If you’re invited to a child’s birthday party and see the parents have requested your presence, not presents, here are five things you should know about kids’ no-gift birthday parties. 1.If the invitation says something to the tune of no gifts, respect the request. The hosts/parents actually mean it. It’s not a backhanded way to […]
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! What better way to celebrate with your kids than a fun craft that involves gardening, upcycling, and lots of sparkly Valentine’s hearts? I am not usually a super-crafty mom but my love of upcycling and gardening with my girls inspired this project. As a third generation AZ native, […]
With the holidays quickly upon us, we brace ourselves for the time honored tradition of gifting the ones we love and appreciate. For some, this means shoving all presents into gift bags. But for others, it can be a carefully planned, heartfelt process with color-coordinated and on-trend sentiment. This year, I was able to attend […]
Are you looking for a unique gift idea for the kid who already has too many toys? Maybe you’re looking for a new way to get your child interested in reading. Little kid magazines make a great gift for so many reasons: No additional toy clutter After you read them together a few times, they […]
The holidays are right around the corner, so why not shop local this year!? The Valley is filled with countless amazing local businesses and many of them are owned by moms. Whether it’s a kids yoga gift certificate, eco-friendly teething jewelry, customized apparel & home décor, natural skin care, or unique crystal jewelry, these mama-owned […]
We’ve complied out list of favorite shops to find gifts for everyone on your list, from pajamas for the family to the best spices for your food.
If you’ve been searching for a handmade, Father’s Day gift that would come from your kids’ hearts, be made with love by their own tiny hands, and show dad just how much he’s loved… here’s fun, quick, free idea! An “All About Dad” printable personalized by your little ones! What started as something fun and easy […]
Father’s day is coming up and Dads love homemade and thoughtful gifts too. Here’s 5 Father’s Days crafts that are fun for children to make and Dad is sure to cherish. 1. Paper Tie: There are patterns online and even directions for origami paper ties, but I simplified it by drawing the shape of a […]
Every year I find myself scrambling and trying to think of a simple Mother’s Day gift to send my own mother/mother-in-law. I have the best of Pinterest intentions, but not the greatest execution. And I like to keep it simple, I know they don’t need anything crazy or extravagant, but we still want them to […]
This post was sponsored by Southwest Human Development. We love finding new books to read with our little ones. This book, released by local non-profit organization, Southwest Human Development, looks like a perfect addition to any library. Knowing that the purchase will donate one to a child in need is an added bonus! Support local author, […]
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Procrastination. Too much to do. Mom brain. Toddler turning your shopping list into “art”. Just a few of the reasons why we might forget to buy a gift. Of course, we never realize that we left someone off our gift list until we’re wrapping presents or on our way to a holiday gathering, and suddenly we’re faced […]
This is a sponsored post, Brilliant Baby Products provided us with these wonderful toys to try, but all opinions are our own. There is lots of gift giving happening this time of year and we have some great ideas for the little ones in your life when you need something small and simple, but also […]
Guys, I am FULL of holiday spirit. I decorate the house like it’s my job. I host a bunch of people. I bake a bunch of cookies. I love everything about November and December! But I have to admit – my kid’s presents give me a bit of anxiety. We have a big family and […]
One of the Christmas traditions I always look forward to is an Advent calendar filled with chocolate. Sharing this with our daughter during her first Christmas season was something my husband and I anticipated. That is, until we realized she might be a liiiiittle too young to have chocolate. I ended up finding a great […]
It happens every year, you find yourself stuck on what to get “that person.” You know, the one who already has everything? Or maybe it’s someone who is working on downsizing. Or maybe you’re just sick of giving another bracelet, another journal, another Starbucks gift card. It’s time to think outside the gift box and look […]