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Easy Holiday Gift Guide 2019: The 4 Gift Rule

This gift guide is a bit different than most of the guides I’ve seen. I recently wrote a blog post on ways to simplify Christmas and one of them was about how to apply the 4-gift rule. To make holiday shopping easier, I created a gift guide that’s focused on that rule. If you don’t already know what it is, it’s an easy gifting rule based on four categories – Want, Need, Wear, and Read. It’s a great because it makes it super easy to shop. The guide is divided in groups for Kids, Moms & Dads.  Read more…

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Simplifying Christmas: 11 Approaches to a Stress-Free Holiday

Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year. A season of joy and celebration. But for some, this time of year brings more stress than joy. It’s understandable considering how much there is to do during the holiday season. The decorating, the shopping, the entertaining, the meal planning, the cooking, the baking, the organizing (if you have the time), gift wrapping, getting the Christmas cards in the mail on time and oh, the cleaning too (lots of it!). Read more…