Author Archives: AJ

Wet Nose Wednesdays: Rocky, Poppy and Penny


It’s Wet Nose Wednesday and we have three incredible dog for your viewing pleasure! Rocky is a big exuberant boy who has a real zest for life! He loves adventures and exploring the outdoors, followed by some yummy treats! Poppy is a social lady who loves playtime. She has nice leash manners, loves to go out on adventures and is easy ... Read More »

Here’s How To Wrap A Gift In TEN SECONDS! [Video]


Ok, here’s the deal,  I HATE wrapping presents! I’m terrible at it and quite frankly,  I’d rather shell out a few bucks and have someone do it for me and when I DO wrap gifts, it’s….well, let’s just say it’s not pretty. I’ve watched this video over and over and I’m going to give this a shot to see if ... Read More »

Here Are Some Things You Should NOT Buy Before Christmas…

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Sure, it’s tempting to buy a bunch of stuff that’s on sale for Christmas now and with the National Retail Federation expecting holiday sales to increase by 4.1 percent…there looks to be a LOT of people in the shopping spirit. Conflicted by year-end sales, free shipping promotions and an unforgiving holiday countdown, it’s easy for shoppers to give in to ... Read More »

The Holiday Tipping Guide.


The holidays are here, but who do you have to tip? And how much? Here are a few of professions you may have heard of tipping in the past, but make sure you don’t leave someone out…or tip them the wrong way! The Holiday Tipping Guide.   Read More »

The Ten WORST Holiday Gifts Are…


It’s not about the gifts that YOU receive,  it’s about the giving…it’s about spending time with family and friends and appreciating what you DO have right?? However, with all of that said, more than likely there WILL be some gifts involved, both giving AND receiving and here are the ten worst gifts that you will want to avoid this and ... Read More »

What Christmas Would Look Like If It Were Run By Kids.


Kids have super creative imaginations (and that’s putting it mildly), so Lowe’s teamed up with Soul Pancake and asked: what would it look like if kids were in charge of Christmas? What if Christmas trees had donuts, and rainbows were made out of cotton candy? This holiday season,  kids at a Boys & Girls Club were asked to draw a ... Read More »

According To This Study, Santa’s Salary Is…WHAT??


No wonder he’s so jolly, apparently Santa’s belly isn’t the ONLY thing that’s on the hefty side. According to this study in the USA Today, Santa makes a whopping $140,000/yr (approx) It is based on a list of tasks and hours and matched to jobs from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to uncover average wages. Merry Christmas!   image via ... Read More »