Create Your Own Subscription Boxes

Create Your Own Subscription Boxes

My son’s 15th birthday has come and gone. You know that phrase “I just can’t even” that people love to make fun of? Well, my son is almost of driving age and I just can’t even. But this post is not about how I can’t even, but about his birthday presents. We tend to spoil him…you know, just to feed into the whole only child myth. Because of that, I often run out of ideas for gifts, since he has everything already. I blame my mom too. After all, her love language is gift giving and she loves to spoil…

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Smile and be Wonderful

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WonderfulMovieNight #WonderWoman Do you have a woman in your life that you look up to and turn to when you need advice or support? For me, that is my mom. She is inspiring, brave, kind, and dependable. She loves her family and friends with the fierceness of a warrior, and freely gives her time and energy to anyone who needs her. She is simply wonderful and she inspires me to always strive to smile and be wonderful too. We all have days…

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The 4 Best Ways to Create Personalized Mugs

The 4 Best Ways to Create Personalized Mugs

I am not a coffee drinker. I just don’t like the taste of it. But tea, on the other hand, I adore it. I could drink it all day long. When I was a teenager, my mom and I had this very weird sixth sense that kicked in late at night, around midnight. At the same time, we’d emerge from our bedrooms and meet in the kitchen for potato chips and tea. Those are some of my fondest memories and I always wanted to share this strange sixth sense with my own child. I think I do. Maybe not with tea, but I have been working on it.

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Would You Rather? Star Wars Themed Questions for Kids

Would You Rather? Star Wars Themed Questions for Kids

Let’s say you are stuck at home…bored, tired, and lonely. You just want to go out and have some fun. In the distance to the west, you see a land speeder. Off in the distance to the east, you see Chewbacca. Would you rather take a ride on the speeder (returning it to where you found it when you are done, of course) OR do you head over to see Chewbacca hoping he will give you a piggy-back ride? Would You Rather? questions have always been around in my house.

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My St. Patrick’s Day Tree. Who Says Trees are Just for Christmas?

My St. Patrick’s Day Tree. Who Says Trees are Just for Christmas?

Did you know that immediately after Christmas, artificial trees go on sale for up to 80% off? So make plans this December to go out shopping a couple of days after Christmas to snag a mini tree. Or two. Or five, like I once did. Since St. Patrick’s Day is my 2nd favorite holiday, this year I created a mini St Patrick’s Day tree. Being more Irish than any other ancestry, I love St. Patrick’s Day. The holiday makes me feel closer to my people across the pond.

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