Best Mother’s Day Gifts That Don’t Cost a Dime

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Exciting for all us mamas, am I right?!!! While the flower shops have long lines and the chocolate stores are crammed, many people can’t afford the expenses of gifts such as those. And that is okay because gifts from the heart and gifts of your time are what mom really wants this Mother’s Day. I can tell you right now, I would appreciate any single one of these ideas. Hint, hint.


Breakfast in Bed– First, let mom sleep in a little late on Mother’s Day. Then, surprise her with breakfast in bed. It doesn’t have to be anything fancy. It could be something as simple as toast and coffee or a bowl of her favorite cereal.

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Things You Should Never Say to a Mom

Things You Should Never Say to a Mom

Being a mom is a full-time job all in itself. The last thing moms want to hear are comments, suggestions or questions from complete strangers. While most people say things, that may be out of place, with a good heart, there are also people out there that are just plain rude. Here are some things that most moms don’t want to hear.

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5 Things You Need To Know About Stitch Fix

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It’s been all the rage in the fashion world and blogging land and so, I decided to give Stitch Fix a try. I do work a full time job outside of my websites and media business that requires me to dress up a little bit. And by dress up I mean, no sweats and tanks with no bras (which I used to do when I was a stay-at-home mom).

First of all, raise your hand if you like to receive packages in the mail! Right now, I’m raising my hands and my legs. It’s so fun! How about a package that you aren’t quite sure what is in it but you know it is going to be brand new pieces of fashion to add to your wardrobe? YES, please!

How about a box full of goodies automatically sent to you every month or as frequently as you want, tailored to your style taste? Oh em gee, gazillion yes’s! That’s generally what Stitch Fix is all about and I received my first “fix” last week.

Five Things You Need To Do To Get Started With Stitch Fix

1. Sign up! Here is my referral link HERE.

2. Answer a series of questions regarding your style. And these questions are pretty in depth!

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3. Understand the payment situation. You will be charged $20 JUST for your stylist to put together your stitch fix box. That is all you will be charged to get started.

4.  When you receive your Stitch Fix box, you will receive FIVE pieces for you to try,  information regarding the items sent in your fix, different ways to wear your items and an invoice.

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5.  Try on all the items and send back the items you do NOT want.  There is a bag included in the box for you to use to return the items you don’t want to keep.  Postage is already paid for you!  Make sure you go into your online profile on the Stitch Fix website and “check out”.  Select the items you want to keep and indicate the items you are sending back.  When you checkout, you will be paying for the items that you keep.

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I must say, I loved all of the pieces that I received, however they didn’t fit quite right.  I ended up keeping the blue and yellow tank.  After deducting the $20 styling fee from my total, I paid $18 to keep the tank.

I left a note for my stylist to make sure she sends a bigger inseam for jeans/pants as I am fairly tall.  While I did only keep one item, I definitely like the quality of the clothing, so we will see what Stitch Fix box number two brings.  Stay tuned!

NOTE:  No, I am not being compensated to write any of this, however if you sign up under me, I will get a $25 credit to use towards my next fix and you will have your very own fix set up and can also share your link with your friends to snag up your own $25 credit.  Win, win!