When our firstborn turned two, rather than accumulate more stuff, we asked guests to bring a book in lieu of gifts. We collected a handful of new and used titles that we then donated to the Ready Readers program in our community. This book-giving birthday tradition has continued and it doesn’t diminish how special birthdays feel; in fact, I’d say it enhances the experience for all involved. Here’s why: books keep giving.
Birthdays are great. I mean, everybody has one, and they’re an ideal opportunity to celebrate the lives of the people we care about most. (While gorging on cake and ice cream, obviously.) But if you’re restricted to a college budget like myself, coming up with a meaningful and cost-effective gift idea can be both a headache and a hassle.
Youth sport coaches volunteer months of their time to help the children of the community become more active, learn to work as a team and improve their knowledge of the sport. Each year, children are eager to participate in their new favorite sport. And often times, some of the best family moments are created throughout these seasons.
It’s safe to say that here at Pinhole Press, we’ve made a few photo books in our day. Learn from our collective 20+ years of photo experience to see how easily and quickly you can make the best photo books to remember your travels.
When you work somewhere that specializes in spreading smiles, you become a pretty great gift giver. That’s why this Father’s Day, we’re sharing what we’re is gifting our Dads in an effort to inspire others who are having trouble finding the perfect gift.
You grab the kids, stumble into the school carrying various lunches, backpacks and science projects. You rush into the classroom plopping down your child’s things only to see their classmates handing the teacher various thank you gifts and bags. Is it Teacher Appreciation Day already? Now what?
First off you may be asking yourself, what is a Boss Mom? Well accordingly to Urban Dictionary – “She’s an ambitious, highly driven, fierce and outspoken mother who gets the job done, whether the job is being a homemaker, a stay at home mom, a career woman, a working mom or mompreneur.” A woman like that deserves an extra special Mother’s Day.
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Love is in the air. You might be starting to think about Valentine’s Day, and how to celebrate with a special someone in your life.
What should you get? How much should you spend?
Valentine’s Day can be a tricky holiday, especially for those in a newly established relationship. What do you get them? It is a difficult balance to give a thoughtful and meaningful gift, but also one that is price and time-appropriate.
Hi Pinhole Press shoppers! I’m Lauren Koster, owner of Lauren Koster Creative, an event planning business and lifestyle blog, and I’m a mom to an imaginative almost-three-year-old. He’s at that magic age where there is nothing specific on his list, but he is excited about everything! Lately, he loses it (in the best way) when I bring him home cool socks. It’s going to make stuffing his stocking and filling under the tree easy and fun! I also have a young niece and nephew to buy for who are a little more challenging.