5 things every new mom needs – tried and true items from real-life moms

5 things every new mom needs - tried & true items from real-life moms | Cardstore Blog

A couple months ago, I started sharing our favorite baby items to help moms-to-be as they register and make room for their little ones. We’ve seen some of our favorite baby essentials and baby gear, and now we’ve come to the last part of our series. The last two posts helped you take care of baby’s needs, but […] Read More »

Father’s day gifts he’d love to get… and you would love to give!

My dad is always snapping pictures. I mean ALWAYS snapping pictures. It’s his thing. And you can rest assured that every last one of his photos will end up in a slideshow, set to music. When his 10-year-old computer started to cause him problems, it became more and more obvious […] Read More »

Our favorite baby gear & happy things – tried and true items from real-life moms

Our favorite baby gear & happy things - tried and true items from real-life moms | Cardstore Blog

Last month, I shared our favorite baby essentials, recommended by a few been-there, done-that moms. This month, I’ll be talking about some of the baby gear you’ll need for your new little person, and also some of our favorite, must-have items to keep baby happy. We all know how much fun it is to […] Read More »

Baby essentials you absolutely must have – tried and true items from real-life moms

Baby essentials you absolutely must have - from moms who have been there | Cardstore Blog

Oh, babies! There is nothing more exciting than becoming a parent for the first time. But once the joy of caring for this tiny little human starts to sink in, you realize that they’re going to need some stuff—actually, a BUNCH of stuff. And if you’re a first-time parent, chances […] Read More »

My most favorite Mother’s Day card of all time, and where it came from

My most favorite Mother’s Day card of all time, and where it came from

With Mother’s Day coming up, I thought it might be a good time to a share the story behind one of my favorite Mother’s Day cards. Last year, when we sat down to brainstorm some new Mother’s Day ideas, I couldn’t help but think about the Mother’s Day gift my […] Read More »

Card-making just got WAY more fun for kids (and adults!)

Our finished paper greeting card made on the Creatacard app!

I love Saturday mornings at home with my little man. My husband works on Saturdays, so Carter and I make breakfast together, play games, and just generally spend quality time together. It’s usually easy for us to stay busy, but winter has been LONG this year in Ohio, and lately […] Read More »

Graduation gifts – way more fun by the box!

Graduation gifts - way more fun by the box! | Cardstore Blog

Graduation season is just around the corner, which means graduation parties—and graduation parties mean graduation gifts! Sure, you could just go to someone’s high school graduation party with a check—which is always super useful, and very much appreciated—but if you’re sick of just giving boring old money (*note: I did […] Read More »

Look what I made! Homemade Mother’s Day gifts for grown-ups

Look what I made! Homemade Mother's Day gifts for grown-ups | Cardstore Blog

For a lot of moms, Mother’s Day means adorable, homemade Mother’s Day gifts created by little hands, and it’s no secret that kid-crafts like these can become some of a mom’s most favorite keepsakes. But now that you’re older, it doesn’t mean that you still can’t give your mom a […] Read More »

Awesome anniversary gifts by year (the first 10 years)

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As a newlywed (I just got married in October), I’m excited to have “official” anniversaries to share with my husband. We’ve always enjoyed celebrating special days in our relationship, but now it’s the real deal! I was aware that there were different anniversary gifts by year because my parents (who’ve been […] Read More »

How to find the perfect gift for anyone you can think of

How to find the perfect gift for anyone you can think of | Cardstore Blog

One of the most fun parts about celebrating a birthday (or really, any gift-giving holiday) is choosing JUST the right present for your giftee. Nothing beats seeing someone’s face light up when they open your present… but we all know that it’s not always easy to find the perfect gift. […] Read More »