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Friday, December 2, 2016

Hurry!! Save 40% with the #TinyPrintsHoliday Collection!


~This post is sponsored by Tiny Prints and I am being compensated for it.  Tiny Prints is not responsible for the contents of this post and all opinions are mine.~



Connecting with our loved ones inspires us each and every holiday season!  Tiny Prints has beautiful designs that you can customize with your own photos to bring a little piece of YOU into the hearts and homes of your family and friends.

I'm excited to share a few of my personal designs with you.  I can ALWAYS count on Tiny Prints to help me create holiday cards with a unique touch!


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Create an instant WOW factor with Laser Cut Cards or go with Modern Classic Letterpress.  The decision is all YOURS.

I personally have fallen in love with the SPARKLE of the Tiny Prints Glitter Cards!


Another idea is to showcase NEWS with your cards...such as announcing your marriage, revealing a new baby on the way, sharing your new address, or how about your Year in Review??


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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

POTP for Easy!!


We are all praying for Easy to recover from surgery!!  Hoping he gets better real soon!!


Monday, November 28, 2016

Cyber Monday Sale!! #ShutterflyHolidayCards


A great big Thank You goes out to Shutterfly for sponsoring my post.  I am being compensated for helping to spread the word about Shutterfly's awesome holiday card collection.

Guess what everyone??  The Cyber Monday Sale is going on at Shutterfly!  That means you can save up to 50% PLUS an extra 25% on select items!!  The code to use is CYBER25.  The offer expires TODAY!!

Let's talk about just how heavenly these Shutterfly Cards ARE this year?  What an awesome array of deliciousness awaits you when you head on over to Shutterfly.com!




A couple of the featured cards this year are Foil Stamped Cards, Glitter Cards, and the Oh-So-Cool Pop-Out Cards!!  You have your choice of 3 different paper types:  Signature Cardstock, Photo Paper, and my personal favorite...Pearl Shimmer Cardstock.

There are also several different TRIM OPTIONS for you to choose from including:  Square, Rounded, Bracket, Ticket, and Scallop.



The website is super user-friendly and personalizing your own cards is a breeze!  The site specifically points out which cards are foil stamped or which ones are letter press, etc.





You also have the option of uploading your own photo to the site or the Shutterfly App (which is a VERY handy little app to have loaded on your mobile device or tablet!).  You can sort the way you prefer by selecting the type of paper, the sentiment, the theme, style, design, color, and even the glitter color!



Or, you can also narrow your choices further by the number of photos, price, and/or designer.

As I am sitting here, I can actually remember when I first started using Shutterfly to personalize my holiday cards and it was almost ten years ago!!  Isn't it amazing how the time just rushes right on by??

So, head on over to Shutterfly and have fun personalizing your very OWN cards and make your holiday season a particularly SPECIAL and memory-filled one!!

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Shop Shutterfly for all your personalized photo needs this holiday season!  It is SO worth it!!
Saturday, November 26, 2016

Keuka Lake Thanksgiving!



And now we are off to the races with ten zillion things to do before Christmas!!  Usually I am already done with my shopping.  After a few last things, I should be done within a week or so.


Hope that you all enjoyed your holiday celebration and I apologize that I didn't get around to visit everyone, but wanted to wish everyone a happy holiday!   We celebrated Thanksgiving in our usual tradition...we made reservations!!  This time, we tried a new place...the Top of the Lake on Keuka Lake.  The views were gorgeous and the food just delicious!!  It would have been just a touch better had the weather cooperated...but at least it wasn't snowing!  It was just a bit chilly and dreary.

Here are a few snaps of our day...














And now the race for the Christmas holidays is ON!!!

Ready....Set....GO!!
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

So It Begins...


Yes, we had our first snowstorm of the year!  It was worse than what we had expected...but that doesn't really surprise us.  If you know anyone in Upstate or Northern NY...Lake Effect snow has a way of surprising everyone...even the weather guys!


Hopefully, this snow will not stick around for much longer and we will see a few more "autumn" days.  I am not a fan of winter!!



The girls ran around for a few minutes in it, but the winds were pretty fierce...gusting to about 50mph...and when it is THAT windy, they want to come right in!!
Monday, November 21, 2016

Easy Thanksgiving Meal for Your Furry Family Members!






If you are like me and enjoy making your pup happy by spending the holidays with them, you may be interested in this recipe that I have for a special meal for Thanksgiving!

Smoky Chicken and Cheese Pie

2 cups cooked and mashed sweet potato
3 eggs
1 cup chopped cooked chicken
1 1/4 cup cooked green beans
3 Tablespoons of plain yogurt
1 cup of Shredded Italian Blend white cheese
1 Tablespoon olive oil

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees

Cook the sweet potatoes in the microwave.  When they are cool enough, scoop out the middle into a bowl.  Let it cool.  Add the yogurt and eggs and beat it until it is fluffy.  It will have the consistency of cake batter.

Stir in the chopped chicken, cooked green beans and spread it in a square 8 x 8 glass cooking dish.  Sprinkle the cheese over the top.

Use olive oil on your cooking pan before spreading the batter.  This is SUPER important!!

Cook for 45 minutes or until a knife blade comes out clean when you test the middle.

Let it cool and cut into squares.

Keeps in the fridge for three days or in the freezer for three months.

The girls just LOVE this!  It really is easy to make.  Trust me.  I am NOT a gourmet chef!  :)

PS....Guess who is coming to visit us....BEEMER!!!  He just LOVES coming to see us because we give him tons of great things to eat!  His mom doesn't usually give him table food....Shhhhhhh....that is what grandmothers are for!