Nothing beats the feeling of getting a surprise package in the mail, and with the invention of subscription boxes, you can literally pay to get that feeling at least once per month. When you gift a subscription box, it’s like giving that feeling to another person twelve times over the next year. Truly the gift… Continue reading Subscription Box Gifts that Mom Will Love
Today’s Moms are more hip than ever, and the same old flowers and bath products just don’t cut it anymore. These days, Mom wants cool tech gifts! She wants a tablet, a new smartphone, and a smart watch while you’re at it. Okay, maybe you don’t need to shower your mom in all of the tech… Continue reading Affordable Tech Gifts for Mother’s Day
Spring and summer are full of gift-giving opportunities. Mother’s Day is right around the corner, then Father’s Day – and don’t forget all of the weddings during Wedding Season! Armoring yourself with clever gift ideas and versatile, giftable jewelry is going to make this a stress-free and affordable mid-year gift-giving season. Finding original, meaningful gifts… Continue reading Affordable, Beautiful Jewelry: Perfect for Gifts
The best thing about having high quality kitchen tools is the ability to hand them down to the next generation. If you’re like, that line of hand-me-downs will extend for a long time, so you need cookware that lasts. There are a few brands of cookware that have been around since my grandmother was a… Continue reading You’ll Have These Timeless Kitchen Tools Forever!
Are you starting to get excited about the next several months of sunshine? I always get more energy when it’s nice out because it’s way easier to go out and play. It’s right around this time every year that I start thinking about summer vacations, and if you’ve ever traveled during a popular vacation month… Continue reading Planning Summer Vacations in California? Here are 3 Must-See Destinations
The champagne is chilled, brunch is baking away, and all of the Easter eggs have been sufficiently hidden. All you need now is a party with your loved ones, and it’ll be a contender for The Best Easter Ever! But what do you do when the party is over, and you’re stuck in the kitchen… Continue reading What to Do With All of Those Leftover Easter Eggs
Every time I’m on Pinterest, I inevitably see a gorgeous living room or bedroom with a beautiful, oversized piece of art as the centerpiece. Now, if you’ve ever gone out and actually looked for art like that for sale, you know that even art prints are expensive. There’s no way we’ll be getting a thousands-of-dollars original… Continue reading DIY Your Own Unique Home Artwork
You know spring is officially here because everywhere you go, there are puddles to jump over and downpours to dodge. The rain has come, and nothing is worse than wet socks, am I right? Defend your feet by arming yourself with these waterproof footwear essentials. Everyday Rain Boots First of all, you need something that you… Continue reading Keep Dry This Spring with Waterproof Rain Boots
Get your calendars out, because these sales are going to be here before you know it! I’m just about ready to retire my winter coat for the season, but I’m realizing that last year’s spring and summer clothes aren’t doing it for me like they were last year. Thank goodness for spring sales! There are quite… Continue reading Get Your Spring Wardrobe from These Upcoming Fashion Sales!
Maybe you think it’s silly to be thinking about sunburns while it’s still pouring down rain, but let me set the record straight: protection yourself from the effects of the sun is a year round activity. Just because it’s drizzling today doesn’t mean that UV rays aren’t bouncing around out there, doing their best to… Continue reading Save Money on Sun Protection Before the Sun Gets Here!
Can you believe the price of some facials at day spas? For the prices they ask, you could buy full sizes of some excellent products and give yourself a dozen facials – at least! Why go through all that work when you can put on your favorite Netflix binge-watching show and give yourself a facial at… Continue reading Indulge In a Luxurious DIY Facial at Home
Winter activities are so focused on everyone getting together indoors, springtime is like our long-awaited release into the wild! Now that Daylight Savings Time is all taken care of, we have an increasing amount of daylight. Your area might still have snow patches, but if you hear the birds I hear and see the blooming… Continue reading 5 Outdoor Activities to Celebrate Springtime
What better way to usher in the longer daylight hours and warmer temperatures of springtime than with a party? Sure, Easter is around the corner, and even closer is St. Patrick’s Day, but squeezing a spring celebration in there would be an extra reason to see all of your favorite people! First thing’s first: the… Continue reading Launch the New Season by Throwing a Spring Celebration Party
Don’t let your land-owning friends make you feel guilty about living in the city. Apartment living and vertical housing in densely populated areas is one of the most sustainable ways to live! There’s no reason you shouldn’t have your loft and garden in it, too. Grow your own herbs! Cut your own flowers! Care for… Continue reading 4 Ways to Garden Without a Backyard
If you want to take your President’s Day Sale shopping to the next level, it’s time to start thinking about shopping trends. Retailers are constantly paying attention to the shopping habits of their customers. This helps them provide the right items at the right time, and in turn, helps them to maximize their profit. It’s time we… Continue reading Shop For These 3 Items During Presidents Day Sales and Save BIG!
So, it happened – you forgot that Valentine’s Day is next week. (Yes, next week.) Calm down, it happens to the best of us. Life gets busy and before you know it, your wife or girlfriend or partner is waiting for you to shower them with late winter love… and you’re not prepared. Luckily, I’m a… Continue reading Perfect Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her
Valentine’s Day is all about love – but who says it has to be all about romantic love!? What about all of your girlfriends who have been there for you through thick & thin? What if they find themselves single on Valentine’s Day? They deserve to have all of the love, so why not celebrate them with… Continue reading Some Valentines for Your Galentines! Perfect Gifts for BFFs
It’s never too late to start making your life a little more eco-friendly. Now that scientists agree that global warming is a real, and actively growing problem in the world, it’s more important than ever to start transitioning into a greener lifestyle. Many people want to start reducing their carbon footprint and negative effects on the… Continue reading Go Green in 2017! 5 Great First Steps
We’re still in the thick of winter, but the days are getting longer. I’m getting eager to go out and play! More daylight on the weekends means more opportunities for fun – and more importantly, fun winter fashion. Affordable faux fur is a great way to stay warm during these fun winter months, and you don’t… Continue reading Affordable Faux Fur Fashion
Now that you’ve finally put all of your holiday decorations away and organized all of your gifts, it’s time to sit down and do some thank you gifts. Whether it’s a beautiful card with a handwritten note or a thoughtful and inexpensive token of your appreciation, thank you gifts have the power to be incredibly meaningful.… Continue reading Best Thank You Gifts for After the Holidays