How To Celebrate Christmas With Less Stress This Year

Enjoy Your Christmas

Christmas – the season of Christ’s birth – is truly the most wonderful time of the year! Most families who celebrate Christmas pass down cherished traditions as a way of creating special memories and staying connected to past generations. Kids of all ages look forward to their favorite holiday activities, treats and gift-giving rituals. We […]

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Amber Vale Candle Review & Giveaway

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Amber Vale Candle Review – Holiday Sampler How do you create a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere in your home? The easiest way is to fill it with candles. I love candles because they have the ability to transform the ambience of our homes with their beauty, elegance and simplicity. I especially enjoy lighting scented candles […]

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Shoot For The Moon: 50th Anniversary Of The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

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Where Were You When Neil Armstrong Walked On The Moon? The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. – Psalm 19:1 I didn’t know it at the time as I was just a little girl but on July 20, 1969, my family and I witnessed what would become […]

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Holiday Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Holiday Mashed Potatoes Recipe If you are looking for a delicious mashed potatoes recipe to complement your holiday menu, then this is it! In our household, we generally reserve mashed potatoes for holidays and special occasions (because the gravy we make to accompany it is so decadently sinful) – but growing up, mashed potatoes were […]

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Live Free Card

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Live Free Card Happy WOYWW to you, dear friends! What’s on my desk this week? Another card… Another tribute… Another reflection on what it means to be American. This past Independence Day weekend, I spent some time sorting through and gathering my red, white, and blue papers and embellishments to see what inspired me. The […]

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Friendship Friday 127 – Happy Independence Day!

Friendship Friday at Create With Joy

Welcome to Friendship Friday! Friendship Friday at Create With Joy is a week-long event where you can: Share what’s unique about you and your blog! Foster friendships with other bloggers! Expand your social media networks! This week, we’re celebrating Independence Day at Friendship Friday! As always, you’re free to share anything you like – but […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Fireworks

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Welcome To Wordless Wednesday At Create With Joy! Photos Of The Week July 2013 Fireworks Display Cat In The Bag – Tsunami Quote Of The Week Freedom Is Not Free. Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Water Hitchcock Wordless Wednesday – Celebrating Our Independence Happy Independence Day to all of our friends Who are celebrating Independence Day […]

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Daria’s Holiday Music Giveaway

Daria Music Giveaway

Today I’d like to introduce you to Daria – an internationally renowned folk singer who empowers and unites children of all cultures through music! This holiday season, Daria is spreading her message of holiday cheer through Songs For Merry Multicultural Mirth – a bright collection of holiday songs that celebrates both Hanukkah and Christmas! This collection includes […]

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Independence Day Party & Blog Hop

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Happy Independence Day, dear friends! How are you celebrating your freedom this year? Many families like to commemorate our country by installing a flagpole and proudly displaying a national flag in their yards, Other families like to participate in local parades, host backyard barbecues, attend concerts, and enjoy firework displays! How are you honoring our […]

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