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The struggle can be so real this time of year! Balancing Christmas fun with kid’s toys and gifts that will be enjoyed past January 1st. To help you with buying for the special little ones of your list, here are my top picks for gifts worth giving! These recommendations are inspired by the KonMari approach of buying with intention and mindfulness toward Sparking Joy!

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I’m doing a bit of blog hopping with this post! Over on my KonMari consulting blog, I recently shared how I have adapted a simple rhyme to make buying Christmas gifts for my children really easy and meaningful. A lot of you really liked this concept and so I wanted to create a coordinating checklist to make things just that much easier. For your reference, here is the rhyme. You can also read more on each of the categories with… Read more »

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In the video above, I share my experience with toys pre and post KonMari Method. Since completing the process, the only real change has been the toys that I now invest in. Prior to the method we brought home new toys on impulse. Now we look for toys that meet certain criteria, to read more specifics on that, please click here. Below are my six top choices for toys that are worth your money! Toys that are made to last,… Read more »

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Not to be too dramatic, but I have counted down the days in my planner to the circled January 5th release date of Marie’s Kondo, “spark joy”, for well over the last month. I had questions that only Ms. Kondo could answer and I hoped this companion book would finally shed some light on what I felt was vague or completely omitted in her first book, “The life changing magic of tidying up”. And friends, Marie Kondo, delivered. Before I… Read more »

If you’ve followed my KonMari series, on my YouTube channel, I’ve spoken a lot about how much this method has changed the way I shop. I am much more aware and intentional about what and how I purchase. With this shift in how I buy, Christmas naturally will be very different than it was in the past; basically no more buying for the sake of buying! I came across a very neat concept that I’ve elaborated on and this is… Read more »