Where you do your holiday shopping matters just as much as what you buy. Supporting local stores provides real benefits to your community. Local businesses create jobs and help fund your town’s essential services such as public schools, police and fire departments through their tax dollars. (Read more about why my experience serving on a […]
Archives for October 2012
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 […]
How do you wade through the coupons and group deals? How can you make sure you are getting the most bang for your buck when grocery shopping without turning looking for coupons into a part-time job? When you are running a household, managing kids, as well as holding a job, it can feel like a choice: make the time to find the frugality or opt for ease and pay the price.
Everyone seemed to have an opinion about my engagement. I was only twenty, not even old enough to drink legally, when my college boyfriend proposed. I strongly believe women should decide if and when they want to marry, but sadly, the same sentiment is not shared around the world. My friends teased me for being […]
Boo at the Zoo returns to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo for five full weekends of Halloween-themed family entertainment and activities. Attractions and activities embrace the spirit of the season while highlighting wildlife and conservation.
Get 25% off of costumes and 40% off of accessories at the Disney Store Online! This is a great opportunity to get Halloween costumes for you AND your kids! The Disney store has a wide selection of variety and size and characters that everybody loves.
From now through October 15, get $5 off any purchase of $30 or more at Nurtured Family with the code NOAH. Valid online or in the boutique! Nurtured Family has a great selection of items for families with young children, or parents looking for natural remedies or even just some advice!
If you’re like me you love dressing up your pet and taking him/her trick or treating with the family. This year be sure to dress your pet up in one of these amazing costumes from animal planet! I am absolutely in love with this Zebra costume! My kids had a blast dressing him up. They […]
Fall is actually one of my favorite times of year to travel. My friends at TravelingMom.com have created a beautiful and FREE ezine listing some of the best fall getaways for families. If you’re looking for vacation inspiration or even just a few day-trip ideas, you’ll enjoy their suggestions. I’ve actually taken several of the trips […]
Is there any fairy tale that has captured the popular imagination more than Cinderella? We all like a good “Cinderella Story”–someone who beats the odds and builds a better life. There are Cinderella tales in almost every culture and time. Disney’s Cinderella is another one for the ages and, now that it is out in […]