Thursday, January 24, 2013

Valentine's Day Gifts For Your Man

It's not easy to pick out a gift for your husband, fiance or boyfriend, but I found a website that just may spark some ideas.

Source: has some interesting items. Just to name a few: An iPhone Poloroid camera  - star trek cookie cutters - GQ mirror.

Wearable Plant

Do you know someone who loves gardening? Maybe they are one of the very few that can keep a plant alive - Or maybe you're tired of the cold and you need some 'green' around you.

I cam across this funky idea while surfing the web. "A Wearable Potted Plant"

If you're looking for a shock value - this is it.


Coupon Book Of Love


If you're looking for something creative for Valentine's Day - skip the greeting card and try a personalized coupon book.

You can pick from hundreds of funny and sentimental coupons for your significant other.  You can also add your own text to the coupons to create a surprise for your one true love.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Secret Water Bottle

If you've been working out lately, you may have come across a dilemma: How can I keep my personal things (money, car keys) with me if I don't have any pockets?

Solution: A water bottle with a storage compartment


Cold Outside? Play Inside!

"I'm bored."

You've probably heard that before from your son/daughter or even your neice/nephew.

This is an easy and cheap way to build a playhouse out of cardboard. Step by step instructions can be found on


'Good' Coffee For A 'Change'

We are used to buying a $4 cup of coffee at some of or local cafes - but how about a change for the better. 

I came across a nonprofit business in Nashville that helps young kids work to learn how to create successful job skills and connect with positive mentors. The young men learn how to package and market the coffee. The sales of the coffee go to a college scholarship fund for those who stay in the program through high school graduation.


From Humphreys Street Coffee Company "....provides jobs for the young men in the MIMIC (Men in Mentoring in Community) mentoring program of Harvest Hands Community Development Corporation*. We exist to offer an alternative to the juvenile criminal activity in our neighborhood. We offer students in the program an opportunity to connect with positive mentors, to learn job skills, to learn the value of service, and to earn money at the same time."


Thursday, January 10, 2013

Candy Bouquet

Forget the flowers! How about a candy bouquet? Need I say more?


Gift Card Exchange

Did you get a gift card that you're probably never going to use? No problem!

If you know you'll never use the gift card - swap it for money online. claims you can sell your gift card and swap it in for a:
  • Check
  • gift card via email
  • Deposit into PayPal account
You won't get the full amount because the company sells the card to others at a discounted price.


Get Organized: Cereal File

It's back to school - so, it's time to get organized. If you are working on a budget or just looking for something 'cool' - try cutting the top of a cereal box and wrap it with scrapbook paper. Then, attach magnetic clips to the cereal box. Once you're done - just stick it on your fridge!


Thursday, January 3, 2013

Valentine's Day Tree

Try another version of the Thankful Tree.

This time - but some branches inside a vase and attach love notes on each branch. If you have been together for 10 months - write 10 reasons why you love your significant other and so on.


Wake Up To Memories

Surprise your significant other with a handful of memories for this Valentine's Day!

Attach your favorite pictures on the ends of balloons and find a way to sneak into their room before they wake up (you might need the help of their roommate or a family member). The more balloons the better!

I tried this idea out for a birthday surprise party...

Map Your Resolution

You're not alone. Millions of people make New Year's resolutions, but it can be difficult to keep. How about sharing your resolution with millions of people and then finding support to fulfill your goals.

Google Maps has launched a website to help you literally map you resolution and share it with people from all over the world. Plus, you can check out what others are hoping to achieve...