Gift Guides and Lists

Christmas in July

Christmas in July

When I was a kid watching television in the summer meant catching up on the previous season of your favorite television shows.  Once a show aired i...

Needs and Wants With Baby Number Four

Needs and Wants With Baby Number Four

Fair warning: the intro to this list is pretty lengthy.  If you're just interested in the goods, scroll past all this writing.  If you want to know...

Non-Toy, Non-Candy Easter Basket Fillers

Non-Toy, Non-Candy Easter Basket Fillers

Umm... It's March.  Yesterday it was Christmas, and now it's already March.  Let's have a moment of silence for January and February.  Moving on.  ...

Stupendous Stocking Stuffers

Stupendous Stocking Stuffers

If Christmas were a cupcake, the stocking would equate to the decoration on the icing.  It's not necessary and doesn't really improve the taste of ...

Great Gifts for Babies and Toddlers

Great Gifts for Babies and Toddlers

I've got Christmas on the brain.  I enjoy Halloween and Thanksgiving and prefer the décor that comes with either of those holidays, but Christmas h...

The Best Building Toys

The Best Building Toys

As I’m writing this, October is drawing to a close.  Though it’s not Christmas season yet, it is time (or maybe past time) to be thinking about wha...