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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Gift Guide: Hot Deals & Last Minute Gifts 12/22

If you’re still trying to finish your Christmas shopping, here are some hot deals that you can still get in time for Christmas from Amazon! Order by 7 p.m. PST today with a FREE 1-month Amazon Prime trial and get FREE two-day shipping with Christmas Eve delivery! 1. George Foreman Indoor/Outdoor Grill $59 (normally $119.99)…

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Gift Guide: Hot Deals & Last Minute Gifts 12/21

If you’re still trying to finish your Christmas shopping, here are some hot deals that you can still get in time for Christmas from Amazon! If you're not already a member, be sure to sign up for a FREE 1-month Amazon Prime trial, which will give you FREE two-day shipping at Amazon.com so that you…

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Gift Guide: Hot Deals & Last Minute Gifts 12/20

If you're still trying to finish your Christmas shopping, here are some hot deals that you can still get in time for Christmas from Amazon! If you're not already a member, be sure to sign up for a FREE 1-month Amazon Prime trial, which will give you FREE two-day shipping at Amazon.com so that you…

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Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for Young Adults

My 19-year-old sister is one of my favorite people, but buying gifts for college students and young adults is never easy! Most of the time we go with gift cards with an occasional sentimental gift thrown in. Amazon gift cards are a great choice because you can buy pretty much everything at great prices! If…

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Gift Guide: Green Gift Ideas

If you're looking for a green gift you can feel good about -- made from organic materials and adhering to fair trade principles -- here are some of my favorites. How cool is the Bamboo Flowering Tea Set? And the stuff from 31 Bits is my favorite. I love their vision (to enable women in…

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