When I opened the newspaper this morning, I was greeted by announced “Christmas has arrived!” “Baloney!” I murmured to myself remembering the shower of golden leaves that had greeted me when delivering gift baskets on the NAU campus earlier in the week. I glanced at the date, thinking I was in some kind of time warp. Nope. The…Keep on Reading . . .
Four Cool and Creepy DIY Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids Halloween is a fun holiday where many parents spend hundreds of dollars on elaborate costumes and decorations. But if you’ve got several children, the budget’s tight, or you simply don’t want to throw money away on something that will be worn for only one night,…Keep on Reading . . .
Here is a sweet desert that is actually good for you. The recipe makes 4 servings and each serving has only 70 calories, 0 g total fat, 0 g saturated fat, 19 g carbohydrate, 0 g dietary fiber, 1 g protein, 0 mg sodium. Watermelon Granita Ingredients: 2 limes 2 tsp. sugar, divided 1/3…Keep on Reading . . .
Keeping The Love Alive: Unique Gift Ideas To Keep Your Relationship Fresh If you’ve ever felt confused about what to give your significant other for their birthday or your anniversary, you’re not alone. According to psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser, many couples face this dilemma, and she believes there are three reasons why gift giving goes wrong—fear of…Keep on Reading . . .
Through the years, I’ve dealt with many Realtors. Most are competent. Most did a good job. But one of them stands out from the crowd in my mind. We had just bought a new house in a new town that we knew nothing about. My husband was being transferred there and I wasn’t overjoyed at…Keep on Reading . . .
Looking for a unique clothing style? Don’t want to spend a lot of money? Do it Yourself Clothing may be just the thing for you! No longer do you have to own a sewing machine, understand how to choose and fit a pattern, or even know how to sew in order to create your own…Keep on Reading . . .
Since many of you who read this blog are from my generation, I felt that you would enjoy reading this “oh, so true” post that a friend posted on Facebook: Being Green Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the older woman, that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic…Keep on Reading . . .
As I said in an earlier post, this blog isn’t just about gift ideas. Here are some fun nuggets of wisdom for life as well as business. They may be tongue in cheek but each and every one of them is oh so true! Don’t name a pig you plan to eat. Life is not…Keep on Reading . . .
I’m Joyce, the Gift Detective, and I’m always on the lookout for unique exciting gifts for Mom. Of course, there are flowers, candy, jewelry, and even gift baskets from Creative Gifts to Go . But this year, I want to suggest some gift ideas that really unique, really special, and something that will be remembered for years…Keep on Reading . . .
A new romance is always exciting. But, just like any other relationship, a romantic one has its ups and downs. Couples easily fall in love, but they have to work at maintaining that special connection on a long term basis. I’m no expert but I do have experience as Ron and I recently celebrated our…Keep on Reading . . .