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Cookie Monsters, Take Note!

The Girl Scouts have been selling their delicious cookies for almost 100 years–dating all the way back to 1917. In 1936, they hired a bakery to take over production due to overwhelming demand, and now they sell over 200 million boxes of cookies per year. Did you know that during World War 2, the Girls […]

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Happy New Years Resolutions!

Do you make resolutions at the start of each year? Do you generally keep them, break them, win-some/lose-some? Some people will tell you you shouldn’t make resolutions — “If you really want to do something, you can do it at any time, why wait for New Year’s?” But I look at January 1st as a […]

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Win Personalized Thank You Notes

Once the gifts have all been opened, the next step is to start writing all those Thank You notes. Enter below for your chance to win personalized thank you notes.

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Using Words in Family Photos

Here’s a trend we love — using letters and words in family photos. It’s so simple, yet it makes such a statement.  (With special thanks to Stacy Rank on Pinterest). From chelseabeephotography.com From thebmcreport.blogspot.com From lifecapturesbykriscinda.com From http://pinterest.com/pin/56013589085053509/   Some of Amy Adele’s Family Photo Cards: Find more photo cards HERE.  

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Creative Christmas Card Displays

This is the time of year when we look forward to trips to the mailbox — when our excitement over receiving Christmas cards trumps our dread of bills (those come next month). But what to do with all those cards? Here are a few creative ways to display those cards so everyone can enjoy them […]

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Happy Birthday, Christmas Baby!

Do you know what Sir Isaac Newton, Sissy Spacek, Humphrey Bogart and Jimmy Buffett all have in common? They were all born on December 25. They are part of a special group of people who know what it’s like to get “combination gifts,” to not be able to have birthday parties because everyone is “too […]

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Care to Exchange?

Tis the season for exchanges. No, silly, not exchanging gifts you don’t want. We’re talking about Cookie Exchange and Ornament Exchange parties!! Christmas Cookie Exchange Party   Love Christmas cookies but don’t want to do all that baking? Then host a cookie swap. The rules are simple: bake a half dozen or full dozen of […]

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Whoooo Loves Owls?

Have you noticed — owls are suddenly everywhere? Owl hats, sweaters, purses, shoes, Christmas tree ornaments — no matter where you look, you’ll see two big owl eyes smiling back at you. It’s also a great party theme. Here are some of our favorite owl cookies, cakes and cupcakes to inspire you. Owl Cookies: 1. […]

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Thanksgiving Cookies For Kids

Got lots of candy corn left over after Halloween? Yeah, neither do we. But if you do, fear not. Let your candy corn live to see another holiday with these fun Thanksgiving cookies.   Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies (from IngredientsInc.net) Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 12 minutes Yield: Makes 16 cookies Ingredients 1 (16.5 ounce) package Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies 1 (16 […]

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Giving Thanks, Receiving Thanks

I want to talk about thanks and Thanksgiving today. You’ll have to excuse me since it’s still October and weeks away from Thanksgiving. At Amy Adele, we always end up working six to eight weeks ahead of every holiday as people are ordering their invitations and stationery for holiday events. So even though the rest […]

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