Audreyvp's Blog – December 2011 Archive (18)

Last Minute Gift Guide


Eeeeek! Tomorrow is Christmas Eve and you just realized that you still have a few people you need to buy for!! No need to panic. Here are some great ideas that keep on giving up to a full year (although monthly, three, six and nine month subscriptions are also available) – showing them that…


Added by Audreyvp on December 23, 2011 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Clever Find - DrinkiD Bands

I have several (unfortunate) pet peeves. Many of them are creeping up right around this time of year because they mostly revolve around the theme of entertaining and food service… For one, the idea of mistakenly drinking from someone else’s glass is extremely disturbing (eww, cooties) and second – but way more peeving: I CAN’T stand the thought of the nearly…


Added by Audreyvp on December 22, 2011 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Gift Guide - For Pets

Last year we did a Pet Gift Guide – Because We Love Them and we still do love our pets! But just because you have pets does not mean that your home has to go to the dogs. We have chosen (among…


Added by Audreyvp on December 22, 2011 at 1:03pm — No Comments

40 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the Whole Family


Last but most certainly not least is our final Gift Guide for the season: The Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide. For many, stockings are the best part of Christmas. Don’t you love finding those little gems for each member of your family, especially those that do not cost a…


Added by Audreyvp on December 20, 2011 at 12:55pm — No Comments

A Clean, Gluten-Free and Healthy Holiday Season

By Amie Valpone, Culinary Marketing Consultant & CEO of the gluten-free blog, The Healthy Apple.…


Added by Audreyvp on December 20, 2011 at 12:33pm — No Comments

P.L.A.Y. Designed for Pets, People and Planet

P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle And You)takes pets, their humans, the planet and the notion of design very seriously. In other words, P.L.A.Y. designs pet beds that are incredibly comfortable (for pets), that look great and are highly…


Added by Audreyvp on December 20, 2011 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Gift Guide - That Gives Back

Throughout the pages of The Succulent Wife, you will see numerous articles about companies and products that contribute to making this planet a better place to live on. Whether it is about helping the environment or about helping each other, we are always passionate about sharing their stories.

Thus, this…


Added by Audreyvp on December 19, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Beatrice Holiday Wheel Cute Couture

Beatrice Holiday has the cutest bike accessories for the biking fashionista and the biking commuter.

We love the matching…


Added by Audreyvp on December 17, 2011 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Gift Guide - For Men

My husband never writes a list for Christmas, or hints about gifts that he would like. Every year, I encourage him to please tell me what he would like and, every year, he says that I always know the right thing to give him (except the one year I gave him a vacuum – if you know my husband it really…


Added by Audreyvp on December 17, 2011 at 5:31pm — No Comments

Gift Guide - For Teachers

All of us have had a teacher who has had a profound effect on our lives. One that may have influenced us by changing our future path or made us think of things differently. The power of a teacher is, truly, unparalleled. So, how do you say thank you to their commitment to their profession and their compassion and…


Added by Audreyvp on December 17, 2011 at 5:26pm — No Comments

Gift Guide - For Families


This is the time of year when celebrations should all be about family. Getting together and enjoying each others company.

In searching out the best gift picks to give to a family as a whole, we were looking for ideas that would celebrate the family unit, its values or that would encourage family members to come together to have…


Added by Audreyvp on December 15, 2011 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Jack Franklin - Quality Silk Ties for Less

Many of us women miss the days when our men used to don suit & tie on a regular basis. There is something quite irresistible and sexy about the confidence they exude when they are wearing a tie. Which is why we’ll be sneaking one or two in their Christmas stockings. Our choice? Jack Franklin ties.…


Added by Audreyvp on December 15, 2011 at 6:46pm — No Comments

MeebleMail - Take The Stress out of Sending Christmas Letters

It is not only the time of year when we decorate the house, buy and wrap presents for everyone on our list, bake goodies, entertain friends and family and attend Christmas parties (I am exhausted already), but it is also the time to send out the obligatory Christmas card!

As the countdown begins, the pressure is on to get those Christmas cards labeled, posted and mailed in order for…


Added by Audreyvp on December 7, 2011 at 7:13pm — No Comments

SittingTallerKids - A Simple Solution for Kids and Booster Seats

As a petite woman, Pam Starobin knew what it is like to sit at a table with your chin barely over the the edge or at the movies when, inevitably, someone would sit directly in front of her blocking her view. She understood how kids felt and wanted to make a booster seat that made them feel all grown up. She came up with a lightweight booster seat that carries like a backpack.



Added by Audreyvp on December 3, 2011 at 4:24pm — No Comments

A Little Twist in Holiday Decorating

Sure, tradition is nice. But to us, tradition is kept interesting when amplified by new ideas and a fresh (and always respectful) twist on old rituals. See some of the ideas we found here:

  Snowfall Lights – I remember being…

Added by Audreyvp on December 3, 2011 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Gift Guide - For Teens and Tweens

Teens and tweens, are some of the hardest people to buy for. That is, unless you buy them the latest and greatest tech gadget… But wait! There are other gift ideas that do not start with the letter ‘i’.

We have put together this great list of gift ideas that will suit teens from the college student,…


Added by Audreyvp on December 3, 2011 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Dog Art Portrait - For the Person on Your List that is an Animal Lover

Is someone on your gift list a serious dog lover?  If so, you will love, love, love the work of artist Amelia Santiago. Amelia has successfully combined her love for animals and being an accomplished artist into a career that she is very passionate about. She creates exact replicas of the family pet into fine art needle felted animals.

All sculptures…


Added by Audreyvp on December 3, 2011 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Gift Guide - For L'il Ones (and not so Little)

Every day, our kids are bombarded with commercials for toys they must have! Most of these toys will probably hold their attention for about five minutes and end up at the back of their closet. I try to never fall prey to these crazes (well, I did with the zu zu pets but only because I thought it would be a…


Added by Audreyvp on December 3, 2011 at 3:57pm — No Comments

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