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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Addisyn's 5th Birthday Wonder Woman Party!

My daughter turned 5 this past April (yes, super behind in posting!). Of course she needed a Wonder Woman birthday party! She is a super girl, thinks she has real super powers, and tells me how strong she is all the time. I love this about her, so wanted to pull off a party that celebrated all of her awesomeness as she turned the Big FIVE!

Five is a big deal for sure, especially when you're a super girl. I got to work on Amazon and other sites online searching for all the wonder-ful Wonder Woman gear I could find. I went a little crazy with the red and yellow wings, I will admit, but how fun is it to have my only daughter turn FIVE? We needed a big celebration!


I always make a batch of cupcakes for kids parties, as they are so easy to do, simple, and kids love them. That way I don't have to spend a zillion dollars on bigger cakes to feed everyone, most kids want the cupcake because it's already cut and ready for them. I got these cute ring toppers on Amazon.


I love seeing a decorated table ready for kids to sit down. It's what I remember most from parties I attended when I was younger myself- having a place setting and knowing that you got a grab bag with your name on it. It's so fun! I got the pack of colored bags on Amazon, enough for both my kids' parties. The paper plates and trinkets inside the bag all came in a party pack for super girls on Amazon, too.


Not fancy, but made it fun: I printed out pics of the super gal herself and taped them onto the bags. The kids toss the bags in a matter of minutes, so I don't go crazy with decorating them, but it does look cool on the table to have a little something on them.



I don't remember all the food ideas, it was mostly her favorite snack items- strawberries, veggies and dip, crackers, chips, Pirates Booty, etc. We did heavy on snacks since it was afternoon and the kids were in the bounce house most of the time!


Her first official adorable handmade cake! I love how it came out.





Of course I had to match my sweet girl - Converse and all (we already had those!). What a fun party celebrating this amazing girl. Cannot believe she's FIVE!


Sunday, November 19, 2017

Shop & Support Moms - September Lane Soap Co. - Kirstin Parenteau

I'm LOVING featuring all of these incredible mothers who are creating beautiful works of art and supporting their little families by doing so. Our next feature in the Shop & Support Moms series is one of my ALL-TIME favorites! Kirstin Parenteau of September Lane Soap Co. has become like a friend - although we have never met! I follow all her work on Instagram and am ALWAYS looking for a reason to purchase her soaps to support her business - but mostly because I feel so luxurious when I open the gorgeous packages and know that I'm using something so much healthier for my body and my family. 

Recently Kirstin filled me in on what she's been up to in the last couple of years since we featured her on the blog. She's definitely a dedicated and inspiring momma who is working hard to support her family - and helping other families - LIKE MINE! - stay healthy with organic ingredients for the shower and tub! I love it and adore her work, and hope you find it just as awesome. PLEASE consider supporting this awesome momma!

Check out her first feature here from 2015: 
http://themommystories-friends.blogspot.com/2015/11/shop-support-kirstin-parenteau.html

These are the ONLY soaps I use the last few years. It was one small thing I could do to improve my health - and avoid extra hormones and yuck from some regular soaps. One bar of soap lasts me at least a month, so to me it's an investment that's worth it! AND I love every single time I receive one of these sweetly wrapped packages - oftentimes with a little extra something like a chapstick or honeycomb soap - I'm supporting a mom, who is supporting her family. 

My personal favorites: grapefruit splash, baby soap, honeycomb soap, and a facial bar that I've used for the last few years. 

Great Etsy shop suggestions that Kirstin favorites are listed below, as well as a sweet discount for this holiday season! Happy shopping, moms!

Thanks, Kirstin!

I already ordered my coworkers and my kids' teachers (and a few for myself!) the assorted soap combo box (see below). These make GREAT gifts! 


Images shared by Kirstin Parenteau 


1. How has your business grown the last couple of years? What might you be doing differently now than when you first started out? It took off!! I have been crazy busy making soap for wholesale accounts, personal orders, and different vendor opportunities that have come up. I don’t think I would have done anything differently. I am a huge believer in learning from mistakes or growing from challenges. Everything I have been through has made me a better business owner in the end. 2. What have you learned about being a busy working mom in the last couple of years?
You can not do it all. Sometimes you have to say no or slow down. It makes you a better mom and employee /business owner.

