Lucas Encounters Santa, Weekend Ramblings, & Weekly Meal Planning

December 8, 2014

Hello hello! Happy Monday to you all! Did everyone have a great weekend? Ours was a total blast. We had a family Christmas party to attend on Saturday which was a great time. Oh, and if it looks like we all have bags under our eyes in the above picture, it’s because we do. Lucas […]

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Fun Facts Friday {12/5}

December 5, 2014

1. Today is a VERY special day, my friends. It was this date, December 5th, back in 1999 when Jay and I officially become a couple. That is half of my lifetime. Is that not crazy or what? If you want to see a couple good blast from the past pics, be sure to check […]

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Expanding Our Palates with Blue Apron

December 4, 2014

Do you guys remember back in September when I had the chance to work with Blue Apron? We loved it so much that we decided to order it ourselves again in October, and I’m super excited to have the opportunity to work with them again! For those who may have missed my first post or don’t […]

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This Year’s Christmas Cookie Baking List

December 3, 2014

Man oh man…you’d think somebody is getting ready to do some cookie baking or something around here?! I mean, how often do you see 12+ sticks of butter in your fridge at one time? Or a toddler who likes to sit inside and stack jars of jellies all by himself…? But anyways…yes! I AM actually […]

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Christmas Decorations, Old and New

December 2, 2014

Disclaimer: A portion of this post is sponsored by Sears and I was provided a gift card to purchase items from their holiday collection. All opinions, as always, are my own. Thank you all so much for reading and supporting STSL. It means the world to me! xoxo <3 Well hey there, my friends! How […]

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Thanksgiving 2014

December 1, 2014

We came. We played. We ate. And we ate some more. Since we got hit with a pretty good sized snow storm on Thanksgiving Eve, we all awoke to a beautiful blanket of snow covering everything in sight on Thanksgiving morning. Now if only we could make this happen again on Christmas, RIGHT?! We tried […]

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A Customized Ornament Giveaway from Christina Norris Designs

November 30, 2014
Winking smile

For the 4th year in a row I am SO excited to share this post with you all today. My friend Christina and I are keeping our holiday tradition going and teaming up to give my favorite STSL readers a chance to win another one of her beautiful creations. SO, let the holiday tradition continue! […]

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November 27, 2014

I’m sure I’m not the only one who is going to be writing something out today about what they’re thankful for. Although, I will say that I hope there aren’t many of you actually even reading this. Hopefully, many of you (in the US!) are spending today with family, friends, and loved ones, enjoying each […]

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Black Friday Experiences & Sears Deals!

November 26, 2014

I feel like there’s a whole lot of shopping talk going on this week, don’t you think? I’m pretty sure most of us are gearing up for all of the amazing sales that are heading our way, but I think it’s safe to say that Black Friday shopping can be a bit of an emotional […]

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Hot Mess & Bringing Back WIAW

November 26, 2014
Peas and Crayons

I feel like a hot mess this week. And it’s only Wednesday. What the heck? This week at work has been a bit crazy, since I’ve been doing the whole double duty thing again while one of my co-workers is away on vacation. Then, I had to work from home yesterday, which sounds like a […]

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