Mindful Shopping Over the Holidays

Every year I see jokes about Black Friday shopping and maxing out credit cards, but lately I’ve been noticing a trend of more mindful shopping and gift-giving.

I’ve been noticing parents requesting experiences for their children instead of things (from those insistent on buying gifts), and sticking to the: something they want, something they need, something to wear, and something to read.

I am also going to suggest, as the title of this post implies, mindful shopping this holiday season. Continue reading “Mindful Shopping Over the Holidays”

Very Last Minute Costume Ideas

Your plan was to sit at home, binge watch as many Halloween movies as possible, and pass out candy to trick-or-treaters. But then your sister texts you and tells you your niece and nephew want you to come trick-or-treating with them. Obviously you say yes (it won’t last forever, sadly) but you’re in a pinch; you don’t have a costume!

Or maybe your after work plans are still the same, but you just got notified that you are allowed to wear a costume to work the next day! Being the Festive Franny that you are, you can’t not wear one when you finally just got allowed to, so now you have to scramble and put something together!

And that’s why you’re here. That, or you just love my blog, Halloween, or me. Or all three!

Continue reading “Very Last Minute Costume Ideas”