I took a new pharmacist job this year in March; which for a few months was time consuming. I had to put some things on hold while I prepared for this new job and juggled it with my old one. I did it because I knew in the end it would make more sense for our family life and my soap business too. 3. Favorite Etsy shops you follow? TravelingTot, TwoLittleBeansCo, CrookedByDesign, BrimmerBoys, TheButtercupHouse. 4. How do you use organic, homemade body products for your kids and family? What are your favorite go-tos? Why do you think it's important to use healthier options for our kids?
I love to shop small and local whenever possible (I love farmers markets!). My business started because I wanted to use more natural, organic soap for my family and share that passion with others. Being in the pharmaceutical industry, I see a lot of chemicals that I don’t think are healthy for us, and I don’t want my family to be unnecessarily exposed to them if at all possible!


5. Please share pictures and ideas for teacher gifts that you offer? Baby shower gifts? Coworker gifts? This year I will have some gift boxes and gift sleeves full of soap available for gifts. These are perfect, practical, healthy, and luxurious gifts for teachers, friends, family, and kids! The snowflake soaps are perfect stocking stuffers for 2017.

One of my personal favorite go-to gifts is a lemon-poppy seed kitchen soap paired with a tea towel and/or a soap dish. I feel with any of the arrangements you can’t go wrong!

https://www.etsy.com/shop/SeptemberLaneSoapCo

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Shop & Support Moms - Mountainess - Mary Harrington

Mary Harrington's Etsy shop Mountainess is everything that I love - unique, true to self, and vibrantly growing! I'm so excited to feature her work on the blog this month in our series Shop & Support Moms! I hope you check out her beautiful work and look into these for gifts this holiday season! Soy candles, soaps, and homemade deodorant are just a few samples of AWESOME items she's offering this year!

Happy shopping, moms! 



Images shared from Mary Harrington's Etsy Shop Mountainess


1. How did you start your business? Why did you want your own business? When did you start your business?
I would say my business grew organically, from making lip balms for my oldest daughter who would get very chapped lips to making customized products for hundreds of brides. I was just making the things I needed in my life or people requested from me. 

2. Why was owning a business a perfect situation for you and your family? 

My oldest was starting kindergarten part time and it freed up some time during the day for me to be creative.

3. What does your business specialize in? 

we make organic skin care and candles in plastic free packaging. 
What's your favorite product? my favorite product is blueberry gerainium soap
How'd you come up with the name?
I wanted a name that reflected our lifestyle and left room for growth and change. I needed to spell mountainous for something, and the feminine version came to mind of mountainess.

4. What do you love best about working for yourself?

never needing childcare.

5. When working, When do you work in the day/evening? 
both, during school and after bedtime. 
What's your process for working? 
get an order, send a proof, make-label-ship. Things you do daily, a routine get kids to school, get home work pick kids up, dinner bed, work more. that is my routine.

6. Take me step by step through working with customers. Do you do anything special or unique, wrapping, specials, etc.?

get an order, send a proof, make-label-ship, as I design more label options my business grows. I am planning on adding more wedding shows to my itinerary, and hoping to offer specials there, but currently people will order around 50 candles which I ship customized at wholesale rates.

7. What is your success rate? What do you think customers would say about your work, shop? 

LOL, you need to read our reviews on our etsy site to hear what people say;)

8. Why do you think people should shop in your store or buy your product that you create, and why should they support moms who work for themselves? 

ummm to make america great! I carefully source materials with sustainability in mind.

9. What are your favorite or best items that you sell?


wedding favors, it is so fun to make something with love and gratitude as the design foundation.



10. How does your business allow you to be a great mother?

I can be present whenever necessary

11. What do you think would surprise readers to know about you?

you can find us at the farmers market on weekends, in Bethel. I think it is an important part of our community.

12. What is the coolest thing you've ever experienced as part of working with this business?

seeing our products on national websites like Allure or in magazines like Downeast. 

13. What is one of your favorite gifts to give someone for the holidays? 

gift boxes-a little of everything!

