I usually don't even leave the couch on Black Friday. But this year we had brunch plans with my brother and his fiancee. So we brunched and we brunched well. But fighting the crowds for deals is the last thing I want to do between slices of leftover pie. So want to join me in finding some great deals from the couch? Great! I've collected coupon codes when possible well as some pretty great … [Read more...]
The Carrots (Last Minute) Christmas Gift Guide!
A gift guide? Less than two weeks before Christmas? That's how things roll around here this year. Last year I was ON THE BALL and we did all family gifts on St. Nicholas Day on December 6th so that we could just relax during Advent and get geared up for the 12 Days of Christmas. This year, not so much. Thanksgiving travel really added the crazy to our pre-Advent time. So here I am two weeks … [Read more...]
10 Ideas for YOUR Christmas List, Moms
When Daniel's parents ask for Christmas lists for the kids, I can rattle off several things right off the top of my head. But when I'm supposed to write down what I want....it's a different matter. I just stare at a blank page. I think other moms have the same issue. We spend our days focused on other little people and it feels weird to focus on ourselves. I just sit there for several minutes … [Read more...]