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Kids crafts Make a mini Christmas tree out of egg cartons!

Kids Crafts | Create a miniature Christmas tree out of egg cartons! A fun holiday activity this Xmas season

It’s the season to be jolly, and also the season to start stressing on what to fill the days with¬† when your kids start their holidays! Some of us will definitely be overdosing on egg-nog to deal with family time ūüėČ while others will be baking through the month to stock up gingerbread – either way, it’s great coz you’ll have all you need for this crafts activity which is a prefect project for Christmas! …[Read more]

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The Gifting Culture A few too many gifts?

Flourless cookies made with oats and maple syrup

Gifting has always been around, but when I was¬†growing up, I remember receiving gifts only around a festival or on my birthday. The scenario today seems very different. All of us¬†seem to be in a¬†frenzy of gifting as there are multiple occasions to give and receive gifts. First there are¬†the regular (and very¬†enjoyable) teas/ coffees /lunches one attends, then there are kids birthday parties, 30th/40th/50th birthday parties, housewarmings, farewells and of course let’s not forget …[Read more]

Drab to Fab Transforming a merchandise canvas bag to a chic sling tote!

A merchandise bag crammed with logos becomes a snazzy sling tote with just some stencil and acrylic work! Waste less upcycle more with Secondsguru.com

Today’s guest post comes from Aashyita Nanda, an HR specialist who found herself at the receiving end of a mountain of merchandise after a day spring cleaning at the office! Here’s her snazzy solution: While at work the other day, I was asked by a Manager to assist in going through a pile of things my department had been accumulating for a few years now. This included broken banners, outdated flyers, and old swag (things …[Read more]

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Party Planning A Birthday with a Charitable Twist

gift it forward, theresa evanoff

Our guest writer today is Theresa Evanoff, Founder & CEO of Gift-It-Forward. Her online invitation platform simplifies party planning, charity, and gifting in one easy place. Invited guests pool their money online, from which a portion goes towards a gift for the birthday boy / girl, and the rest to charity.¬† Secondsguru asked her how the idea was born, and is it even possible to sit with a child and get them to support charity …[Read more]