No Gift

No gift will appease me...I don't want anything you can buy...if I can't have what I'm asking for and what I'm asking for is your heart and you then I don't want anything at all....more

Wedding Gift Registries - the good, the bad and the unwanted

Years before I was even interested in leaving my mothers’ house, I had thought that the idea of telling people what they should buy as a wedding gift was a little presumptuous. Maybe that’s why some people turn up empty-handed anyway. But when my turn came, I thought that it wasn’t so much forward as forward-thinking, because, face it. Who doesn’t need a little help getting her household together?...more

DIY Funky-Fun Framed Whiteboards

These cool whiteboards are gifts for my daughter and her two BFFs to go in their College Bags they will each receive upon graduation in the spring that I'm filling up.  You can see other posts about those bags and what's inside HERE and HERE!   ...more
I love whiteboards more than chalkboards.more

Quick and Easy Teacher Gift Tutorial

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In The Midst of Storms

Life's been rough lately. I needed a writer's get-away. Truth is, I just needed to get-away. Escape. Change this rut of sadness I seem to be in. I packed a half of a peanut butter and jam sandwich, a cheese stick and a thermos of something to drink. I grabbed my notebook, pens and camera and off I went....more

An early Christmas list for the men in my life

Day 2 of not writing about sex finds me shopping early for Christmas presents for the men in my life. Last year I bought them ties. They were a hit, although I haven't actually seen anybody wearing one....more

Creative Father's Day Gifts for the Quirky Dad

I don’t know about you but my husband is very difficult to buy for around the holidays. This year my husband picked out his own gift, a Nintendo 3DS XL to take on deployment, but I was inspired to help you guys out. It’s hard to find a creative Father’s Day gift for a guy that has very specific tastes (dare I say quirky?), and even harder to find a father’s day gift from the kids that they will be excited about too. It’s safe to say that my list doesn’t include any ties, electric razors, or watches.For the Beer Lover...more

Green Gift Ideas for Dad

So, thinking about another tie this year for dad? Why not show him your love and appreciation with a thoughtful, eco-friendly gift that he will love and mother earth will benefit from as well? Outside of planning a fun outdoor activity that gets dad'd heart pumpin' or cooking up a delicious meal, getting that perfect gift is always a conundrum. Well, check out some of these ideas that aren't only green, but also budget friendly!...more

20+ Awesome Father's Day Gift Ideas

Father's Day is June 16th this year. Here are 20+ great Father's Day gift ideas:...more

Gift in a jar: When the thought counts

I’m a big fan of gifts in a jar because of how versatile jars are and, the potential to create a thoughtful gift.  Gifts in a jar are also quick and easy to create. More importantly, they are the perfect choice when you want to gift something ‘just like that’; when you aren’t are gifting for a specific occasion or event....more