The holiday season is upon us! Americans spend over 465 billion dollars on gifts during the holiday season. With that being said, many people will be looking for ways they can budget and save during this expensive time of year. By following the tips shown in this post you can be sure to make the most of this holiday season, without breaking the bank! The first step is to create a budget plan. You should know who you need to shop for, and then set a spending limit for each individual. It is helpful if you think of some gift
I’ve become fairly acquainted with the American Diabetes Association Gift of Hope program recently and was so surprised that I can help fight the cause of diabetes by doing something I do several times a week. Shop. But more on that in a minute. Diabetes has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I’m hypoglycemic which is the opposite of having hyperglycemia (diabetes). Basically what this means is that instead of my blood sugar rising, mine bottoms out. I have an abnormally low blood glucose. I have to keep sweets on hand (send me
This post is brought to you by Littlest Pet Shop via One2One Network and Shabby Chic Boho. All opinions are 100% mine. The kids and I have been having a blast with their new Littlest Pet Shop Pet Shop Playset and Littlest Pet Shop Pawristas Cafè Playset. This is the time of year when I start shopping around for Christmas gift ideas for all of you and these adorable playsets are at the top of my suggested kid gift list. They are so stinking cute and have already given the kids hours of imaginative play. When it comes to toys,
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Never ever skip Thanksgiving. Always give thanks no matter what your circumstance may be. Oprah Winfrey said it best… “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” If you are spending Thanksgiving alone, celebrate life. That in itself is one of the best things you could ever have. As you all know, I live with chronic pain following failed back surgery. For this reason, I don’t always make it to Thanksgiving dinner with the family. The first year that I spent Thanksgiving alone,