Unique Gift Ideas For Teens And Women

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Small, filler-type gifts are one of my favorite things about planning for birthdays and all the different holidays that we love to celebrate. Sometimes these small, inexpensive filler gifts will go into an overall gift basket. But, for Christmas they more often than not are destined for my kids’ Christmas stockings (unless they directly correlate with a larger gift).

For example, if I’m gifting a makeup organizer or beauty bag to one of my daughters, I might purchase bottles of nail polish/polish remover, nail files, eyeliner/mascara/eye shadow, makeup remover pads or other such items to put inside the organizer or bag before wrapping. However, if I’m not gifting a larger item like that, these smaller items will end up in their Christmas stockings along with the small treats or candies.

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Some things I buy for stockings every year — a candy cane, chocolate candies like Hershey Kisses, a chocolate santa or reindeer, Christmas-themed suckers, etc. But, I truly thrive on finding totally unique items to also stick in there that I’ve never given before.

Here, I will be sharing some of the fun, unique items that are going into my kids’ stockings this year. They would also work great in gift baskets, too.

I can’t wait to see how they react! The first two items listed are snack foods. Since the holidays are inevitably full of sweet and high-calorie treats, I decided to share two snacks that are not only delicious and full of flavor but also healthy treat options! But, trust me, your loved ones won’t even know it because they will be so bowled over by the flavors.

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Pets Love Presents Too

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I don’t do holiday stockings for my pets every year. But, sometimes when I find cute stuff that I just can’t resist buying I’ve been known to do a gift bag or some kind of pet stocking for our cats and dogs. And, apparently I’m not alone. According to a 2015 Rover.com study, 95% of pet owners purchase holiday gifts for their animals.

I didn’t realize it was such a huge thing. But, I shouldn’t be surprised, I suppose. I mean, I buy things for my pets all the time — no holiday necessary.

Here are some great ideas for stocking stuffers or gifts to wrap for your four-legged fur babies, big or small.

And, while I’m at it, if you think the Christmas stocking featured here is cool you can make one of your very own. I made this Christmas stocking (along with a few others) for my kids several years ago with a free Red Heart crochet pattern. It was a lot of fun. Click here to read about that and maybe make your own!

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Step Up And Motivate Your Wellness

After Thanksgiving, I realized how much food we had over a period of a few days! Oh my! And I felt it! A few days after Thanksgiving, I started doing yoga since the weather was overcast and raining for a few days! Yoga allows me to stretch, breathe, de-stress, and focus on my own well-being. The holiday season always reminds me to think about my health and improve wherever I can. Are you ready to step up and motivate your wellness? 

Step Up And Motivate Your Wellness
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When it comes to health and wellness, it can be overwhelming. Start with small changes. Are there any small changes you can make? Looking for ways to sleep better, reduce headaches, eye strain, or lessen migraines? Need ways to encourage yourself to drink more water? 

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Personal Care For The Modern World

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I enjoy trying new beauty and personal care items and am excited to share a few new ones with you today. Candles are also something I love to sprinkle throughout my home, even in the bathroom. Switching up the scents I use for candles and other scent-effusing items helps add character to my rooms and keep them smelling great.

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Natural Organic Body And Home Care

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Cleaning is absolutely unavoidable … or enthusiastically desirable … depending upon the perspective you take when confronted with such a task. Recently I have switched out a few household cleaning items that are definitely making laundry and hand washing much more enjoyable.

Not only do Indigo Wild cleaning products bring me joy with a range of mood-boosting natural scents, they are also making me feel better that I’m using products that aren’t full of chemicals.

The ingredients in these products are better for my family and are also eco-friendly to the planet. They are cruelty-free vegan products that are manufactured with essential oils, plant-based and pure high-quality vegetarian ingredients, and certified organic food-grade oils. They are also free from detergents, triclosan, parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.

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Treat Yourself With Healthy Ice Cream

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Treat Yourself With Healthy Ice Cream

Summer may officially be coming to an end, but the fun isn’t quite over yet for my family. I’m a big fan of Stephen King. I’ve been reading his novels and watching screen adaptations of his work for many years. My oldest daughter has become a fan and borrowed many of his books from my bookshelf.

My husband has even gotten on the King train (sort of) and will watch with us sometimes. We most recently watched In The Tall Grass on Netflix, based on a horror novella written by Stephen King and his son, Joe Hill. I haven’t read the novella yet, and I thought the screen adaptation was good. But, I think my husband liked it even more than I did.

IT: Chapter 2 movie ticket stub

Our family (the kids are all teens and young adults now) recently went to the movie theater to watch Stephen King’s It: Chapter 2 together, followed by a family pizza night with ice cream for dessert.

Family movie and pizza night with Re:THINK Ice Cream for dessert.
Family movie and pizza night with Re:THINK Ice Cream for dessert.

The movie theater was giving out fun IT-themed popcorn buckets with a design of Pennywise’s signature red balloons on it. How cool is that?!

Stephen King's IT: Chapter 2 popcorn bucket

Re:THINK Ice Cream was a delicious, creamy treat to end our fun family night. It’s made with healthy ingredients for a dessert that doesn’t have to be sinful. We were delighted to find that all of the flavors we tried are so sweet and flavorful that we totally forgot we were eating something healthy.

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Fresh And Easy Cooking to Your Door

We tried Martha and Marley Spoon and so excited to share our experience! We opened our box to find fresh and easy to prepare.

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Give Me Fresh and Healthy Food!

It can be hard to eat food that meets the criteria of being delicious, easy, and made with fresh, healthy ingredients. Recently I was asked to try Martha and Marley Spoon. I have tried a few meal services before, but they were a bit different as they sent meals pre-prepared.

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Spooktacular Treats and Activities for Halloween

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October is almost here and I can already hear, Tim Burton’s “This Is Halloween” lyrics echoing throughout my home. These lyrics are a telltale sign I need to get on track for prepping for this year’s Halloween fun. With multiple children ranging in age groups, finding the perfect ideas for entertaining the crowd can be a little tricky. This year, I have come up with some new ideas for this season and I think you’ll like them too!

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It’s An Easy Tea-zy Kind Of Life

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It’s An Easy Tea-zy Kind Of Life

Fall is on the horizon. Hopefully sooner rather than later, we will begin to see some cooler weather. Summer is still hanging on hard. But, nothing lasts forever. I’m looking forward to the first crisp, cool day that a nice, hot mug of tea will be steaming in my hand.

Dollar Tea Club offers some really unique, sweet and savory flavors that I’m so into right now. You can get some other really great tea peripherals from this company, as well. Tools, storage options, additives — everything you need all in one place.

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This is a monthly subscription club that starts at $1.00. Yes, it’s one single buckaroo for the most basic subscription Dollar Tea Club offers, The Explorer. There is no annual membership fee, no contract. You simply join and get three loose-leaf tea blends each month for as long as you want to receive them. Cancel your membership at any time.

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What Makes Me Happy- Coffee, Cleaning, and Face Cream.

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My morning routine has changed a lot since the kids are teens now. I get up, drink my coffee in peace, and plan my day. What a joy it is to do things that make me happy. Now don’t get me wrong my kids are my everything, and I would drop what I am doing for them, that is for sure. However, don’t lose yourself, please.

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