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5 Mother’s Day Gifts for Minimalist Moms

In most households, it's the mom who is charged with organizing the space. She's the one who has determined where things should live. But she's also the one who mostly decides how long those things get to stay. While decluttering isn't always strictly done by the lady of the house, many times it is, and that right there has turned a whole bunch of us into women known as minimalist moms. The Trend is Clear These days, it's pretty popular to downsize our junk and make more space for life, but the experts are quick to remind us

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Shopping in Lakeway, Texas

If life were all about the shopping, I would definitely come up short and be constantly confessing my aversion for it. I just don't love to shop. H-o-w-e-v-e-r, when it comes to this kind of shopping, I can do it all the livelong day. Put me in a store where the music is good and there's something yummy to drink while browsing, and you have now lured me in like a slow southern catfish who only goes for the best of the bait. Speaking of bait, Texas is home to some beautiful communities where fishing is not afar off, my

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Buc-ee’s Has a Huge Selection of Gifts for Men

I love all the men in my life and I really do get a little excited when I stumble onto a place that offers a plethora of gift choices that are sure to please their little hard-to-buy-for masculine selves! Such was the case during a recent stop at Buc-ee's on the way from Houston to Austin. Man, do they ever have a good selection of gifts for men! Buc-ee's Has Hunting Stuff These boots from ForEverlast Hunting and Fishing Products promise to withstand a snake bite and scratches from the brush while your man is trekking around

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12 Fun and Useful Gift Ideas for Grads

May is the month of graduations and celebrations for those who are crossing over from school to school or from school to new job. Be ready to acknowledge accomplishments with these 12 Gift Ideas for Grads. Fun and Useful Gift Ideas for Grads SOCKS. What graduate doesn't need more socks? These socks are ranked by Men's Health as the best for everyday wear.  Feetures! High Performance No Show. Click here to order from Amazon. Place them in a gift back with shoe deoderizer, clippers, peppermint foot balm, and a copy of Andy

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Mother’s Day Gifts for Every Kind of Mom

Show your Mom some Mother's Day love with an item or two from this fresh list of Mother's Day gifts. Then get ready for a big squuuueeeeeze hug from the one who loves you like nobody else! A Gift for the Mom Who Loves to Be Pampered A 50-minute Shirodhara at Woodhouse Day Spa. Starting with warm oil gently poured onto her forehead, this massage technique focuses on the scalp from where the tension will all flow away. What mom wouldn't love that kind of luxury? Book here for a Mother's Day package at the centrally located

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

What are you getting your dad for Father's Day?  Have you been thinking about it for a while? Maybe you've already asked Dad what he'd like to have this year. That certainly makes things easy! However, if the father or father figure in your life is a little more like mine, i.e., "I really don't need anything," then maybe you can find something in my Father's Day Gift Guide that he needs (or wants) more than he really knew. Sock of the Month Club Since 2012, when yet another successful Austin start-up started up, Sock of the

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Austin’s Chocolate – Delysia Chocolatier

All you need is love.  But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.  – Charles M. Schulz Everyone who really knows me know this about me.  I’m a teensy bit insecure about gift-giving.  Any time I’m called upon to give a gift, be it birthday or baby, I tend to over-analyze and over-think. How many times have I analyzed until I’m paralyzed?  Too many to count!  However, occasionally, I do find something that, because I’m so excited about it, I wouldn’t have to think two seconds about whether someone else would like it.  I

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Is This Your Love Language?

"It is more blessed to give than to receive." - Acts 20:35 I have to work so hard at gift giving.  My love language is words of affirmation, and I can typically cross over into three of the other four - quality time, physical touch and acts of service.  But gifts?  Not so much.  In fact, not so much at all.  And I really get put out about that.

I love to receive a thoughtful gift, but when it's my turn to give, I way over-think it. When someone's birthday is coming up, I see it on the calendar and get a teeny

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