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A Guide to Getting The Perfect Guy Gift

Finding the perfect birthday gift for the men in your life can be very tricky. Men just don’t seem to appreciate the thoughtful gifts we think are so precious. So we run everywhere and do everything in our power to get the perfect gift, and it seems like whatever we do, we still miss that […]

Gifts for the Guy Who Has Everything

Each year I struggle with some of the same few people on my shopping list; Rob and my Dad. Both of them need nothing. Both of them get the things they want and need througout the year so gift giving ends up being a game of frivolous versus tear jerker. So how do you look […]

Fun with Outdoor Toys

Our weekends are our time to spend not just as a family but as part of a close knit community that actually gets together to do things as a group. Friday and Saturday nights are our bonfire night. We share the duties with our neighbors, we all pitch in with s’more’s supplies, pie iron ingredients […]

34 Handmade Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Each year as the holidays roll around I rack my brain to come up with great gift ideas for my friends and family.  I like giving things that mean something. It could be an personalized ornament or sentimental piece of art or home decor.  Whatever the gift it I try to put lots of thought […]

Going Pro this Holiday Season

The leaves are falling. The kids are playing. The team is scoring. These are just some of the shots we’re taking with our cameras in the gorgeous fall weather. Do you have the best camera to capture all the action and smiles and cheers? Check out Best Buy for the latest gadgets for adventure seekers […]

New Balance Sports and Fitness Gift Guide

Toys, gadgets and gift cards are typical additions to our holiday shopping list. I often forget about everyone’s hobbies. Rob and I took up running this year. While we haven’t been very dedicated the last couple of months I know it’s something we want to continue for fun and health. New Balance showered us with […]

One Step Ahead Toys and Games for all plus Giveaway

If you know me you know how much I love imagination play. My children are evidence to that with their dress up clothes, play kitchens, dolls and arts and crafts. One Step Ahead is a trusted source for all of your childs play, safety and organization needs. I’ve been a customer of One Step Ahead […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2012

Don’t forget Dad this weekend! Father’s Day is an often overlooked celebration; moms tend to get most of the credit for the good things happening in the home but in our house we don’t underestimate the power of dad. Skip the tie, hammers and mugs and get him something special and specific to his life […]

Little Girls Gift Guide for the Holidays

Having a little girl of our own I think we have a good grasp of what would make great gifts for the holidays or everyday. Below are a few things that we think most little girls age 2-8 would really appreciate and actually use. Pottery Barn Kids-Mackenzie Duffel Bag-Don’t all little girls go on sleepovers? […]

Best Buy for Holiday Shopping plus GCs Giveaway

Gadgets are on everyone’s lift for the holidays. These days it doesn’t matter what your age, everyone’s fingers touch some sort of technology each day. While HDTVs and MP3 players might not be within budget Best Buy has a little something for everyone for every budget. Here is a list Best Buy and I came […]