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40 Non-Toy Christmas Gifts for Children

The holiday season is upon us! This year, non-toy gifts are the way to go. There are plenty of toys to play with in this home and I am sure you can say the same thing. Giving an experience or something that will grow with the child in your life is a nice present & gesture that everyone, including their parents, will love. Gift-giving is all about showing the ones you love how much they mean to you. I love gift-giving, whether it is completing a DIY project or finishing the perfect gift, it makes me feel…

20 Candy Free Trick or Treat Ideas for Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, it is time to start preparing for trick or treaters! I can personally speak to the candy craze because growing up, Halloween was all about how much candy you could get and how long you could make it last. Looking back at it now, I wish I would have saved my teeth from those sugary dangerous treats…thank goodness for baby teeth 😉 *Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links & links related to my current associations, which means that if you click on one, I’ll receive compensation for the purchases at no…

Unique Birthday Gifts That We Forget About

In September, we have celebrated four family birthdays. That is a birthday a week and it seems like it is never ending! Don’t get me wrong, I love a good party and gift-giving. If you know anything about me, I enjoy giving because it’s meaningful, always fun & it lets the person know you are thinking about them. With the holidays right around the corner, I have already started thinking about what gift I could give that is different & that the gift receiver would actually use and enjoy. I love to hand-make quite…

31 Moments I Won’t Forget: Happy Birthday Husband

September is a busy month with the changing of the seasons, a ton of birthdays & lots of memorable moments. Scarlett, my husband Matt and my brother in law all have birthdays within a two-week period. Since having our little one, my husband has said that his birthday doesn’t matter at this point. I would never let this happen as celebrating birthdays are one the most important days in someone’s life. It is only one day of the whole year so you bet I won’t let that go! It may not mean much…