the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Hand-painted gift tags

My friend, Annie, can do amazing things with watercolors, and last year for Christmas she gave me a handful of these one-of-a-kind gift tags, all hand-painted. They’re so adorable that I’m hesitant to attach them to a gift where they will be ripped off and tossed out with the garbage. Annie doesn’t have an online store, but I did a search on Etsy for hand-made gift tags and found a huge variety of options, all incredibly affordable.

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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