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Have a Blast on July 4th — Safely!

June 28, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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It’s that time of year when our nation celebrates Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. For many, that means picnics, baseball, pool parties and almost always, some type of fireworks. Whether you will be attending a fireworks show, or having [...]

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10 Ways to Say “Thank You” on Mother’s Day

May 9, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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“Look, Ma—Successful Adult!”:  Ten Thank-Yous Your Mother Should Hear Nothing makes mothers happier than to know that they’ve raised fulfilled, healthy, successful, and self-aware kids. On Mother’s Day, let your mom know exactly what she did to turn you into the adult you are today and how her influence still shapes your life. Be specific! From [...]

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Guide to Gift Card Giving

December 20, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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With the holiday season right around the corner, many shoppers are looking for the best gift options for family and friends. Gift cards may seem like a simple solution, but Better Business Bureau is warning that some gift cards could carry high fees making them far from a good deal. The Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility [...]

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12 Schemes of the Holidays

December 19, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Gifts and appeals may seem like true love, but the Better Business Bureau says be aware of the top 12 schemes of the holidays: 12. Trip Troubles: Before visiting relatives, evade overly enticing travel deals. Watch out for unexpected hotel and flight “confirmation” or “cancellation” notices—which trick consumers into clicking unsafe links to “stop” unreal [...]

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12 Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

December 19, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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?What does it take to qualify as a last-minute gift? With a few quick searches, you’ll find suggestions ranging from knitted scarves to diamond stud earrings. Unless you have an abundance of cash or lightning-fast knitting fingers, such suggestions don’t offer much help. If you’re looking for legit last-minute holiday gift ideas — not just [...]

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Kate Larson’s Under the Mistletoe Snickerdoodle Shortbread Cookies

December 18, 2012 by Maggie Zerkus  
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Under the Mistletoe Snickerdoodle Shortbread Cookies with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting were Kate Larson’s entry in the 2012 Holiday Cookie Contest sponsored by Fayette Woman Magazine and the Peachtree City Farmers Market.  ”These cookies take their name from a holiday tradition because, like a good holiday smooch, they are sweet and homey, but with a little [...]

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Driving Safely While Shopping During the Holiday Season

December 16, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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The holiday season is a time when busy people can become careless and vulnerable to theft and other holiday crime. The following tips from law enforcement can help you be more careful, prepared and aware during the holiday season. • Avoid driving alone or at night. • Keep all car doors locked and windows closed [...]

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DIY Ornaments – Spool Ornament

December 16, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Spool Ornament by Virginia Bittinger This spool ornament is a lovely way to display your child’s artwork. To make it, you will need: Paper Markers Wooden Spool Glue Wooden Beads Acrylic Paint Twine Yarn Cut a piece of paper to fit around a wooden spool. You can use plain paper, a page from a book, [...]

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DIY Ornaments – A Tree for a Tree

December 15, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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A Tree for a Tree To make this tree ornament, you will need: Bottle Brush Tree Glue Small Wooden Flower Pot Acrylic Paint Beads Have your child paint the inside and outside of a small wooden flower pot that can be purchased at the craft store. Once the paint dries, glue a bottle brush tree [...]

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8 Tips for Surviving Holiday Travel with Your Kids

December 14, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Traffic, TSA, and Tantrums, Oh My!: Eight Tips for Surviving Holiday Travel with Your Kids If you’ve ever traveled with kids (especially over the holidays), you know it’s an adventure. More accurately, it’s a slapstick, Murphy’s-Law, Griswold-family type of adventure. There are poorly timed poops. Lost pacifiers. Traffic jams and road construction. A beyond-awkward screening [...]

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DIY Ornaments – Clay Star

December 14, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Clay Star by Virginia Bittinger To make this polymer clay star that doubles as an ornament or as a beautiful gift tag, you will need: Polymer Clay Rubber Stamp Cookie Cutter Drinking Straw White Paint Mod Podge Glitter   Press out the clay to approximately a half inch thick. Tip: If you are using oven-bake [...]

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Staying Off the Naughty (Spending) List

December 13, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Staying Off the Naughty (Spending) List: Ten Ways to Manage Your Finances and Avoid Post-Holiday Regrets The holidays are filled with temptation to go overboard with spending. Financial expert Eric Tyson offers advice on how to manage your holiday spending. The holidays are upon us, bringing all those personal and family images and sensations we [...]

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