Some fabulous gift ideas to fit any sized budget--including small ones--thanks to some of my creative and cool blogger friends. They've got so many unique gift ideas --I know you'll find at least one you can jump right on. I would be remiss if I didn't start with my gorgeous, supportive gifts for . . .
Books. One of my friends has a holiday tradition--she gives holiday books each Christmas. I was lucky enough to get one. But I also have one you can give for holiday gifts. It's called Gnome for Christmas and it's written by my dear friend, Diane Stringam Tolley, whose engaging writing I love. So . . .
If you're like me, you don't want to give common holiday gifts. No, if you're like me, you want to give UN-common holiday gifts. Enter Uncommon Goods, an online retail outlet for unique gifts I know well. I have written about and bought from this site for several years. I love it. It's aptly named . . .
Sometimes, the tiniest twist to a common gift can elevate a common gift to something special. Here are 10 ways to make gifts special with practical but fun touches the recipient will appreciate: 1. Elevate a gift card... Everyone loves a gift certificate to a favorite store. This year, add a . . .
I dropped into a Starbucks the other day and saw this on display. It's a small, ceramic Starbucks cup Christmas ornament designed with Swarovski crystals. "Limited edition," they say. It's being sold for the jaw-dropping price of $49.95 at Starbucks stores. On Ebay, some idiot is selling it for . . .
WARNING: THESE UNIQUE HOLIDAY GIFTS ARE NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART! Holiday displays were up way before Thanksgiving this year, and the only time I liked it was when I was in the biting cold of my western New York state hometown. It felt appropriate then, but not home in California. Nonetheless, . . .
I don't know about you, but I think it can be fun to make gifts. When I found a recipe for an easy DIY lip scrub, I thought I'd share--wouldn't it be a great stocking stuffer? Oh, you want to know about lip scrubs --also called polishes? They're exfoliators that help keep your lips in tip-top . . .
The older we get the harder it is to find unique and suitable gifts, especially for those who have everything. Well, hold on to your stocking cap, because today's holiday gift guide has some ideas that you won't want to miss. Nothing like a pair of colorful, cozy socks for winter--but not just ANY . . .
I love giving gifts. The process of choosing just the right thing for my loved ones is one of my greatest pleasures. For me, it's not a materialistic thing, it's a giving thing. And despite our belief that there's nothing new in the world, I've found some interesting and unique holiday gift ideas. . . .
It was a high-profile divorce for a small city where not much of significance went on. They worked together at a company that was getting attention and one thing led to another, a divorce. Pretty soon, there was a new blended family around town. I’d see them at church every Sunday, he in khakis, . . .