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 […]

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

This will surely become a new tradition for our family!  I went around our house and collected every Christmas book I could find… I didn’t realize how many we […]

30 Photos with Wording Ideas to Inspire Holiday Cards

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 from all the special people […]

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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 […]

Win $150 to Spend at Minted! Giveaway EXPIRED!

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It’s no secret that I am quite possibly […]

15 Great Sites to Get Your Holiday Photo Cards

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 to check out this post […]

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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!

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

Healthier Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread (So Good!)

If you like pumpkin bread, you have to try this!  I have modified the original recipe by cutting out half the oil and replacing it with applesauce, too.  You […]

Easy No-Sew DIY Minion Costumes

This Halloween costume idea is simply genius.  I can say that because I didn’t come up with it; my super-creative friend did!  Last fall, two of my daughters and […]