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How Chic is Your Home Office? Home Office Design with Dwell Studios and Wireless Photo Printing with the HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer

How Chic is Your Home Office? Home Office Design with Dwell Studios and Wireless Photo Printing with the HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer

I had the wonderful opportunity to head to NYC for an exclusive blogger event at Dwell Studio sponsored by HP. If you have a home office like I do, then chic is NOT the word describe it. It’s more like a whirlwind of books, papers, wires and random kids’ toys. This event was the perfect opportunity to learn some new ways to clear the clutter, get organized and decorate the space for an optimum level … Read entire article »

Filed under: Electronics

That’s How We Do the Shamzee Dance!

That’s How We Do the Shamzee Dance!

When our Shamzee arrived, my son could not contain himself. After seeing the commercial on TV, he had been begging me to get him a tiger Shamzee for his pillow. Having him wait for Bally to go through the wash (yes, they are machine-washable!) was sheer torment for him, but when he was all clean and dry, onto the pillow he went. Shamzees are soft, snuggly pillow shams with friendly faces that are great for decorating … Read entire article »

Filed under: Kindergartners, Pre-schoolers, Stuffed Animals, Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)

Spring Up Your Home with Jonathan Adler for JCP

Spring Up Your Home with Jonathan Adler for JCP

One of my newest obsessions is Shopcade: the personal shopping app, that brings relevant deals directly to users based on what they want (think Pinterest with direct shopping and saving capability).  Well, Shopcade is partnering JCPenney to promote the new Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler collection – and they’re giving away a $250 gift card to JCP! And when you see the collection… you’ll see why I’m so excited! What pieces do I want to jazz up my … Read entire article »

Filed under: Decor and Furniture

Baby and Toddler Clothing Blowout on Totsy

Baby and Toddler Clothing Blowout on Totsy

Get your shopping engines started! Totsy is having a major sale on Baby and Toddler clothing and shoes, both casual and dress varieties. Boys’ Cargo jeans are a year-round must-have and for $11.99 you can stock up on a few pairs! You can never have too many sweet summer dresses for your little girl. I love this black one with the flower print Toddler Two-fer Dress with Floral Border Print $5.99 or for a more Hawaiian feel, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Children's Fashion, Pajamas

Spring/Summer Maternity Fashion Blowout on Totsy

Spring/Summer Maternity Fashion Blowout on Totsy

Are you expecting or know a friend or family member who is? Direct them straight to Totsy who is currently having a blowout sale on Maternity fashions! Here are a few must haves for you first-time moms that are both stylish and comfortable (and a great price)! This black and grey Striped Sweater for $14.99 is perfect for both spring and fall with its open front and high low hem. This could probably even be worn … Read entire article »

Filed under: Maternity

Are You Running on Empty? #QuakerEpicAdventures

Are You Running on Empty? #QuakerEpicAdventures

Do you ever feel like you are running on empty? I have been so exhausted lately (pregnancy will do that to you)! I got my kids all dressed for a weekend hike and then promptly fell asleep on the bed when my husband took them downstairs to get their shoes on. He took pity on me and just played with them in the backyard while I napped. We’ve cut down on my daughter’s after school activities … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Food

April Showers (of the Baby Variety)

April Showers (of the Baby Variety)

I don’t know about you, but I have quite a few baby showers to attend this spring. Thank goodness for registries but I always try to think of something special for the mom-to-be that may not be on her registry (or her radar). Totsy has some great deals on special gifts for the mom and baby-to be that will ensure that your gift was chosen with care and thought, without breaking the bank! There are so many … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gifts

Celebrate Earth Day with Washdrops

Celebrate Earth Day with Washdrops

  With Earth Day around the corner, I have been taking stock of how green my family is and how we can do more. Sure we recycle, turn off lights when leaving a room, buy local and organic food and make car trips succinct but what else can we do? One idea I had was to reduce the amount of water we use needlessly. Summer is approaching and we typically tend to wash our cars ourselves and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cleaning, Uncategorized

Spring Style Pick for Moms and Kids from Totsy

Spring Style Pick for Moms and Kids from Totsy

Have you put away all of your heavy winter sweaters and coats? Because it’s time to spruce up your wardrobe for spring with some great pieces from Totsy! Here are a few of my faves for Mom and kids: They don’t call these “Must Have” spring tops for nothing! These tops are so cute and very inexpensive. I love the royal blue color of this top and at $12.99 I could buy one in each color! Ladies’ … Read entire article »

Filed under: Children's Fashion, Fashion

Olive Garden’s Buy One, Take One Promo is a Time-saver for Busy Moms!

Olive Garden’s Buy One, Take One Promo is a Time-saver for Busy Moms!

At the end of a busy week, all I can think about is having a delicious meal and a glass of wine (or three!). With two little ones running around this rarely happens, but this past weekend my husband and I were able to plan a date night to Olive Garden. Most dinners out are usually work-related, so a date night was long overdue. It’s been some time since I had been to Olive Garden, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Food