I promise this is the last psychoanalysis post in this series. Tomorrow, we’ll hit up all the practical stuff and give you simple, efficient, and creative gift ideas. First of all, why is free time so important in regards to gifting? Because if your lovely recipient can’t actually take the time to enjoy what […]
Have you ever given any thought to stage of life being an important aspect of gift giving? It actually makes a ton of sense. We grow in seasons – child, teen, young adult, newly married, new mom, mom of toddlers, mom of school-age kids, mom of teens, empty nester, retirement, nursing home…ok, hopefully not […]
Probably the most important part of choosing a perfect gift, is listening to the other person. Analyticals and Amiables are typically good at this, but Drivers and Expressives, not so much. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you might want to go read my post on connecting gifts with personality! Why is […]
I’ll never forget my first lesson in personality traits. I was working at summer camp, and it was part of our staff training ritual. I didn’t understand why at first, but after 8 weeks of being in close proximately to one another, I knew. We had to understand each others traits, in order to […]
The key to NOT overspending on Christmas gifts is to shop with a solid plan. These 6 tips keep me coming in under budget year after year, and are proven to give you extra breathing room AND money left over. Also includes a FREE printable Christmas Gift Budget Sheet so you can stay on track throughout the season!
According to my calender, December arrives tomorrow. That means we need to get cracking on the gifts! But not just any old gift will do – you want your choice to be thoughtful, relevant, and most of all, used. As in, by the person who’s receiving the gift, not necessarily a thrift store find. […]
Make this year’s Thanksgiving a memorable one with the most adorable waffle cone cornucopia favors! This tutorial teaches you how to create a Holiday treat guests will love. They’re almost too cute to eat!
Maybe your really struggling financially this year, but still desire to give to a charity or help out a friend in need. One of the programs I enjoy participating in is Operation Christmas Child from Samaritan’s Purse. It’s easy, and fun. All you have to do is pack a shoebox for a boy or […]
It’s only a little over a week and a half before Halloween arrives and whether you take your kids trick-or-treating, or have an activity at church, you’ll want to make sure you have an amazing costume. If you think you have to go to a big box store and pick through a rack of cheap, […]