Home Organization Project 50

We’ve waited until the gift giving time of year for this week’s home organization project and to straighten out all of our gift wrapping stuff. It’s not just the Christmas season that we’re wrapping gifts for – in our house, it’s the birthday season, too. From mid-November to mid-January, everyone in our family has a birthday ....more

Sustainable Holidays

Did you know that from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, the amount of trash we generate goes up by 25%? That’s a lot of stuff getting thrown out! From decorating our homes to gift giving and entertaining, we want to be festive but we don’t want to waste ....more

Favorite Food and Health Books

We’re always reading books – from the library because we love the library – and this year, we had a food and health theme going on. We made a list of our top food and health related books with a little review – in case you need a gift idea for a foodie or health nut on your gift list. Or, you just want a new book for yourself! ...more

Home Organization Project 49

For week #49 of 2014’s New Year’s Resolution – yes, every week we’ve cleaned and sorted out a different area of the house – we’re going where very few have gone before – behind the gingham curtain! Yes, I put up a gingham curtain to hide the contents on our basement shelves. No, it’s not fancy but neither is our basement ....more

Broccolette for Dinner and Le Creuset Giveaway

Thanks to Earthbound Farm and Le Creuset for teaming up with me for this healthy dinner and special giveaway! “Mom, what is broccolette?” My daughter asked me this when she heard me talking about making it for dinner. She’s a little leery of vegetables that are new ....more

Home Organization Project 48

When you decorate for a holiday only once a year, do you ever forget about what decorations you have? Then, when you get everything out, does it seem like everything is new and pretty? That’s what happened to me this week ....more

Shopping eBay for the Holidays

Have you ever bought anything on eBay? I have – lots of used items – jeans, artwork, rugs, and many more! I’ve also sold lots of items on eBay ....more

New Year’s Resolution Ideas

Are we all in the midst of the holiday scramble or what? Gift shopping, wrapping, and shipping. Or hiding of gifts ....more

Home Organization Project 47

Remember the pile of magazines from last week’s home organization week #46 project? Well, that’s what we tackled for this week’s project. We get more print magazines now than ever before ....more

Harry and David Pear Giveaway

How about one more giveaway to celebrate the Four-Year Blog Anniversary of Go Gingham? How about a box Harry and David pears? Harry and David is famous for their Royal Riviera® Pears and the winner of this giveaway will receive one box of beautiful pears ....more