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Make Shopping a Breeze…and Save the Environment!

All of my friends are buying these. They came across them online this week and spread the word. I found them on Amazon for $24.58. This should make shopping a breeze and save the environment. If only I could remember to take them out of my trunk! They are compact and roll up so they hardly take […]

Our Favorite Gifts for Kids

Fingerlings Baby Monkies Ok, I won’t say this is my favorite, but it is a favorite for my daughter. When I first heard about these, I couldn’t understand how a small plastic monkey could be worth $50. Then my 2nd grader explained to me that they blink, turn their heads and respond to sound and motion. They know when they […]

Kinder Eggs Are Here!

Kinder Chocolate Eggs have finally come to the States and kids everywhere are rejoicing! My kids are CRAZY about these eggs! We’ve been using them for our advent calendar treat this month. If you’ve never had them before, here’s your chance to finally try them…legally. The eggs were banned from the US by the FDA until now. The eggs have […]

Not Sure About Buying? Rent it Instead.

Not sure what to get for that special someone? A company called Lumoid might be the solution. Lumoid carries great selection of all kinds of gadgets from wearables to cameras, sports watches and fitness trackers. Here’s how it works: 1. Browse their selections. 2. Choose 3 items to rent for a week. 3. Purchase the one (or ones) you like; return the ones […]

Make Money for Charities While You Shop

One of the easiest ways to make money for your favorite charity or your child’s school is to shop through Amazon Smile. It’s is a simple, automatic and no cost to you.You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support! Simply sign up one time smile.amazon.com and then Amazon will donate a portion (around 0.5%) of the purchase price  […]

20+ Gifts Under $50 That Give Back!

Every year, I put together a list of companies that give back. With all the spending that goes on in December, why not spend in places where you’re spreading a little good too. These companies all donate a portion of their proceeds to  different causes and non-profits. 1. Pick Your Charity, on sale for $19. Ok, so it’s […]

My Kind of Advent Calendar

I wish I’d seen this a little sooner, but heck, I can catch up. Virgin launched a boozy wine calendar this year. Now, this is my kind of calendar: Behind each window, you’ll find a large glass-sized bottle of boutique wine. They say you can expect the “best customer-rated wines” from around the globe, including 10 reds, 10 […]

7 Tips for the Gift-Giving Season

Our staff sat down and put some ideas together to help take the stress out of the gift-giving and buying season for your family and to keep you organized! 1. Make a Budget. If you don’t, you’ll probably overspend…and have remorse come January! 2. Have Your Kids Limit Their Gifts to 2-3 Ideas. It helps reinforce what […]

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