Holiday Gift Guide Day 5! For the toughest group…

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Welcome to Day 5 of our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide!  In my opinion, I've saved the hardest group to shop for for the last day of the guide.  This one is for your parents, grandparents, aunt, uncles, etc.  I always seem to run out of ideas, and I don't want to resort to pictures of my kids or something crafty.  This crowd also generally seems to never … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide Day 3! For the teens…


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...]

Holiday Gift Guide Day 2! For the manly men…


It's Day 2 of our Holiday Gift Guide-palooza!   I hope you liked yesterday's girly girl gift guide, and that it gave you some ideas.  Today is a new edition of the Holiday Gift Guide and this time we're focusing on the manly man in your life!  Sometimes guys are the HARDEST to shop for and they are terrible at giving you clues! I picked my … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide Day 1! For the girly girls…


Who is done with ALL of their Christmas shopping???  Well, good for you.  Me?  I'm not even CLOSE to being done.  So I thought I would help out all of you other procrastinators Christmas late bloomers with some gift guides!  I will be posting one a day every day until Friday, with a different gift recipient each day! For Day 1 of the gift guide … [Read more...]

Gift Guide ~ For Her!

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So we all know that when you say "you don't really need anything for Christmas" you are totally telling the truth...because let's get real..Christmas presents are sometimes about WANT, not NEED.   Let me share some of my favorites with you that I either have and love, or am desperately wanting. Just a few... Let's start small.  … [Read more...]

Gift Guide 2012 ~ BOYS!

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It's that season again where we're all shopping and spending and shopping and spending...   So we're here to give you a few ideas to help. We'll start the Gift Guide series started with BOYS.   Kristan and I both have boys around the same age (7-9), so this is in our wheelhouse... We'll try and cover all the basis over … [Read more...]

Mothers Day Gift Ideas


Hey!   So yeah, Mother's Day is totally coming up. I decided to make a wishlist of some of the great things that I want this year in case my husband is reading, hint hint. And yeah, totally so you can get some ideas too.     Let's start...   I have been dying over these TOMS sunglasses.   They come in … [Read more...]

Gift Guide ~ Electronics

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Are you still finishing up your Christmas shopping?   Well hurry because Christmas is going to be here in a blink, y'all!!   I mean that literally.  You will blink and it will be Christmas.  It sneaks up on you like that.   I took a chance that maybe you needed a few ideas for the tech person in your life and … [Read more...]

Gift Guide ~ Teachers!

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It's that time of year again... School is winding down for the holiday break and you are scrambling to put together gifts for all the people in your life. Beyond the mailman, the garbage men and the bus driver there is your kid's teacher. I mean, honestly, your kids spend a pretty good amount of time in the care of his or her teacher, so … [Read more...]

Gift Guide ~ The men!

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Is your guy hard to buy for?  Mine is. I go through the same thing every year...what to get?   Well, here are some ideas that I am definitely thinking about, and a few that my husband already I know they are a good buy!   We got my husband an iPad2 for Father's Day, so any accessory for that is always a safe bet.  … [Read more...]

Gift Guide ~ Cooking!

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Kristan and I both love to cook. We both have families that insist on after well as both of our baking blogs,  so our time in the kitchen is plentiful. We wanted to share a few favorites with you for the chef in your life. :)   Obviously, my most favorite-ever kitchen appliance is my Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer.  … [Read more...]