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    20 Awesome Gift Ideas for Your Teen or Preteen Girl (from the Mom of Four Daughters)

20 Awesome Gift Ideas for Your Teen or Preteen Girl (from the Mom of Four Daughters)

As the mom of four daughters, I know girl stuff. So if you are in need of gift ideas that a teen (or preteen girl) will love, you’re in […]

Birthday Gag Gift – Jar of Suckers (40 Sucks!)

It seems like a lot of people around me are turning 40 these days. (Not me quite yet – soon enough!) Last year when one friend was turning 40, […]

Cute DIY Butterfly Footprints

I love making things myself to hang on our walls. I think it really helps make our house feel like a home when we’re surrounded by meaningful artwork. For […]

20 Thoughtful and Creative Gifts for Her

Mother’s Day will be here before we know it! As you start thinking about gift ideas for the special ladies in your life, I hope this post helps you […]

Giveaway – Win $150 to Spend at Minted! EXPIRED!!!

Congratulations to Christina H! You just won $150 to spend at Minted… woohoo!!! You have an email in your inbox from me to tell you how to redeem your […]

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    Give Your Child a Safe Journal… A Safe Place to Ask You Anything!

Give Your Child a Safe Journal… A Safe Place to Ask You Anything!

When my oldest daughter was turning 10, I began to realize just how fast time was really going. My youngest was still an infant, and so as I’d look […]

10 Thoughts on How to Raise Grateful Children

If you are reading this, you have access to the internet.  That already makes you more privileged than most people in the world.  At least 80% of humanity lives […]

15 Fun Photo Gifts From My Favorite Card Sites

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

20 Unique Gifts for the Man Who Has Everything

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 black boots!), and you men […]

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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

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

25 Personalized Gift Ideas for Kids

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 know my own girls love […]

Custom Photo Cards! Who Says They’re Just for Christmas?

Nowadays, I think most of us use pictures in our holiday cards.  Some people still print their photos and then insert them in their cards, but more and more […]