As the old song goes, “You can’t put a price on love” and this Valentine’s Day you can drive that point home by helping your kids say “I love you” with handmade crafts that involve renewing, reusing and recycling common items from your home.
Coming up with a gift idea for our parents or in-laws can be frustrating. Most of our parents are at the age when they are downsizing and are not looking to add to their collections, closets or cabinets. They have come to the point in their lives where if they want something, they buy it for themselves. Unfortunately, that makes gift-giving more challenging. Create something that will touch their hearts. For larger or more time-consuming gifts, consider pooling your resources with your siblings and make it a group gift.
Oh hello, Spring! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? It’s so nice to have you back in town, bringing along the sunshine, warmth and rain that we’ve missed so much (and with that, all of the flowers, leaves and grass that come next). Now that you’re here, it’s time for us to enjoy the season, spend quality time with our families and save some money while we’re at it. Here are 10 fun, budget-friendly family activities to try out this Spring:
Here’s the conundrum. Each year in May, mom gets her very own celebration day. But isn’t mom the person who usually does most of the gift shopping the rest of the year? So let’s admit it, folks, when it comes to finding the perfect gift for mom, sometimes, family members come up empty on fresh ideas. Heck, even mom herself often feels stumped when pressed for gift ideas. But thanks to this gift checklist, you can help your loved ones brainstorm gifts mom will be sure to love.
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