My Black Friday

Blackstone River

  I noted in more than one post that I had no desire to participate in Black Friday. In fact, I encouraged you to skip Black Friday and Cyber Tuesday and celebrate #GivingTuesday. (Though I did create a gifts that give back guide in case you decided to start shopping from home.) Instead of getting up… [Read More…]

My everyday gratitude list

handmade turkey

Looking back at my posts for Thanksgiving over the past couple of years, I’ve written about the things I am thankful for. Makes sense, being Thanksgiving and all. But I’m realizing more and more that it’s important to remind myself what I’m thankful for each day. (The Smile Epidemic experience is a perfect example.) At a… [Read More…]

Shopping For the SportsFreak(s) in Your Life

sportsfreak calendars

My family loves sports. We love watching sports. In fact, a good sporting event is the only time we allow television to be on during dinnertime. It’s our little splurge. (Plus, who wants to miss a good game?!) We love college basketball, hockey (so wish they were playing right now!), NCAA football and even some… [Read More…]