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Opry Mills Mall Holiday Hours

Opry Mills

I was doing a search for the Opry Mills Mall holiday hours here in Nashville and believe it or not, I actually had a hard time finding them! I figured if I was searching for the Opry Mills Outlet Mall store hours this holiday season, one of you might be as well… So here you have it: OPRY MILLS MALL ... Read More »

The Ultimate Cheesy Bread Bowl Recipe

utlimate cheesy bread bowl recipe

My husband got this Cheesy Bread Bowl recipe from a friend he used to work with (thanks Brooke!) and now we can’t host an event without it! I detest mayonnaise, and I still love this appetizer. The Ultimate Cheesy Bread Bowl Recipe INGREDIENTS: 8 oz package softened cream cheese 1 c Hellman’s REAL mayonnaise (my husband refuses to let me ... Read More »

Free Starbucks Holiday Drinks this weekend!

free starbucks holiday drink

Who says you can’t get free Starbucks coffee? Starting on November 13th and running all weekend, get a Free Starbucks Holiday drink. Between 2-5pm Nov 13-17, you can share joy by buying one holiday drink and getting one free at your local Starbucks. Wouldn’t that be a nice way to surprise someone?! The free Starbucks holiday drinks include: *Caramel Brulee ... Read More »

Hello My Name Is…


Hello, my name is Samara.  In case you didn’t think Sami was a unique enough name, many of you might not realize that my full name is in fact Samara J’aime (Strauss) Cone. Samara means ‘guarded by God’ in Hebrew. My British mother originally liked the name ‘Samantha’ for me, but worried I may find it difficult to spell as a ... Read More »

Quick and Easy Holiday Entertaining Tips

last minute holiday entertaining tips

Martha Stewart I am not…which is why if I’m going to do any sort of holiday entertaining, you KNOW it has to be quick and easy (and usually last minute!). I never want friends and family to feel like the can’t come over simply because my house isn’t clean enough, my decorations aren’t complicated enough, or my food isn’t pretty ... Read More »

Free Photo Calendar Deals (Multiple offers!)


I have multiple free calendar deals for you right now! This is especially exciting for me personally because this is the ONE gift we usually make for all our relatives, but I just couldn’t find the typical deals on photo calendars like I normally do, so we have yet to make one for 2013 I’m sad because as I look ... Read More »

Merry Christmas 2012 from the Cone Family


Merry Christmas 2012 from the Cone Family to your family! Wherever you are and however you are celebrating today, I pray that it is filled with joy, laughter and memories to last a lifetime. Still, I know that for many of us, the Christmas season can be bittersweet as well. If you are hurting this holiday, know that you are ... Read More »

Hurting during the Holidays (aka Crying at Christmas)


While most of us know Christmas as the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year”, I would venture to guess there is a much larger population than we think who are hurting during the holidays. I recently heard Mandisa’s new song, “Christmas Makes Me Cry” and it made me realize just how difficult of a season this can be, even for ... Read More »

How to Throw a Holiday Party for Less


Been wondering how to throw a great holiday party for less money? It seems like holiday parties are a dime a dozen this time of year, but many of us shy away from hosting such a bash because the dent it can put on our wallets. But I’m here to break the holiday party myth: Throwing a great party doesn’t ... Read More »

Starbucks 12 Days of Gifting Discount: Day 12

The 12 Days of Gifting from Starbucks are back. With a new gift each and every day, there’s bound to be something for everyone on your list. The Day 12 Deal is (LAST DEAL): 40% Off Cranberry Bliss® Bars 6-Pack.  This offer is valid 12/12/12.   Check back every day to find out what’s special for that day. You can ... Read More »