Best Father's Day Gifts
June 14, 2022

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. This post contains affiliate links. Are you looking for that special gift for Father's Day? Do you have a special Grandfather who has raised you like his own? The men in our life have put stamps on our hearts that will change us forever. That's why I'm giving you the best Father's Day gifts for 2022! This Father's Day, there will be Father's Day cards, brunches and barbeques, and lots of DIY gifts! What will you be bringing to the table (literally)? Table of contentsThe Man Who Has EverythingUnique Father’s Day Gifts for HimUnique Gifts for Him:Meaningful GiftsSome ideas for Meaningful Gifts for Father’s Day Include:Last-Minute Father’s Day GiftsSome ideas for Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts Include:Grooming Gifts Triumph & …

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Easy DIY Father's Day Gifts
May 31, 2022

Are you looking for DIY Father's Day gifts for that special role mode in your life? I've got some fun crafts that dad will love. Father's Day is coming up and again, we are wondering what kind of gift daddy would like this year.  Daddy already has everything he needs. Father's Day gifts aren't easy to figure out for us.  It's even harder when Daddy's Birthday just passed. What do you get the Man Who has Everything? This is a tough one.  He really does have everything he needs.  And there's only so many work out clothes and barbecue items he can acquire.  With Mother's Day, the kids love making crafts as gifts for me.  I love receiving them too! I will treasure them for years to …

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Best Gifts for Men Under $100
May 1, 2022

If you're looking for gifts for men under $100, whether it's for Father's Day or Christmas, we've got some fun gifts for men. Father's Day has always been a tough Holiday for finding gifts for men. My father's Birthday is a couple of days before so I have two dilemmas. I need to find a Birthday gift and a Father's Day gift. My husband is also not easy to buy for. What do you get the guy who has everything? And how do I do it on a budget? It's not easy looking for the best gifts for men who have everything. I'm looking for gifts for men under $100. But ultimately, I should start from gift ideas for men under $100 and …

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Mother's Day Plant Ideas
April 19, 2022

Are you looking for Mother's Day plant ideas? Here are some of the best Mother's Day Plant ideas, flowers and gift baskets that will sweep her off her feet for this important day! You don't need to stress about this decision, you will know as soon as you read on. Mother's Day is a special day for so many, I've received amazing gifts like jewelry and beauty boxes. But sometimes I like homemade gifts from the kids that are sentimental. They've made some amazing crafts for me in the past. Nowadays, I'm happy if they make me a card though. I don't need anything extravagant. Lately my son has been gardening and it's really cute. So, I've been interested in plant ideas for Mother's day gifts. …

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Easy Homemade Mother's Day Gift Ideas
April 15, 2022

Are you looking for some easy Homemade Mother's Day Gift Ideas? I've got a great roundups of some lovely Mother's Day gifts any mama would love. Mother’s Day is coming up and one of the things I always loved getting was spa treatments and DIY soaps and essential oils. I especially like candles subscription boxes. Why Personal Mother's Day Gifts are the Best Personalized gifts are always the best because it shows you care about the person and took the time to think of them. It doesn't have to cost a lot of money, it can be something small but thoughtful. Here are some ideas. Mother's Day Gift Ideas that are Unique If you want to make something extra special this year, I’ve got some wonderful ideas for unique …

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Kids Easter Gifts on Amazon under $10
February 25, 2022

Disclosure: As a Looking for Easter gifts for kids on a budget? Check out our list of the best Easter basket ideas for kids on Amazon that are all under $10! You’ll find something for every child on your list, from stuffed animals to coloring books. Some people like custom Easter Baskets or personalized Easter Gift Baskets, but they can get pricey. I prefer a basket of fresh fruit! But I'm not a kid...With a little help from Amazon Prime, your kids' Easter baskets will be a hit! We love Easter in our house. It's all about the Easter Bunny, bunny treats, Easter Crafts and delicious Easter Desserts and chocolate bunnies. It's not all about Easter treats though. The kid's favorite activities are the Easter Egg hunts, of …

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Easy DIY Valentine's Day Gifts
December 25, 2021

