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Building A Better Wish List

Do you ever feel like Christmas gift giving is going over the top? For me it got to the point where I felt like I was buying and buying and buying but it was not satisfying. It felt hollow to just pile on another present that is nice but not really necessary.  Plus, how many gifts do your kids really use after they open them anyway? My son has a bunch of things in a bag from 2 years ago that he hasn't even gone through since he unwrapped them and took them up to his room.  It makes me sad thinking about…

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Last Minute Gift Ideas Students Won’t Actually Hate

How do you feel about giving those "hard to shop for" young adults in your life cash for every Christmas? Are you a last minute shopper? Do you need some new ideas? Well have I got a great list for you! I have three young adults in my life and I always feel so disappointed when it's time to cross them off the list and all they ask me for is money. Sure it's the most convenient and quickest thing to wrap but come on - it's such a cop out. It makes me feel like I don't know them well enough…

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