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 […]
Thanksgiving day preparation is usually a very hectic time for a lot of us. Sometimes, the kids get in the way of our preparation, so why not keep them busy? Get something that will distract them while you prepare for that special dinner of yours. Think of some fun things to do for them while […]
Macy’s has been around since 1885, but it wasn’t until 1924 the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade was held in New York City. The 2011 parade will be the 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. The reason it is the 85th parade instead of the 87th is because during World War II the helium and rubber were needed […]
What Lies Ahead for Baby Trend?
The Baby Trend company doesn’t exactly live up to the “Trend” part of its name; while their strollers are on the lower end of the price spectrum, their models have remained essentially the same for years. Nothing trendy going on at all!
But they do have some classic designs that sell […]
Due to the upcoming girl scout camping trip, the leaders, including myself, were required to update their CPR certification. I was lucky enough to know a family friend who has a business in this field. I set up a small class with her and we met up to refresh our previous training. I was amazed […]
Learning to shop online is the first step in saving money this holiday season. Using the power of search engines, you can search for a specific product and be given results of various stores that sell it in a matter of seconds. By doing this, you are able to comparison shop from the comfort of […]
Why Some Children Are Slow to Talk?
As mothers it seems like there is always something to worry about…. Ok, so maybe I should rephrase this; there is always something that we need to be on the lookout for. One of the most important is your child’s speech and language skills. A child’s first communication skill […]
Our resident TopChef and cooking advisor has some Turkey tips for you this holiday season…… It’s just my husband and I in our household, so I rarely make turkey. Perhaps a turkey breast now and then, but never a whole turkey. Besides I never needed to. Thanksgiving was always celebrated at my uncle’s house with […]
May is here, and between Mother’s Day, graduations and the unofficial start of summer, you might be busy buying gifts and seasonal items this month. As with each month, May often offers special deals and bargains when it comes to shopping. Here are some things to keep in mind as you plan your purchases for […]
You can find great deals on nearly anything, if you know when to buy. Shopping in April is no exception; by stocking up on the items you need that are on sale, you can save money without sacrificing quality or going without. Here are some things that tend to go on sale in April:
Raincoats. You […]