New Year’s is just around the corner, and you’ve probably already been asked if you have any New Year resolutions. Resolutions don’t often work for long, yet we make them anyway. This year, shake up your resolution-making. Get away from the long, detailed list, and focus on a few more important and probably more impactful choices that can steer your course differently for the whole year! 1. Meditate All right, meditating sounds like a pretty vague resolution, and that’s mostly because it is. Meditation can mean different things to different people, but the important thing is to take some time during the day to be peaceful, think, and reflect. Your mind needs the recharge, and all those things that would normally be resolutions may fall better into place when you’re coming from a more peaceful mental perspective. 2. Find a..
Okay, all right, DON’T PANIC. We’re in the holiday home stretch, but it’s not too late. With some quick thinking, thoughtful shopping, and some creative shipping options, you can still get the right gift for the right person at the right price. Talk about a triple threat! Under $10 The 4-in1 Pen Multi Function Tool is a lot of functionality in a small package, and perfect for the handy person in your life, putting whatever they need right there at their fingertips. Decorations like the Dear Santa Stocking Ornament add a festive touch to any home, and you can find several different designs so that you know anyone you buy one for will be happy. For the strong, inspirational person you know, the simple but lovely Pretty Moon Necklaces look nice and come with a message. Under $25 The Cupcake Express Baking..
Ah, holiday travel. On the one hand, it makes you feel warm and fuzzy, right? Going to see friends and family, spending time together…and then on the other hand you think of the traffic, the hassle, weird Uncle Bob, and maybe holiday travel isn’t all that. There’s not a lot we can do to help you with weird Uncle Bob, but there are some steps you can take to make the rest of it a little easier. Pack Light It can be really tempting to bring everything you might need, but when it comes to making the most of traveling, you’ll get a lot more from bringing a lot less. When it comes to clothes and accessories, focus on packing functional, versatile pieces. You need things you can wear easily in any situation. Save yourself extra hassle by mailing your gifts ahead..
So your house probably isn’t on the cover of a magazine, but that doesn’t mean you can’t impress your friends and family this holiday season with your decorating sense. Don’t stress yourself out, though–there are quick, easy ways to make it look like you suddenly became a designer. Lights! Old-Fashioned or Soft Light Lamps A little less crafty, a little more clever for this trick. You can set the mood with lights by switching out some lamps or even just light bulbs. If you can find some, pick up some old-fashioned looking lamps. You can find these as candle holders that you light with a small votive-sized candle or the electric, fire-free kind. Switch out your lamps for a few of these and suddenly your house feels more festive. Ta-da. Can’t find old-fashioned lamps or just don’t want to go through that..
It’s okay to admit it: it can be really hard to shop for kids. Not only are there so many options, but half the time you don’t know one character from the other, or what will be a hit and what will be a flop. Best solution? Go for classic, cool toys that will be a win every time. Check out these clever gifts–and all of the Karma Kiss suggestions for kids & teens!–to get started on the right track. Night Owl Nightlights For the kid in your life who isn’t a huge fan of the dark (or is just a huge fan of cute things), these Night Owl Night Lights are a guaranteed hit. They provide just the right amount of life and twice your daily required amount of adorableness. Pick the kiddo’s favorite color or buy all 4 and..