Easter comes around, meaning Spring is here. The pastel colors, the flowers and spring cleaning. I love it! When it comes to making easter baskets I try to buy things my kids need and will use. Of course, I will still buy something they want. I also try not to go overboard with candy, as [...]
There are some people you never know what to get them. A few reasons are, they have everything, are picky or just don’t have hobbies. They just go to work and go home. This is where edible gifts win. The perfect gift idea for the pet lover. Make gingerbread cookies shaped like an animal! In my case, I made gingerbread cookies shaped like dogs and dog bones! If you don't like gingerbread cookies, make sugar cookies!
Do you get tons of holiday cards every year? What do you do with them? How about, reuse them! DIY Gift Tags for Christmas! Keep your favorite ones but use the rest to make holiday gift tags for the following Christmas. I actually do that for all types of cards, including Birthday cards. If you like the design, you can cut it into a circle or shape and use as a gift tag.
I definitely used to be materialistic growing up. But as I got older I learned to be a minimalist. Thanks to my husband, of course. Quality over quantity with clothes. And I have to say my closet has kept nicely with clothes that has lasted with classic outfits. As adults it is easy to become a minimalist. Is it easy to be a minimalist with children? Especially for Christmas? Of course it is! With my tips I can help you become a minimalist for everyone at home!
A new baby, a tired mom. What should you purchase for a gift? How about a gift basket for the new mom? Essentially it's a mommy and baby gift basket combined! Most likely mom has had a baby shower and has enough clothes for a year. Why not get some gifts to help relax the new mom. A gift basket for the new mom is perfect and even more for the holidays!
Christmas is right around the corner and this year I am way behind on my shopping! With the pandemic, I haven't been the most enthusiastic to do any Christmas shopping. By December 1st I would have had everything done by now. My list is definitely smaller this year and I definitely like to budget my Christmas list. Can you come up with 5 ideas? I know! It is super hard to come up with ideas for every person on your list! How about 25 Christmas Gift Ideas on a Budget, under $20?! This list will definitely help you 😊
Who doesn't enjoy getting baked goods for the holidays? Everyone enjoys edible gifts. This year I plan on making MORE baked goods than usual. Instead of purchasing gifts for the adults on my list, I will be gifting sweets.. We, as adults, can purchase whatever we like and we may already have everything we want at this point. Here are the top Christmas food gift ideas to help you decide what to make for the special folks in your life!
Receiving gift baskets are great, if it's made right. I have seen gift basket's that are not worth making. The smell of soap that will give your skin a rash. Then there is the scent that is too strong. I think over the years gift baskets have definitely improved, in store. However, there are many pre-made gift baskets sold for double the price of what you could make yourself for way less! Would you like to know how to make a wine gift basket?
I love Christmas! All the things you have to do just to prepare for the holiday. You need to purchase gifts, wrap, decorate your home, prepare a meal. Wow, a lot! To get ready and not overwhelm myself. I make a list of everyone I need to buy gifts for. I make a list for all the kids, the adults, another for teachers, bus drivers and coaches and then a separate list for my kids and husband. I honestly make this list in October, just to have since we always have new babies in the family. I don't want to forget anyone!
No one would have anticipated we would still be in quarantine in June, in time for father's day. Yes, many states have started to open up but we are still quarantined since we still have to wear masks outside. There are many ways to still celebrate father's day this year during quarantine. Here are some ideas for the gift, the meal and the celebration!