Easy Hacks for Creating and Maintaining a Gift Stash

This post begins with an admission. For years, I have purchased gifts at a small fraction of their full retail price and kept them stored in my closet for future gift-giving occasions. However, the area of my bedroom, affectionately referred to as my “gift stash” was an absolute train wreck! There was absolutely no way … Read moreEasy Hacks for Creating and Maintaining a Gift Stash

10 Holiday Movies the Whole Family Will Love

We have a family Christmas tradition. Each year we gather to watch several movies throughout the holiday season. Although elements of our list have changed and grown as the years have flown by and our children have grown up, there are certain movies that remain (no matter how old we all get.) (Posts on this … Read more10 Holiday Movies the Whole Family Will Love

6 Inexpensive Gifts That Co-workers Will Love

Giving co-workers a small gift at Christmas can be both meaningful and inexpensive. We all want to tell those with whom we work that we appreciate them. If your office has a Secret Santa gift exchange, then you’ll find some great, affordable ideas in this post! So, let’s look at some ideas that are both … Read more6 Inexpensive Gifts That Co-workers Will Love

8 Great Teacher Appreciation Gifts for $3 or Less

It’s so important that we express appreciation to those who impart knowledge and wisdom to our children. Not only do I buy teacher gifts each year for Christmas, but I also teach in the high school department at our local homeschool coop. So, I’ve compiled a list of favoriteYuletide gifts that I have both given and received over the years.

12 Places to Buy Lightly Used Gifts at Fantastic Prices

Nothing is worse than staring at a list of gift recipients and having absolutely no clue where to go to get them something at a price that you can afford!  I don’t generally head to the local mall at any time, Christmas being no exception.  I find even the sale prices to be astronomically high. … Read more12 Places to Buy Lightly Used Gifts at Fantastic Prices

8 Black Friday Shopping Strategies

1.Follow Black Friday sites There are several on-line portals, who publish “leaked” Black Friday ads well ahead of the big day. Let’s face it, in this day and age businesses of all sizes know how to use the internet to their advantage, including insuring that they raise expectation and excitement about their low-priced deals. For … Read more8 Black Friday Shopping Strategies