Budsies Review and Giveaway – Turning Artwork into Stuffed Animals

Today I am sharing with you Budsies.com, a wonderful way to turn your child’s artwork into a forever stuffed animal. I was able to do two stuffed animals based on each of my youngest children’s artwork. I have to tell you, Budsies did an amazing job at getting my son’s artwork matched up to their drawing. The only complaint I would have, and advice for those who order, is that you note if this is for a boy or girl. I have two boys who do not like “girl colors” and sadly there is a lot of girl colors to […]

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Valentine’s Day Done Right

Despite your protest to this holiday, love is in the air. People love Valentine’s Day for everything it represents: love. When you have a special someone, it is important to do Valentine’s Day right. Don’t do it halfway, and don’t try to talk yourself out of it. Simply embrace your inner romantic and enjoy this blissful day full of happiness, romance and love. Start the Day Off with Breakfast in Bed Get up before her and make breakfast. Set it on a tray and bring her breakfast in bed. Buy one red rose, put it in a tall, skinny vase […]

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Valentines Day Is Coming, Time for Gift Ideas

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner many people may be thinking about gifts for her. After all it’s a romantic holiday and a man should be romancing his love, right? Well whatever feelings you have regarding Valentine’s Day, I say make sure to think of some unique gift ideas that will make your loved one smile with surprise! This time of year brings around those looking for Valentine’s Day gifts but it also is a time for anniversaries and birthdays! Do not forget your wedding anniversary because that isn’t a good thing. When we watch movies, all too often […]

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Looking for Florists in Toledo?

Are you getting married soon and on the look out for wedding flowers Toledo? Well then you should really check out the fabulous selection and services at various Toledo wedding florists. Researching online is a great way to start searching for the flowers you want and need for the wedding of a lifetime. Getting married is a serious decision and one should not take it lightly, whether you are looking to have a simple down to Earth wedding or out of this world get together, you will want to make sure the flowers you choose are best from a florist who […]

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Which Flowers To Send For Holidays

I am not good with flowers, rarely do I buy them and rarely do I get them, however, it is important to think about what kind of flowers work for which holiday or event. Let’s say you are looking for a flower shop to order from online, such as the florist london website. First thing you will want to do is have a look around and if you are on any social networks ask around to see if friends have used their service. This way you are getting word of mouth advice on whether this is a good place to […]

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Making Windows Prettier With Window Boxes

I know I want a good view when I look out of the window in my home and I am thinking the best way to make the view even better is to have some window boxes with beautiful flowers planted in them. Another idea I have had in the past was to use a windowbox to plant herbs in. I think that would be an easy way to monitor and water a small herb garden, right? I love flowers, I actually wrote a guest post recently about the wild flowers my sons always pick me after a long and challenging day […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

Today is the day to cherish your Mother. Today is the day the love your Grandmother. Today is the day to celebrate love. Today is the day to simply sit back & relax. Today is YOUR DAY and I hope that you treasure TODAY! Happy Mother’s Day Everyone! If you want to see what my four year old son bought me with my money (after pouting because I said I really love hand picked flowers, we don’t need to spend money on flowers) I gave him the cash & he bought me flowers because I could not handle that pout […]

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Last Minute Mother’s Day gift ideas from KGBDeals

My last minute Mother’s Day gift would be to allow my mother to have all three children overnight. Seriously that would be no Mother’s Day gift for her though, these children are a handful and I would never wish all three at once upon someone who isn’t used to the high energy levels my children have when altogether.  So if you are looking for a realistic last minute Mother’s Day gift I have some ideas from KGBDeals to share with you today! A Flower Deal $19 for $40 worth of colorful flower arrangements to celebrate mom at FromYouFlowers.com.  The details […]

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Shop for a Better World: Heart of Haiti Mother’s Day Gifts

In preparation of Mother’s Day I am going to share with you a story of a woman who helped me. Her name is Debbie and she was my boss back in the day when I worked outside of the home as an administrative assistant. In a nutshell: I will say that Debbie helped lead my mind in a more positive direction, Debbie taught me that we all make mistakes and that life doesn’t always happen the way we had figured it to turn out, but whatever happens in life you need to take time to mourn the situation and move […]

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CLOSED GIVEAWAY Send a Smile with 1-800-FLOWERS

1-800-FLOWERS.COM is on a mission to spread smiles across the nation this summer. That’s why they’re calling it the “Summer of Smiles,” encouraging everyone to brighten someone’s day with thoughtful gifts and flowers. You know me, I love making people smile and love helping others find the positive in the challenges that arise in life! So when I was approached to work with 1-800-FLOWERS on this fantastic campaign, I was totally game! I was able to send a gift to any person of my choice, who did I choose? My Gram, why? Well quite simply because I don’t get to […]

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