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...]

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...]

Fashion Friday: Stylish Gifts for Dad

Next Sunday is Father's Day! Go beyond the tie and cologne and make Dad feel a little chic. TOMS These Chambray TOMS ($59) are just too cool to ignore! WORK BAG Its time to upgrade from the backpack. This Waxed Canvas Tote by Land's End ($99)  is super cool. REVERSIBLE … [Read more...]

No Air, Keep Cool

If the broken air conditioner is getting you down during the hot weather consider cooling your butt and core body temperature with a gel cooling pad. I first came across them on display in a home health care store. I thought the concept was cool (pun intended) but a bit pricey. After a bit of … [Read more...]

Shine a Light with R. Nichols Candles

There's no gift as universally satisfying and certain to be enjoyed as a candle. For Dad, a friend, your husband, a hostess, a colleague, or yourself... the gift of a fine candle brings tranquility and adds a touch of elegance to any space. A line I personally adore is R. Nichols, currently … [Read more...]

Chic Father’s Day Gift Guide

  FYRKAT Cone Grill $180 Petzl Tikka LED Headlamp $39.95   Cast Iron Twig Skewer $30 for 8 NFL Glassware $19-39 Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses $139 nothing wrong with a classic Cotton Ties, The Tie Bar $15 each   Thurston Bar Tool … [Read more...]