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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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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Join Us for Black Friday Shopping {In Your Pajamas}

As you may know, my mom and I also run Jungle Deals & Steals, where we share Amazon deals on groceries, household items, Kindle freebies, toys and more. That means Black Friday is a pretty busy day for us as we work all day to share the best deals with our readers! This Black Friday…

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Create Beautiful Photo Books Right from Facebook with My Kodak Moments

'Tis the season for photo gifts! I love photo gifts for our parents and grandparents, but I've honestly never put together a photo book before because I find the process of selecting photos, choosing layouts and adding captions a bit overwhelming and tedious. That's where the My Kodak Moments app on Facebook comes in. 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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Dear Readers… + Desktop Calendar {November 2013}

To download the image above to use as your desktop wallpaper, simply click the image (or this link: November 2013 Desktop Calendar) and choose Save Link As… Then, open the picture, right click and choose Set as desktop background. Dear Readers... I'm scheduling this post (like many others during this month) ahead of time so…

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Crafts & Activities to Focus on the Meaning of Easter

People tend to talk about the "true meaning of Christmas" a lot during the holiday season, but it doesn't seem to be talked about as much during Easter. While we love chocolate and eggs and bunnies, our family tends to separate our spring celebrations from our Easter celebration, but this year I'm feeling a bit…

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6 Strategies for Stress-Free Holiday Portraits
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6 Strategies for Stress-Free Holiday Portraits

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: Easter is right around the corner, and many of us will be pulling out our cameras for the annual Easter picture with our children and families, just as we did for Christmas and are likely to do again for other major holidays. I understand well,…

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DIY Rolled Felt Flower Wreath for Valentine’s Day

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: Earlier this week, Myra shared 9 DIY Valentine's Day wreaths. Today I've got one more for you to add to your list! Since the "Valentine's Day" season is so short, I don't want to spend a lot of money for decor that won't…

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