Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for Dads

Looking for unique gift ideas for the special dads in your life? Here are my top picks for this Christmas! 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 from now through Christmas at Amazon.com so that you can…

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Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for 4-5 Year Olds

Looking for unique gift ideas for the special 4 and 5 year olds in your life? Here are my top picks for this Christmas! 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 from now through Christmas at Amazon.com…

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DIY Wreaths for the Holidays

The holidays make me feel all crafty and inspired, even though I already have more unfinished projects than I care to admit. I've been drooling over several different DIY wreaths for months now, but I think it's going to be next year before I try my hand at actually making one. If you're looking for…

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Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for Moms

My husband would buy me pretty much anything I asked for, but the key is that I have to ask; coming up with creative gift ideas just doesn't come easily to him. Below are some of my favorite gift ideas for moms -- things I already have and love and things I wouldn't mind getting…

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Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for 2-3 Year Olds

Looking for unique gift ideas for the special 2 and 3 year olds in your life? Here are my top picks for this Christmas! 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 from now through Christmas at Amazon.com…

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Question of the Day: When Do You Decorate for Christmas?

A lot of people think we're crazy, but we always decorate for Christmas the weekend of Halloween! It's not that we want to skip over Thanksgiving; we just like having the decorations up for more than a month. They make our home feel cozy and festive throughout all of the holidays. But I know we're…

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Bringing The Outside In with Natural Holiday Decor

The following post is from Myra of My Blessed Life: It's hard to believe that November is halfway gone and the holidays are quickly approaching! I love decorating for the holidays. Who doesn't, right? Festivities, parties and giving {and watching my son's face light up} inspire me to cozy up our home for this special…

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7 Christmas Decor Picks Worth the Splurge

The following post is from Lindsey Roberts, a freelance writer covering design & décor: Like many people, I am saving my pennies these days. And for holiday decorating, that means time-saving and money-saving moves: a glass bowl full of pinecones on my cocktail table; an evergreen garland from the grocery store instead of a Christmas…

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Fair Trade Products and Companies

A couple of weeks ago, I shared the definitions of some common "green" terms, and I mentioned that fair trade is the one that my family considers the most important to pursue, although we're still learning what exactly that means and where to find those products. As we head into the Christmas shopping season, I…

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