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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
Did you sing that? You should have. Singing it immediately puts me into the holiday spirit.
I know, I can hardly believe it is already the holidays, but it is.
Do you ever feel exhausted and overwhelmed during and after the holidays?
Do you resent making cookies?
Do you hate spending time and money figuring out and sending Christmas cards?
Make this the year you take back Christmas (reference to Bad Moms 2= hilarious)
Last time I checked, Christmas was about celebrating Christ’s birth (even though he wasn’t born in December but off topic)
Don’t let the “I should’s” take control this Christmas.
Who cares what you should do? And seriously who says you should?
I am giving you permission to say NO.
Of course, this doesn’t mean you can say no to everything because if you have kids, there are probably some things they want to do that you may not be interested in. There are times we have to sacrifice for our kids, but along with that, kids don’t need to get everything they want.
I’m betting as a kid you didn’t get to do everything you wanted either. Remember we’re raising kids who know disappointment and know how to deal with it.
You can simplify the holidays and it’s quite simple.
In honor of Thanksgiving, I wanted to share 9 things I am thankful for this year.
I have chosen these 9 things specifically because of how they have helped to simplify my life this year.
Do you ever feel like life is more stressful than not?
Can you never seem to find time to sit and relax?
Is your mind constantly running with things that need to be done?
Maybe one of my 9 things can help you simplify your life and provide relaxation in 2018.
Without further ado here they are!
Black and Friday
Two simple words that when put together cause much debate.
Whether you like Black Friday or not, you have to admit there are some good deals to be found.
I’m not saying that you “need” these deals, but they do exist.
The key to successful Black Friday shopping is to know what you want and not get sucked into spending on things you don’t need or want.
Worse yet is buying something that isn’t in fact on sale, but retailers lead you to believe is a great sale. To better help you prepare for Black Friday, I have six tips to make the most of your Black Friday shopping.
You could just go and shop, but following these tips could save you money, headaches and time.
Trust me Black Friday can even be fun, especially when you get free money afterward just for shopping on Black Friday (Ebates, Kohl’s cash, gift cards).