2014 Hot Toys #Giveaway


Have some kiddos on your holiday shopping list, but aren't sure what to get them? Maybe you're just curious what this year's hot toys will be so that you know what to buy now before they sell out. Or you could be like me and you just love toys, and you're curious what's out there ...

UFO toy gift idea #VectroninSpace


Ever been stuck scrambling around Christmas shopping at the last minute, only to find all of the “hot item” must-have-toys of the season are all sold out??   I have.   Anyone that’s been in this boat before knows the importance of getting  a head start on the holiday madness, and snubbing those  cool toys before the masses get ...

Hickory Farms gives back when you give to others #HickoryTradition


 This is a sponsored post about Hickory Farms.  Opinions are my own.  We all know that gift-buying can sometimes be difficult. Especially for those people who already have everything they need/want, your boss, a co-worker, neighbor, mail carrier, an acquaintance, or even a family member. One thing that is extremely popular and welcomed is products from ...

Upcycled Craft: Grinch Vase

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Grinch Christmas Vase Supplies: Empty wine bottle (or other bottle – shape or size of choice) Green yarn Green curly felt (wool) Red sheet felt Hot glue & glue gun   This is such an easy & fun craft for the holiday season and requires so few supplies!  Who doesn’t love that silly old Grinch?   Step 1 You can begin by removing the label on ...

Printable Gift Bag Templates Make Gift Wrapping a Snap


This post about printable gift bag templates was sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. We are snowed in here, even my husband' is working from home today. Which gave ME the chance to slip downstairs and get some much needed wrapping done.  Except that I discovered 2 little kittens found the wrapping supplies and ...

Gift Ideas for Men

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Some of these gift ideas for men were received in exchange for inclusion in the gift guide.  Others we just love.  Some items were donated to local organizations or national organizations for those less fortunate. Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker This little machine is awesome. Preheat the maker, grab your ingredients, and make your own delicious breakfast ...

American Girl Gift Ideas

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Here are several American Girl Gift Ideas  for that girl in your life who just loves her 18 inch doll play!!  American Girl of 2013  - Saige Doll & Paperback Book $179 Doll Wheelchair Set for 18" Dolls $36.95 Doll Soccer Outfit $23.50 Doll Bunk Beds With Ladder $35 Doll Cheerleader Outfit Set $12.95 18" Doll Cookware ...

Minecraft Gift Ideas

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Minecraft Gift Ideas   Minecraft - Xbox 360 $19.99   LEGO Minecraft - The Nether $56.60   Minecraft Wall Torch $30   Minecraft  Survival Pack Action Figure $21.49 Minecraft Baby Pig Plush $19.29     Creeper Pendant Necklace $4   Minecraft Wristbands $10.20 Minecraft Creeper Face Beanie $27 Minecraft Foam Pickaxe $24.88   Minecraft Like A Boss T-Shirt $13.67

Gift Ideas for Women


Here are some gift ideas for women - not just for holiday time! Some of these items were received in exchange for gift guide inclusion- some were donated to those less fortunate.  Opinions are my own. Cyndi Bands Hair Ties Quality hair ties are pretty hard to come by. Most of the ones found in the supermarket ...