Heirloom Gifts: Frugal or Frivolous?

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If you give gifts around the holidays, you’re probably either deep in the throes of holiday shopping right now, or about to start. This time of year always leaves me feeling torn. I did several years of no gifting at all – just time spent with friends and family, making and eating great food and… [read more]

Honor our Veterans: Let Shutterfly help you thank our troops!

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With all the chaos of Halloween, extreme weather on the east coast, and my little man’s birthday, November 11th nearly slipped my mind. What’s November 11th? It’s Veterans Day! Veterans Day has never meant more to me than it does now. My dad is a Vietnam vet, and in recent years he’s started to open… [read more]

You’re invited! Learn more about the new SnugRide® Click Connect™ 40 from #GracoSafety

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BIG NEWS! I’m hosting, and you’re invited to join me! (Or one of the other hosts at select Babies R Us locations across the country!) What:  On October 20, an in-store V.I.P. event will be happening at Babies “R” Us to celebrate Graco’s brand NEW Snug Ride® Click Connect™ 40 the only rear-facing newborn to two-year… [read more]

Non-traditional holiday cards: What do you send?

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My day job is in retails, so there is a lot of talk about holiday greetings this time of year. What exactly do we say to customers when they shop in our stores? The answer differs from company to company, but it is something I think about in my personal life, too. Because we have… [read more]

Style the Look and WIN with Seraphine #Maternity!

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Are you ready to Style the Look with Seraphine? After my recent review of the maternity dress I received from Seraphine, I fell completely in love with their line of chic, comfortable, versatile maternity and nursing fashion. Well, it seems I’m not alone! The lovely Jessica Alba has been spotted making Seraphine a regular part… [read more]