Favorite Things of 2013

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 saying, “I remember you mentioning […]

10 Most Popular Photos of 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 your family shares is visible […]

Top 10 Parenting Tips of 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.  This is the first of […]

Elf on the Shelf Winter Wonderland and Photo Gift

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 morning, starting with Thanksgiving, to […]

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 […]

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