14. How many kids do you have? 
Give us one word to describe them.
2 - growing




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Shop & Support Moms - Coastie Wife Creations - Emma Helton

I am loving these new sign designs created by fabulous and strong momma, Emma Helton of Coastie Wife Creations! So talented, she makes the work easier for you by creating something special that you or your family members could enjoy for years to come. Check out her special discount at the bottom of this page and support this hard working momma - who took a leap of faith with starting her business just this summer. I'd LOVE to show her some Mommy Stories support this first holiday season of her business. That's what this series Shop & Support Moms is ALL about!

Thanks, Emma!


Images shared by Emma Helton


1. How did you start your business? Why did you want your own business? When did you start your business?
I started doodling in my bible over a year ago. Then I started doodling/lettering on a blank notebook I had. I loved it and was hooked! Showed some family and friends what I had been doing and they all suggested I start selling what I was writing! I switched from writing on paper, to writing on canvas and wood! Coastie Wife Creations officially launched July 2017!

2. Why was owning a business a perfect situation for you and your family?

It was perfect for me and my family because I am a stay at home Mom and could easily do my work at home!

3. What does your business specialize in? What's your favorite product? How'd you come up with the name?

I specialize in hand lettering on canvas and wood! I came up with the name because I am a Coast Guard Wife and I created things 🙂

4. What do you love best about working for yourself?

I can do it whenever I have time!

5. When working, When do you work in the day/evening? What's your process for working? Things you do daily, a routine?

I usually work on signs during nap time or after the kids are in bed at night.





6. Take me step by step through working with customers. Do you do anything special or unique, wrapping, specials, etc.?

If a customer would like a custom order they will either send me what they want, or tell me a general idea of what they want then I will come up with a few different designs and send them the pictures then they choose from those. Then I put the final design on the canvas or wood that they have chosen. Once it’s done I’ll send a picture of the final piece and get it ready to be shipped! With someone’s first order they will get a card in their package for 10% off their next order!

7. What is your success rate? What do you think customers would say about your work, shop?

Success rate is great! I’ve had a lot of people comment on my work and how great it is!

8. Why do you think people should shop in your store, and why should they support moms who work for themselves?
I think people should shop in my store because I do great quality work and really love what I do!

9. What are your items to sell?

Handlettered canvas and wood signs

10. How does your business allow you to be a great mother?

Because I can work while the kids are sleeping so it doesn’t take time away from them!

11. What do you think would surprise readers to know about you?

I am from Maine originally and DO NOT like seafood!

12. What is the coolest thing you've ever experienced as part of working with this business?

The people I’ve met online and in person, who have placed orders, or that I’ve met and talked to about business ideas.

13. What is one of your favorite gifts to give someone for the holidays?


I love to give gifts that are unique, and that are things that have to do with an inside joke, a memory, or something like that.

14. How many kids do you have? Give us one word to describe them.

I have 4 kids! Adrianna is 9, Jake is 8, Nicholas is 6, and Leah is 18 mos.
Adrianna- sarcastic
Jake-smart
Nicholas-funny
Leah-Fun






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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Shop & Support Moms - NikLin Designs - Nicole Lindsay

Thanks to Nicole Lindsay of NikLin Designs for being our next feature for the Shop & Support Moms series this month, where I'm featuring hard working, dedicated, super talented and creative moms who make great items that YOU can purchase for all your holiday needs and baby showers, too! I'm all about moms supporting moms, and this holiday season what better way to support a fellow mother than to purchase her handmade items for gifts for teachers, daycare providers, ETC.?!

NikLin Designs is AWESOME. I'm so glad I found this on Etsy- and she's right in PORTLAND, MAINE near where I live, this is so exciting! Tons of adorably fashionable and artistic true Maine items like bibs for babies or sweet onesies for baby gifts, and comfy pillows. I want everything!

Great discount too, see below the post.

Happy shopping, moms!


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How did you start your business? Why did you want your own business? When did you start your business? 
I was always into arts and crafts as a child and started selling at craft fairs when I was in college. I took a hiatus in my 20s and got back into it a few years ago. I decided to focus on taking the steps to make it a real (profitable) business. There are some really great resources in my local city for women entrepreneurs which has been super helpful. I am still working a traditional full-time job MondayFridays and work on NikLin in the evenings and on weekends, with the dream to someday be able to run my business fulltime!

