A friend asked me for a list of the best baby shower gifts under $50 for her expecting friend. Here are 20 or so baby gifts that I actually received as a new mom, and I use each one of them! I feel these are not only useful, but thoughtful — because every time I use the item, I think of the person who gifted it to us.
Many parents swear by the Baltic Amber teething necklace. As a first time mom, not knowing what to expect, it appears the Baltic Amber necklace is working because he teethes with very little fussing AND he has never once had a fever! Here’s how a Baltic teething necklace works, plus some things you should know before trying an Amber necklace with your baby.
Before buying personalized koozies with our business logo on them, I did an exhaustive search of all of the different can koozies, bottle koozies, water bottle koozies, and custom koozies I could find. Here’s everything you could possibly want to know about all the different types of koozies – including some of the most clever koozies that exist right now. Before you order bottle koozies or can koozies, read this first!
A first time mom shares her top 10 must have baby items. Wondering which baby things you’ll really need? What should you put on the baby registry? I’ve used these unique items almost daily in the first 6 months my baby’s life!
Worried about your old gift cards becoming obsolete before you use them? I’m guilty of holding onto them longer than I should, and some of the retailers have gone out of business now. Here’s everything you need to know before you buy gift cards. Online gift card exchange is also gaining popularity — here’s how to do it.
Need Mother’s Day brunch ideas for the Brentwood mom? What about Mother’s Day gift ideas? Here’s a list of fun and easy things to do on Mother’s Day in the Nashville and Brentwood, Tennessee area.
Did you know that you could put your own personal photos on U.S. postage stamps?… It’s true, you can create your own personalized photo stamps and use them for sending packages and letters to your friends and relatives. These also make great novelty items for wedding invitations & thank-you’s, birth announcements, and more!
If you’re wondering how to save money for a house, I’ve got some simple and fun ideas for you! These ideas worked for me: turn your hobbies into money, use cash instead of credit cards, sell your old stuff, and 6 other great tips to try when saving money for a house. Think outside-the-box and start putting money aside for your down payment and closing costs on your first home.
In order to prevent others from senselessly spending too much on postage (we spent $15… twice!), take it from me, it MATTERS whether you use someone’s post office box versus their physical street address when sending something through the mail. Here are my tips for shipping via USPS, FedEx, and UPS — so hopefully you won’t have to learn the hard way like I did.
Tired of taking the same ordinary gifts to baby showers? You’ll LOVE these clever baby shower gift ideas! A helpful list of unique baby gifts. These are the best gifts for new parents and first-time moms.
There are lots of creative and useful gifts you could get the photographer on your list — even if they only take pictures casually or with their phone. Here are the best and most practical photo gifts, in my opinion.
Oh how I love making homemade gifts! Some gifts can be expensive to buy but cheap to make. You can drain your bank account when it comes to Christmas shopping or other gift-giving times. Are you tired of shopping online and want to save money? Gifts don’t have to be costly, especially when you make […]
Hit the thrift stores, ditch excessive gift wrapping, make your own holiday cards, and host a potluck party – all great you can enjoy Christmas on a budget this year!
Furniture recycling isn’t a new concept but “furniture upcycling” is. Interested in saving money like me by buying recycled furniture? Start upcycling!
They’re called pew babies, church dolls, angel babies, prayer dolls, handkerchief dolls, and hanky dolls. Here’s a simple handkerchief doll tutorial for you
Gift cards are fun to give AND receive! Here’s everything you need to check a gift card balance quickly — for store cards, restaurant cards, and bank cards
I have 2 regular digital photo frames, plus 1 large digital photo frame I made myself from an old laptop. Here’s how to put a photo slideshow on your laptop
Recycled paper from old magazines, newspapers, and phone books can be put to good use by trying one of these 5 fun recycled art projects!
Here’s my Trunk Club review, and several reviews from other guys, to give you a good idea of the 10 men’s fashion items you’ll receive from Trunk Club for men.
Tired of taking the same ordinary gifts to baby showers? You’ll LOVE these unique baby shower gifts! Helpful baby gift ideas for first-time moms.
Is leather or pleather more eco friendly? What about lace? And pottery? Find answers to these questions and get 23 unique ideas for green anniversary gifts.
These weren’t written as personal finance books, but they contain a wealth of information & tips that are unique, motivational, and extremely helpful with personal finance matters.
Reusing gift wrap is one simple green thing you can do during the holidays. Fun new ways to reuse gift wrap when you’re wrapping gifts OR unwrapping gifts.
Wondering about buying baby registry gifts vs unique & creative gifts? Here are 3 things I learned that have changed the way I buy baby shower gifts: 1) Registry gifts are better than unique gifts, 2) Don’t give baby clothes as gifts, and 3) Think beyond the newborn. See why…
Give yourself the green light on a fun recycling project that will liven up your game room or den: restore an old traffic light! See how I recycled one.