2 Super Simple Easter Gift Ideas Mar18

2 Super Simple Easte...

Ok friends – believe it or not, Easter is next weekend!   That means it’s time to stuff the eggs, fill the baskets, and put together the last minute teacher gifts. Actually, I’m not sure if Easter gifts for teachers are a real thing, but I figure any time we have the chance to...

5 Gifts No One Should Get Today Feb14

5 Gifts No One Shoul...

My friend Taron posted the picture of this bear on Facebook the other day. Her caption read: If you somehow end up with this from your Valentine you should reevaluate the relationship. It made me laugh and got me thinking of what other odd (yet appropriate) gifts were being marketed as...

Unopened Gifts Dec24

Unopened Gifts

The tradition in our home is that on Christmas Eve morning, after breakfast and after mommy has had her coffee, the kids get to open their presents from DJ and I. These are the gifts they’ve been looking at under the tree for weeks. By Christmas Eve, the bows are flat and ribbon is no...

Miracle Gifts Dec03

Miracle Gifts

A miracle – Webster defines it as: an extremely outstanding or unusual event, thing, or accomplishment. I see a miracle as an extraordinary event that one could not accomplish on their own. I believe that miracles happen around us all the time – big and small. Last year, on December 23rd...

Hiding Your Gifts Dec28

Hiding Your Gifts

One of the things I enjoy doing after Christmas is putting all the new gifts away. I organize and clean and find the perfect spot for everything. Each year, I also stash some of the gifts that my kids received; I hide them in closets, under beds and in the garage – all to be brought out...