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Rainy Day Toys & Crafts

Rainy Day Toys & Crafts

My family and I are seriously craving some sunshine and warmth after this brutal winter. We couldn’t be more excited about Spring. Constant thoughts of running in the grass and playing outside all day are seriously disrupting our productivity at work and school. Spring, that beautiful fickle thing, also means lots of RAIN. After spending a good 4-5 months inside with snow storms galore, we’ve maxed out our indoor activities. Week one had mommy putting … Read entire article »

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When Spring Colds and Allergies Hit, Go with the Original Smith Bros for Relief!

When Spring Colds and Allergies Hit, Go with the Original Smith Bros for Relief!

*I was sent a package of Smith Bros products to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.*   The weather this spring has been unseasonably cold here in the Philadelphia area where I live and with the constant flip-flopping of cold to warm back to cold again comes allergies, colds and the flu. Lovely. When the coughing starts, the last … Read entire article »

We’re Enjoying the Moment and #MomIsHere

We’re Enjoying the Moment and #MomIsHere

Right about the time I had my second son, I noticed that I was disappearing. I could have sworn I was there but I seemed to be fading away. Sometimes there would be a hand holding the baby or helping with a craft or a possibly a foot would accidentally find its way into view but, for the most part, … Read entire article »

Join Me in #7DaysofSpringCleaning with Goodwill

Join Me in #7DaysofSpringCleaning with Goodwill

Now that the days are longer and brighter, I am excited to join in Goodwill’s #7Daysof SpringCleaning and get rid of some of my family’s dusty fashions of yesteryear and make room for some fun new summery things. You are welcome to join too! Goodwill is encouraging everyone to participate. It’s easy – just pick a day to start and follow … Read entire article »

Enjoy Moms’ Night Out the Movie in Theaters May 9

Enjoy Moms’ Night Out the Movie in Theaters May 9

After a recent trip with my two young sons, I was more than ready for a night out with the moms to see the movie screening of Moms’ Night Out. I could completely relate to the main character, Allyson — a stressed-out mom trying to do it all and be it all to her family. Allyson is played by Sarah … Read entire article »

Decorating With the #aladdinmason Entertaining Collection

Decorating With the #aladdinmason Entertaining Collection

*I was sent the Aladdin Mason Entertaining Collection to use and review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* With Easter right around the corner, I am starting to think about my table settings for my family dinner (that sounds SO Martha of me, doesn’t it? Haha). Sure I could use these adorable Aladdin jars for drinks, but why not put … Read entire article »

Energy Efficient Lighting with the GE Reveal Light Bulb

Energy Efficient Lighting with the GE Reveal Light Bulb

*I was sent this product to review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.** We have been on a spring cleaning, make-our-home-more-energy-efficient kick lately (a result of the unusually harsh winter we had in Philadelphia with its sky high electric bill? Possibly.) Switching to higher efficiency light bulbs has been on our list, but we just hadn’t gotten around to it, so … Read entire article »

Overbeingwhelmed App Now Available on iTunes!

Overbeingwhelmed App Now Available on iTunes!

I was introduced to the wonderful ladies behind Overbeingwhelmed at the Social Luxe Lounge they sponsored in Chicago. Their awesome app just launched and I can’t wait to tell you about it. Developed by women for women, Overbeingwhelmed helps you prioritize how you spend your time according to what you value most, manage that ever-growing to-do list and make you feel … Read entire article »

7 Tips for Keeping your Kids Safe in Honor of Safe Kids Day 2014

7 Tips for Keeping your Kids Safe in Honor of Safe Kids Day 2014

Did you know that preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States? Talk about a surprising and startling statistic. Every year, a million families around the world lose a child to a preventable injury. Millions more children are injured in ways that can affect them for a lifetime. Too many families don’t have access to the information … Read entire article »

Book Review: Jo Frost’s Toddler Rules: Your 5-Step Guide to Shaping Proper Behavior

Book Review: Jo Frost’s Toddler Rules: Your 5-Step Guide to Shaping Proper Behavior

Do you ever feel like that home and family you’re watching on reruns of Supernanny, is a mirror image of your own? I sure do. Some days, I hope that the door bell will ring and Jo Frost will be there to help us out! Barring that miracle from occurring, picking up a copy of Jo Frost’s new book, Jo Frost’s … Read entire article »