Mother-Daughter Bonding: Nail Art

| October 30, 2012 | 15 Comments

One of my daughter’s favorite things to do is her finger- and toenails. Truth be told, I love it, too! It’s so fun to have glittery, pretty nails. When you live in Florida, like I do, and wear sandals 95 percent of the time, having pretty toes makes you feel put together. Painting and decorating […]

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Holiday Planning: There’s an App For That!

| October 27, 2012 | 7 Comments

Want a better way to track your trick-or-treaters? Can’t decide what to cook this Thanksgiving? Stressed about making holiday travel plans? Help for these problems and more is as close as your Smartphone. Yes, you guessed it – there’s an app for holiday planning. Several apps, to be exact. Here are a few of the […]

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Hottest Halloween Costumes for 2012

| October 24, 2012 | 14 Comments

Halloween is approaching rapidly, and we’re all searching for the perfect Halloween costumes for our little trick-or-treaters. If you’re a crafty type, you may plan on making some special creation of your own for your child to wear. If not, don’t worry: Stores are still teeming with a variety of awesome and fun costumes. Your […]

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October 28 is Mother-in-Law Day

| October 22, 2012 | 11 Comments

October 28 marks Mother-in-Law Day, a day to appreciate and spend time with your spouse’s mom. Many of us have a tumultuous relationship with our mothers-in-law, while some of us have great relationships and love them as much as our natural moms. In most cases, it’s a good idea to pursue a familial bond with […]

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Moms’ Night Out: Scrapbooking!

| October 21, 2012 | 5 Comments

What mom doesn’t love a night out with the girls? Sometimes it can be hard to get away, whether it’s because you have a nursing baby, or because you feel guilty about all of the things you have to do at home, or because you don’t really have the money to spend on drinks and […]

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Keeping Active in Cool Weather

| October 19, 2012 | 8 Comments

Now that the temperature has dropped outside, you may be finding yourself looking for different kinds of activities to keep your kids busy and entertained. It’s true that they can’t spend as much time out of doors in the cold weather as they can in the summer, but outdoor play is still important. During the […]

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Food

Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over French invaders in 1862. Today it is celebrated not only in Mexico but in the US as well. We LOVE mexican food (as a matter of fact tacos are on our weekly family menu) and we can’t wait to have our fiesta tonight! Here are some […]

Teaching Kids to Cook: Easy Foods to Start With

Do your kids like to cook? Do they know how to make anything? My daughter is nine and I was surprised to learn that her best friend, also nine, does not know how to cook anything at all. I asked her mom about it (she’s a close friend of mine) and she said that she […]

Shopping

Things to Buy on Sale in September

September is here! Summer may be coming to an end but there are deals to be had.

Now the kids are back in school (or returning after this upcoming weekend, if you live in an area that goes back after Labor Day) and most of the nation is back to wearing real shoes and opening their […]

Things to Buy on Sale in August

It’s almost August already! This is typically the time to stock up on back-to-school items if you live in a state that doesn’t start back to school until the end of the month or after Labor Day. (You might still be able to get some great deals in the states that start earlier, as well, […]

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