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Day 9: Anniversary and Vow Renewals
Are you wondering what to get your spouse for your upcoming anniversary? Planning a vacation instead of exchanging gifts gives you the opportunity to both enjoy time togetherand possibly plan a specia...
12/6/13 at 4:28 PM Day 2: Graduation Trip 11/29/13 at 2:49 PM
10 Tips To Avoid Financial Chaos This Holiday Season
For many families, the holidays and overspending go hand in hand. If the holidays have created financial chaos in the past for your household, you may be wondering how to survive the holidays this yea...
11/26/13 at 8:10 AM DIY Gift Ideas: How to save while giving 1/31/13 at 9:04 AM
How to Avoid Overspending This Holiday Season 11/19/12 at 9:14 AM
Clutter Free Gift Giving
How do we stop homes from overflowing with "stuff" is a question that I get. The answer is simple....stop buying "stuff"! And the bonus answer is to stop having other people buy you stuff. Focus ins...
11/25/13 at 2:51 PM Organizing Those Gift Cards and Using Them 8/16/13 at 5:27 AM
Less Than 100 Days Until Christmas 9/20/12 at 9:22 PM
Ideas of How to Wrap Gift Cards
Gift cards have become a popular gift so the recipient can purchase what they want. Also, by giving restaurant, coffee shop and other gift cards for items that can be used, the recipient doesn't accu...
10/14/13 at 5:31 PM Bonus Gift Card Deals 12/2/12 at 11:28 AM
Avoid Clutter with Consumable Gifts 11/8/12 at 8:10 PM
B-Dubya is always gifting me something. She sent me home with a whole bag of goodies for me and the girls when Mike and I visited Fertile last weekend. She also told me she would be mailing me a book ...
8/16/13 at 9:37 PM Bag lady... 11/25/12 at 5:44 PM
A joyous cry... 7/28/12 at 9:30 PM
Father's Day on a Budget
With Fathers Day fast approaching, its time again to figure out how you are going to celebrate the Dad in your life. Mary Hunt from Everyday Cheapskate has come up with some awesome gift ideas that do...
6/7/13 at 10:30 AM Gift Giving Doesn't Have To Break The Bank 12/10/12 at 8:38 AM
Potato Stamp Valentine
Well, this isn't exactly a recipe, but it does involve potatoes, so I figured I would share it with all of you! For Valentine's Day gifts this year, I decided we would get a little creative for the sp...
2/13/13 at 6:41 AM Chili Beer Brittle 12/20/12 at 8:32 PM
Vanilla Spice Almonds 12/11/12 at 4:47 PM
Bringing back a family tradition
As I shopped for Christmas gift giving this year I tried very hard to buy locally. For the most part I was successful. But after going to every store in town that sells toys and games and not finding...
1/2/13 at 2:14 PM Altru Alliance Gift Shop had earrings meant for me 8/6/10 at 8:48 AM
Great Gift Idea: Snapper Rock UV50+ Children's Swimwear
Hey moms! Theres still time to find that perfect gift before Christmas. Snapper Rock is a company with UV50+ sun protection in all of their products (swimwear, hats and more). I recently received a sw...
12/15/12 at 11:36 AM
Honesty and right guidance
Being a Mentor to the youth is both challenging and exciting. They are always seeking for answers to their questions. Honesty and right guidance is the key to win their friendship. 3 comments...
12/6/12 at 9:03 AM
Black Friday -- Shopping Can Be Fun, Really
Any of you with teenagers know that you're frequently unpopular with them for major issues like, say, breathing, and for awhile, our policy of not buying electronics, CDs, DVDs, or digital detritus re...
11/19/12 at 4:34 PM On a Quest with Google Maps 8/16/12 at 11:35 AM
Why I Knit 8/9/12 at 1:36 PM
Party a year in the planning...
This was really a simple, basic kid's birthday party, but with the build up that started, oh, about ONE YEAR ago, you'd think it would be much more complex. Basically, Ben wanted race cars. And then ...
4/11/11 at 2:17 PM Are there father/son woodworking retreats? 12/14/10 at 2:50 PM
Gifts, Please. 5/24/10 at 12:41 PM
Katie Brown joins us this evening on WDAZ News @5 with some great ideas for homemade holiday gifts....
12/16/10 at 7:20 AM
Gifts that bring the wrong kind of tears to your eyes
Were taught at a young age to show appreciation (or at least feign interest) when given a gift. This poses a challenge when you receive wall art that you wouldnt even consider hanging above the rafte...
7/23/10 at 9:47 AM What NOT to give your significant other for Christmas 12/18/09 at 10:59 AM
mama mondays: bottomless gift
I'm having a hard time putting into words my feelings from the weekend that has just come to an end, so I'm going to have to unwrap each gift that came from it slowly, throughout the week, to reveal a...
1/17/10 at 5:54 PM mama mondays: favorite gift 2009 12/27/09 at 4:20 PM