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Monday, December 11, 2017

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Make Waves with Blankie Tails Shark Blanket! #giftsforkids


Getting cozy on the couch has never been so fun with the Blankie Tails Shark Blanket! We can't wait to watch the kids' smiles as they wiggle their way into these blankets. Whether it's movie night at home or time to hit the road for a family trip, Blankie Tails is the perfect alternative to bulky sleeping bags and definitely a lot more fun. The blanket is made from premium-quality, extra-plush, double-sided minky fabric that is so soft, your kids will be begging for a nap!

Sunday, December 10, 2017

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Chi Rocket Hair Dryer #beautygifts #HolidayCHI #haircare


Haircare products are always popular gift items during the holiday season. I've always been a fan of CHI products and the CHI Hello Beautiful Rocket Hair Dryer is no exception! This high-end hair dryer is powerful enough to cut down drying time by 50-percent, making it a fantastic timesaver for busy lifestyles. We also love that the CHI Hello Beautiful Rocket is light and quiet, making it easier to use and a lot more pleasant! What makes this hair dryer even better is it has very low electromagnetic frequency (EMF) output and a light indicator on the side of the dryer that activates when you're producing infrared and ionic heat. Heat can wreak havoc on hair, so using the proper tools is essential!

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

2017 Hoilday Gift Guide: The Perfect Toys for Little Ones #Bookid #GiftsforKids


Looking for toys that will encourage fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination and imaginative play? Bookid Toys offers a fantastic selection of wooden toys for little ones to learn as they play! Many of you already know that we're sticklers for finding toys that offer a mix of fun and education at the same time. We're happy to find that Bookid Toys fit the bill perfectly. This season, we've chosen two wooden sets that the kiddos in our family are going to love: The Car Transporter and the Stacking Ring set.

Monday, December 4, 2017

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Granny Jo Mink Fleece Cape #luxurywear #giftsforher #grandparentgifts


This holiday season, functionality meets luxury with Granny Jo's mink fleece cape. What makes this cape so special is that it is specifically design with older adults in mind. Granny Jo realized that as parents and grandparents get older, many of the usual products just aren't appropriate to their current needs. On a mission to design better products that improve quality of life, they created a line of items that not only allow for independence and comfort, but gorgeous style, too!

Sunday, December 3, 2017

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Gourmia Air Fryer #healthycooking #foodlovers #airfryer



For the foodies in your family, this year's hot ticket item is the Gourmia Air Fryer! It's a great gift idea for the kitchen that offers an easy, healthier alternative to cooking delicious fried meals. We've only just received ours this week and we've already made chicken tenders, fish and of course, french fries! The portion size is perfect for two and depending on the meal you're making it's simple to stretch up to servings of 4 or more.


2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Karma Spa Organic Nail Polish #stockingstuffers #healthyliving #liveorganic


Each year we hunt for high quality stocking stuffers to add the finishing touches to our Christmas morning gift exchange. This season, we're excited to have found a brand we can't say enough good things about: Karma Organic nail polish! What makes Karma Organic nail polish so special is its designed with healthier living in mind. Non-toxic, vegan, and cruelty-free — you can feel good about giving this line this holiday season. Just as importantly, the nail polish is long lasting and vibrant in color.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: My Baby's Heartbeat Bear Collection #expectantparents


This holiday season, give an extra special gift to the new Mom-to-Be with the My Baby's Heartbeat Bear Collection! These cuddly gifts make the perfect keepsake for expecting parents and provide an unique gift unlike any other. The kit consists of an adorable stuffed animal and a 20-second long red heart battery recorder that captures the sound of baby's heartbeat during the ultrasound. Even better, if the heartbeat has already been recorded on a phone or CD, it can be easily transferred over to the battery recorder. We love the variety of stuffed animals to choose from and selected the Heartbeat Monkey for the expecting parents in our family this Christmas. Check out more about the My Baby's Heartbeat Bear Collection below!

Sunday, November 26, 2017

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Personalized Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family! #StationeryXpress

This year we wanted to get everyone something unique for their stockings, and these personalized notepads from Stationery Xpress are perfect stocking stuffers! We have more than few writers and artists when the whole family gathers for the holidays, so these are we know they're going to be a hit! Stationery Xpress has an assortment of gift ideas available for every occasion. We ordered this set of eight notepads, customized with ink color and typeface, to cover all of the kids in our family. To add to the final look, we used different colored ribbons and pen types for each child.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Recipes: Festive Drinks for the Holidays #2017HolidayGiftGuide #holidayrecipe #DeutschFamilyWine


The winter season is a time to celebrate! We're in full holiday party-planning mode now and the first thing on our to-do list is a festive drink menu. For years, Deutsch Family Wines has been one of our go-to places to find top notch, premium wine selections because they never disappoint. Whether you're looking for a delicious wine selection to serve straight or a fun and festive wine-based cocktail to add some glitz to your celebration, we've put together some exceptional suggestions for you. Check them out below...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Holiday Gift Guide: Crock-Pot Multi-Cooker #easymeals #giftsforhome #foodlovers #crockpot


     We love cooking for the holidays, but it can get a little hectic with all the festivities going on. This year, we're making meals easy with the Crock-Pot Express Crock Multi-Cooker. This Multi-cooker offers four distinct cooking styles that offer an incredibly quick and hassle-free way to cook a full meal for the family. Whether you you want to pressure cook, slow cook, steam, or brown and saute, simply toss your ingredients in the pot, push a button, and walk away. If you're looking for a holiday gift for the home this season, the Crock-Pot Express Crock Multi-Cooker is top of our list!