What does your business specialize in? What's your favorite product? How'd you come up with the name? 
I specialize in custom designed home and personal accessories, like throw pillows, dishtowels, onesies, bibs and more.

While I originally got some feedback that it would be easier to produce many items of the same design, my favorite part of my business is to create new designs all the time. I say my items are made only “a few of a kind” to keep it creative and fun for me. 

My favorite products are the custom pillows- I have made so many great designs for people for wedding, baby shower, and birthday gifts. It’s always fun to work with someone to come up with the perfect design. The name NikLinDesigns actually came from one of my college roommates. We were throwing around ideas one day and it just stuck! My family’s nickname for me was always “Nik” and my last name starts with “Lin”, and it had a catchy ring to it.

What do you love best about working for yourself? 
Well, I still have a traditional full-time job working for someone else, but what I love most about this business is that it doesn’t feel like work. My dream is to someday only work for my business full-time!


Take me step by step through working with customers. Do you do anything special or unique, wrapping, specials, etc.? 
I love working with customers! Many of my designs are custom, so I love seeing what my costumers come up with- sometimes they have great ideas that I never would have thought of myself.

Why do you think people should shop in your store or buy your product that you create, and why should they support moms who work for themselves?
I am such a big believer in supporting small businesses now, and try to do it myself whenever possible. It is so empowering to know that even a small purchase can make a big impact for someone’s personal success. I hope people consider spending a little bit more on handmade items than products from chain stores!

What are your favorite or best items that you sell? 
The throw pillows are my favorite, but the onesies are definitely my best seller- people just can’t say no to the cuteness, and everyone seems to know someone who knows someone who is having or has a baby!


What is one of your favorite gifts to give someone for the holidays? 
I love giving surprising but personal gifts and try to support small businesses when I can. Last year I made everyone in my family custom throw pillows that were each unique for the family member: a hummingbird for my sister, Cape Cod for my Aunt and Uncle, Boston Red Sox logo for my cousin, state of ME for my uncle who now lives in England, and fish for my dad, the avid fisherman.

How many kids do you have? Give us one word to describe them. 
I am not technically a mother, but am a step-mom of sorts to my boyfriend Adam’s eight year old daughter Ava. While it hasn’t always been easy, it is fun and rewarding. She is super sweet (most of the time!) and very excited and supportive of NikLinDesigns. She and her friends are frequent helpers at local craft fairs and artisan shows!



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Shop & Support Moms - Picture Book Boutique - Christina Iverson

I am SO excited this November with another one of our Shop & Support Moms series - featuring hard working, crafty mothers who YOU can purchase gifts from! It's my favorite time of year on the blog - moms helping moms! 

Every year that I've run this series on the blog, I've focused on featuring local moms, from the state I live in - Maine - or at least New England. I've loved giving back in this way to dedicated mothers around me. But I'm making an exception to my pattern by featuring this AMAZING mother's adorable handmade blocks! Christina Iverson of Picture Book Boutique is from Maryland right now, and I just could NOT help myself! She is such a sweet person, and her work speaks for itself. How creative and cute are these block ornaments made with pictures from books?! I can't handle this cuteness.

Her job is my dream job in my next life I think. Searching for books at thrift stores, creating storybook tales on blocks for kids - how awesome is that?! These would make INCREDIBLE gifts. I love the idea behind them. GREAT idea for a Baby's 1st Christmas, too! 

Thank you, thank you, Christina, for being so sweet. I wish you all the best with the baby "surprise" coming soon! 

MOMS- please support this super sweet new mother and her talent- scroll to the bottom of the blog for a great discount. 


Images shared from Christina Iverson


1. How did you start your business? Why did you want your own business? When did you start your business? 
It actually started as a bit of an accident. My husband and I were living in Ohio just for a couple of months, for a temporary job my husband had in the summer of 2016. It wasn’t really enough time to get a “real job” and I started making some crafts with a friend, thinking we’d try to sell at a craft fair. She was pregnant at the time and ended up having her baby almost 3 months early. After that, she wasn’t able to help with the craft fair, and I decided to try putting up some listings on etsy, just to see what happened. It ended up really taking off! Until this September, I’ve also been working part time as a nanny. Now that I am pregnant with my first child, I have decided to focus all my time on my shop, hoping that I can continue to work from home after the baby arrives in January.

