2012 holiday gift guide Archive


15+ Video Game Gift Ideas for the Gamer on Your List!

I could easily go on and on about gaming gift ideas but I’ll spare you!  Instead I’ll just highlight some gifts to consider.  Be sure you know what gaming system your recipient owns (if any) and take ratings into consideration.  I purposely left out games intended for adults only.  These are more


10 Gifts for Dads

Dads can be tough to shop for especially if they don’t need another tie.  The top gifts that come to mind when I think “dad” are tools, grills and techy stuff.  For some others it’s sports and hunting equipment.  Hopefully these holiday gift ideas spark your creativity and help you find the


12 Gift Ideas for Mom!

Still looking for gift ideas for mom or maybe something to get for yourself after Christmas with all those gift cards you’ll receive?  Here are a few holiday gift ideas for moms! Does the mom you are shopping for like to take a lot of pictures? Is she still using the camera


20+ Gift Ideas for Toddlers!

Still looking for some holiday gift ideas for toddlers or maybe what to shop for during after Christmas sales? Or even for upcoming birthdays? Rissa and I present you with 10 hot holiday gift ideas that are sure to please. All the items in our video are perfect for boys OR girls


Pay Less for Stylish Holiday Gifts

When I go shoe shopping, the first place I like to go is Payless Shoe Source. They tend to have great deals whenever I need a new pair of shoes. I hate ordering shoes online because I have wide feet. It’s very important for me to actually try shoes on before buying.


Redecorating the Nursery With Winnie the Pooh

Once I knew we were adding a boy to our family, I pondered about redecorating the nursery. Both kids will be sharing its space at least for a little while. It didn’t feel right to just leave it as is – decorated for Rissa. I wanted to find something both kids would


ALEX Jr Sort and Count Wooden Toy Set

  Sometimes I think we go overboard on toys at our house.  Actually, I know this is the case.  We have quite a mixture from educational to cheap crappy toys; wooden and plastic… Rissa enjoys them all.  I have noticed that she does really enjoy playing with simple wooden toys.  She often


SimpliSafe – Affordable Home Security System

We’ve never had a home alarm system but I know many people prefer to have them.  Unfortunately, they are costly and usually require a telephone line.  We don’t even have a phone line at our house.  I think more and more people are moving towards mobile phones only and ditching the landlines.


No Gift is More Unique Than a Giant Microbe!

Generally if someone started talking about gifting the flu, MRSA or plasma to a friend or family member I would look at them funny.  I mean, how gross is it to want to gift cells and diseases?  Well, for those with a quirky sense of humor and an appreciation for unique gifts,


Encouraging My Daughter to Play Music With the iTikes Piano

I’m all about encouraging my daughter to enjoy music.  Not only do I want her to listen to it and appreciate it, I’d love for her to play an instrument.  By exposing her to a variety of music and instruments I hope to do just that.  I don’t want to push her