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gbread2008My daughter and I made a gingerbread house on Christmas Eve. I’m not a big “make it from scratch” kind of person. I only buy pre-made kits. We attempted one last year but it didn’t turn out very well. The frosting wasn’t sticky enough and the roof kept sliding off as we placed decorations on it. This year, I found a good gingerbread house that has super sticky frosting. It was awesome! (more…)

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ry1stxmas

First, I tear here, then I get to the good stuff. I deem this tracksuit...perfect! Where's my next present?

Christmas is over, and we’re still in Kauai, but we’re getting loads of emails and photos of the festive time of year. Sweetie received this photo of his youngest nephew, Ry opening the Christmas gift sweetie sent. He decided on the Rabbit Moon Tractor Tracksuit at mychildclothing.com who has a wonderful selection of both leā€¢top and Rabbit Moon. Since Ry lives in NYC where the winters can be bitterly cold, sweetie thought the tracksuit would be perfect for him to bop around indoors, as well as a fashionable and warm top layer for those first days of spring in Central Park. Ry is just 9 months old but already seems to have the art of opening presents down pat!

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It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes, or bags!

Correct answer: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

And thus ends our holiday movie programming! šŸ˜‰

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m2_bake

The kids are home for winter break, and it seems like there’s nothing to keep them occupied. They’ve opened their presents and played with their toys. Their friends are out of town so there are no scheduled play dates. So now what?

Here’s a fun activity you can do at home to keep your little ones busy without taking up a lot of your time. (more…)

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It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes, or bags!

Type your guess by entering a comment. The answer will be posted tomorrow. Thanks for playing!

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Just because every child can’t get his wish that doesn’t mean there isn’t a Santa Claus.

Correct answer: Miracle on 34th Street

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Holiday Window Display Prize for Store Owner of Photo Contest

Store Owner Prize for Holiday Window Display

As you scoop up those after-Christmas bargains at your favorite store carrying leā€¢top baby and children’s clothes, take a snapshot of their holiday display window and enter our photo contest! Just give us your name, the name of the store, and the city the store is located when you submit your photo. Last day for entries is January 4th. The winning photo will be announced on Monday, January 5th. If your photo is chosen by our judges, you win a $20 Starbuckā€™s gift card, and the store wins this gift basket (retail value $260). The store might use this to do their own giveaway contest…so you might win twice! Having trouble finding a store near you? Locate one by going to the leā€¢top store locator. Submit your photo by clicking here.

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Just because every child can’t get his wish that doesn’t mean there isn’t a Santa Claus.

Type your guess by entering a comment. The answer will be posted tomorrow. Thanks for playing!

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You guys give up yet? Or are you thirsty for more?

Correct answer: Home Alone

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It’s a romantic full moon, when Pedro said, “Hey, mamacita, let’s do Weeweechu.”

Oh no, not now, let’s look at the moon!” said Rosita.

Oh, c’mon baby, let’s you and I do Weeweechu. I love you and it’s the perfect time,” Pedro begged.

“But I wanna just hold your hand and watch the moon.” replied Rosita.

Please, corazoncito, just once, do Weeweechu with me.”

Rosita looked at Pedro and said, “OK, one time, we’ll do Weeweechu.”

Pedro grabbed his guitar and they both sang…..

“Weeweec hu a Merry Christmas, Weeweechu a Merry Christmas, Weeweechu a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year.”

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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