gift ideas

The top 10 gifts dad doesn’t want for Father’s Day {and what to get instead}

May 15, 2017

This Father’s Day, you’re probably planning on getting Dad the same old boring gift you give him every year, right? Instead of giving the guy […]

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5 Outside-the-chocolate-box Mother’s Day gift ideas

May 1, 2017

The marketing mayhem surrounding Mother’s Day is often centered on chocolates, flowers, and jewelry. Mom may have received all those gifts each year for the […]

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Petz Beach for Nintendo 3DS: Fun for the whole family

November 3, 2014

After we moved from Seattle, WA to Scottsdale, AZ three and a half years ago, we added a beautiful black Labrador retriever to our family. She […]

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What does Dad want for Father’s Day? {and your chance to win $500}

May 26, 2014

  Don’t buy Dad another tie, cologne, socks, t-shirt or travel mug. The Dad in your life is more tech-savvy these days. After all, he […]

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7 Gifts for kids that are unique, educational, or sentimental

December 12, 2013

In the past, we’ve discussed giving unique holiday gifts to adults, travelers, guys and moms. In a recent conversation with my kids about living simply […]

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Send a personalized video message from Santa to your child – #Giveaway

December 12, 2013

Did you know you can send a personalized video message from Santa to your child (or any child)? Santa’s team at the Portable North Pole […]

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Gift guides for all the guys in your life

December 6, 2013

It can be challenging to find something special for the guys in your life. Our guys work hard, but we want to encourage them to […]

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5 Simple money-saving tips for the holidays

November 14, 2013

The holiday season is a magical time of year filled with gift-giving, special events, and celebrations. Before the hustle and bustle begins, make a plan for […]

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