Be Hip with a Baby Wrap


Baby-wearing is taking the Pinterest world by storm, and as intrigued as I was with the concept before I got pregnant, it wasn't until Day Four at home with my little when I realized how important this trend is. Now, I have an almost-three-week-old, and my husband is back at work. The throngs of … [Read more...]

Candy Cane Butter Toffee

candy cane toffee recipe - easy and great gift

This is so easy, you will not even believe it! And it makes a great gift! This recipe is done in two parts. You are going to create the butter toffee layer and then follow up with the peppermint chocolate layer on top. Gather your ingredients and let's dig … [Read more...]

Create Memories with Bic Mark It this Holiday Season


The holidays are fast approaching and so are our deadlines to finish up some holiday DIY projects!  I'm always so optimistic about how many I'm going to get done and usually fall short because I forgot to pick up something at the craft store.  So I'm always looking for supplies that I can have on … [Read more...]

Absolut Entertaining for the Holidays

pear martini

For me, there's nothing like entertaining during the holidays. The house is decorated, twinkle nights are completely acceptable and everyone is feeling so darn festive. You can't beat it! This year, we are staying home for Christmas, so we are thinking that a Christmas Eve cocktail party is in … [Read more...]

Guilt-Free Skinnygirl Cocktails

Skinnygirl Cocktails

Ah, the gluttonous holidays are upon us.  Full of tasty treats and calorie-filled drinks that are sure to expand your waistline.  If you're like me, you love to enjoy the festive drinks that are served at parties, and wow your guests with some of your own.  Thankfully I have Bethenny Frankel's … [Read more...]

Urbini Stroller: Stroll Chic


“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for Urbini. I received an Urbini stroller to both facilitate my review as well as thank me for my participation.” One of the most stressful items to select for your baby registry is by far your stroller.  Let's face it: you need … [Read more...]

21 Chili Recipes for Fall

Chili Collage Final

We are big chili eaters in this house come fall! With sports practices and after school activities, dinner is always a huge challenge. And chili (and soups) are perfect for make ahead. I often will get them ready in the afternoon before the kids get home and throw them in the crockpot or simmer on … [Read more...]

Garlic Parmesan Mac & Cheese


Let me start by saying this recipe is rich and  decadent, and is not a weekly side in our house. But it is a delicious treat to break up boring mashed potatoes or rice on a weeknight, or to round out a special Sunday meal . Itis creamy and full of flavor and while it may seem a bit fancy the kids … [Read more...]

Bacon Parmesan Meatloaf

bacon parmesan meatloaf

Meatloaf is an easy standby family favorite, but it gets boring after awhile.  So in an effort to keep it in the meal rotation but make it new I wanted to introduce some new flavors. A couple of tries that didn't quite hit the mark and I found one that the whole family loved.  A slightly crunchy … [Read more...]