Holiday gift ideas

For those of you who need some last-minute, non-consumer holiday gift ideas in a hurry, here are some reprints of previous posts that might help you out. Super-frugal holiday gifts Holiday gift ideas from the heart Last-minute holiday gift ideas What are your favorites this season? Please share your terrific gift ideas in the Comments section.

Recent Estate Sale Finds


A couple of weeks ago I was driving through the neighborhood fairly early in the morning and noticed a line up of people outside a residence. That seemed unusual, and then I noticed an “Estate Sale” sign. Since I’d never been to one, I was curious and pulled over to check it out. Despite being […]

These are a few of my favorite gifts…


It may be better to give than to receive, but when it’s a well-thought-out gift, being on the receiving end of things has its distinct pleasures. I’ve already told you about some of the things I gave family and friends this year in a recent post, holiday gift ideas from the heart. The follow-up to that post is that my parents adored the memory […]

Last minute non-consumer holiday gift ideas

The following is a reprint of a previously published post. If you’ve been trying to avoid the commercialism of the mall, but still find yourself with an unfinished gift list that you need to fill, I have a few last-minute ideas for you. Whether you’re a procrastinator extraordinaire, have people on your list who seem […]