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Here for some puppy cuteness? Meet Olive and Bernadette.

We love our woolly bullies...even when they flooded our house!

Free Printable To Include With Your Christmas Cards - Sugar Cookie Bars

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You and I both know the only way we're going to get those cards in the mail for Christmas, 2019 is to get started now. (Click the Image to Enlarge) I love this recipe! The key to these yummy, soft sugar cookie bars is not to over mix the batter. I slice them up into 24 cookies straight out of the oven with a pizza cutter. They're always gone by the end of the day! Who am I kidding? SN and I have the entire pan polished off within 30 minutes. Well, at least they're only sugar cookies , you think? Not that many calories, surely. We love to mix in chocolate chips. I had the image above printed at CVS as 4x6 photos and included one with each Christmas card we sent. I'm a little late to the game for you to include this for Christmas, 2018, but I have one heck of a jump start on Christmas, 2019.

10 Best Sleep Products to Ease Your Bedtime Anxiety (Inc. 2 Freebies)

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We've all experienced a sleepless night from time to time. As someone who has struggled with insomnia my entire life (even as a baby, according to my understandably perplexed family), I have tried everything to improve my sleep. Melatonin pills? Check. Yoga and meditation? Check. Drinking a big glass of tart cherry juice before bed? Check...and all it did was wake me up to use the bathroom. When you're unable to sleep well night after night, just the thought of bedtime - the tossing! the turning! - can be enough to propel your cycle of insomnia. It doesn't help that every health article seems to scream about the dangers of not getting enough sleep. I'll spare you the lecture - it's not like we're intentionally getting inadequate sleep. You know practicing good sleep hygiene is beneficial, so you try to keep a consistent sleep schedule and avoid caffeine in the evening. What else can you do? Here are 10 of the best things to help ease your bedtime anxiety,

Get Over the Flu: 5 Ways to Make Your Flu Recovery Faster and Easier

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I have the flu, so this is going to be a short post. Never mind that I often skip blogging altogether when I am healthy. (Update: This turned out to be a pretty decent post. Yay for sick me! See? These 5 tips really work!) I should be at work today and not at home witnessing how stupid our dogs are. Pica just yawned and the sound caused Biscuit to bark, which made Pica bark. Now they are both barking hysterically at the glass front door. (Yes, glass front door. It is super obvious that there is no one there.) (Update: UPS just dropped off 2 packages and neither dog had any idea.) Things to Remember to Make Your Flu Recovery Faster and Easier 1. Water tastes gross. You know you're supposed to stay hydrated when you have the flu. Staying hydrated is never a problem for me. I love water...except that when you have the flu, water tastes gross. Like, you can taste the sickness. The universe has a cruel sense of humor sometimes. If you're caring for someone with the flu (hint