Unique gift ideas #higglefortheholidays

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Have you ever been to another country, and seen how prices are negotiated at the marketplaces and through vendors? If you have, as I have, you know that it can be a very enlightening experience! Negotiating prices is a practice that most Americans steer away from, or become easily stressed by. While there are a ...

Funky styles for girls: My Little Jules (Giveaway)

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While I may not be on trend with fashion for me, my girls really like to be... and I don't mind it at all.  I actually love when we find things that everyone else doesn't have, pieces that are comfortable, stylish, and made to wear. We've loved My Little Jules before, and have fallen in ...

Quick Easy DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar

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I like to keep gifts on hand. You just never know when someone pops in with a surprise, or you hear of a friend or neighbor going through a rough time, or... well, you just  never know.  It's always nice to be able to pamper ourselves even just a tiny bit, and this DIY Gift ...

Microsoft Gift ideas

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I think you all know by now we are a Microsoft household.  Today I'm sharing some great Microsoft gift ideas in many price ranges! Perfect for the tech lovers in your life (and if you are a tech lover, gifts for you too!) Which is your favorite? Please note, the information was provided by Microsoft's ...

NFL Homegating

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This is the time of year that I lose my husband. While they may sound a bit shocking at first, and possibly like something that is very sad… I have to be honest; I don’t mind so much anymore. At first, early on in our relationship, it was something that seemed a little strange… his immediate ...

Holiday Cookie Recipes: M&Ms Cookies

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Still plenty of time to gather your holiday cookie recipes- here's another fun and easy one called Holiday M&M Cookies!!  These can really be for ANY holiday, just swap out whatever season's M&Ms you have.  I suppose you could even just have plain old M&M cookies too...if you want. I like the festive ones for ...

DIY Date Night Invite

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My husband is the hardest person on my list to shop for.  He doesn't like a lot of 'stuff' and we don't like to buy gifts just to buy gifts. BUT, he's also my husband and I love him and want to do something for him for holidays. Thanks to a little inspiration from the ...

Snowman Oreo Cookie Balls Recipe

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A few weeks ago my friend Liz posted a Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls recipe using Peppermint Oreos.  That made me REALLY want Oreos.  I'd never seen the peppermint variety before, so naturally, that's what I had my eye on.  I brought them home and realized, well, hey! I could eat these and enjoy these, but ...

Great Gifts under $99

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Younger children are great during the holidays. Their excitement is contagious, and the things on their list are usually pretty easy to come by. Things like the latest doll, or video game, and maybe a host of items they’ve circled from the latest toy store’s catalog.   And then… they grow up.   And become teens and tweens.   That’s ...

Girls Week Away

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Princess Cruise Lines.......I didn't know where to start, so I'm starting with my cousin.  We're just a few months apart in age, as our moms were, and while we've always had a connection, we've never really had time to get to know one another as adults.  Not just "us" anyway.  Princess Cruise Lines invited me ...