Holiday Gift Guide Day 4! For the punk kids…

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Hellooooo!  There are just THIRTEEN days left until Christmas!  *gulp*  This is Day 4 of our Holiday Gift Guide and today the focus is on the punk kids in your life! I split these gifts up into 3 categories: Babies (Birth to Age 2ish), Little ones (Ages 3-5ish) and Big Kids (6 to 11ish!) In my personal opinion, this is the easier group to shop … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide Day 3! For the teens…

TeensFeatImag

Welcome to Day 3 of the Holiday Gift Guide!  Today is by far the scariest day.  Are you ready?  We're wading into the world of...TEENAGERS.  Gifts for teens are by far the hardest gifts, especially if you don't live with any on a regular basis. So, with a little help from some friends, here is the gift guide for teens!  I tried to do an equal … [Read more...]

New Mommy Must Haves

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Today's post is one I've been meaning to do for awhile. Because it's so hard to filter through all the baby products out there and figure out what you will really USE, versus what looks cute and fun.  It's easy to end up with a pile of useless stuff.  Also, I am influenced easily, I'm basically a marketers dream.  Trust me -- no one falls into … [Read more...]

We love Klutz!!

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One thing I've learned over the years is that it's a waste of money to buy my son "toys" that don't really DO anything.   Action figures.  Pretend helicopters.  Little cars to push around.  Waste waste waste.   Jon David is only really entertained when he is learning or creating something.  He's always been that way, which can … [Read more...]

Gift Guide ~ Girls

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I am the mother of a boy.   A seven year old boy who asked for a Bear Grylls knife or an AK 47 for Christmas.   So, I'm not exactly on top of what little girls are doing nowadays.  I DO know about those Bratz dolls...and those new sleazy vampire looking things (Monster High I think?).  No thank you.   I decided to … [Read more...]

Gift Guide ~ Boys

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Hey!  So as you know both Kristan and I are both moms of boys.  Just boys.  Which kinda makes us experts on boy stuff. Seriously, I get invited to a girl birthday party and I will literally stand in the girl toy section of Target staring for 45 minutes. It's over-stimulation or something.  Don't even get me started at buying gifts for little … [Read more...]