Gifts for Little Kids {2013 Holiday Gift Guide}

This week I'm sharing my 2013 Holiday Gift Guide, with tons of ideas for everyone on your shopping list. As much as possible, we try to steer our girls toward open-ended toys that promote pretend play, encourage their creativity and make them think outside of the box. Below are some of my favorite ideas for…

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Gifts for The Kitchen {2013 Holiday Gift Guide}

This week I'm sharing my 2013 Holiday Gift Guide, with tons of ideas for everyone on your shopping list. While trying to think of a creative gift idea for one of my grandmothers, I decided to pair a cookbook with a gadget that I thought she would love, and that became the inspiration for this…

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Get Customized Photo Games and More from Pinhole Press {Stocking Stuffers!}

I love photo gifts, especially for family members who are hard to buy for (you know, the ones who have everything they want or need!), and Pinhole Press has some of the most creative photo gifts I've seen, like this acrylic framed photo calendar or this 252-piece customized puzzle. But what I really¬†love is their…

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Electronic Gifts

I am definitely a tech geek -- a trait passed down to me from my step-dad -- and this is one of my favorite category of gifts. I didn't wait for Christmas for my Kindle Fire -- I needed to review it for my readers, right? -- but if I had, it would easily have…

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Mom

My husband has probably asked me a dozen times over the last month what I want for Christmas. The truth is there's just not much I want or need, and trying to come up with gift ideas for him -- because he loves giving Christmas gifts -- was a bit stressful. If you're finding yourself…

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Socially Responsible Gifts

It can be overwhelming to buy only fair trade, environmentally sustainable items -- it involves a lot of research and significant shifts in the way you shop. Like any change you make, it's best to do it a little at a time -- first finding fair trade sources of coffee and chocolate, then looking for…

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Dad

My husband's Christmas wishlist pretty much consists of RC planes and parts, but I've searched high and low and talked to other dads (as well as my own mom, who is the gift buying queen!) to find even more great gift ideas for your husband, father, brother or friend! Here are my gift suggestions for…

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Big Kids Gifts {5-9 Years Old}

I love seeing how our girls' play changes over the years. Right now our two oldest spend most of their time creating, whereas a couple years ago it was all about imagining. They love to listen to stories and learn and discover new things. The biggest change is probably that they will play with one…

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Little Kids Gifts {1-4 Years Old}

In our house, the little ones are the hardest to buy for because they already have all of their big sisters' hand-me-downs, and they'd rather play with the big kids' toys most of the time anyway. However, there really are some great toys available, and we'll pass on some of our gently used toys in…

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Shop Green This Holiday Season

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: For many people, this weekend kicks off the holiday gift buying season. We're making our lists and checking them twice, trying to find the prefect gift for each person we get to buy a gift for. And while it is certainly more blessed to give than…

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