MOM HACKS | Ready Made Gifts

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MOM HACKS || Ready Made Gifts

I learned this mom hack from my mother of course. She has always had a drawer or a shelf in her house full of ready made gifts. You just never know when something is going to pop up. A neighbor invites you over for dinner on short notice, a birthday you forgot or just buying ahead to save time later. Recently, one of my daughters teachers had a 1/2 birthday at school and all of the kids were supposed to bring in a card or a small gift. That’s when I finally decided that I needed to have my own little gift drawer at my house….FINALLY!

I’ve added a little shop section below for some ready made gift suggestions. My FAVORITE are the greeting cards, haha. I’m literally buying because they are just TOO FUNNY. Why not avoid a stressful moment and get prepared for things that might pop up. Life happens and things will always pop up!!

Gift Ideas To Keep On Hand:

  1. Candle with a cute set of matches
  2. Vase
  3. Birthday/Anniversary/Get Well Cards
  4. Yeti Mug
  5. Starbucks Gift Card
  6. Stylish Water Bottle
  7. Journal
  8. Enclosure Cards
  9. Gift Bags w/ White Tissue Paper

Do y’all have any mom/life hacks I need to know about? If so, leave a comment because I love hearing from y’all. -Jess


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Jess Cathell

Jess Cathell is an Atlanta based lifestyle and interior creator, designer, and tastemaker. With years of experience in home decor and a portfolio ranging from farm house to the beach, Jess is known for creating balanced spaces with notes of the unexpected. Inspired by the fusion of traditional elements with bold contemporary design, she has developed a clear transitional style. Her most recent work can be found in the Atlanta Magazine as a tribute to the modern home work space. She has collaborated with brands such as Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and is continually looking to connect with local and sustainable sources.

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  1. 3.13.18
    Sandre Maxwell said:

    I have done this for years. When I come across gifts for friends, i buy them. This is two-fold: spreads cost throughout year and assures I get very personal gifts along with several, small just because gifts.

  2. 3.16.18
    Sarah said:

    These gift ideas are awesome. My go to greeting cards (blank…so I guess you have to come up with your own lines) are at from Debby Ellyn Studio. Beautiful marbled paper prints in a variety of colors that suit any occasion. I love the idea of having gifts on hand though…brilliant.