Category: Gifts

Honoring Dad

Father’s Day is this coming weekend. Here are several “off the beaten path” ways of honoring Dad or the father figure in your life, be it Dad, Dad-in-Law, your grown up son with his own children, your brother, Grandad, or even the Mom who is both mother and father to you.

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a time to appreciate your Mom, whether it be your biological mother, your stepmother, the dad who was both mother and father, or the person most like a mom to you. Here are some creative and original ideas to make Mom feel special.

Unique, inexpensive, and simple ideas for celebrating Mom: handwritten cards (no one writes these days it seems), lists of things you love about Mom, plants, a personalized letter to Mom, a slide show of Mom’s greatest moments, a scrapbook of pictures of you and Mom (Hint: don’t buy a fancy scrapbook for this – grab one of those $4.99 inspirational journals at TX Maxx or Home Goods).

Making The Most of Amazon’s Smartphone App

What did we ever do before Amazon existed? You can buy so many items from different categories and for a lot of people, it is their go to shopping site. Not only are people using Amazon on their computer, a lot of folks depend on their smartphone and only use the app. How are you making the most of Amazon’s smartphone app? Besides what is listed, what other ways do you use the app?

How to Give Gifts Without Breaking Your Budget

Seems like we just finished our December holiday shopping and here comes Valentine’s day. The stores are full of gifts for the occasion. Advertisements saying, “Follow Your Heart” and “Share The Love With [Insert Gift Suggestion]” abound. Just because the calendar says it’s February 14thand Valentine’s Day doesn’t mean you have to be sucked into the Hallmark holiday. Gifts and experiences don’t have to break the bank. There ar

5 New Products You Need to Organize Your Home

Smell that? That’s the smell of springtime in New England. Okay, okay, it’s March, and we all know we’ll likely have a few more storms, but we can at least get excited for spring cleaning! There’s no better way to

5 Gifts for Neat Freaks

Welcome to my annual gift guide for neat freaks! Oh yes, we are a special breed and need special gift ideas. Last year we featured some awesome gifts, and this year we’ve discovered more gift goodness. What gifts do you

Gifts for Neat Freaks

It’s that time of year again when I share my favorite gifts for people like me – neat freaks! I’m sure you have a friend or crazy aunt who has a mild obsession with being neat and organized. If you

Purge! Unused Gifts

Let’s go back to the last holiday season. You’re opening gifts, and unwrap something that you know you’ll never have a use for. But out of guilt, you keep it and tuck it away in your closet. Fast forward seven

5 Gifts for Neat Freaks

The gift lists are out, and the shopping has commenced. Chanukah has started and there are only 15 days remaining until Christmas. It’s time to start checking those gifts off your lists. Now, what do you get the person who

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