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  • One of my favorite Christmas traditions at parties is to play Dirty Santa. Dirty Santa is a festive game where everyone brings a gift (not a gag gift) at a predetermined price point and you can steal each other's gifts. It is always fun for Christmas parties and I prefer it to White Elephant where you have silly or gag gifts at a cheap price point because everyone gets to go home with something somewhat nice. Personally I like a $30 budget for this game so that people can get creative without feeling too restricted. (more…)

  • After this last year, I think we all deserve a relaxing resort vacation somewhere beautiful. With hopeful hearts for 2021, we booked this trip to Excellence Riviera Cancun back in January with another couple for a fun week away from reality. With this being our third experience at an adults only all inclusive in this region, there were things we loved, liked, and wished were different. Overall, had a wonderful week at the resort and I'm happy to share our experience with you. (more…)

  • I am so excited to announce that our kitchen remodel is DONE!!! I know it may have seemed finished from what I have shared on Instagram, but there was one last thing we wanted to do... update the lighting. After living in it for the last 6 months, I can honestly say that I love every inch of how this space looks, and the lighting was the icing on the cake. For those of you who followed along through our kitchen remodel process on Instagram, you may know the whole story. But for those that did not here are all the details of what we updated in our kitchen. Why…