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Lipscomb Lighting of the Green 2016

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One of our favorite free Nashville Christmas Events, Lipscomb Lighting of the Green 2016, is happening tonight. The annual Lighting of the Green event over at Lipscomb University, will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 beginning at 4pm. Once again, Amy Grant will be hosting a star studded concert and of course, Santa will be there to take pictures with the kids (also …

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Get 10 Free Cards from Shutterfly

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We’ve loved using Shutterfly for our Photo Christmas Cards for the past few years. Before all the online photo sites starting coming out with multiple design options, Shutterfly was the first we found that not only offered great designs and colors, but also let us choose multiple images to showcase on our cards. I know, not everyone loves giving (or getting) …

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Free Opryland Christmas Lights Ceremony

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The time has come!  Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville will flip the switch on their millions of Christmas lights on Friday, November 11, 2016. The free Opryland Christmas lighting ceremony will begin at 5:00 pm and the public is welcome. The lighting ceremony marks the beginning of their annual Country Christmas celebration that will run through January 2016. Watch the video of a …

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Chicago Family Fun: Holiday Travel Edition

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Growing up in Chicago, I had two favorite times of year: one during the summer, right before the 4th of July when Taste of Chicago was in full sing in Grant Park, and the other during the holidays, after Thanksgiving but before Christmas when all the stores are decorated and Michigan Avenue fully comes alive. So when I had the …

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Opryland Country Christmas 2015 – What’s New!

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For the Cone Family, it simply doesn’t feel like the Christmas season has kicked off until we’ve visited the Gaylord Opryland Resort here in Nashville. For almost every year that we’ve lived in Nashville, we’ve celebrated Thanksgiving at home or with friends, and then packed up on Black Friday to head to Opryland for the night. But when we arrived …

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Gifts that Give Back {as seen on Talk of the Town TV}

Gifts that Give Back

In an effort to help with your holiday shopping AND giving, I’m sharing ways that you can not only bless the recipient with a thoughtful gift, but also goes a step further to bless others through a charitable component when you make a purchase through them. Gifts That Give Back Gifts That Give Back: the merchants and organizations below have products …

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Holiday Restaurant Gift Card Guide 2015

Holiday Restaurant Gift Card Guide 2014

It’s my holiday restaurant gift card guide for 2015! This is my favorite time of year to buy gift cards. We actually budget money throughout the year to save for buying restaurant gift cards at the holidays that we then use to eat out throughout the rest of the year. So many restaurants offer bonuses when you buy gift cards …

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