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 →

I thought I was on top of this Christmas thing but I just got back to a mile long list of to-do’s. I still have more shopping to do and missing packages to track, ugh! I have found some good last minute additions like THIS, THIS & THESE. I want to live in THIS while reading.. read more →

How is Christmas just 2 weeks away? I am en route home from India and the panic is starting to set in. I have to do quite a bit more before I can relax and enjoy the season. I have been shopping hard in India and this will certainly be an Indian Christmas for my.. read more →

I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving day.  I spent the afternoon curled up with my puppy sleeping on the sofa after way too much Turkey. When I regained consciousness I started my Holiday shopping.  My children had to turn in their lists before lunch. It is insane that all the sales seem to have.. 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 →

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 →