I still remember early in my relationship with my man, when I told him that I wasn't one of those women that wanted my man to waste money buying flowers for me. They are expensive and just die within a few days or a week.
Ladies, don't tell your men this. This is a mistake. If you tell them this, then they will never buy you flowers again. Men listen to us. So here's what you tell them instead:
I love flowers, but I don't like the ones that die so quickly because they seem like a waste of money. Instead, I love potted plants or potted flowers. They last longer, and I can eventually plant them if I wish to.
Last week, we had two Limoges gift bags to giveaway, each filled with a mix of jewelry- including a genuine 1/2 carat diamond tennis bracelet. Since these swag bags are valued at $200 each, we expected quite a few entries. Thank you to everyone who commented on our blog post and over on our Facebook page and told us why they wanted to win.
Congratulations to Savings.com user lindilala and PinkySade who said, "I would love to win this for my mom!". I've sent you
each an email with instructions on how to claim your prize. If
some reason it doesn't reach you, send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org before the end of the
day on Tuesday, May 8th or another winner will be chosen.
Mother's Day is only a week away, so if you haven't spent time thinking of what to buy Mom, we'll save you the headache of flipping through websites and catalogs (kidding... do people still get catalogs in the mail?)
Mother's Day is on May 8th--just around the corner. Contrary to what the flower, chocolate and greeting card industries would have you believe, you don't have to spend a ton of money to show your appreciation for your mother. You only have to spend...love.
A fresh, colorful bouquet is always a welcome gift. Whether to or from colleagues, parents or significant others, a bouquet can always brighten a room and add warmth to holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions. Choosing the right flowers and prices, however, can feel daunting because there are so many choices.
Use these pointers to get a bouquet at a price within your budget.
Before I had kids, I had the toughest time trying to figure out what I wanted to give my mom on Mother's Day. Would it be flowers, skincare, a spa certificate? I just didn't know. On top of that, depending on when Mother's Day landed that year, my mom's birthday was two weeks after.
Now that I have children of my own, it's fun to come up with gift ideas because I know it will be an activity my children will love. Think homemade and think simple.
Whether you're an artist, a crafter or neither, I have five gift ideas that
will make your mom smile and put a twinkle in her eye. Plus, to make
it extra special, your children can help you and take part in the whole
Looking for a gift for someone who has everything or an inexpensive way to let someone know you care? Make a special holiday snack! Everyone enjoys homemade goodies, and they're fun to whip up. Invest in some cute holiday tins, colored cellophane or themed paper plates to create a simple package, and then get to work in the kitchen. If you want to go all out, you can even buy a basket from your local crafts store. It's cheaper than purchasing a pre-made holiday gift basket, and you'll be able to give it your personal touch.
There are hundreds of ideas for holiday snacks that you can make, but here are a few of my favorites: