Gift Guide: Something for Everyone on Your List!

20 Gifts That Make Life Easier, More Comfortable, More Fun, or More Beautiful

First, some warnings…

  • Reading this may result in a shopping spree!
  • Reading this may satisfy all of your retail therapy needs!
  • Reading this may result in premature completion of your holiday shopping!

Ok. Consider yourself warned. Now, I’m a weird combination of lazy, perfectionistic, and resourceful which keeps me on the constant hunt for things that solve life’s little problems or make life easier. Here, I throw my gift guide into the pile. I hope you find something to get that person that’s always hard to buy for, and I hope you find something to ask for on your Christmas or birthday list! I need to mention that none of the below are affiliate links. This list is my gift to you. The only kickback I want is your comment below! Don’t you just love spending other people’s money?!
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World’s Best Mashed Potatoes!

Winning Prize for the World's Best Mashed Potatoes

World’s Best Mashed Potatoes

I love to eat. It’s one of my favorite activities. Therefore, I am an enthusiastic if slightly lazy cook. This makes for someone who has gathered many recipes through the years that are delicious but not too fussy or involved. One of those is my mashed potato recipe. I don’t remember exactly where it came from originally, but not only is it delicious (just ask the 20ish people who eat them every Thanksgiving…hey, if it works, why vary?), it removes the element of last minute sweaty labor over a gigantic, steamy, hair-do wilting pile of potatoes that need to be made edible and remain hot in the last 10 minutes before eating can commence. You make them in the morning while you are still in your cozy clothes and guests won’t be arriving for hours. Then you plop them in your crock pot, set it on low, and forget about them until it’s time to eat. Sound good?  Read more

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