Tag Archives: Holidays

Please Don’t Buy Roses on Valentine’s Day

I don’t mean to sound ungrateful, but Valentine’s Day gifts bore me. I really don’t care for roses as a gift, chocolates aren’t my thing and I always seem to giggle (at the wrong moment) when reading mushy, sentimental cards. I … Continue reading

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Throwing Baby at Glass? Desperate Attempt at Super Bowl Ad

I like to think I have a sense of humor and it usually takes a lot to offend me.  But, I have to say that last night’s Super Bowl ad by HomeAway.com was a desperate attempt to be outrageous and get … Continue reading

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2011 Preview – Cheers to a Year of Advances

Happy New Year Biz e-Mom’s Blog readers! I hope you rang in 2011 with some bubbly and with those special to you. I certainly toasted on your behalf to make up for it in case you didn’t. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.24.10

This week’s very special Christmas Eve Biz e-Friday Countdown highlights some of the winners of Momversation’s Fresh Voice award – a list of some of the mom blogosphere’s best up and coming talent. I am sharing my favorites because there are … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 12 “Quest for the Perfect Tree”

People place a lot of emphasis around the annual quest for the perfect tree. Factors like “when” you get your tree, “where” you get your tree, “what” kind of tree you buy, “who” goes on the quest and “how” you … Continue reading

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If Your Birthday is a Week Before Christmas…

My birthday is December 18th. Every year that falls exactly a week before Christmas. From an early age, I learned that having a birthday so close to the holidays had its share of disadvantages. That is because… If your birthday … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Anecdotes – Day 10 “Death of a Tree” (Sung to O Christmas Tree)

The Death of a Tree was written in memory of my deceased, formerly beautiful Christmas tree and is to be sung to the tune of O Christmas Tree.   Play Music! O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree! Thy leaves are disappearing; O … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.10.10

You’ll notice several holiday-related posts this week (they are a little hard to avoid this time of year) but all are a good read.  What better way to get in the spirit, right?  In case you forgot, the Biz e-Friday … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 5 “If a Tree Falls in the Living Room When No One’s Around, Does It Make a Sound?”

The answer is “Yes.” Hopefully, I haven’t ruined this post by giving away the punch line. However, I happen to know for a fact that the tree makes a sound because I heard it.  It woke me up from my … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 4 “Two Trees or Not Two Trees? That is the Question.”

The other day I was explaining to a coworker that I had two Christmas trees. I have my family tree which has the sentimental mishmash of ornaments from places we’ve traveled, from friends as gifts, or from holiday craft attempts.  … Continue reading

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