Warning: You have exactly one week to buy and wrap all of your Christmas gifts! But don’t worry — because we live in a nation full of procrastinators, you are far from alone if you haven’t finished your shopping. 524 more words


Three Food Gifts Under $15

Still doing your holiday shopping? Me too. Fortunately, help is just a few clicks away. Here are three gift-worthy pantry staples, each under $15. 156 more words


Inexpensive Gift Ideas

Christmas just around the corner, I thought I would give a list of some inexpensive gift ideas for stocking stuffers. Enjoy!

For Children:

  1.  Story Books…
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Simple Living

Love Actually and DIY Sugar Scrubs

Tonight, I had a date with two vital elements of life, Love Actually and a DIY Christmas craft, as I haven’t given up on my “homemade Christmas.” Unfortunately, I can never seem to work our seven different TV remotes when Nicholas is out of town, and so I settled for the Love Actually soundtrack on my iPad instead. 327 more words


Gift Giving Guide for Her: Winter 2014

These gifts are easy to find, inexpensive and will brighten her day:

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Coffee  Mug with Chocolates and Candy Canes

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Gifts--the Absentminded Professor

I don’t know what it is about our family, but at least twice a day, someone in the Smith-Downs household has misplaced an item that they need “NOW!” You know, keys, rings, badges, phone chargers. 531 more words

Twenty Gifts for Woodworkers Under $20

It’s almost Christmas!  This no doubt means that you’re looking for inexpensive gifts to get for the woodworker/carpenter/handyman in your life.  I’ve put together a list of 20 gift ideas under $20. 810 more words