All Things Creative | The Christmas Edition + A $250 Giveaway!

All Things Creative Giveaway

I can't believe we are in month ELEVEN of our amazing All Things Creative series.  It has been such a fun year for the ten of us as we have shared themed collections each month packed with inspiration and ideas just for YOU, our fabulous readers.  You are the reason we are … [Read more...]

My Top Five Holiday Technology Gift Picks | Gift Ideas For Hard To Buy People

Top Holiday Technology Picks - great ideas for those hard to buy for people on your list

Do you have any hard-to-buy-for people in your life? Let me tell you that I sure do, starting with my tech savvy teenager who is in college. You know the type - they love gadgets but... in a sea of choices you're unsure which thing to buy them. Thus - my Top Five Holiday Technology Gift … [Read more...]

Nine Amazing Holiday Bath Scrubs | Christmas Gifts You Can Make

Amazing Holiday Bath Scrubs - Christmas Gifts You Can Make!

Here we are at Thanksgiving and if you are like me you are already planning ahead for those extra little holiday gifts that won't break the bank.  I love all of these Holiday Bath Scrubs - so easy to make and they are perfect for last minute gifts too. Back in May my Mother's Day Body … [Read more...]

Easy Dollar Store Christmas Candle Sticks | Holiday Crafts

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Every year when we pull out all of the tubs of holiday decorations and lights it's always like Christmas comes a little early for me.   Aside from key things - like, you know, the tree -  I tend to forget all of the decorations and special table linens and just all the little things … [Read more...]

The Best Mascara Tip | Beauty 101 by My Newest Addiction


Hello everyone! My name is Laura and I blog over at My Newest Addiction Beauty Blog! I have been contributing here at A Little Claireification for a few months, so hopefully you have read a few of my posts by now, but if not it is so nice to e-meet you! Today I wanted to talk to you a minute … [Read more...]

No Bake Eggnog Cheesecake Pie | Simply Gloria

No Bake Eggnog Cheesecake Pie - delicious and easy holiday recipes by

Hello, my friends!  It's me Gloria from I'm back with another sweet treat for you.  This time, I'm sharing with you a no-bake dessert that is absolutely divine!   A creamy eggnog cheesecake filling inside a ginger snap cookie crust.  All the flavors … [Read more...]

Easy Chocolate Cranberry Cashew Fudge | Holiday Baking Recipes

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I made my Easy Chocolate Cranberry Cashew Fudge as part of a shop compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are 100% my own. #Feast4All #CollectiveBias For the last 15 years or so I have been making a super easy fudge recipe that Mr. Claire's mom … [Read more...]

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies and a $500 Holiday Cash Giveaway

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies

Who doesn't like candy canes?  Ok, if you said "me!!" well...  I am sort of with you there but I DO have a couple of fun peppermint desserts up my sleeve and here is one of them: Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies While candy canes may not be my "jam" as far as desserts go I can … [Read more...]

Balsamic Haricots Verts (Green Beans) With Pancetta | Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Balsamic Green Beans With Pancetta

Looking for some delicious Thanksgiving Side Dishes?  Getting ready for the "big feast" doesn't have to be so hard.  These Balsamic Haricots Verts (Green Beans) with Pancetta are just one of TWELVE fabulous dishes I am sharing with you today! We make these every single Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Celebrating TWO Blogiversaries With A $500 Giveaway!!

Two Year Blogiversary Giveaway

  I am so excited for not one but TWO of my closest "bloggy" friends today!  They are both coming up on their TWO year blogiversaries so a bunch of us are helping them celebrate in a strong fashion.   If you have been around for a while you'll know Lisa from Cooking With Curls and … [Read more...]

Warm Shrimp Ceviche Veracruz

Warm Shrimp Ceviche Veracruz Recipe PM11

A few years ago Mr. Claire and I were on our annual excursion to the Food and Wine Festival at Epcot when we discovered ceviche. We've found a way to recreate it so thanks to Imagine® Organic Culinary Simmer Sauces for partnering with me on this delicious recipe.    If you’re not … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Cranberry Spice Mulled Punch

Slow Cooker Cranberry Spice Mulled Punch PM

This Slow Cooker Cranberry Spice Mulled Punch takes me back in time... When I was little I used to get pretty excited about the holidays.  Putting up the tree and and the decorations (fake snow and all!) and the outside lights was a little magical.   Of course we had Christmas … [Read more...]

Cleaning For The Holidays | My Secret Weapons

Cleaning For The Holidays - my Secret Weapons PM7

For the first time ever - an unprecedented post from "Mr. Claire" about how he cleaned up using Zep Commercial Products as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars.  As always, all opinions are our own. #TryZep Ladies and Gentlemen - I would like to officially introduce you to "Mr. … [Read more...]

Best Of The Weekend Party | It’s Not Goodbye…

Cookie Dough Brownies

It's our first November party, my friends and I have a little (sort of sad) news to share before we get to the party but... there is a silver lining!!  Life can get a little crazy between family, work and blog and it's been especially nuts around here lately.  While I am happy … [Read more...]

Easy Thanksgiving Lanterns | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

Thanksgiving Lanterns

    Hello again, it's Amy from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes, back for my November Home and Garden post.    November??? Holy Butterball Turkey!   Can someone please explain how it can be, that the last time I was here, I was SMHO (sweating my hiney off) making fall … [Read more...]