Affordable and Meaningful Gifts for the Man in Your Life

Boyfriends, fiances and husbands are the hardest to buy for, making special occasions stressful. Your goal is to find the perfect, meaningful gift that won’t make you cringe at your bank statement. The goal of gift giving is to give someone something they will cherish for a very long time. Here are some helpful ideas, […]

The 1st Anniversary: The Paper Gift

A Greek myth related to followers of Plato tells us the first human beings were creatures with eight limbs and four eyes. It had two mouths and two noses, and the mighty God Zeus abhorred the sight of them. Like his father before him, Zeus believed these beasts held power beyond their understanding, and that […]

8 must-have Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Moms who love it ALL!

Do you know a mom who loves it all? Maybe she enjoys spending some quiet time out in the garden, or tending a few backyard chickens. Perhaps, she revels in a candlelit bathtub full of scented bubbles. Or, just maybe she spends her nights yelling into her headset mic while her guild takes down an […]

Preserve Memories with a DIY Photo Album Recipe Book #CanonPIXMA

This is a sponsored conversation inspired by the Canon PIXMA MG7120. All thoughts and opinions are genuine and 100% my own. For more information on the new Canon Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One printers, visit The closer we get to the holidays, the more nostalgic I get for the good old days. When I was […]

Gluten-Free gifts from

While our family isn’t gluten-free, we do know several people who are. Talking with them makes me realize how much of a struggle it can be to find tasty meal options that fit into their lifestyle. Not to mention the hard time that friends and family members may have finding gluten-free holiday gifts those with Celiac […]

Three budget-friendly Homemade Christmas gift ideas

Christmas is fast approaching and if you haven’t started thinking about gifts then it might be a good idea to start now! If you’re looking for some Christmas gift inspiration for your husband or brother, you may have already read my article named Four Gift Ideas for Men this Holiday Season. But this blog post […]

Western Union gift and greeting cards simplify gift giving!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Western Union. All opinions are 100% mine. Sometimes it seems like there is a birthday or holiday every other week in our family! Since many of the gift recipients are either adults or teenagers, it makes sense to just get them a gift card […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2012 #mom #giftguide

Welcome to my 2012 Mother’s Day gift ideas guide! Books, shoes, beauty, treats — whatever it is that makes your Mom smile, we all know how hard it can be to come up with new ideas to show Mom just how much we care! Of, course she deserves something special for her day — but […]

Shutterfly photo gifts make sharing memories easy and fun!

I am a collector of memories. These memories are not just any memories but very special moments from the lives of my children, my parents and my family. One of my favorite ways to preserve our memories is by taking and sharing photographs. I think that most of the people in my life also love […]

Makita 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless 3-Piece Combo Kit: #GiftIdea for the man in your life

I may have mentioned a time or two that Super G. is a contractor by trade. This means that I can usually buy him a cool new power tool or accessory and he’s happy as all get out. Super G. beat me to it this year when he bought himself a new set of cordless […]

Hen’s 2011 Holiday Gift Guide

For the next few weeks, Hen’s 2011 Holiday Gift Guide will be full of ideas for everyone on your shopping list this season. Check out our recommendations of products we’ve loved this year and the ones we are yet to share over the holiday season. The perfect present for someone on your list just might be […]

Kmart helps pamper mom this Mother’s Day without overspending

Mother’s Day to me, has always seemed to start the warmer (and dryer!) season off right with more and more of our time time being spent outside. I have always loved to get my Mom something special to celebrate both Spring and her, what better way than with outdoor spruce ups! Kmart’s Outdoor Living products […]