Holiday and After Holiday Shopping

I had some great experiences shopping this year before and after the holidays.  Now, I am still not sure where there is a local TJ Maxx by me.  However, I did some shopping at the one in Wisconsin by my family after Christmas.  It is was just liked I remembered -- great items for low prices.  With the economy the way it is, we all need to start shopping at … [Read more...]

Countdown to Christmas: GiftLit

I personally believe books always make great gifts. We have installed into our children how important reading is, and you can tell. Both my one year old and my four year old can often be seen flipping through books without Bill or me even around.  This is why I l love companies like GiftLit who make it easier to give books as gifts to both children and … [Read more...]

Countdown To Christmas: Cugolino

This is another unique toy from Oh! Toys.  I think my husband was just as excited to play with this as Madison.  This too is for ages 3 and up.  However, this does come with marbles, so if you have kids younger than three, you need to be very careful (the rule here is that Madison can't play with this unless Will is napping). Again, this is another toy that … [Read more...]

Countdown To Christmas: eInvite.com

As we are getting closer to Christmas, it is getting to be time to send out Christmas cards and Christmas invitations. eInvite.com is your one stop show. If you like photo cards (who doesn’t -- especially if you have kids), you can easily upload your family photos to their site. For less than $100, you can easily get 100 cards printed up. Even better, … [Read more...]