There's something about personal gifts. They mean so much more. That's why I love these easy DIY Valentine Gifts. My obsession with DIY Gifts started with How to Make Non Candy Valentine’s Conversation Starters with Recycled Crayons. That was my first time really trying Valentine's DIY gifts for my son's classmates. Then I decided to make my own Valentine's Day Gifts for people.  Candy doesn't cut it anymore.  I guess this is what happens when you become a mother, right? MORE VALENTINE'S DAY FUN Non-Candy Preschool Gifts Under $20 + Free Printables Fun Valentine's Day Recipes DIY Greeting Cards How to Make Non Candy Valentine's Conversation Hearts with Recycled Crayons I used to be happy with Valentine's chocolates and roses.  But DIY party items to make gifts are more fun. A party …

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Awesome Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids
November 11, 2021

Check out some super fun stocking stuffer ideas for kids for 2021 in this roundup. There's something cute for every little girl and boy. Kids' favorite part of the Holidays is clearly the presents under the tree. They wait all year around for the best toys they see on social media or television. But we grew up on stockings. Stocking Stuffers are my Favorite Part of Christmas My favorite part of Christmas morning was waking up to my stocking at the end of the bed. Everyone would be asleep and I would rummage through it, discovering mini toys and candy and chocolate. I'd have to go back to bed to wait for my parents to get up but I would lie awake in anticipation and play with …

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Amazon's Top Toys for Kids
November 11, 2021

Everyone is looking for the Amazon's top toys for kids. I've got you covered. It’s that time of year where family and friends are gathering and everyone is writing down their holiday shopping list. My mom always asks me for a list of the best gifts for the kids. I also love finding stocking stuffer ideas for kids. Also, I like to buy Birthday presents ahead of time. We usually make crafts for Valentine's Day. If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably already thought about what exciting toys you can get your kids that won’t end up stored in the back of the closet or end up in the trash. Many parents have questions about gift buying for kids, for their own kids and …

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Best Board Games for the Whole Family
October 30, 2021

Are you looking for the best board games for 2021? You've come to the right place. Board games are a great way to spend time with your child and teach them valuable skills. They can be a fun way for you and your family to bond or they can also help kids learn about themselves, their friends, and the world around them. They can also keep them away from hours of screen time. Our family is big into games; Monopoly, Scrabble, Sequence and Trouble are some of our favorites. But we also enjoy being outside when the weather is nice. We like playing with water toy games and obstacle courses. Here in Arizona, you can spend a lot of time inside because of the heat. …

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DIY Teacher Appreciation Gifts with Rulers
October 11, 2021

For your convenience, this post contains If you're looking for the best teacher appreciation gifts that are easy to make and personal, you have come to the right place. You don't have to be a DIY'er to do this. This is a great teacher appreciation gift with rulers. I can't believe the school year is over. It's been a whirlwind of a year; none of us will ever forget. The kids started out doing virtual and finally did in person schooling. Looking for homeschool hacks and backyard activities were getting old! The teachers have been amazing. They have gone above and beyond. I started substitute teaching and got a first hand glimpse into the life of teaching. It is not easy. But it …

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Amazing DIY Gifts for Christmas that Every One will Love
October 7, 2021

If you are looking for fun and sweet gifts for the Holidays, I've got amazing DIY Gifts for Christmas that every one will love! This year, it feels like the Holidays have crept up way too fast. Life has definitely gotten busy the last couple weeks. School projects, meetings, Birthday Parties, and Holiday festivities have been piling up. And now we have two weeks until Christmas and the kids will be out of school. The pressure is on. At this point, it's all about finding Christmas gifts for friends and family. Looking for gift ideas can be fun but it can also be frustrating if you don't know the person your buying for. Christmas Gift Ideas I find it rewarding …

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Candy Themed Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea
July 31, 2021

I'm always on the lookout for cute gifts for teachers and put my creative juices together and made a candy themed teacher appreciation gift idea. The school year is finally over. It's been an interesting year; none of us will ever forget. The kids started out doing homeschooling and finally did in person schooling. It was an adjustment for everyone. I am definitely not cut out for homeschooling; however, I did it. There were lots of tears. And the boys cried too. But I found comfort in knowing that we weren't alone. Teachers Deserve a Thoughtful Gift The teachers have been amazing. They have gone above and beyond. They need a vacation. Feeling a little uneasy during the pandemic, I decided to help …

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2021 Mom's Gift Guide
December 3, 2020

