How to Throw a Fun Virtual Housewarming Party

You want to throw a party to celebrate your new house and adventure, but you have to accommodate the “new normal.” No problem! You can premiere your new digs by hosting a virtual housewarming party. All the fun of an in-person party, but with less mess! Take a look at these virtual housewarming party ideas…

27 Meaningful Gifts for Friends Moving Away

It is a bittersweet time of joy and sorrow when a friend moves away. Gifts for friends moving away can help you celebrate their exciting new adventure and opportunities while conveying to them how much they mean to you. From handmade cards to high-tech hugs, here are some gift ideas for a friend moving away:…

9 Winter Solstice Gifts to Buy or DIY

Celebrating the winter solstice is a special time for family and friends to shake off the shortest and darkest day of the year and welcome the slow return of the sun. This holiday has been observed throughout history across many different cultures.  Indeed, historians believe Stonehenge in the English countryside was built to track the…

28 for 2021: Meaningful Christmas Gift Ideas for Women

Women wear a lot of hats: professional, mom, wife, caregiver, meal planner, family therapist…the list goes on. Demands on their attention and talents have only increased in the past year or two as we’ve introduced new ways of working, online schooling at home, limited services, and simply not being able to be together and rely…

30+ Festive Ideas: Christmas Packages for Missionaries

No matter where in the world your missionary is serving, they’ll surely be expecting a present from home to open on Christmas morning. Make their holiday wish come true with one (or more!) of the 30+ festive LDS missionary Christmas ideas we’ve curated for young adult and senior missionaries.  We cover some guidelines and Christmas…

20 Ways to Use Holiday Mulling Spices

Oh, the sights, sounds, and smells that make the holidays—the holidays! Even without twinkling lights or familiar carols, the scents of the season can instantly put you to a festive mindset.  For us, pine sap and evergreen needles summon memories of corner-lot Christmas trees. A whiff of woodsmoke smells like relaxed family visits around Uncle…

How to Write a Thank You Note at Work

Isn’t it wonderful to have an entire month dedicated to gratitude? November is special. One of the best parts of going to work and being a part of a team with other humans is the opportunity to express appreciation. Every person you work with brings unique value to projects and to the organization. Perhaps not…

17 Christmas Family Service Ideas for 2021

It’s been a tough year for many people, both financially and emotionally. With the 2021 holiday season upon us, there is hope we can give to those in need. Spoonful of Comfort was created to send loved ones a warm hug from far away, but we shouldn’t forget that we can also reach out to…

18 Christmas Gift Ideas for Family Far Away

Perhaps more than ever, we’re missing our distant family members and friends. We want to celebrate Christmas together and exchange gifts in person, but sometimes that’s not possible. Cheer up, though. Through the power of technology and the ability to send gifts anywhere in the world (sometimes overnight), we can still communicate and connect this…