Category: Gift Guides

Gift Ideas your Friends will Geek Out Over

Gift Ideas your Friends will Geek Out Over

The holidays are so much fun for the geeks in all of us. I mean, all the amazing books, shows, and movies now have stuff we can buy and hang on walls or place on shelves! Or play with, if you’re not a collector but more of an enjoyer. Here are some fun ideas for gifts for your geeky friend or family member. Or, honestly, yourself. Affiliate links are used in this gift guide to share these product ideas with you. Should you make a purchase, I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you.   Gifts For […]

Posted October 12, 2017 by Julie in Gift Guides, / 0 Comments
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Prime Photos with Alexa on your Amazon Fire TV – A new kind of family time

Prime Photos with Alexa on your Amazon Fire TV – A new kind of family time

Thanks to Amazon for sponsoring this post and providing prizes for the giveaway! Opinions are my own.     Sharing family photos and spending time enjoying memories is wonderful. My parents are obsessed with taking family photos and arranging them in albums. I’m more into the digital side and viewing the photos on a big screen. Did you know you can see photos and play a slideshow of your albums on the Amazon Fire TV? Just ask Alexa. How do you view Prime Photos on the Amazon Fire TV? I have mentioned Prime Photos before. It is an awesome option […]

Posted October 11, 2017 by Julie in Family, Gift Guides, Sponsored, / 0 Comments
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Gift Ideas and Must Have Products for your Pregnant Friend

Gift Ideas and Must Have Products for your Pregnant Friend

It seems like motherhood comes in waves through a group of friends, or our friendships shift. We end up being surrounded by other mothers or moms-to-be, and when holidays or birthdays come around, we want to give the right gift. Sure, we can give a gift for the baby, but let’s focus on the mothers for this gift guide. This gift guide shares ideas for gifts to give a close friend who is pregnant, perhaps for the first time, and these gifts help pamper and relax your new mom friend. This gift guide contains affiliate links. Some products in this […]

Posted September 27, 2017 by Julie in Gift Guides, Pregnancy, / 0 Comments
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Photo Prints make great gifts! Prime users, get yours from Amazon Prints

Photo Prints make great gifts! Prime users, get yours from Amazon Prints

Thanks to Amazon for sponsoring this post and providing prizes for the giveaway! Opinions are my own. Whenever I need to come up with a gift idea for my husband for Father’s Day or my mom for Mother’s Day, Grandparent’s Day or even her birthday, the first thing I think to do is print up a lovely something with a recent photo. Photo prints are an instant treasure and make wonderful gifts for any occasion.   Did you know that you can now get your photos printed using Amazon Prints? Amazon Prime users – I have already you about the Amazon […]

Posted June 2, 2017 by Julie in Family, Gift Guides, Sponsored, / 2 Comments
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Best Baby Toys For Brain Development

Best Baby Toys For Brain Development

The best toys for brain development for your child will vary depending on their age. Brain toys for babies help them find new ways to develop their senses. As babies become toddlers, they can use more toys than they did when they were infants. You will notice that your child’s play includes make-believe and sorting objects. They can use some of the same toys they did as infants but in new ways. Best Toys For Brain Development (1, 2, & 3-Year-Olds)   Brain Development Toys for a 1-Year-Old   By the time your baby is a year old, he or […]

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Inspiring Gift Ideas for Teachers, Nannies, or Babysitters to make them smile

Inspiring Gift Ideas for Teachers, Nannies, or Babysitters to make them smile

Gift giving season is upon us! Here are some fun ideas for gifts for your child’s teacher, nanny, or babysitter. We can’t forget these important people. Humorous Gifts for Teachers and Nannies Caring for children can be quite frustrating, and can lead to some funny stories.   Who doesn’t love a fun teacher mug?       Can’t go wrong with a coloring book for someone who colors so much with your child, right?   Relaxing Gifts for Teachers and Nannies Spa and Bath Items! I actually gave a gift set from my friends at Azalea Pine Bathworks to my son’s daycare teachers. I […]

Posted December 7, 2016 by Julie in Gift Guides, / 1 Comment
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The Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers

The Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Older toddlers and preschoolers are in a very special part of their lives – everything is a toy, it is always playtime, and everywhere is an opportunity to learn.  Here are some wonderful educational toys to help enrich their minds while giving their little bodies something fun to do.   Toys for Building Building toys, such as blocks, are wonderful for little minds and tiny hands. Not only do they help build motor skills, but these activities develop critical thinking as well.         Toys that are Active Toys that promote movement and an active play time are […]

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Wonderful Gift Ideas that Husbands or Fathers will Love

Wonderful Gift Ideas that Husbands or Fathers will Love

Sometimes it feels like husbands (or fathers) are harder to shop for than our fellow mom friends. Do you struggle to find gift ideas for husbands or even gift ideas for your dad? Their interests can be very specific but we can still get creative and find something they may enjoy. Here are just a few fun ideas for gifts for the gentlemen in our lives. Thanks to JORD Wood Watches for sponsoring this gift guide with the lovely watch for our enjoyment and a giveaway for you! Gift Ideas for Him Jewelry or style accessories seem to be very […]

Posted November 29, 2016 by Julie in Gift Guides, Giveaways, Sponsored, / 7 Comments
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2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Everyone in Your Family

2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Everyone in Your Family

This is partially a sponsored post written by me on behalf of jxstar for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Please note that I may be compensated for sharing some items on my gift guides, but opinions and the decision to feature the items are my own! Are you ready for the holidays? I’ve been busy putting together some exciting gift guides for you this year! Yes, guides. More than one!  I’ll highlight some great goodies from all the lists here and point you to where you can see more ideas! Gift Ideas for Kids that are Unique and Individual Some […]

Posted November 14, 2016 by Julie in Gift Guides, Giveaways, Sponsored, / 7 Comments
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Awesome Stocking Stuffers for Under $15

Awesome Stocking Stuffers for Under $15

Stocking stuffers are great options because they are budget-friendly and still fun. Some of these are not quite safe for the babies and toddlers in our lives, but the older kids (and even grownups) can enjoy these gifts. Check out some of these cool gift ideas and share some of your ideas with me! Stocking Stuffers for Kids This road tape is fun for all car and train enthusiasts.  Got any doodlers in your life?  Add a little silliness to your holidays. A learning gift for inquiring minds. These race cars can go with the road tape mentioned earlier. Who […]

Posted November 11, 2016 by Julie in Gift Guides, / 6 Comments
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