Yesterday was my 17th wedding anniversary. This got me thinking about all the things we registered for… and how many we still do and don’t have. My husband and I took a trip down memory lane, remembering what items we received and which ones are still useful all these years later. Here are 6 items you shouldn’t register for… and 6 you should.
Recently, over 10,000 people attended the first-ever CatConLA, dubbed “Comic-Con for Cat Lovers.” I put on my kitty ears (and cat-print dress and cat handbag) and pounced on the opportunity to attend this amazing event. In addition to the various kitty tees, totes and toys, I found some pawsitively unique cat-themed items. Here are 18 Unusual Cat Gifts I Found at CatConLA.
I threw a surprise party for my husband two weeks ago and boy, did it slam our credit card balance! Because the party was a secret, I purchased a lot of food and decorations that I normally would have made myself or skipped altogether. Oh, and did I mention it was PIRATE THEMED? Would you spend $400 on a surprise party?
I was helping my husband pick out a baby shower gift for a co-worker when I chanced upon a lovely baby shower card. After a quick glance at the front to determine if it was generally suitable, I flipped it over to check the price. What the???? I kid you not. The pricetag was $6.95. Kill me now. Because you know the only reason those $7
Mother’s Day is a time to show Mom just how much you care…which is why there’s so much pressure to pick the perfect gift! If you’re still on the lookout for a Mother’s Day gift you’ll want to check our gift list that includes products under $100, under $50, and even under $20! Mother’s Day Gifts in Every Price Range
Giving money for group gift giving is something everyone has experienced at work, with your friends or family celebrations. But when does the giving become too much? My running group at its inception had four members, and we all pitched in $10-20 every few months for a birthday gift. Then we grew to about 10 and the birthday’s became more frequent, and the contributions the
Every Valentine’s Day I tend to shy away from traditional gifts of flowers and chocolate. Instead, I look for new and unique personalized gifts. Whether that means making up a man’s bouquet, mixing up DIY bath bombs, or even just baking a new Valentine’s Day recipe it’s fun to try something different every year! What’s the must-have gift this year? A personalized romance novel! Unique Customized
With Valentine’s Day approaching, I wanted to share some of the hot tech gifts I’ve seen: A ring that vibrates when your cell has an incoming call, a USB charger that is powered by the sun, and four more gifts for teens, guys, and gals. If your sweetie pie loves technology… Avoid overspending with these six gadget gifts for Valentine’s Day. A Smartwatch Classy Enough for Granddad
Valentine’s Day is about love and affection. It is not about diamonds, overpriced chocolates, or other expensive budget-busting gifts. At least it doesn’t have to be. We’ve already shown you how to create delicious and healthy Valentine’s treats and hand make Valentine’s Day goodies. Now we’ve put together seven creative, fun ways to show your affection for the one you love – or disdain for the holiday, as the
It’s hard to believe that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner but it is! I love celebrating Valentine’s Day every year…whether I’m dating someone or not. This holiday is about showing love to your friends and family. To do this I make homemade cards or small gifts. Here are some fun Valentine’s Day ideas for DIY gifts that your friends and family will actually
I’ve been looking forward to writing this post only because that means I’m DONE with my Christmas shopping. Last year we spent $847.80 on Christmas gifts. This year, I spent a bit less. Family and friends – you know who you are – better not read this if you want to be surprised!!!! Here’s how much I spent on Christmas
I was chatting with Cameron Huddleston of Kiplingers yesterday about how to tell if your gift is going to be returned when I had a realization. I have given some truly terrible gifts. So bad that the recipient should have cut me out of their lives. Have you ever given a really bad gift? Please tell me I’m not alone!!! Can you believe I gave these terrible
As it gets closer to Christmas, there are still a few people on your gift list. You like the idea of something personal and homemade, but you don’t have a lot of time to put something together. We’ve rounded up a few easy ideas DIY gifts that won’t cost you too much money or time. Here are some ideas for memorable DIY gifts.