Christmas Gifts for Men: What To Buy Your Husband This Year

I find it difficult to shop for my husband for two reasons. The first is that he tends to buy whatever he wants the day it comes out. This means he may get a birthday present weeks early, and he struggles with waiting to open Christmas presents. The other problem is that he is very particular about the make or model of whatever he currently wants. He loves to research, and so it can be difficult to make sure I have exactly the right model. Here are some ideas that will make shopping for your husband just a bit easier this holiday season. Technology Gifts The iPad Mini is a great gift if your husband does not already have a tablet, or is looking for something that offers a bit more than a smart phone. The iPad Mini is the perfect size and balance for a portable computer. The interface … [Read more...]

Halloween Costumes You Can Make from Home

One of the most expensive parts of Halloween is the costume. The cost of Halloween costumes can add up quickly with the cost of accessories, makeup and the costume, especially if you have more than one child. Here are three easy costume ideas you can make at home without spending too much money. You can also learn some easy ways to save on costume expenses here. Zombie Costume Zombies are popular this year. Your teenager or your child may want to be a zombie, and this is an easy costume to put together yourself. The most expensive component of a zombie costume is the make up, but if you search dollar stores you could be in luck! Find or purchase old clothes from a thrift shop. You can go with a theme such as a prom or wedding zombies or just have an ordinary zombie. Tear the … [Read more...]