Dear Readers… + Desktop Calendar {December 2013}

To download the image above to use as your desktop wallpaper, simply click the image (or this link: December 2013 Desktop Calendar) and choose Save Link As… Then, open the picture, right click and choose Set as desktop background. Dear Readers... Our baby boy is almost 6 weeks old already, and while I have been…

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The Simplest Gift

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ~Virginia Woolf We've received some lovely little clothes for our second son since he arrived. Lovely notes in the mail and hugs and texts and emails of congratulations. Along with the…

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

I love to pick the perfect gifts for our stockings (and honestly, I almost always go overboard on stocking stuffers!) because they're one of my favorite parts of Christmas morning. We typically open stockings first thing and then sit and eat breakfast before opening the rest of our presents, so we try to choose things…

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2012 Gift Guide: Socially Responsible Gifts

I love supporting companies that are making a difference in the world -- either through giving people the skills they need to climb out of poverty or by choosing sustainable materials. Here are some of my favorite companies and gift ideas, although it was hard to narrow it down to just 9! 31 Bits makes…

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Teens

Shopping for teens can either be really easy (when they tell you exactly what they'd like) or really hard (when you can't get any ideas from them). Although gift cards are always appreciated by teens and young adults, here are a few unique Christmas ideas for the hard-to-buy-for teens on your list! Despite it's depressing…

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