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Gift basket and grown-up Easter basket ideas

Who doesn’t love a gift basket?? Gift baskets are so fun to put together! Some are obvious like for Christmas, a wedding gift, a bridal or baby shower or a house warming. But think of all the other possibilities! pet lover gardener movie night road trip date night sporting event spa night girls’ weekend kids’ slumber party camping summer break end…

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The KonMari Method three years later

If Marie Kondo, the KonMari Method, the Netflix hit Tidying Up and the book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up are new to you, I thought it would be beneficial to hear from someone who tried the method over three years ago. Here are the two posts I wrote during the summer of 2015 when we were in the…

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Elevate bath time

Aaahhh, bathing. Something a new mom calls a luxury just to jump in the shower for a few minutes. Or it can also be a regular ritual to unwind and be pampered. Winter is the perfect time to elevate bath time. It’s easy when there are so many fun options from bath bombs to bubble baths to floating herbs and…

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Tab’s Tips for staging your home to sell

Staging your home to sell is critically important to sell your home quickly and for top dollar. We built a new home in Avondale, Arizona in our second year of marriage in 2003 and lived in it until we had to sell in 2010 to relocate across the valley. I was the girl who decorated my bedroom as a preschooler,…

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