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8 Ultimate Gift Experiences for Dad

Does Dad have everything he could ever want or need? Then give him an experience he’ll never forget. 1. Trip Down Memory Lane Take a trip down memory lane visiting Dad’s old haunts: his elementary school, middle school, and high school. Ask him about his buddies, favorite sports moments and G-rated escapades with friends. He’ll […]

How to Find Out Just How Irish You Are

So you think of yourself as being Irish. Maybe you even have an Irish last name. But just how Irish are you? I recently found out by using a DNA Kit for me and my kids. Turns out that despite my Irish maiden name, I’m far less than I thought! There are several different kits, but after […]

Gifts for Teens & Tweens

They’re past toys. So what do you get for teens? We asked the tweens and teens in our lives what is on their list for Santa and here’s what they said: Some wanted experiences: tickets to shows, subscriptions, etc. Check Out 20+ Gifts Beyond Toys: The Gift of Experience. • • • • • SPORTS • • • • […]

10+ First Communion & Confirmation Gift Ideas

Looking for a gift for a Confirmation or First Communion? Here 10+ of our favorite gift ideas: The Custom First Communion Bowl–– Commemorate this special event in their faith journey with a classic gift that will be cherished for years to come. Kept by a bedside, it’s the perfect size to hold a rosary, loose change, rings or […]

My Must-Have Gift for the Whole Family

Amy recently wrote a post with gift ideas for the grandparents. One of her ideas was a DNA Kit. My kids are fascinated by their genealogy. My husband is Indian and and I am a mutt (Irish, Italian, Hungarian, some German and god knows what else. Some of the family tress get a little murky when […]

Heather’s Holiday Wish List

Besides wanting a day–or 7 days–alone in my house…where everything stays where I put it and it is quiet and serene and no one asks me for anything, here are some tangible things that would be nice to find under the tree.  I am not a perfume girl–in fact, sometimes, perfume makes me a little nauseous, […]

Our Tips Staff Shares Their Wish Lists

Do you need a few ideas for presents? Check out our TipsFromTown editor’s and tipster’s picks. Some are extravagant and others are reasonable. There is something in every budget! And if you happen to run into our hubbies, pass these ideas on!  El Presidente Karen’s Wish List “I want actual real things this year, not just love and help … but […]

Amy’s Wish List and Gift Ideas

Here are a few gift ideas for the women in your life.

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 […]

Is Your American Girl Doll Breaking the Bank?

If you feel like your American Girl dolls are putting you in the poor house, you might want to shop around for less expensive options. There are deals to be had! Over the last few years, I’ve stocked my daughter’s stash with clothing and accessories from Target, Michael’s and my favorite, Etsy. I have found unique […]

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