I feel strongly about the need to support local businesses. As you do your holiday shopping, please remember that your purchases can make a difference in your local community. In November, there are two big events that support small businesses: Neighborhood Toy Store Day and Small Business Saturday. Saturday November 10th is the 3rd Annual […]
Where you do your holiday shopping matters just as much as what you buy. Supporting local stores provides real benefits to your community. Local businesses create jobs and help fund your town’s essential services such as public schools, police and fire departments through their tax dollars. (Read more about why my experience serving on a […]
After learning about this amazing holiday initiative by restaurant.com I began to think about my holiday gift list and all the special people on it. Each person on that list has played a part in my life in one way or another over the past year. Though everyone on the list is important to me there is one person in particular who stands out in my mind…
This has been an exciting year and we hope you have enjoyed our posts. In 2010, we will continue to bring you reviews of cool baby gear, fashionable children’s clothing and accessories, educational toys, and other finds for mom, baby, and the whole family.
We also want to highlight more charitable efforts as part of the Bloganthropy project. Because looking at stuff is neat, winning stuff is fun, and giving stuff to people in need is truly fabulous.
It’s Christmas. If you STILL haven’t finished your shopping, here are some extremely last-minute gifts that can be delivered instantly by email. Amazon is the ultimate online mall. Amazon.com Gift Cards are sent instantly by email and are perfect for kids and grown-ups. Gifts.com Gift Cards can be redeemed for 100’s of stores, restaurants & more. […]
Here are some great last-minute gift ideas with free-shipping. In fact, most of these gifts can be delivered via email– making them the perfect solution for Christmas procrastinators. For Tweens, Teens, and College Students: Give the gift of music with iTunes gift certificates. Everyone loves music, and they’ll appreciate this gift so much more than […]
Still looking for Christmas gifts? It’s not too late to send delicious homemade cookies to out-of-town friends and family from David’s Cookies. (Read full review here.) Get 5% off + FREE SHIPPING at David’s Cookies on all holiday orders over $79 with coupon code XMS579A – valid until January 1, 2009. Love to cook? Make your own […]
Shopping for dad can be difficult. Many men view gifts of clothing much the way women view receiving small kitchen appliances and cleaning supplies as presents– way too utilitarian. Practical gifts are useful, but they are not exciting. But who wants to waste money on frivolous things in this economy? Seriously….how many office toys and other useless […]
Staples sent us one of their great gift items to try out: the Omnitech™ 7” Digital Photo Frame (ARV $99.99, on sale right now for $59.99). Digital Photo Frames make great gifts for gadget lovers. I’m giving the Omnitech™ 7” Digital Photo Frame to my husband so he can display and share hundreds of pictures […]