I grew up in a family of practical stockings. We got toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, lotion, conditioner a bag Hershey kisses, a bag of Reese cups.   The occasional surprise was always a delight.  Hoping THIS shows up in mine… Let’s take it up a notch with these stocking stuffer ideas.  (email subscribers open in a.. read more →

Thanksgiving arrived in a flash this year. I am looking forward to family and fellowship with my people. I have gotten most of the cooking done today so Turkey Day can be more low key. I am grateful for my readers and friends. Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving! This is always a family favorite. This.. read more →

Everyone knows bubbly or vino make a great gift but if you want to get creative or up your game for Thanksgiving at the in-laws or all the upcoming holiday parties. Homemade treats also show extra love.  I always welcome cheese straws or toffee.  I have you covered with loads of creative choices for anyone.. read more →

We could always use the latest gadget, a highly recommended coffee maker or a fun game. Our home is where we spend most of our time so shouldn’t we consider gifts that focus on this too? I am also always a fan of original art so be sure to consider that by visiting your local gallery.. read more →

These are the ones that are easy to shop for on your holiday list! They still delight in the opening of the gifts and the surprises galore.   Toys are such fun to give and to get. However, I want THIS COAT and SLIPPERS for myself.  Here are my favorite gifts for the younger set. .. read more →

The Teen / Tween set is also easy yet hard to buy for. They are picky beyond compare but generally you are safe with any Apple product or just venmo them $.  I love trying to please this opinionated and spirited age…I have 3 of them. Here is my strongly critiqued list. My advice is to.. read more →

It is so hard to narrow down the items for the ladies.  There are just too many wonderful things from which to choose. I believe I have hit most of the categories and will have even more to come with my upcoming personal list and stocking stuffers too.  (email subscribers open in a browser to.. read more →