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Sending adult valentine's to friends and family is the perfect way to spread the love, especially this time of year when everyone could really use some.

Sending Adult Valentine’s to Spread the Love

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In the digital age, getting personalized mail is something extra special. And this year we could all use a little extra love and a reminder of warmth and caring from our friends and family. So I suggest we all send a few Valentine’s Day cards – I’ve linked some of my favorite ideas of what to send below. Who says they have to be just for kids?

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Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

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Valentine’s Day is around the corner and with Christmas not that far behind us, it can be extra hard to think about gifts so soon. Last year I posted A Valentine’s Gift Guide for When You’re Out of Ideas and while this post has some ideas for guys, I was asked to come up with some more.  So here are some ideas especially for the man in your life.

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I've pulled out the top ten gifts that have been purchased through my Christmas posts and linked them below - and they will all arrive before Christmas!

Most Popular Gifts for Last Minute Shoppers

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There are a couple days left to order from Amazon in time for Christmas with two day shipping. If you’re still looking for gifts, my gift guides may be too much to sift through – so I’ve pulled out the top ten gifts that have been purchased through my various Christmas posts and linked them below – and they are all available for shipping that arrives before Christmas. Best of luck!

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Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Deals

As promised, I have come up with another way to make the holidays easier and more enjoyable for you – and this time it involves Twitter. I wasn’t always a fan of Twitter, but I keep finding new ways to utilize this form of social media.

While there are endless possibilities of accounts to follow, I’ve found a few that have been really great at informing me of deals on items I can buy as gifts – and even a couple to spoil myself with. I plan on retweeting my favorites so make sure you’re following me at @MyUrbanFamily. Below are my favorite accounts:

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Holiday parties come with the need to be able to put together a quick, easy recipe. I've taken most of the work out of it for you and put together the best, quickest, easiest recipes. Time to start cooking!

Easy, Quick Holiday Recipe Round-Up

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While I don’t generally share many food related posts around here, the holidays usually have me scrambling to make dishes to bring along to parties or serve when I have guests over – and I tend to start googling easiest, but still semi-impressive holiday dishes the day before (or even the day of) a party.

So to save myself as well as you from doing so, I put together a list of holiday dishes that are quick and easy to make – so next time you’re invited to a party where you need to contribute or even if you’re being brave and hosting a meal yourself, you have a go-to list to help save you time and some sanity.

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