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What's on your child's holiday gift list?

As my kids get older, it seems like their wishlists for gifts gets smaller and smaller. But don't let that fool you - the items get pricier…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Dec 1

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

Spoiled brats complain about gifts they got

This is great. A bunch of whiny tweets by disappointed gift receivers were retweeted by Jon Hendron (aka @fart on Twitter). A few gems: Nic…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Dec 28, 2011

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

Sebastopol Ballet's Nutcracker

Sebastopol Ballet performed their "Micronut" a few weeks ago. John Burgess of the Press Democrat took a bunch of great photos of these you…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Dec 8, 2011

Pennant Advent Calendar

I admit it. I'm an Advent Calendar junkie. Something about opening a little present every single day until Christmas brings out the 5 year…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Dec 6, 2011

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

Peppermint Bark

Why pay outrageous prices for peppermint bark in the store when it is so easy to make this holiday treat at home? Packaged in a cute tin, i…

Started by Crissi Langwell

4 Dec 16, 2010
Reply by Crissi Langwell

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