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If you haven’t noticed, we’ve been a little light on new posts around these parts this month. Meagan and I are both enjoying the holidays with our families – and we hope you are, too! Going into New Year’s Eve we wanted to pop in and share a few of our favorite posts from the archives.

Keep reading for a special roundup of some of our most helpful, motivating, kick-in-the-butt inspirational posts to get you ready to take 2015 by storm (or, you know, sanely, if that’s more your style ;) ). 

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You Don’t Have To Save Christmas

by Heather Caliri December 22, 2014
You Don’t Have To Save Christmas

If the final days before Christmas feel stressful for you, you’re not alone. We thought we’d revisit this wise post from last year, by regular contributor Heather Caliri. My favorite tip? “Feel your feelings, not everyone else’s.” SO. TRUE. Enjoy! -Sarah I still remember my very first Christmas movie. Specifically, I remember the merchandising tie-in: […]

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Big Week Of Giveaways! Win A Pulsaderm Facial Cleanser Brush

by Meagan Francis December 7, 2014
Big Week Of Giveaways! Win A Pulsaderm Facial Cleanser Brush

It’s that time of year again! Here at The Happiest Home we work hard to bring you encouraging, inspiring, helpful content to help you find more satisfaction in your family and home life. But sometimes we also love to say “thank you” to you for being here by, well, just giving stuff away. Especially during […]

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Holiday Style For Moms With Shana Draugelis: The Home Hour Episode 45

by Meagan Francis December 3, 2014
Holiday Style For Moms With Shana Draugelis: The Home Hour Episode 45

Did you know plaid pants are back?  Did you know turtlenecks are, too? If not (I didn’t!) you definitely need to tune in to this week’s episode of The Home Hour, where Shana Draugelis of The Mom Edit and I discuss holiday style – what to wear to parties, how to dress up a basic […]

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10 Great Gifts For Moms: Our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

by Meagan Francis December 3, 2014
10 Great Gifts For Moms: Our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Happy December, friends! We had fun rounding up some of our favorite products and gift ideas for you this year. As we start planning for the holiday season, it’s easy to put others first and forget our own wish lists (we’re moms, after all), but here’s how I look at it: giving some thought to what […]

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Create A Calmer Holiday With Doña Bumgarner: The Home Hour Episode 44

by Meagan Francis November 26, 2014
Create A Calmer Holiday With Doña Bumgarner: The Home Hour Episode 44

To those of you who celebrate, Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re cooking, cleaning, or traveling this weekend, I hope you’ll take a little time to let this week’s episode of The Home Hour keep you company. In it, blogger Doña Bumgarner and I discuss how to create a more peaceful holiday by doing what really matters to […]

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8 Inspiring Quotes About Gratitude (Free Printables!)

by Sarah Powers November 13, 2014
8 Inspiring Quotes About Gratitude (Free Printables!)

I love a good quotation, don’t you? In getting my home ready to host Thanksgiving this year, I came across some picture frames I’m not using for anything else. I thought it would be fun to fill them with quotes about gratitude and use them as part of our decor for the holiday. Here are eight quotes I found […]

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5 Must-Haves for Cold-Weather Dwellers

by Meagan Francis November 3, 2014
5 Must-Haves for Cold-Weather Dwellers

Brrr! Is it chilly where you are? If it isn’t yet, it will be soon – for most of the country anyway. This post from last winter keeps popping up in our Pinterest feed, so it must mean people are thinking about their cold-weather wardrobes! We’re revisiting it today in case you missed it the first […]

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A Mom’s Guide To Getting Naked (And Feeling Good About It.)

by Meagan Francis October 10, 2014
A Mom's Guide To Getting Naked (And Feeling Good About It.)

Moms: How do you feel about the way you look without your clothes on? If the answer is something along the lines of “ugh,” “meh,” or “eeek!” then you aren’t alone. When I recently wrote about bringing more sex into your relationship, one of my tips was “be kind to your body.” And what I […]

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Fall Crafts, Food, And Fashion – All In One Place!

by Sarah Powers September 26, 2014
Fall Crafts, Food, And Fashion - All In One Place!

Helloooooooo, fall. Is it crisp where you are yet? We hope so, because there’s nothing better, is there? To help you get in the mood for fall weather, food, fun, and fashion, we’ve rounded up a few posts from the archives. Enjoy! Falling Leaves Craft For Kids Our friend Sarah of bluegrass redhead shared this […]

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