The approaching holiday season has brought with it a new nemesis: Toy catalogues.
Back in my day, mom had a catalogue with an awesome toy section at the back of it. I remember spending many a happy hour sitting in the plush great chair turning the pages of this book. Week after week. For several years. In sepia-colored hues.
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There are several mom’s groups I’ve joined over the past several months, but my favorite is a coffeehouse story time that I accidentally stumbled upon. Our babies are all around the same age and I’ve become good friends with the other mothers.
Several of us were talking about a Christmas gift for the story book reader, and as I was driving home, I was thinking about that. I had these ideas – tell me what you think?
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My husband Cohiba is the most dear person in the world to me, and I say it often to him, just so he doesn’t forget. There are ways to convey your love to someone (and if you bring up the stupid Extreme song More Than Words… Just don’t.) These are 8 gifts I would give him to would convey my love.
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Who doesn’t love receiving a handmade gift, made with you in mind? They’re unique, they’re thoughtful and can bear so many warm memories. I don’t do so well as giving them (though I think I may strive to do better in the coming months) but have been fortunate to receive several.
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