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Aunt Jean’s 70th Birthday: Paper Faces Photo Book

Today is my Aunt Jean’s 70th Birthday! Over the weekend, my dad threw her a birthday party in Connecticut. Yes, she was very surprised! For the last year, I’ve been working on a very special gift; a family photo…

LiliesandLoafers - Thirtieth Birthday Gift Basket

Thirtieth Birthday Gift Basket

I have a confession, I am obsessed with gift baskets and boxes. For every birthday, graduation and holiday present, I like to give a few items I think the person will love. This obsession started after I began celebrating Christmas with…

DIY Housewarming Gift Basket

DIY Housewarming Gift Basket

Today, my parents are finally starting their next chapter in New Hampshire. While my mom has been up at the house for the last month, my dad’s last day at work is today. While it’s bittersweet, Fatima and I are…

Flowers for Your Mom

From the Heart: Flowers for Your Mom

This post, the gorgeous bouquet of flowers for my mom, and the special offer below are brought to you by The Bouqs Co. Some of the links below are affiliate links. Trying to find a Mother’s Day gift is one of the hardest…

DIY Coffee Scrub

A DIY Coffee Scrub for Your Mom

Growing up with 7 siblings and one full bathroom had its challenges. We all had a some sort of shower caddy because there was no way all our products could be stored in the bathroom. What made the bathroom situation…

DIY Valentine's Day Card Craft for Kids

Valentine’s Day DIY Card Craft for Kids

My mom kept everything we made for her. It could have been the ugliest school craft, but she kept it. She didn’t have to, but she cherished our handmade crafts. Now, I see how special a handmade craft from your…

DIY Finals Care Package

DIY Finals Care Package

In the next few weeks, many college students will begin to prep for finals. Back in undergrad, I loved opening my mailbox to find a package slip. It would turn out to be a finals care package from my parents…

Father's Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is right around the corner! If your dad is like mine, you know he’s a very difficult person to shop for. My sister and I have always tried to brainstorm a long list of Father’s Day gift…

DIY Study Care Package

DIY Study Care Package

This past weekend, my older sister graduated from Law School! Now her sights are set on studying and passing the BAR. Brian and I put together this DIY Study Care Package for her to jumpstart her studying. After studying for the…

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Our Moms

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Growing up, my mom didn’t make too much of a big deal about this annual day for moms. She always told us, “Every day is Mother’s Day.” With eight kids in the…

Minions

Happy Father’s Day: DIY Minion Train

Happy Father’s Day to all dads and father figures out there. This year, I made my Dad a custom Minion train for his collection. One thing about my Dad, he collects and builds all things trains. I wanted to…

UncommonGoods Gift Guide

His and Hers Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: UncommonGoods

This post brought to you by UncommonGoods. How is it February already?! Bye January! Now that we’re stuffed from the Super Bowl, we can start thinking about Valentine’s Day. As a kid, Valentine’s day felt like a mini Christmas.…

Brian’s Picks: UncommonGoods

This post brought to you by UncommonGoods. As Christmas gets closer, panic sets in as we try to figure out gifts for the hard-to-buy people in our lives. Our friends at UncommonGoods broke out their best gifts ‘for him’,…