Best of 2013 – Most Popular Posts

By |January 7, 2014|

What a year it’s been!  As I look back on my first full year of blogging, I’m (pleasantly) surprised sometimes by what resonates with […]

Favorite Things of 2013

By |January 2, 2014|

Over the past year, I have shared various gift ideas or products that I swear by.  It’s not uncommon for me to receive emails […]

10 Most Popular Photos of 2013

By |December 30, 2013|

I absolutely love pictures.  My camera is never far from reach, and I’m a big believer in displaying family photos so that the love […]

Top 10 Parenting Tips of 2013

By |December 27, 2013|

As 2013 comes to a close, I have been reflecting back on what posts and ideas generated the most interest over the last year. […]

Elf on the Shelf Winter Wonderland and Photo Gift

By |December 21, 2013|

I must admit that I love the Elf on the Shelf tradition.  It’s so fun to see our girls jump out of bed each […]

10 Thoughts on How to Raise Grateful Children

By |December 18, 2013|

If you are reading this, you have access to the internet.  That already makes you more privileged than most people in the world.  At […]

15 Fun Photo Gifts From My Favorite Card Sites

By |December 7, 2013|

Minted, Tiny Prints, and Shutterfly are easily my three favorite places from which to order cards this time of year.  I have ordered my […]

20 Unique Gifts for the Man Who Has Everything

By |November 26, 2013|

We ladies are so easy to shop for… give us some pretty personalized stationery, a meaningful bracelet, or something we can wear (love these cool […]

24 Special Christmas Books: Wrap Them & Read One Each Night

By |November 22, 2013|

This will surely become a new tradition for our family!  I went around our house and collected every Christmas book I could find… I […]

30 Photos with Wording Ideas to Inspire Holiday Cards

By |November 18, 2013|

It’s my favorite time of the year again… holiday card season, of course!  I just love opening our mailbox to find pictures and updates […]

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    6 Smart Reasons You Should Use a Gift Spreadsheet to Make Life Easier

6 Smart Reasons You Should Use a Gift Spreadsheet to Make Life Easier

By |November 9, 2013|

The holidays are approaching quickly, and this time of year can become so overwhelming… especially for those of us who typically do all the […]

25 Personalized Gift Ideas for Kids

By |November 6, 2013|

With four daughters, we do a lot of hand-me-downs around here.  Maybe that’s why I’m such a fan of personalized gifts for kids!  I […]

Win $150 to Spend at Minted! Giveaway EXPIRED!

By |November 4, 2013|


It’s no secret […]

15 Great Sites to Get Your Holiday Photo Cards

By |October 24, 2013|

It’s that time of year again!  Time to start thinking about the ol’ Christmas card!  If you need some photo inspiration, you might want […]

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    10 Things to Consider Before You Put Your Toddler in that Halloween Costume!

10 Things to Consider Before You Put Your Toddler in that Halloween Costume!

By |October 15, 2013|

If your child is between the ages of 1 and 2 or so, you could be in for an interesting Halloween this year!  Last […]

Healthier Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread (So Good!)

By |September 30, 2013|

People, I’m telling you, this stuff is good.  Seriously, if you like pumpkin bread, you have to try this!  I have modified the original […]