Spoil Mom this Mothers Day with these 7 gift ideas she will love
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7 Mothers Day Gifts She’ll Love!

I love to celebrate my own mother on Mothers Day, but now that I am a mother myself I also like to take this day to reflect on how I can be better. I won’t lie, though – I enjoy being shown just a little extra love, even if it’s just homemade cards – a […]

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This recipe for Cranberry Wassail will warm you to the soul.

Cranberry Wassail Recipe

 The snow hasn’t fallen yet, but the temperature has. When the weather starts dipping, that’s when I pull out this Cranberry Wassail. Full of flavor and soothing to the soul, you’ll make this for all your holiday gatherings.     Almost 5 years ago I wrote this post after it had been featured in Old […]

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Turn Orange Sorbet into individual pots of gold for St Patricks Day
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Orange Sorbet Pots of Gold

Originally posted March 16, 2012 Recipe and photos updated   Celebrate St Patricks with delicious Pots of Gold made from Orange Sorbet and orange peel cups. Top with a rainbow for a real treat the kids love. Tomorrow is St Patricks Day! Growing up it was never a huge holiday around our house. My mom […]

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Decorate for Christmas while enjoying a Peeps® Hot Cocoa Bar + WIN a Package of Holiday PEEPS®

This is a sponsored post. The PEEPS® and PEEPS & COMPANY® products, information, and additional gift pack have been provided by PEEPS® and PEEPS & COMPANY®. All opinions are 100% my own. Decorate for the holidays, or go caroling  and invite everyone back to your place for a hot cocoa bar, made all the more merry […]

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Sweet Potato Pie: A Family Tradition #SplendaHoliday #Ad

Sweet Potato Pie: a Family Tradition

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and it’s advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SplendaHoliday #CollectiveBias Ah the holidays! A time for family gatherings, traditions, and of course good food! All my family memories seem to revolve around food this time of year, but unlike as a child, I’m actually now a […]

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St Patricks Coffee Filter Wreath
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St Patricks Day Coffee Filter Wreath

  I had so much fun putting this St Patrick’s Day Coffee Filter Wreath together while sitting on the floor with the kids. I had made a pink one in February with some friends that I just loved. While we sat there poking holes in cardboard, we surmised how cute a St Patty’s day one […]

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Immune Support for your Holiday Guests

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its Advertiser. All thoughts and opinions are mine and mine alone and should not be construed as medical advice. #24HourEsterC #CollectiveBias I have this hope that family will want to come visit us for the holidays. Of course since we’re the ones that moved, we will […]

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4 Ideas to Share the Christmas Experience

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser, Hallmark’s #NorthPoleFun. All opinions are mine alone. I love this time of year! I know I’ve talked about how Fall is my favorite season, but the transition from fall to winter is right up there. Snow falling, Christmas carols playing, and lots of family […]

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I have a Dream..

  Famous words that began to change a nation. A nation, that regardless your political affiliation, now has a black President. A dream fulfilled for many that only ever believed it to be a dream.    These 4 simple words are now in the popular – and one of my favorite – movies Disney’s Tangled. […]

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2 Day Flash Sale at Flirty Aprons

*this post contains an affiliate link. Thanks for supporting Home Maid Simple* After Holiday Flash Apron Sale!!   Save 70% off Holiday Aprons at Flirty Aprons today through January 9th at Midnight MST. Use code Snow70 Cannot be combined with other offers The Elf Apron actually reminds me of a Leprechaun as well, so if […]

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