Candy Cane Chase

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This past weekend I put together an Amazing Race style Christmas party for my husband's side of the family. We've done Meck Mom's Halloween Party for the last 6 years and I knew it would be so much fun to do with a Christmas twist! We did it in in downtown Salt Lake City and I kept all locations within the Trax Free Fare Zone, which allowed for us to have teams greater than 6 people and not have to worry about car seats and parking. Plus it was a fairly central location for us. We sent out this letter ahead of time, with teams assigned and the rules to give everyone a better idea of what they were getting into! I really thought it would have been fun to include a Front Runner train ticket for everyone to ride into the city on, but well, schedules and my budget wouldn't allow it. It would have added another element of fun, especially for the train loving kids in the family. It would also have been fun to award points for wearing your team color, ugly sweaters, or even reindeer … [Read more...]

For YOU, the Pinners Conference, COME!!!

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You've pinned lots of cool stuff on all those Pinterest boards, haven't you? Now come to Pinners Conference where Pinterest comes to life! PREREGISTRATION CLOSED, ARRIVE AT THE DOOR WITH "CHICKS13" DISCOUNT CODE AND YOU WILL STILL BE ABLE TO GET THE DISCOUNT.   This show is mainly about two cool things: fun classes and plentiful shopping. It will feature nearly 80 top classes from the coolest presenters in the nation. Check out the "Presenters" tab to learn more. You'll also enjoy nearly 200 exhibiting businesses providing beautiful shopping options in the worlds of DIY, crafts, wedding, baby, cooking, photography, party planning, nails, scrapbooking, holiday decor, clothing, jewelry and all sorts of other things! Pinners was designed just for you. It's new and always changing to accomodate what's hot right now. So say "goodbye" to the same old boring things and "hello" to an awesome weekend filled with what's fresh!  It's destined to become one of your favorite … [Read more...]