Create Your Own American Girl Dolls Now Available

Hey guys! Thanks for the great response to my giveaway. It’s been fun hearing from so many of you. 🙂 Just a heads up: American Girl has officially released their “Create Your Own” dolls on their website. You can choose custom face mold, skin color, eye color, hair length, style, and color, outfits, and more….

The Perfect Father’s Day Gift

Father’s Day is around the bend and you still don’t know what to buy for dad. Right? It’s the age old problem of buying gifts for men. Either they don’t like it or they don’t need it and on some unlucky days – both. (Drumroll…) Finally we found the perfect gift! This is great for…

WOODEN PUMPKIN WITH FALL CROCHETED FLOWERS

Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the cooler weather, the colors, the crunchy leaves, and the pumpkins everywhere. I just love everything about the season, including making crafts to decorate my house for fall. Today I am sharing a really simple pumpkin craft with a floral fall crochet pattern. This pretty piece…

Underwater Scenes from Polymer Clay

Underwater Scenes from Polymer Clay This is more of a decor scene – textures and patterns suggestive of underwater scenes. A plaque or tile or simple sculpt like this would make a great decorator piece for home. The tutorial from the Etsy Russian Team makes for a unique project. White is a great colour to…

New Year Gift Guide 2018

The New Year countdown has just begun, and already, everyone is scrambling to get everything done before the clock ticks over. In the midst of all the parties and celebrations happening in the next couple of days, a lot of people are starting to concern themselves with what gifts to get their loved ones to…

Tiny Polymer Clay Succulent Pots

These plant pots by Cintia of My Poppet are adorable and, as she remarks in her post, reminiscent of mid-century ceramics. The tutorial goes over how to loosely build these little planters but there’s lots of space for putting your own stamp on these. No green thumb? Use little faux plants (made from clay?) or…

Keeping your gifts Simple and Sweet

Trying to find the perfect gift is always a difficult undertaking, no matter what the occasion may be and no matter how close you may be to the recipient. It is never an easy task to put yourself in their shoes and see things from their perspective. Everyone has different personalities; and therefore different preferences…

How to Buy Bulk Gift Cards

Bulk gift card purchases are a cost effective way for your businesses rewards program or towards a major purchase. For example bulk gift cards can be used to reward employees for their hard work, provide incentives for reaching goals or distributed to clients. Whether you are are small business with just a few employees or…

10 Best Disney Toys and Gifts

Disney Princess Mini-Figure Play Set                          Click Here to Buy These seven enchanting Disney Princesses are ready to fill your little one’s play with fairy tale adventure. Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey & Minnie Birthday Parade 10597 Disney Toy        Click Here…

2017’s Most Popular New Toys for Kids

Product description     Click to Amazon Buy it Promote music appreciation and auditory development by introducing your little one to baby-friendly versions of classical masterpieces by Mozart, Vivaldi, Chopin and Rossini with the Baby Einstein take along Tunes. A large, easy to press button allows your baby to toggle through 7 high quality and…

Top 5 Brands That Hold Their Resale Value

Here’s our list of 5 brands that hold their resale value over time: American Girl:  This company has captured the attention of little girls everywhere with their dolls, accessories, books and other products.  The dolls are expensive yet durable.  Because they can be considered collectibles, some dolls will increase in value over time.  What doesn’t…

Dolls for Boys – Yay or Nay?

  If you’re a millennial mom like me who grew up with a brother, I’ll bet a hundred dollars in Monopoly play money that you heard this phrase at some point during your childhood. It was a different time back then, when playing with dolls (plus play kitchens and all things pink or polka dotted) was frowned…

Shower Themed DIY Wedding Gift Basket Idea

It’s wedding season! It seems like every year when spring hits, people start getting hitched left and right. It is so fun to put together creative DIY wedding gift basket ideas to give to friends and family who are getting married. I just love it! Today I’m sharing a wedding gift basket idea that hits…

WALDORF DOLLS: LIFELIKE OR HUMAN?

After writing my recent post on Waldorf dolls, I saw a number of collections at the New York Toy Fair of very detailed, lifelike baby dolls. Who, I wondered, would buy such a distressed looking baby doll for a child? It would be hard for even the most imaginative child in the world to imagine…