Share a Coke for Father’s Day

ShareaCoke personalized

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

fathers day gift guide

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

My pink cooling mat folded up for convenience.

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

for the outdoorsman

  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...]