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Helping out some families for Christmas...a plea :)

I normally wouldn't post this, but I have one of those hearts that HAS to help. I am not able to afford much this Christmas for my own fami…

Started by Jessica Snowden

5 Dec 17, 2012
Reply by Jessica Snowden

Must have gifts for 2012

My kids are older, so gone are the days of long lines at Toys R Us for the "IT" toy of the year (anyone remember Tickle Me Elmo?). But don…

Started by Crissi Langwell

4 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Tara Moore

Cheap gift ideas

This year I've been thinking of some ways to give meaningful gifts to those I love, and still not spend a fortune. Here are a few of the id…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Nov 29, 2012

Are push presents necessary?

I'm more than a decade past the time of having babies, so I'm slightly bewildered by this semi-new phenomenon of "push presents". This is…

Started by Crissi Langwell

3 Aug 30, 2012
Reply by Jessica

Gifts you should NEVER give someone else's kid

When my kids were young, I had one particular friend who found it funny to give my son (the one I nickname Taz...for Tazmanian Devil) the…

Started by Crissi Langwell

1 Dec 22, 2011
Reply by Karen

How much is normal to spend on holiday gifts?

I'm afraid I went overboard on the kids this year. It started out with setting a limit for each of them. One of the kids got a little more…

Started by Crissi Langwell

1 Dec 14, 2011
Reply by Erica

DIY Craft: Felt Book Blankets

I found this craft at FamilyFun.com, an adorable craft your kids can make for gifts for Grandma, their teacher, or even just for themselves…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Dec 6, 2011

DIY gift: Jeweled Magnets

You know those old brooches that were passed down to you from your grandmother?  You know, the ones that are really pretty, but just not fa…

Started by Crissi Langwell

2 Dec 21, 2010
Reply by Crissi Langwell

Kids giving gifts

Kids look forward to the holidays for many reasons, but we all know the number one – PRESENTS! Waking up early to find all those lovely wra…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Nov 30, 2010

DIY gifts - Jeweled Magnets

Turn vintage brooches into refrigerator magnet gifts. Use a pair of needle-nose pliers to remove the pin hardware from the back of each bro…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Nov 23, 2010

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