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How many gifts for Christmas?

All year, I buy gifts for my daughter. Whenever I see something I think she may like, I get it for her. So I have quite a stock of gifts for her for Christmas. However, I don't want to be wasteful in my spending for her either.
I came across an article on Hip2Save which had a reader tip in it about how many gifts to buy for Christmas? 
Something you wantSomething you needSomething to wearSomething to readAnd something from Santa. 
This struck me as a really nice idea. 5 distinctive gifts with a different purpose. 

Preparing for baby checklist

One of my friends is pregnant and I made this list for her based on lists which my sister and best friend sent with a few changes.
Essentials for baby:Infant car seat and stroller (available as combo at stores) or convertible Car SeatCribChanging Table (not essential but helps your back!)Crib MattressChanging table padsMattress cover for crib (3 at least)Changing station pad covers (3 at least)Boppy (nursing pillow) and a slipcover (this doubles as baby support later)Diaper bagBath tub and cushion that goes in tub for babiesDiaper disposal systemLayette essentials:Onesies (0-3 months) - at least 3  & (3-6 months) - 3 or more  (baby grows very fast in the first few months, so it is wise to buy more in the 3 to 6 months range)Sleeper suits with foot covered - at least 3Button down sweater or hooded fleece siuts (for cold season babies) - at least oneSwaddleMe with the velcro for swaddling babySocks/booties/mittens/caps - babies need to keep head, hands and feet covered for the first …

Nice Halloween Frozen Craft Idea!

I was at my Doctor's office yesterday and saw these really cool Frozen items! At some point, I should try to replicate these. My daughter's a huge Frozen fan and she would love these!