Bright Endeavors Holiday Retreat Candle Gift Set Giveaway Ends 12/10

Candles create a glowing warm ambiance any time of the year, especially during the holidays.  

Gift Bright Endeavor’s holiday collection this season or keep it all for yourself! After you enter the giveaway below, you may read Powered by Mom’s Review HERE.

About Bright Endeavors

Bright Endeavors is a company with a cause. They offer young mothers the opportunity of learning a trade through their paid training course, career growth, and support so they can provide a safe and loving environment for their children. Every candle sold provides you with an incredible candle while giving young mothers an opportunity to succeed. Soy candles for a cause also make the perfect gift for birthdays, teachers, house-warming, and hostesses.

 

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Bright Endeavors Holiday Retreat Tin Gift Set

featuring Whitebark Pine, Holiday Citrus, Pumpkin Chai, and Almond Berry Galette

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Make Some Family Traditions with Adagio Tea #Review

This winter you can warm yourself with some delicious tea, and create warm hearts and memories while you are at it.  Adagio blends are sublime and the whole family will find something they like.  Plus they have specific blends that correlate with seasons and holidays.  Grab a Christmas flavor like gingerbread or peppermint, and celebrate the holiday with new traditions.

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Let It Glow, Let It Glow, Let It Glow: Holiday Outdoor Decorating Tips

Contributed by Cate Palmer

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The holiday season is here and all of a sudden, everything feels better. Some can’t wait to have some time off from work, others like the snow. For most, it’s about family and values we all keep close to our hearts: love, friendship and kindness.

This is one of the main reasons people enjoy decorating their homes and sharing that festive euphoria with the world. The real challenge, though, is turning your outdoors into the merry scenery ready to welcome guests in your home and carol singers at your doorstep.
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5 Beautiful Decorative Christmas Gifts for the Home

When you have someone who’s fascinated with home décor on your Christmas list, you’ll give them some satisfaction with a gift that’s creative and distinct, but matches their interests. Start with this list of decorative Christmas gifts to get some ideas.

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10 Sides Suitable for Any Holiday Gathering

When it comes to serving up holiday sides you have many delicious choices to make. Deciding on the perfect menu for the occasion is part of the fun of seasonal meal planning, don’t you think?

The following list features yummy ideas for things like salads and veggie dishes. Some are classics like Ambrosia Salad and Southern-Style BBQ Baked Beans… holiday favorites for generations. Others, like Pumpkin Stuffing, bring a bit of variety to the table.
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Holiday Cooks: How to Make the Best Candy for Seasonal Family Gatherings

Contributed by Lizzie Weakley

With the holiday season approaching, many of you are wondering what new and flavorful treats you might be able to offer your loved ones at the upcoming holiday events. You want to show off your culinary skills, but during this time of year, time is hard to come by. Fortunately, there is one standby that’s appealing, transportable, and easy to make in bulk: homemade candy.
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Angel on Assignment: An Elf Alternative Children’s Book Review

Angel on Assignment

Move Over Elf. It’s Time to Share the Shelf. 

Angel on Assignment is a refreshing children’s book published this year. The story is told with a whimsical rhythm that makes you smile no matter how old you are. Move over Elf, it’s time to share the shelf and begin a new tradition this year!

Want to give a child an amazing gift that will last throughout eternity? In Angel on Assignment, they will read or listen to a clear, simple presentation of God’s love for them and inspire them to be an example to others. 
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Enhance Children’s Critical Thinking Skills and have FUN with Laser Maze by ThinkFun

Are you ready to enhance your critical thinking skills all while having fun?

You’re going to love Laser Maze!

About Laser Maze

Lights and mirrors may make it feel like magic, but it’s really science and a good dose of brain power that’s needed to direct the laser beam through a series of mind challenging mazes. Get ready for a satisfying mental workout as you flex your strategic thinking muscles and ignite the light both on the grid and in your mind! 

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Taking Care of You: Tips for Giving Yourself a Break

Life is just too stressful sometimes. We’re constantly busy, and when we do have some downtime, our minds are full of what we’ve got to do the next day. We always seem to be on the go, whether it be at work, meeting up with friends, shopping etc. It’s just go go go. All of this can eventually give you some serious stress and anxiety. The constant worrying thoughts that go through your mind are torturing. It then ends up taking over your whole body, leaving your tired, achy, and run down. Use these following tips to help give yourself a break.

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“Ber” Months: What Events To Look Forward To And Prepare For

Guest post contributed by Kristine Ramos

How time flies by. One moment we were just welcoming the year 2017 and taking down our Christmas decorations, now we’re almost saying goodbye to the year and putting up holiday decorations again. With the “Ber” Months (Months that end in “Ber”) marking the departure of the year, we’re speeding up to the time where we’ll be welcoming another new year.

But we are not ending 2017 and receiving 2018 without a bang. The following months that announce the coming new year are the busiest and occasion-packed months of the year with the holidays seeming to just stack up on each other. Although more holidays mean more time needed to plan, more money to spend, and more effort to give in order to create a successful celebration.
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