A Tip For Tuesday

Anne Kimball Bringing Borya Home A Tip For Tuesday   Some easy-peasy diy gifts for the hopelessly uncrafty:Flat-iron holder made out of a potholder....more

Gifts of Impermanence

If you have ever moved - ever packed up your worldly belongings and lugged them from place to place - then you will appreciate this rhetorical question: How much 'stuff' does one really need? Other than a ukulele and a grain grinder, I can't say I want for anything right now, which is why I'm asking my Loved Ones to gift me (and others) with Things That Go Away. For example:Candles...more
I am in total support of your ideas! All of the suggestions sound attractive to me, but ...more

once upon a time

The first notable thing about her is her eyes.  Other than that, she seems like a typical 10-year-old girl for the most part.  But not her eyes.  She doesn't look you in the eye when she speaks to you.  She doesn't look anyone in the eyes.  The words come out of her mouth, and the words are clear, the vocabulary well-developed.  Her eyes are directed at the ground....more
Beautiful - thanks for reminding me that everyone has hidden talents.  more

A Gift For A Special Aunt...

Make 'Em Laugh: Gifts of Comedy

What is funny to one person may not be funny to another, but laughter is the healthiest involuntary response (second maybe only to sleep) that your body can experience. Humor identifies common ground, breaks tension and brings people together. So why not spread it around this holiday season?...more
Solid list, Heather.   Further on books- have you ever read PG Wodehouse? If not, pick up one of ...more

10 Best Gifts for Single Moms (Tatted Mom Style)

Good gracious how life throws you curve balls. Around this time last year I posted Tatted Mom's List of 10 Best Gifts for a Stay at Home Mom. This year I want to carry on the tradition, but as I'm no longer a stay at home mom (damn curve balls), the list is altered somewhat. So, this year we have...10 Best Gifts for Single Moms (Tatted Mom Style)...more

The Gift of Dynamite

 It gets me every time.I don't know exactly why. Maybe it's the way he's so earnest and concentrated.Maybe it's because it is such a bizarre and true act of friendship.Maybe it's because it's such a statement. Every time.He dances, I cry....more

Your Guide to Faux Fur: The Look of The Season

Faux fur, and especially faux fur vests, are THE hottest look of the season and available everywhere. These funky accessories can be dressed up with a sheer blouse and kicky skirt with heels or worn casually with jeans and boots - but however you wear it, now's the time to get one or gift one.Herewith, the faux fur vest, to get, to give, from low to high!...more
The hat and bolero are cute. :) The only fake fur I'll be wearing this winter is on the cuff of ...more

5 Christmas Gifts that Mean Everyone Knows about Your Problems

1. Eddie Bauer Portable Collapsible ShovelEddie Bauer Small Collapsible Shovel...more