Tis the Season to be Jolly


Tis The Season



Christmas is the time of the year to be spent with family and friends. A time to enjoy each other and have a good time. Sometimes all of the gatherings and shopping can become overwhelming and take the JOY out of the Holiday.

Remember the reason that we celebrate.

Jesus is the reason for the season.Celebration of his birth.

Because he was born were are all entitled to eternal life. St. John 3:16

Here a  few tips tips to help you to take care of yourself and have a better holiday season.
1.Don’t get caught in the hustle and bustle of the season.
2.Do things in moderation.
3.Give yourself permission to Rest and say “NO” to some activities.
4.Take a cat nap.

5.Reflect on the current year to create a better vision for the year ahead.
6. Take care of your body.
7. Focus on one thing or task at a time.

Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!!!

Remember to take time for you and “Treat Your Self” in 2017

Jeremiah 29:11 Hope and ” A Future” God’s desire is not for us to suffer. His thoughts for us are not of harm but of good.

Seek God first and he will give you the desires of your heart. He has already given us the greatest gift of all.

Much Love,Nora

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5 Self Care Tips

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Pamper You or Pamper A Friend


Pamper yourself, pamper your loves — or both!
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Holiday Fashion


Wondering what to wear for your Christmas Party…

Here are some ideas that you might agree to be cute & Fabulous.

Keep in mind you don’t have to wear the traditional colors of Red & Black…add a little color


Merry Christmas to all ….
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#live in purpose
Remember Jesus is the reason for the season…He is the best gift given!

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Holiday Giveaway

Alterre Giveaway Kit

Christmas time is just a few short weeks away.. What a better way to start the Holiday Day off than with a free gift.
I am excited to share with you a opportunity to win a Holiday gift pack sponsored by Alterre.

Alterre is sponsoring a giveaway just in time for the holidays! They are giving away one starter kit (aka 2-in-1 shoes) to celebrate the launch of our innovative new shoe line Alterre and we need your help to tell the world. If you ever had trouble just packing one shoe or finding a comfortable go-to for all your outfits, this giveaway is for you. One lucky girl will get her pair before Christmas!

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Happy Holidays! Feel free to share with family and friends. Hope one of you win this wonderful prize package.

Much Love💖 Nora

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Black Friday 2015  | 8 Tips w/ Ads|


I am a bargain shopper with the purpose to stretch the few coins that I have. In my lifetime, I have only been to the Black Friday sale events twice. I have often wanted to go because of all the great items that are in the ads at such reduced prices. But most times I just don’t want to tackle the crowds. 

(in the US) the day after Thanksgiving, noted as the first day of traditional Christmas shopping, during which crowds of consumers are drawn to special offers by retailers. Now earlier than in the past years, Stores are starting done sales before on Thursday. (From about 2013 – present)

Black Friday – The day After Thanksgiving (Friday) is known as Black Friday. This also is unofficially or officially start of holiday shopping season. Almost all stores come out with Doorbuster Sales with early bird special to attract consumers to their stores. People stand in line hours before store is opened, to grab the bargain of the year.  Just about every store has something that interests every one. For bargain hunters, if there is a biggest festival in a year, that would be, no doubt, the Black Friday Sales Events. 

 Why is it called Black Friday?

“Black Friday” relates to businesses recording their losses in red ink and gains in black. This tradition lives on in modern accounting software, hence the name.”  
Decide what you want in advance. You may NOT be able to cover all the stores and may not be able to get ALL the early bird Specials. So decide in advance what is the most important item that you absolutely need.

8 Tips 

– Give preference to big ticket item as you will save more on those item. For example, you are likely save few hundred dollars on an expensive TV of over thousand dollar than on a shoes of $20. While both may be available at very good prices but may be on two different stores, so you may only be able to get one (assuming both are doorbuster deals), and saving on the TV may be in range of few hundred dollars while saving on shoe may be in under $50. 
– If possible have a group of people, but everyone going to a different store. Eah person going to any store may buy item for everyone else in the group. Although for some doorbuster items, store offer one slip to person, so you may not be able to get more than one such item.
– Check Price Matching Policy of stores. Some stores offer price match so instead of standing in queue you may just walk in to a store with no or less queue and that offers price match. (And yes, make sure that they have item in stock). Price Matching is always a tricky situation. Some stores may be kind enough to honour their words while other may NOT be. Some employee’s and Manager’s are also reluctant to offer price match.
– Buy in advance and get price adjusted on Black Friday day. Again, Some store may or may not adjust price. You may try return and re-purchase at Black Friday price on Black Friday. 
– Buy Only what you need. Many stores are strict on re-stocking fee which may range from 5-15%.
– PARK SMART. Park in the parking lot of nearby other place where there is no sale. Walk to store. This way, you wont get stuck in BIG queue of people coming in and out to the main store. 
– Shop Online. These day’s most Black Friday items are available online as well. Checkout dealsofamerica.com for all online deals. This is one of the best and most frequently updated website on the web so you are sure to get all bargains there. With rising gas prices, sinking temperatures (harsh winter) and many online deals with Free Shipping Offers, Online Shopping is gaining ground.

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Happy Holidays!!!

Remember to give Thanks and keep Christ in the Holiday. He is the Reason for the Season.

Share Love and remember the less fortunate and consider giving back by sponsoring a needy family.

Much Love, Nora

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Just in time For Christmas|Personalized Cards|


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Disclaimer: Sponsored post through a collaboration, via shopping links but theses are my thoughts and opinions and I am glad to share with my readers

Much love, Nora 

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