The Succulent Wife's Blog – April 2011 Archive (13)

Mid - Life Crisis - 5 Things I Learned About Getting Organized

 

By Marjie Killeen, Contributor- Midlife Wisdom

Now that I’m in my late 40s, I’m creating my own midlife crisis in hopes that I can experience meaningful growth without having a nervous breakdown. After coming to terms with…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 29, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments

And You Thought Valentine's Day was Tricky

By Kristin Fast, Lifestyle Editor and In-House Wit-Cracker

Forget the time old idea of Mom and apple pie… today’s mother, as you surely know, is not only bringing home the bacon and frying it up in a pan, but also volunteering for the school carnival committee and getting to the gym 3 afternoons a week. She is a machine that can juggle separate schedules, knows your shoe size and together…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 29, 2011 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Springtime is Garden Time

The transition time between the frigid, wet winter (yes, it gets cold and wet in Southern California too!) and the heat of the summer is, by far, my favorite time of the year. Growing up on the East Coast, spring came in spits and spats with the crocus bulbs blooming through patches of snow and the first robin spotted on the front lawn that looked like it had not seen the sun for months. But once the snow was completely gone and people braved the outdoors wearing only a t-shirt (even though…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 29, 2011 at 12:18pm — No Comments

College 101 - Summer Activities for the High School Students

By Kristin Thomas, College Consultant & Guest Contributor

Your teenager might still envision summer as the time completely disengage, but the reality is that more and more college bound students do actually plan ahead and think about what they do with their summers.  What would be the best use of their time? What activity meets their goals and would…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 29, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Smartbox Gift Boxes for Mother's Day and Father's Day

Looking for a unique gift for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day?  Smartbox is a website that is perfect for thinking outside the box (pun intended) when it comes to gift buying. They have over 3300 activities and destinations under five different themes to choose from: Adventure,…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 25, 2011 at 4:54pm — No Comments

The Easiest Way to Pay Tribute to Earth Day - Reusable Water Bottles

It seems that we have a thing for water… I know that we’re sounding like a broken record, with all our water talk  (Tapped the Movie, causes and…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 22, 2011 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Full Circle Home - Eco Style Function

In honor of Earth Day (tomorrow!) we thought that we would highlight a green company that – to us – exemplifies what an environmentally-friendly consumer product manufacturing company should be.

That would be Full Circle, a company that produces green lifestyle tools that are stylishly designed,…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 22, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments

How to Say 'I Love You Mom' - Mother's Day Gift Guide

How do you thank a mother for all that she does for you throughout the year? Whether your children make something at school for you (which mine do) or spend time with you (which I am thankful my teenage son does, at least one day a year), these gift ideas would show any mother just how much they are loved and appreciated.…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 22, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Praols Story Bracelets and More - Women Helping Women

Here is a way to help other moms for Mother’s Days and for you – or someone you love – to have a lovely piece of inspirational jewelry. PRAOLS Story Bracelets and More is a California based company founded by Rosario Venegas and Palmyra Zurita. They hire financially-challenged single moms and stay-at-home moms to create beautiful handmade jewelry that shares a positive message.… Continue

Added by The Succulent Wife on April 21, 2011 at 3:15pm — No Comments

The 'For Adult Only' Easter Basket

Who says that Easter baskets have to be just for kids! Last week I wrote about your child’s Easter basket being for more than just Chocolate. We think that the adults should have a little something-something too. For the them, the Easter basket is all about delicacies. Be prepared to be indulged!…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 21, 2011 at 1:23pm — No Comments

5 Things I Learned About Getting Organized From My Midlife Crisis

By Marjie Killeen, Contributor- Midlife Wisdom

Now that I’m in my late 40s, I’m creating my own midlife crisis in hopes that I can experience meaningful growth without having a nervous breakdown. After coming to terms with…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 13, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Lil' Masterpiece Necklace Designed by Your Lil' Artist

Sarah Elbert came up with the idea of her Lil’ Masterpiece necklaces when she saw her niece’s artwork on her sister’s fridge. She felt that the drawings were absolutely adorable and wanted to come up with a way to keep some of…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 11, 2011 at 6:56pm — No Comments

Mother's Day Gift Guide



After everything she’s done for you, it’s time to celebrate Mom! The Gift Giving Advisory Board is here to help you show Mom how special she is with our 2011 Mother’s Day Gift Guide. Our expert advisory board members include the women of WickedlyChic.com,…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 8, 2011 at 2:34pm — No Comments

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