Under the Whispering Door Book Club Discussion

December is here, friends, and all the Christmas frenzy with it. It's such a bright, fun season, but we know it's not its dose of stress. And you know what Carrie and I are going to recommend as the perfect way to beat holiday stress--cozy up with a good read! I love falling into sweet Christmas novels this time of year. I think I might have about 20 of them on hold at the library! But before we switch gears to holiday reading (pssst...there is a copy of brand-new yuletide release up for grabs below!), it's time to touch down ...

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Thank you to Hersheypark for sponsoring this post so I can fill you in on how to plan the perfect Hershey weekend in for your family. All opinions are 100% my own.One of my family's absolute favorite places to visit is Hershey, PA. Whether you are a first-time visitor or a repeat fan, Hershey, PA is full of delights for your whole family. If you're like my family, who lives a bit of distance away, we like to make a weekend of it when we visit. And in Hershey, this is a super-easy thing to do. There is much to ...

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It is usually such a relief when you finally outgrow apartment living and move into a house. It can be because the family is growing, or because there was a house on the market for a price that you simply couldn’t pass up for its investment potential.  Whatever the reason for upsizing your home, there is one downside. You didn’t have much stuff in your apartment so your big house looks really bare. When you have empty rooms that echo every sound, it can create an atmosphere that is far from cozy.  In this article, we will go over some ...

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11 Homebody Gifts to Win Christmas

The items in this gift guide were sent to me for review, but please know here at Mom of the Year, we are committed to only ever sharing items with you that we have used and think are a great fit for moms and their families. We genuinely love all of these homebody gifts, and all opinions are 100% our own.It's Thanksgiving week! And here at Mom of the Year, that means it's time for the GINORMOUS, HUGE ANNUAL GIVEWAY full of fab things to help you cross off a bunch of stuff on your shopping list (or you can ...

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5 Hersheypark Christmas Gift Ideas--PLUS a Ticket Giveaway!!

Thank you to Hersheypark for sponsoring this post so I can scoop you on the 5 Hersheypark Christmas Gift Ideas. All opinions remain 100% my own.Christmas season is ON at Hersheypark, and it's so fun, friends! From the lights to the rides to the special yummy treats to the reindeer...it's magical! There is no better way to ring in the season, and I'm delighted to share these Hersheypark Christmas Gift Ideas, plus a fantastic ticket giveaway. Read on for the gifting scoop and details on how to enter for the 4 Hersheypark tickets up for grabs!5 Hersheypark Christmas Gift IdeasPurchase ...

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