The Art of Happiness

the art of happiness

A Holiday Gift That Lasts All Year

Not to freak you out or anything about there are only about 7 days left to shop before Christmas arrives. YIKES! I’ve been slowly working on my list but I am no where close to being done. Some people on that list are a little easier to shop for than others, like my man. I always know exactly what to buy him.

Happy Family

He is a big fan of electronic toothbrushes, so I knew the Oral-B Pro-Health 3000 at Target would be a great holiday gift for him.  It has the perfect angle for a precise clean and the CrossAction bristles are designed to get deep in-between teeth for a great smile that will last my man the whole year long.


I knew this was such an awesome gift that I didn’t even wait ’til Christmas to give it to him. What can I say? I have a hard time keeping secrets! ;)

OralB Pro Health toothbrush

Guess what? He loves it! He said he really likes the different modes; massage and sensitive. But he was wondering why it kept flashing a light at him. (I love my man even though he never reads a manual.) Turns out the light is a Visible Pressure Sensor! It lights up to indicate that you are brushing too hard. I guess he doesn’t even know his own strength. lol.

You know what feature I like the best? The storage compartment for multiple brush heads.

OralB Pro Health refill stand

You know why? Because now I can get my own brush head and use the toothbrush too! It’s the gift that gives to everyone. ;) If you would like to give this gift to someone you love, Target is the place to shop. You can get $20 off your purchase of the Oral-B Pro-Health 3000 at

I’m glad I have one gift marked off the shopping list, only a billion more to go! ;) How’s your Christmas shopping going? Have you started wrapping yet?

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

Moms Win on Wednesdays ~ Giveaway Linky Party


It’s time to party! I am hosting a giveaway linky party every Wednesday on Inspiration for Moms. If you or someone you know has a giveaway you think my readers would love to know about, please link up. Now….on to the party!

Little Drummer Boy Gift Tags

Hello there and a very Happy Tuesday to you! If you’re not a procrastinator like me and have already finished your Christmas shopping, you may be in the fun wrapping stage.  Today I’m sharing with you some easy gift tag printables based on one of my favorite Christmas songs…The Little Drummer Boy. I simply took that song and combined it with a classic drummer boy silhouette to make some darling tags.

Little Drummer Boy Gift Tags

These tags are a great way to add a little traditional Christmas to your special gifts. And they’re perfect if you’re up at 2 am wrapping those last minute gifts and need some very creative tags. ;) See there, I gotcha covered!

Little Drummer Boy Printable Gift Tags

To print your own Little Drummer Boy gift tags, just click on the image below and save to your computer. (When you’re ready to print, select 8×10 and two tags should easily fit on one piece of card stock.)

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Infant Sleeping Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

It’s hard to believe that my little baby boy will be here in less than seven weeks. This pregnancy has just flown by. Don’t get me wrong…this little guy is starting to get pretty heavy.  But I am still so overjoyed to be blessed with this most amazing gift. I know once he arrives, sleeping a solid 6-7 hours is going to be a distant memory. Even though he will only be sleeping a few hours at a time, I know how important that precious sleep is for my baby to grow healthy and strong. It’s crucial to me that he have a safe sleeping environment.  I’m sharing with you today, a few tips to help keep your little sleeping baby safe.

infant sleeping tips

It’s been over eight years since I’ve watched this little guy sleep in his crib. I remember as a first time mother, worrying about him. Wanting to stay awake every moment so that I could keep him completely safe. To help ease my anxiety with this second baby boy, I discovered 5 infant sleeping tips that will keep him safe and help me worry less. Every parent could use a little less worry in their lives, right?

1) Have a bassinet. Keep your baby safe in a bassinet at arm’s reach and at bed level. Place the bassinet near your bed and you can easily check on your little one anytime throughout the night.

2) The back is best. Infants should be placed on their backs to sleep.


3) Use a sleep sack. To prevent the covering of your infants head and over heating, cloth your little one in a sleep sack. (They’re perfect for quick diaper changes as well.)

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