Best Holiday Gifts for the Functional Fashionistas

the best gifts for the functional fashionista

I used to think I was too practical to be concerned with fashion. I never pictured myself as a girly girl. It felt like sacrifice, like I had to give up comfort and reason to be girly. It just seemed too complicated and overwhelming. I wanted the things I wore or carried with me to have a purpose beyond just to look good, if an accessory was just that then I was happy to leave it at home or to never own it at all. People change. I am now a self professed girly-girly, fashionista, lover of all ...

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Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Together with my friends from Mavens of Money we bring you our hottest posts. This week we're sharing all about Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas. The Mavens of Money group is comprised of 11 bloggers:  MadameDeals | The Coupon Challenge | Mom On Dealz | Coupons are Great | This Mama Loves | A Frugal Chick | The Centsible Family | Stretching Your Budget  | Penny Filled Pantry | Freebie Spot | Saving Toward Better Life | Homemade Christmas Gift ...

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5 Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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5 great Father's Day gift ideas   Father's Day is almost here! Every year my little one and I love to make my husband something homemade that he can cherish forever! (We also throw in a gifcard with it to get something he wants ha!) and over the years we have come up with some pretty cool stuff. This year we are making him a picture frame for my daughters dance picture to go in his locker at work paired with an amazon gift card and dinner wherever he wants to go. (Don't tell him ...

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Finals Care Packages for College Students

Care Packages for College Students Final Exams Week

Do you have a young student in college about to take final exams? Do you know any students who might need a little pick me up or some encouragement as they face a grueling exam week? As a youth group leader at our church I know and care about quite a few young people and often think about them during this time of year as they hit the books and spend countless hours in study groups. I thought I would share with you how I create finals care packages for college students. How to create finals ...

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DIY Mothers Day Sharpie Mug

Mothers Day Sharpie Mug

DIY Mothers Day Sharpie Mug When is comes to finding a perfect gift for someone, homemade is always a great option! Anyone can go to a store and buy a gift and slap a bow on it, but it takes real heart and creativity to make something yourself. Mothers Day is right around the corner, and I wanted to share with you and easy and  sweet Mothers Day Craft that the mom in your life is sure to love! My DIY Mothers Day Sharpie Mug only takes a few minutes to make, and will last a lifetime! The ...

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Easy Mother’s Day Flower Craft: Coffee Filter Flowers

Coffee Filter Flowers

Easy Mother’s Day Flower Craft: Coffee Filter Flowers Happy Spring Ya'll! When I looked out my window this morning I noticed that my tulips from last year are starting to sprout! I'm so excited that they made it through the winter! Seeing those little buds gave me some inspiration for a fun Mother's Day craft to do you with my daughter! This Easy Mother's Day Flower Craft is super cute, colorful and made out of something you probably already have, coffee filters! This would be so fun to ...

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Freshman Year Survival Kit Graduation Gift Idea

Freshman Survival Kit Graduation Gift

Freshman Year Survival Kit Graduation Gift Idea Are you looking for a gift for the high school graduate in your life? I know I always need ideas. I am a youth group leader at my church which means I am fortunate to be able to celebrate the success and hard work of many students as they complete their high school careers and move onto college. This year I decided to make a freshman year survival kit gift for one of my students. Because I am lucky enough to have so many great young people ...

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Gifts in a Jar Ideas

Gifts in a Jar Ideas

Decorate Gifts in a Jar in your own way! Use these tips and ideas to create your own unique way to Decorate Gifts in a Jar. Giving Gifts In A Jar is a fun and easy way to give gifts to friends and family. There are lots of ideas and the best part of making these thoughtful homemade gifts is it's cheaper and inexpensive.   ...

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How to Make a Baby Bath Time Gift Basket

How to make a Disney Baby Bath time gift basket

Dislcosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MagicBabyMoments #CollectiveBias How to Make a Baby Bath Time Gift Basket My nephew will be making his grand entrance into the world any day now and I realized as I am getting the messages that it may happen sooner than we think that I had not yet gotten a gift to welcome him to the family. Yikes! Oh well no worries because I have a cute and simple idea to put together a sweet ...

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5 Reasons You Will Love A Montage Photo Book

Montage Photo Book

5 Reasons You Will Love A Montage Photo Book *Disclosure: This is a sponsored post brought to you by Montage Photo Books, I was provided compensations and product to facilitate this review, but as always, all thoughts and opinions are own :)  Photo books are one of my favorite gifts to give or receive. They are fun to make, help preserve memories, and are a great conversation piece to keep on your table to share with friends and family. But there are so many different photo book ...

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