Elf on The Shelf - Attacked!

Elf on The Shelf - Attacked!

The scene: It was a warm winter day, LilMan came home from school, finished his homework and was watching Sponge Bob Square Pants, I was...

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Elf On The Shelf - Gets Dressed Up

Elf On The Shelf - Gets Dressed Up

There is no more question which Elf is the girl and which one is the boy. :) I love their mischievous looks. :)  This one looks like h...

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Elf on The Shelf - Chocolate Covered Anything Day!

Elf on The Shelf - Chocolate Covered Anything Day!

To what to my wondering eyes should appear?  CANDY!  The Elves brought Chocolate Covered Everything!!! December 16th is Chocolate Cover...

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Elf On The Shelf - Brings a Friend

Elf On The Shelf - Brings a Friend

This past week, the Elf hasn't been very exciting around our house...he's been digging through packages, playing in a bird cage, but...

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Spicy Crockpot Jambalaya with Bacon!

Spicy Crockpot Jambalaya with Bacon!

Jambalaya is a dish best served spicy and warm over a bed of rice - did I mention spicy?  Ben and I LOVE spicy foods, but our kids like not-...

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Elf on the Shelf Arrives with a Poem

Elf on the Shelf Arrives with a Poem

Feel free to DOWNLOAD the Poem so you can modify the # of Days based on when your Elf arrives. I hope you enjoy this start to a spiri...

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Candy Cane Oreo Cookie Balls

Candy Cane Oreo Cookie Balls

I know the  stores began getting ready for Christmas back in August, but when it is 80/90 degrees outside, it is really hard to start th...

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Pecan Crusted Chicken Nuggets with Merlot Cherry Sauce

Pecan Crusted Chicken Nuggets with Merlot Cherry Sauce

Some time ago I had a dish that I remember to this day, and it was well over 3 years ago - the dish had cherry sauce with chicken.  I can...

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Hearty Crockpot Chili

Hearty Crockpot Chili

For me, I know it's Fall whenever the boots come out and I have this overwhelming urge to make Chili and what makes it even more interes...

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My Latest Painting - First Dance Recital

My Latest Painting - First Dance Recital

I've been drawing and painting as much as I can in my spare time, and I finally have a painting that I'm so excited about that I'...

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Tate Farms - the Place to Be for Fall

Tate Farms - the Place to Be for Fall

I don't know about you guys, but I feel like fall has fallen on us FAST!  We went to Tate Farms one Saturday after Em and LilMan had soc...

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