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    Family and Parenting

    The Essential Christmas Planning Guide to Host an Awesome Christmas

    Christmas planning often causes an avalanche of stress and overwhelm. While you love the season, you may find yourself engulfed with anxiety at the numerous things you have to do before Christmas Day. If organization is not your thing, and you’re hosting the family Christmas dinner, you may be swimming in a whirlpool of confusion. But, calm down, pour yourself a glass of your favorite wine and read on. This post is your GPS to Christmas planning the easy way. The Essential Christmas Planning Guide   Here’s a roundup of all my best posts that cover everything Christmas – from the Christmas dinner to gifts to give fussy teens. 1.…

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    Family and Parenting

    10 Fascinating Gifts for Teen Boys who love Sport and Tech

    Buying gifts for teen boys?You must be both frustrated and desperate. Mainly because it’e so hard finding stuff that will please them. Teenagers can be notoriously moody and picky. This post taps into 2 common teenage boy interests – their love of all things related to tech and sport. I have sourced items that all tech and sport loving teens would love. Use this post to get the best gifts for teen boys today. All these items are on Amazon. This post contains affiliate links which means that I may earn a commission if you use them. I only recommend tools that I use and trust. You can read the…

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    12 Simple Appetizer Recipes to Impress your Guests this Christmas

    Do you have a list of simple appetizer ideas ? The one you created by haunting Pinterest? If you do, then you have will likely have no stress this holiday season. By now you probably have a few tried and tested favorites that you know your guests will love. A starter, as you well know, is a snack that is served before the main meal.  But, they’re also a great way to set the tone for the dinner to come. Easy appetizers, served hot or cold, tease the taste buds and leave guests looking forward to the main course. Starters of finger foods also help to break the ice, especially…