When it comes to high-tech tools at home, choose quality

This giveaway is now closed. Photo by Kaarin Swan It’s probably no surprise to you that I’m a minimalist.  I shudder at clutter, and I much prefer having one high-quality item than several mediocre versions of something similar.  My idea of a heavenly wardrobe is 10 pieces that fit me perfectly and won’t ever wear (read more…)

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Create, order, buy (or win!) your holiday cards in plenty of time

This giveaway is now closed. The first giveaway for November comes to you from one great company and from, well, yours truly.  And it also happens to coincide with the next project in the 12 Weeks to Prepare for Christmas series. Now’s the best time to start working on your holiday card plans.  These days, (read more…)

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Dress up daily life with a sweet piece of jewelry

Photo by Gregor Winter This giveaway is now closed. My husband recently reminded me that he likes it when I look like a girl.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s not like I wear combat boots – but I do have the “mom style” going most days.  You know the look – the jeans, t-shirt, and (read more…)

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The gift basket giveaway winner

Photo by Thomas Hawk Wow, you all know a fabulous giveaway when you see one! There were a total of 1,571 entries. That is such a compliment to these vendors! They really are great and produce quality stuff. I know you all are on the edge of your seat, so without further adieu, the winner (read more…)

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It’s a motherlode of prizes: seven gifts, ONE fortuitous winner

Photo by Crystal This giveaway is now closed. Check back soon for the winner! Fall is in the air – can you feel it? Yeah, neither can I. But I’m elated that it’s around the corner, because hands-down, it’s my absolute favorite season. I love the smells, the sounds, the sights… I eagerly await the (read more…)

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