What do mom's want for Christmas? Well, from experience, we want to sleep, so first, maybe a two night stay in Sedona? But really, we love candles and beauty products for holiday gifts. We love fun fuzzy socks, comfy oversized hoodie cardigans, hand cream and amazing scented hand sanitizer,  cute diaper bags and backpacks, and home items like the Ninja Foodie for Christmas gifts.  Dare I say I wouldn't mind a cute mask? Table of contentsApparel and AccessoriesBeauty ProductsChocolateHome ItemsCandlesGift CardsStocking Stuffers Apparel and Accessories Mom's love purses and backpacks, fuzzy socks and accessories. Check out some fun stuff I found! Beauty Products We love beauty products. I've always loved Giorgio Armani, but I'm biased since I worked for them. They have the best foundation for mature …

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Valentine's Day Gifts under $20 for the Whole Class
January 23, 2020

Are you looking for Valentine's Day gifts under $20? I've got you covered with these fun items that I found that are hand made or collected from the shops. Valentine's Day is coming up and when you have kids, you have a budget. To be blunt, we are looking for cheap Valentine's Day gifts. When you have more than one child, you budget even more. So, now that both my boys are old enough to participate in Valentine's Day and gift giving, I needed to come up with some ideas for cute, affordable Valentine's Day gifts. You don't have to spend a lot of money to make fun Valentine's Day gifts for the whole class. You can also get some free Valentine's printables. Here are some …

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Non-Candy Preschool Gifts Under $20 + Free Printables
January 23, 2020

Check out how I found some non-candy preschool gifts under $20 for Valentine's Day! Valentines Day is just around the corner and it's party time again!  My kids love Valentines Day but for one reason only.  CANDY!  I'm trying to break them from the idea that Valentines Day is all about candy but that's the message they see everywhere we go.  Unfortunately, we can't escape it. Whenever we go shopping we are bombarded with different types of chocolates and candy gifts and although I'm a big chocolate fan, I haven't participated in giving Valentines Day Gifts to all my friends.  That's for another post, another day. MORE VALENTINE'S DAY FUN 7 Awesome Valentine's Day Boxes for School 13 Fun Valentine's Day Recipes 26 Easy DIY Valentine's Day Gifts DIY Greeting Cards 7 Fun …

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How to Make DIY Candles with Essential Oils
January 31, 2019

. This past Holiday season, my friend and I decided to get creative and make DIY candles as Holiday gifts for people.  We love DIY projects. Not only do candles make great gifts, it was such a rewarding experience to hand make candles for people we love, with our own mixes of Aromatherapy Essential Oil Blends. Fragrance is pretty personal but when mixing essential oils, you can use different premade aromatherapy blends or individual essential oils. Goddess Garden Perseverance Aromatherapy Bracelet Goddess Garden has their own aromatherapy blends that I use for candles, sprays, and Aromatherapy Lava Bracelets. One of my favorite scents is Happy Day.   It's a happiness-boosting essential oil blend, featuring certified-organic citrus oils like bergamot and grapefruit.  Aromatherapy positively affects mood and alertness and can have …

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Toy Holiday Gift Guide
December 10, 2018

It's that time of year again, and us parents have the fun task of going over lists for Santa. I'm ready for my Toy Holiday Gift Guide for 2018.  But before I put it together, I have my boys circle what they want in a catalog and then I usually get one item off the list.  I've been doing this for years, so there are no expectations.  I don't want them to be spoiled either.  Although my youngest pointed out to me this year that last year he wasn't a good listener and yet Santa still brought him toys.  Kids say the craziest things! This year, I'm focusing on stem toys that encourage kids to develop skills in the core disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and …

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How to make Essential Oil Spray Recipes
October 31, 2018

Aromatherapy uses essential oil sprays to help with a variety of health and well-being issues. While you may only be interested in making a body mist, these sprays can also be used as room sprays, linen sprays, and car freshener sprays and they are the best way to get rid of unwanted smells. The basic recipe is the same. The difference lies in the scent or blend you choose for your very own homemade essential oil spray. While I don't pretend to be an expert on aromatherapy, I've discovered that not only diffusing essential oils but also preparing a simple homemade oil spray makes your entire house smell great and feel good. I've enjoyed making my own essential oil spray recipes so much that I thought I'd …

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