25 Affordable Family Gift Ideas (Plus 5 More You Can Make and Sell)

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This excellent post on affordable family gift ideas was originally published on Wealth of Geeks. They gave us permission to republish the article here. With at least five major gift-giving holidays in the U.S. (plus birthdays, anniversaries, and memorable moments like graduations, weddings, and new babies), it’s easy to bust your budget on presents. Gifting … Read more

Go-to-Gifts: Welcome to the Neighborhood

welcome to the neighborhood

Isn’t it wonderful to live in a beautiful and friendly neighborhood where everyone knows one another and the kids have playmates too? If a new neighbor just moved in, you want to find ways to introduce yourself to those around you. You don’t want to isolate yourself or have your kid to be lonely. However, … Read more

Father’s Day Photo Collage

Photo Collage

When my husband’s first Father’s Day came around, my son was about eight months old and I was stumped on what to get for him. I ended up getting him a card and that was it. The following year I wanted to do better. In our mama forum, a few mamas posted photo collage ideas … Read more

Halloween Cootie Catcher – Free Download!

Halloween Cootie Catcher

Just in time for Halloween, we have a fun cootie catcher to share with our readers that coordinates with the Halloween decor we shared earlier this month. Many thanks to Alex Tebow Designs for this design. Download, print, and share this fun activity with your kids. Who remembers making these in elementary school?? Has it been a while since … Read more

The Story of Annabelle’s 1st Birthday Party

1st birthday party

Looking for some budget-friendly ideas for your baby’s 1st birthday party? Take a look at this lovely party that Mary hosted for her daughter, Annabelle, on her first birthday. I spoke to Mary about the party, what she said shows that you don’t have to spend much money to make it memorable for your little … Read more