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O Christmas Tree … Recycle Thee ….

O Christmas tree, o Christmas tree, How lovely are thy branches …. until they are dead … and dropping needles all over the house … and scratching people as they innocently walk by … Sooo, it’s time for the Christmas tree to go! But where should it go? Don’t worry, each year, Christmas trees are repurposed […]

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THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Returns to New Orleans for a Magical Holiday Experience

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by our friends at Rail Events Productions.  THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Returns to New Orleans for a Magical Holiday Experience THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride is back for another exciting season. Rail Events Productions is proud to offer service on board the magic train from Dec. 6 to […]

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5th Annual Donuts with Santa {Recap Post}

Disclosure :: Last weekend, we hosted two amazing playdates for our readers in celebration of the upcoming holiday season! On the Southshore we hosted one huge playdate at the beautiful Cannery for the second year, and we hosted our Northshore event at the Fleur de lis Event Center for the first time ever. A huge thank [...]
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What Mommy Wants in Her Stocking

After you’ve shopped till you dropped, wrapped all the gifts and put out Santa’s cookies, you can’t help but wonder what you may see under the tree for yourself. While the picture-perfect morning would include the kids all around the tree in matching pajamas with huge grins on their faces, all the while playing with […]

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Finding the Right Gift this Holiday for Children of All Ages

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by the Parenting Center at Children’s Hospital.  Finding the Right Gift this Holiday for Children of All Ages It’s that time of year again…when parents of children swing between wondering if they found just the right gift that their child will enjoy and play with throughout the year (maybe […]

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When the Eldest Knows :: Transitioning Elf Duties to the Big Kid

Our Elf We got our Elf on the Shelf in 2012. I thought it would be a fun way to get into the Christmas spirit and help motivate the kids to behave and get along. For the most part, she’s contributed her share of motivation, but ultimately, they just love the magic that she brings. […]

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