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 look for "Tom", our beloved elf.  But

Dec 21 2013, 04:23 PM - 1251 Views - 0 comments

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 on less than $10 a day.

Dec 18 2013, 03:17 PM - 1817 Views - 0 comments

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 last two years (I think

Dec 7 2013, 11:40 PM - 1947 Views - 0 comments

20 Unique Gifts for the Man Who Has Everything

We ladies are so easy to shop for... give us some pretty earrings, a scented candle, or clothes (love this cool black jacket!), and you men can call it a day.  But shopping for you guys?

Nov 26 2013, 11:04 PM - 88303 Views - 0 comments

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 to have a few things that are

Nov 7 2013, 12:28 AM - 1954 Views - 0 comments

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 with 100 Photos to

Oct 24 2013, 10:08 PM - 2123 Views - 0 comments

Reindeer Food: Perfect Class Project or Party Favor

Spreading reindeer food, along with leaving cookies for Santa, has become a tradition for our family on Christmas Eve.  I had never even heard of sprinkling reindeer food outside until one of

Dec 18 2012, 10:40 PM - 5868 Views - 2 comments

Toffee: So Easy & So Good!

This has been my go-to treat around the holidays for years.  I bring it to cookie exchanges and give it as gifts.  It flies off the platter when it's served at parties.  My family

Dec 15 2012, 09:57 AM - 3720 Views - 16 comments