Tags archives: gift



Rules For Your Kids & Their Smartphone

Do you have rules and regulations for your kids and their smartphones?  One mom gave her 13 year old an iPhone for Christmas, and it came with the following letter. What do you think of her parenting style and what rules do you have for your kids in regards to technology? Dear Gregory Merry Christmas! […]



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Christmas Tradition Trouble

Dear Mike & Liza, My new husband has 2 boys from a previous marriage, aged 9 and 12.  I have no children.  This is our first Christmas together with the boys.  I hoped to incorporate some of my family traditions into our Christmas this year, like opening one gift on Christmas Eve, a special Christmas […]



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Whose Parents Are Worth More

Dear Mike & Liza, My husband has made a lovely, thoughtful, personal and quite frankly expensive gift for his parents this Christmas.  When I told him I plan to spend the same amount of money on my parents he said he didn’t see why that was necessary.  He says the parents will never compare gifts […]



Top Christmas Gifts For 2012



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Cruise Scrooge

Dear Mike & Liza, My husband and I bought a cruise for our family to enjoy in February. We planned to present it to our teenage children for Christmas. I want to get my children lots of little cruise related gifts – new swimsuits, flip flops, sunglasses, etc so they will have presents to open […]



East Idaho Takes Care Of East Idaho

Idaho Falls Citizens We Can Help:  This page is for Idaho Falls area residents who like to make a difference in the community.  If you want to help, click this link, join the Facebook group and stay involved with your community. On Thursday morning, an Idaho Falls family watched as everything they own went up […]



Get Your Ducks In A Row And Win

This Saturday, August 11, is the 22nd  annual Great Snake River Greenbelt Duck Race sponsored by the Idaho Falls Rotary Club and benefiting many local charities.  Get your ducks today online at ifrotary.org/ducks and you have a chance to win a 2012 Ford F-150 from Broadway Ford, a Sundance Spa from Brady’s or an Arctic Cat […]



Does A Graduation Announcement Require A Gift

Mike got a graduation announcement from a distant nephew.  He doesn’t think he needs to get him a gift because it’s not an invitation.  Liza believes an announcement requires a gift. We’ll abide by your decision.  Take our poll on Facebook.



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Memories Or Money

Dear Mike & Liza, My husband gave me a Thomas Kinkade for our 10th anniversary.  It’s a print, but it does have an original signature.  When Kinkade died, my husband almost immediately started scouring auction sites.  He thinks we can sell it for $12,000.  It was a gift and it’s special to me.   He […]



When A Gift Card Is Worth $0

Have you ever been given a gift card… with nothing on it?  Liza’s Brother-In-Law gave her these gift cards for Christmas.  When she went to use them, the balance was $0.  What should she do?