2. Why was owning a business a perfect situation for you and your family? 
It works well for us because we have to move fairly often for my husband’s job at this point. He has a post-doctoral position at the University of Maryland right now, and until he gets a tenure-track job at a university, we end up moving quite a bit for his work. It’s nice to have a flexible job that I can take with me! It’s also nice with having a baby on the way, that I won’t have to return to work outside the home.

3. What does your business specialize in? What's your favorite product? How'd you come up with the name?
My shop is called Picture Book Boutique, because I decided from the beginning that I wanted to focus on making things out of recycled children’s picture books. I started out making quite a few different products (onesies, nursery art, blocks) but have ended up focusing just on the blocks because they’ve sold better. I just started making picture book block Christmas ornaments, as well. My favorite blocks are maybe my Frog and Toad blocks, just because I think Frog and Toad are so cute!

4. What do you love best about working for yourself?
The flexibility in scheduling my hours.

5. When working, When do you work in the day/evening? What's your process for working? Things you do daily, a routine?
I work during the day. My shop is still pretty new, and sales are pretty up and down. Some weeks I have so many orders I’m scrambling to get them all done, and other weeks I don’t have very many and so I try to get ahead and make new sets of blocks. I also have to work into my schedule going to thrift stores to find books to use.

6. Take me step by step through working with customers. Do you do anything special or unique, wrapping, specials, etc.?
Customer service is really important to me. I try to accommodate any requests that they might have, like custom orders, as well as expediting orders if they have a time crunch. If my customers are not happy I always refund them. I also give my customers coupon codes when they order, hoping they come back! My first order for a set of personalized blocks came as a surprise, when someone ordered a set of blocks and asked if I could put her and her husband’s names on them for their anniversary. I wasn’t really set up for doing personalized orders at that point and was a little startled… but I decided to accommodate the request, and they turned out great! It made me decide to offer personalized blocks, which have been a big seller.

7. What is your success rate? What do you think customers would say about your work, shop?
So far my customers have seemed very satisfied, and I have a lot of 5 star reviews on my etsy shop. I focus a lot on customer service, so I think even my customers who were initially dissatisfied have had a positive experience with my shop. 

8. Why do you think people should shop in your store or buy your product that you create, and why should they support moms who work for themselves?
I think my blocks are one of a kind, and make great gifts for a shower or birthday present. 


It’s always fun to receive a gift that’s unique and feels more special. And, as a bonus, they are supporting me and my family instead of a big company! 

9. What are your favorite or best items that you sell?
I like making custom orders for customers because it is a little more challenging for me. It’s always fun when someone requests blocks made from a book I haven’t used before, because I like the creative process of making something new. I’m also really excited about my Christmas ornaments I just started making. They involve a little more work than my regular sets of blocks, but I think it’s a fun idea. I grew up getting a special Christmas ornament every year, and so I think it would be a fun present to get.

10. How does your business allow you to be a great mother?
Well, I’m not a mom just yet, but so far it’s been great to be working from home during the second half of my pregnancy. Working from home has taken a lot of stress out of my life and I think that’s probably healthy for my pregnancy! 

11. What do you think would surprise readers to know about you?
I don’t think most of my customers realize that I’m just a one woman show, and do everything from my 700 square foot apartment. I think when people buy things online they are often picturing a bigger operation! 

12. What is the coolest thing you've ever experienced as part of working with this business?

I’ve just been surprised that it’s taken off at all! I think it’s cool to be able to make money doing crafts, which I’ve loved doing since I was a kid. 

13. What is one of your favorite gifts to give someone for the holidays? 
I like knitting, and it’s always fun to give someone something I’ve knit. 

14. How many kids do you have? Give us one word to describe them.
Just one baby on the way, and we don’t know the sex! So maybe “surprise!” 






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Shop & Support Moms - Jeanna Marie's Made in ME - Jeanna Watts DeMerchant

I'm having so much fun getting to know all of these moms who are creating incredible goods - in addition to being fantastic mothers! This is all because of another year of our Shop & Support Moms series, where I'm encouraging you to purchase items from hard working mommas who are using their talents to support their families. It's a win-win! Please consider purchasing from these awesome moms this month as you look for holiday gifts, stocking stuffers, teacher gifts, and more.

