Category: Ka-ching

Our family’s simple Christmas gift system

Our family's simple Christmas gift system {Heather's Handmade Life}

I don’t know what I’d do without our Christmas gift system. Seriously. I know some people love spending a lot of time and money shopping for their kids’ Christmas gifts, but the trouble is it tends to snowball every year as the kids get… Continue Reading “Our family’s simple Christmas gift system”

A warning to new homeowners

When you are preparing to purchase a house, and you are carefully figuring out how much to save for closing costs, legal fees, deed transfer tax, etc., there is another BIG thing you have to remember: Budget for the ninety-million shopping trips you will… Continue Reading “A warning to new homeowners”

And so we threw money at the problem …

Meet Sophie. If you’re a parent, you’ve probably already met her. She’s the fancy-pants rubber giraffe — with NATURAL FOOD DYE SPOTS — that is available for babies. They apparently love to chew on her, and she is great for teething. It’s totally weird… Continue Reading “And so we threw money at the problem …”

Five baby essentials

This post is inspired by Emily over at imperfect. She recently blogged that babies “don’t need much,” and I have to agree. Of course, we have baby stuff coming out of our ears, but I definitely agree. You know, in theory. Here are our… Continue Reading “Five baby essentials”

Great expectations

Monday, March 29, 2010 30 weeks, 1 day pregnant You might remember that last week, just before my shower, that I was worried about how Darling Husband and I were going to buy the “big items” we need for the baby. Well, we figured… Continue Reading “Great expectations”