Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

10 Ways to Save on Holiday Travel

Published October 2012: eHow Mom

10 Ways to Save on Holiday Travel

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Holiday travel should be a time of celebration and togetherness, but when the cost of visiting family and friends overshadows the joy of the season, consider some cost-cutting measures to keep your pocketbook and your mental state in shape. A few adjustments to your travel plans can save you hundreds of dollars this holiday season. Continue reading

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The 411 on Festive Holiday Desserts

Published October 2012: eHow Home

The 411 on Festive Holiday Desserts

Article Excerpt:

The joy of the holidays would not be complete without the addition of tasty treats. Instead of whipping up the same old batch of cookies, add some creative elements to your holiday table. Chef and cookbook author Steven Siler shares some ideas on how to spruce up your celebrations with festive desserts that look and taste like the joy of the season. Continue reading

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EZ Tips for Making Great Gingerbread Houses

Published October 2012: eHow Home

EZ Tips for Making Great Gingerbread Houses

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Gingerbread houses offer a tasty treat and festive decor for holiday celebrations. The task of putting together a festive design doesn’t have to be messy and stressful. Instead, involve the entire family in this project to add some holiday cheer to your decor. Two chefs offer advice to successfully make this symbol of the holidays part of your family’s tradition. Continue reading

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Festive Pets

Published October 2012: eHow Home

Festive Pets: Dressing Santa Dog for the Holidays

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When the holidays roll around, festive home decor and tasty holiday treats take center stage. Your friendly feline or four-legged friend doesn’t have to miss out on the holiday cheer, though. Celebrate the festivities with pet costumes and holiday dresses that include man’s best friend in the holiday spirit at your house. Continue reading

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