I'm SO grateful I stumbled upon Jeanna Marie's Made in Maine's Etsy shop! She's right in mid-Maine, and I'm totally in awe of her creativity and hard work. She also is one STRONG MOTHER who has survived some health concerns, still with a smile on her face and dedication to her boys.

Jeanna Watts DeMerchant has AMAZING ITEMS for sale that she crochets! I am in love with these L.L. Bean look-a-like booties for little kids! And the finger-less gloves are GORGEOUS!

She's offering up a sweet discount this season, too, so please hurry over to her page!

Thank you, Jeanna!


 Images shared from Jeanna Watts DeMerchant 

How did you start your business?

Well, my mom taught me to knit when I was four and to crochet around the age of seven. In the prime of my life I was diagnosed with epilepsy and subsequently experienced brain surgery with two young boys. So after a failed career in teaching I decided to pick up the hook once again. So I guess you could say I sort of fell into it.

Why did you want your own business?
I wanted to start my own business because I wanted the work to represent me and my own creativity, and to be honest I really didn’t want to pay for consignment work.

When did you start your business? I started my business out of my living room in the fall of 2011 when I created my Etsy shop: Jeanna Marie’s Made in Maine.
Why was owning a business a perfect situation for you and your family? At the time my boys were still in elementary school and we were still walking to and from, I felt it was easier to be home working on items while at the same time being available for homework, doctor’s appointments or soccer practice.
What does your business specialize in? My business specializes in crochet items. Although my mom taught me how to knit I feel I am better with one tool ☺
What's your favorite product? My favorite item currently (it changes from time to time) would be my women’s crocodile scale fingerless gloves.

How'd you come up with the name?
I decided to brand my product with my own name, the made in Maine part shows my pride for my home state.
What do you love best about working for yourself? I really love that I can be a perfectionist without being rushed in a 9-5 job.
When working, When do you work in the day/evening? You could find me in my “creation station” at any point especially now during the holiday craft fair season.
What's your process for working? I usually take a look at what was really successful at my last craft fair and go from there, trying to fill in the gaps. On off seasons I usually am on Etsy hunting up patterns which I think will do well either on my page or at a craft fair.
Things you do daily, a routine? I wake up get the boys off to school, have a cup of coffee, watch the news and then start in on my project I left off the previous day.
Take me step by step through working with customers. I enjoy taking a made to order item. When the customer has a question about a color selection, I get right back to them with a photo of the yarn and/or description. Once we’ve decided together on how the item will look and/or function I finish it and send it out.

Do you do anything special or unique, wrapping, specials, etc.?
Yes, I do. All of my items are wrapped in paper and include a handwritten thank you note. Also, I have started to include a thank you discount of 25% on their next purchase.
What is your success rate?
I’m happy with my success rate and in fact I have reduced the number of craft fairs I take part in by quite a bit.
What do you think customers would say about your work, shop? My customers have said that I “do beautiful work,” and I “put my heart and soul into it.”
Why do you think people should shop in your store or buy your product that you create, and why should they support moms who work for themselves? I consider myself to be a very creative individual and pairing that with an incredible work ethic I guarantee you will receive a quality handmade product. Rather than looking endlessly online for patterns I would much more be likely to shop on Etsy for a pattern I know I will be able to receive help with if needed.
What are your favorite or best items that you sell? My newsboy and the aforementioned fingerless gloves are my two most popular items.


How does your business allow you to be a great mother? When the boys were little I could make them and their friends all kinds of goodies, which made me a cool mom. They’d also help me with listing descriptions. Now, in their teenage years I am just here for food, help and support ☺
What do you think would surprise readers to know about you? That I have epilepsy and have made it through two major brain surgeries.
What is the coolest thing you've ever experienced as part of working with this business?
The look on people’s faces when they come into contact with my items, their faces light up with a smile and they make comments such as “that’s so cute!” and “you do such beautiful work.”
What is one of your favorite gifts to give someone for the holidays?  I love to give customized gifts, in fact one year I bought a mug for my mother with customized grandson names on it, from a store on Etsy of course!
How many kids do you have? Give us one word to describe them. I have two boys, and they are polar opposites!



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