLY! What do you actually save on Black Friday & Cyber Monday? Thanks to technology, brick and mortar, in-store shopping on Black Friday has moved to the world wide web to join Cyber Monday. While there are still a lot of great deals that happen in-stores, there are just […]

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My family spends the day giving thanks and filling our stomachs with delicious homemade food. According to Spoon University, a person eats an average of 3,000 calories on Thanksgiving. This is about 500-1000 extra calories we are intaking compared to a normal day. If I plan to stuff my face with a large calorie-filled meal, […]

By • 7 months ago with one reply

The term “candy” by definition is “a sweet food made with sugar or syrup combined with fruit, chocolate, or nuts”. A piece of candy is made to be sweet and enjoyable by everyone. I’m the biggest advocate for all things chocolate, especially Reese’s Cups. There’s something about the perfect balance of chocolate and peanut butter […]

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While Halloween is a night for costumes, candy, and freaky fun, it’s important to stay safe and be aware of your surroundings. Don’t let the night become more frightening than it’s suppose to be! Here are some Halloween safety tips for making your night less spooky and more safe. Bring a flashlight Do remember to […]

By • 8 months ago with 2 replies already

Halloween is a night full of frightful festivities and strange superstitions. Growing up, my Halloween tradition was typical, to dress up in a costume and go house to house looking for candy. Once I became a teenager, my neighbors refused to put candy in my pillow case no matter how many times I said ‘trick-or-treat’. […]