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My Summertime #Solestory

My Summertime #Solestory

*I was sent product to facilitate this review and post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.” I am going to preface my story with the fact that I will always choose comfort over style when it comes to shoes. ALWAYS. I just cannot stand to have uncomfortable shoes on. I can’t even function in them. Jimmy Choos, Manolo Blahniks? No thank you. Unless they’re very comfortable flats. It’s now post-Memorial Day weekend and if you haven’t … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Adult), Daddy Gifts, Gift Ideas, Health, Hip Find, Mommy Gifts, Shoes (Adult), Summer

It’s Almost Summer and You Know What That Means…

It’s Almost Summer and You Know What That Means…

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Figleaves.com. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Ugh the dreaded “s” word. Swimsuit season.  Ok that’s two words, but you get my point. Makes us *almost* wish for the snow and cold again. Ok, after the winter we had, not at all. But let’s face it. Most of us … Read entire article »

Filed under: Fashion, Hip Find, Seasonal, Summer

Joseph Nogucci Exclusive Deal TODAY on Brad’s Deals!

Joseph Nogucci Exclusive Deal TODAY on Brad’s Deals!

If you’re getting a head start on your holiday shopping, then this is the deal for you!! Joseph Nogucci is having a deal on their Crystal Kikiballa Gift Set today on Brad’s Deals. Originally retailing for $98, both the bracelet and earrings are just $29! 4 different colors are available and these make great gifts!  Head over to Brad’s Deals now as this offer won’t last long!   … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Adult), Chanukah, Christmas, Fashion, Gift Ideas, Hip Find, Jewelry, Mommy Gifts, Seasonal

Joseph Nogucci’s Pink Ribbon Charmballa Bracelet Stands as Symbol of Hope for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Joseph Nogucci’s Pink Ribbon Charmballa Bracelet Stands as Symbol of Hope for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  ** I received a Pink Ribbon Charmballa bracelet from Joseph Nogucci for editorial consideration. Please note all thoughts are my own and I am not being compensated in any other way. ** In addition to my fabulous pink wiper blades from AutoTex Pink, another item that I am happy to sport for Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the Pink Ribbon Charmballa bracelet from Joseph Nogucci. I don’t buy every pink product in the market as I … Read entire article »

Filed under: Breast Cancer Awareness, Charity, Fashion, Gift Ideas, Health, Hip Find, Momma Gotta Have, Mommy Gifts, Socially Conscious, Women's Issues

How to Pick Your Nursery Theme

How to Pick Your Nursery Theme

When I was pregnant, I spent hours browsing blogs and store websites (Pinterest didn’t exist yet!) to pick a nursery theme. If you’re overwhelmed with the number of choices, here are three tips on picking a great nursery theme: Start with your favorite colors:  When I found out I was having a boy, I knew that I wanted to feature blue in my nursery, but I knew that I didn’t want primary colors or bright tones … Read entire article »

Filed under: Decor and Furniture, Featured, Gift Ideas, Hip Find, Home and Decorating, Nursery Decor, Uncategorized

Great Gifts for Baby’s First Easter

Great Gifts for Baby’s First Easter

Celebrate the arrival of spring with these bunny-themed Easter gifts for baby. Who doesn’t love a baby with bunny ears? Both of my boys were springtime babies, and I couldn’t resist snapping photos of them wearing bunny hats and wrapped in bunny-ear hooded towels. If I had girls, I’m sure I would have splurged on fancy Easter dresses. Instead, I dressed my baby boys in sweet pastels that reminded me of Easter eggs and spring flowers. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Easter, Eco-Friendly, Gift Ideas, Hip Find

Have You Discovered “The WooHoo Factor”?

Have You Discovered “The WooHoo Factor”?

As a mom, I know that many of the toys advertised on TV look amazing but then sit unused in the toy box. When I enter my local toy store, I see items that I know my kids will love and use. With a special eye for relevance and all out fun, small toy store owners handpick each toy brand that enters their door and you feel it when you go inside. I am much happier knowing that … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advice, Charity, Events, Featured, Gift Guides, Gift Ideas, Gifts 2007, Hip Find, News, Play, Socially Conscious, Tips, Uncategorized

Food Network Star Season 8 Fan Favorite: Martie Duncan

Food Network Star Season 8 Fan Favorite: Martie Duncan

We’ve been fans of Martie Duncan, the talented blogger behind MartieKnowsParties.com, for many years. She’s been the featured entertaining expert on sites like MSN.com as well as MyRecipes.com, where she shares her stylish, affordable entertaining ideas and delicious, easy-to-make recipes. And she wowed the bloggers at SheCon2012 with her presentation on building your blog into a brand. Over the past few months, we’ve tuned in to watch Martie Duncan on The Next Food Network Star and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Entertaining, Featured, Food, Hip Find, Home and Decorating, Parties

On the Boardwalk: Rediscovering Atlantic City

On the Boardwalk: Rediscovering Atlantic City

My family spent the 4th of July in Atlantic City as guests of the Atlantic City Alliance. Before our trip, I wrote about how Atlantic City is working to transform its image, and I was not disappointed by the spectacular new Duality show at Boardwalk Hall. After a short drive from the Philadelphia suburbs, we arrived at the Golden Nugget Hotel. We stayed in a stylish, newly-renovated room and enjoyed dining with our children at the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Hip Find, Summer, Travel, Uncategorized

Plan Toys Pull-Along Snail

Plan Toys Pull-Along Snail

We’d like to share a wiggly tale About a friendly, playful pull-along snail His bright shell spins, he crawls up and down He shouts “love the earth!” as you drag him through town His paint is organic; his box’s ink made from soy He’s a recycled, recyclable, sustainable toy Made chemical free, with non-toxic paints & glue He’s a safe friend to bring EVERYWHERE with you! For kids one year and up, he helps build coordination, Gross motor skills, and HUGE imaginations! He’s a … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), Developmental Toys, Eco-Friendly, Featured, Gift Ideas, Hip Find, Organic, Play, Pre-schoolers, Push Toys, Socially Conscious, Toddlers, Toys (12-24 M), Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School)