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All I Want for Christmas is Joseph Nogucci

All I Want for Christmas is Joseph Nogucci

Ok Santa, I am going to make it SO easy for you this year.  I am going to do your homework for you and give you a list of my top 5 favorites from Joseph Nogucci. With links to each item. See, I have been a good girl this year :) 1. DreamCatcher Earrings & Earrings Gift Set– A sparkly and matching bracelet and earrings set? It does the fashion for me! Done and done.   2. Pink … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Adult), Christmas, Fashion, Gift Guides, Gift Ideas, Jewelry, Mommy Gifts, Seasonal

Discover the Best Toys for Kids

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 local school board turned me into a strong advocate for small businesses in my community.)  Shopping local is good for your … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chanukah, Charity, Christmas, Events, Featured, Gift Guides, Gift Ideas, Gifts 2007, Kids Gifts, Play, Seasonal, Socially Conscious, Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)

Have You Discovered “The WooHoo Factor”?

Have You Discovered “The WooHoo Factor”?

As a mom, I know that many of the toys advertised on TV look amazing but then sit unused in the toy box. When I enter my local toy store, I see items that I know my kids will love and use. With a special eye for relevance and all out fun, small toy store owners handpick each toy brand that enters their door and you feel it when you go inside. I am much happier knowing that … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advice, Charity, Events, Featured, Gift Guides, Gift Ideas, Gifts 2007, Hip Find, News, Play, Socially Conscious, Tips, Uncategorized

Holiday Hostess Gifts

As the holiday season approaches, thousands of invites will be sent out for a variety of holiday parties. All guests are eager to show their appreciation and thanks and a great way to do that is through the appropriate gifting of a hostess present. The biggest dilemma that accompanies a hostess gift is to simultaneously not spend too much money but also gift something thoughtful and meaningful. A great way go about this situation is to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Eco-Friendly, Featured, Gift Ideas

Cheaper than Surgery! Mama Mio Skin Care

Cheaper than Surgery! Mama Mio Skin Care

My stretch marks are badges of honor…but I’m not the type to brag. I found an uplifting site, The Shape of a Mother, which encourages us to celebrate our amazing bodies that have nurtured new life. While I agree with embracing the changes motherhood has brought, it is also healthy (for mind and body) to try to look your best. And I wouldn’t mind a little pick me up in the body department. Once the excesses of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beauty, Celebrity Babies, Coupons, Grandparent Gifts, Hip Find, Maternity, Mommy Gifts, Pregnancy