Minted: Making Holidays Bright & Simple

I think my theme for 2015 was Simplify. I  worked to declutter both my schedule and my home. I delegated what I could at work and have let go of needing to do absolutely everything by myself. I hired a house cleaning service, started getting groceries delivered and set up automatic payments and … [Read more...]

Personalized Holidays with Tiny Prints

Call me old fashioned, but I still think that personalized gifts are the best gifts! Especially for family and close friends. Every holiday, we seek out something truly unique for our families. Sometimes it means photos. A few years ago, my siblings and I planned a surprise family photo shoot the … [Read more...]

Get Cozy for Fall with American Blanket Company

Its time to fall up the house! Its time to add some more layers and cozy up the house just in time for the colder weather. We're adding some warm colors and decorating for fall... including our bedroom. I love to pile up the blankets when the weather gets chilly. There's nothing like snuggling … [Read more...]

Math Fun for FREE with this Online Resource for Grades 1 and 2 – #UMIGO

School has been a real struggle in our house this year. Our first grader, Colin, was diagnosed with a learning difference one year ago and is getting lots of reading and math intervention at school. He made amazing progress over the school year, but we have been really worrying about how to prevent … [Read more...]

Share a Coke for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is always a fun day to honor Dad for all he does and show him how much we appreciate him. Every year, the kids have a blast planning a special day just for him! It’s so sweet how they put so much thought into his favorite things (and sometimes, what they think his “favorite things” … [Read more...]

Grad Gift Ideas: Kate Spade Items Under $50

Just in time for graduation season, we have some adorable gifts from Kate Spade. And all of them are for under $50!   Kate Spade Thermal Coffee Mug -- $14.00 Kate Spade Wellesley Passport Holder -- $47.49 Kate Spade Fairmont Card Case -- $48.00 Kate Spade Warm Heart Coffee … [Read more...]

Honoring my Mom Tribe with March of Dimes

This year around Mother's Day, I'm honoring my tribe. Who is in your Mom Tribe? My tribe is vital to my survival as a mom and as a woman. I juggle my three kids, my husband, my home, my work, my blog, my dog, my volunteering, my family… and its nearly impossible to juggle all of that by myself. Like … [Read more...]

This Mother’s Day #CelebrateEveryMom with ProFlowers

Moms have a big job. And they don't do it alone. I have three kids and without the help and support I receive daily, I'd never make it! I juggle my kids, my husband, my home, my work, my blog, my dog, my volunteering... and its nearly impossible to juggle all of that by myself. Like many lucky women … [Read more...]

Help babies become what they’re born to be with March of Dimes

March of Dimes is a cause near and dear to my heart. Not only did I have two premies of my own,  but I also have a nephew who was born 6 weeks early weighing only 5lb 4oz! At delivery they found James' cord had a tight knot in it and was wrapped around his neck and he had no amniotic fluid. He was … [Read more...]