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Vintage Toys for the Holidays

As a first time mom, I have no idea what to get my son for his first Christmas. I’ve spent hours walking up and down the aisles at Babies R Us and Target and been lost in the black hole that is Amazon.com. Though I don’t pretend to know what is cool and hip for [...]

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Gifts that Keep on Giving

As we get older the more we realize that for the most part, we and our friends and family members have all they NEED, so gift giving can get a little more creative. And what better way to spend money on things that not only benefit the recipient, but also someone else along the line! [...]

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100+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Little Kids

Growing up my family didn't really celebrate Christmas since my parents were first generation immigrants. Sometimes we had a tree, but we never exchanged presents, believed in Santa, or otherwise celebrated the holiday season. But now that I have kids of my own, the holidays have really become much more magical experiencing it through their eyes. Charlie [...]

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Want, Need, Wear, Read - What the Bees are Getting Their Kids for Christmas

Christmas is less than 2 weeks away (I have my shopping just about done), so today the bloggers are sharing what they're gifting their little ones -- something they want, something they need, something to wear, and something to read! Mrs. Garland - 11 Months Want: Jackson loves playing with the walker at daycare, but [...]


Non-"Stuff" Gifts for All Ages

Baby Carrot is entering her second holiday season this year, but at 18 months, she's still young enough to not really understand the concept of holidays and gifts. Her closet is full of clothes thanks to a grandmother who loves to shop for her only granddaughter, and our living room has finally surrendered its last [...]


Gifts for Guys

The men in my life are notoriously hard to buy for. After a while, there are only so many novelty coffee mugs and t-shirts that are appropriate. Electronics are pricey, gift cards can be boring, and my handmade gift skills are limited to baked goods. So, each year I'm left scrambling for something exciting, new [...]


Add Ons for Book Themed Gifts

Gymboree recently released an Eric Carle line of clothes and PJs that Drake went bananas for.  He loved all the animals and went with me to the store to pick out the ones he liked best. Truth be told, I'm not a huge Eric Carle fan and so Drake wasn't familiar with the books -- he just [...]

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