Dying to get out of the house after this weekend’s snow? Looking for a unique holiday gift? Go see Jersey Boys opening this week at the Forrest Theatre! After breaking Forrest Theatre box office records SEVEN TIMES during the premiere engagement, JERSEY BOYS is “Workin’ Its Way Back” to Philadelphia! “TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” […]
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to The American Cancer Society, Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, exceeded only by lung cancer. The chance that breast cancer will be responsible for a woman’s death is about 1 in 36. Edible Arrangements® recently announced their Breast Cancer Awareness […]
Crafts are high on the wishlist of most of the families we know. Crafts are an educational and fun bonding experience for children and parents.
With Make and Takes for Kids: 50 Crafts Throughout the Year, you can give parents enough ideas for a year worth of crafts with their kids–for under $13.
This book makes a thoughtful Christmas, Hanukkah, or Holiday gift for teachers, parents, and grandparents looking to enjoy some unplugged time with their kids.
Belle Chevre has been hand-crafting fine French style goat’s milk cheeses in rural Alabama for almost 20 years, winning over 50 national awards from the American Cheese Society and other famed foodie institutions. Belle Chevre is available at Dean & Deluca in New York, the Cheese Store of Beverly Hills and select Whole Foods stores and from their online shop.
EarthLust bottles are fantastically chic, manufactured from a slender, tapered custom mold and coated with non-toxic paints. Each delicately rendered design evokes a love of, or a deeply respectful lust for, nature. Some of the artwork was created by mom-owner and inventor, Allison…
For Mother’s Day, how about an eco-chic gift that also helps women in impoverished areas avoid or overcome slavery?
The Emancipation Network (TEN) is an international organization dedicated to fighting human trafficking and modern day slavery. Through Made by Survivors, TEN provides survivers of slavery and people at risk of being trafficked into slavery with an opportunity for a sustainable income, education and help reintegrating into society.
They had me at saving women from slavery…
Staples sent us one of their great gift items to try out: the Omnitech™ 7” Digital Photo Frame (ARV $99.99, on sale right now for $59.99). Digital Photo Frames make great gifts for gadget lovers. I’m giving the Omnitech™ 7” Digital Photo Frame to my husband so he can display and share hundreds of pictures […]
My stretch marks are badges of honor…but I’m not the type to brag. I found an uplifting site, The Shape of a Mother, which encourages us to celebrate our amazing bodies that have nurtured new life. While I agree with embracing the changes motherhood has brought, it is also healthy (for mind and body) to […]
Our Green House has some of our favorite eco-friendly products for the whole family. In our Hottest Toys for the Holidays Guide we featured the twirling dragon, a unique wooden pull toy ($28.50), and the Alphabet Puzzle with animals embracing the earth ($44). My teething son loves the wood and organic cotton teether and rattle […]
I love my digital camera. Since I don’t have to pay for film, I can take hundreds of photos in one session in order to capture the perfect pose. But the downside to digital photography is that it’s hard to find the time in my hectic mommy schedule to actually print all those beautiful photos. I treasure the baby book my […]