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Last year I talked a lot about going DIY instead of commercial with the kids’ Easter baskets but I never […]

I wasn’t quite sure what to title this post (What to Want for Valentine’s Day?).  It seems a little odd […]

If you’re looking for a way to forgo the chocolate this Valentine’s Day, consider gifting your kiddo one of these […]

image via Nancy Nikko Design   This February 14th will be the 12th Valentine’s Day my husband and I spend […]

I promised I’d be back today with ideas for teacher Christmas gifts.  For me, a handmade food-centric gift is the […]

For some reason, this year I just can’t stop coming up with stocking stuffer ideas.  Maybe it’s because I’m really […]

Still looking for an easy Father’s Day project?  I’m over at momtastic sharing five sweet and simple ideas.  Also, click […]

  Last week I posted Father’s Day ideas that involved giving your husband some great memories with the kids.  But […]

I already lamented earlier this week about the hard time I had coming up with a good Father’s Day gift […]

Father’s Day is hard!  I think gift-giving for men in general is tough.  Add on the pressure to find something […]

National Teacher Appreciation Day is tomorrow.  Since putting together my DIY Teacher Survival Kit, I’ve found a lot more great […]

Dunck from Skip Hop. Sunny Bunny Wooden Teething Toy at Buddy and JoJo. Animal Ear Headbands at Hart + Sew. […]

I always thought once I became a parent it would be easier to buy gifts for kids.  Ironically, the process […]

I was going to post this on Friday but I’m starting to freak out a little that Christmas is only […]