50% Off Some Fab Pieces at Banana Republic Today

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I've been spending waaaay too much money this week so I can only look today but this sale at Banana today caught my eye and I especially love this dress, I wish I had something to wear it to: BR Monogram Ruched Sheath, normally $110 but on sale for $55 today.  Check out all the other awesome Banana Republic pieces at half off today! … [Read more...]

Where Do You Store All Your Kids Stuff? {Mud Room Organization}

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The stuff, or crap as we call it in our house that I'm talking about is the backpacks, the shoes, the jackets.  Where do you store yours? I find these pieces all over my downstairs at any given time after school.  We literally have a "shoe pile," in our front hall that I try and keep under control with some small shelves but it never really … [Read more...]

Super Bowl Sunday Activities & Games for the Kids {Printables & Fun Ideas}

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Wanna get the whole family involved in the Super Bowl?  My kids love to watch football but I know at slow game times they can also get bored.  I was checking out Pinterest for fun Super Bowl game-day related activities for kids - people are so crafty and clever! I found some really cute ideas and hope to do some of these with my boys on game day … [Read more...]

Snow Day Activities for the Kids

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Most of New England is preparing for a big storm to wallop them tonight and tomorrow.  I'm seeing reports of up to 2 feet up in CT and Boston!  Here in Philly there's a big debate among the meteorologists about how much we'll actually get but either way, it won't be a surprise if my kids get a snow day tomorrow. Here's a couple of quick … [Read more...]

Amazon Prime on BIG SALE TODAY ($72!)

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I've never seen this sale before but I wish I could take advantage. I'm already an Amazon Prime member though and couldn't imagine not having it. So I pay $99/a year for it but today only if you join it's $72 for the year.  I'm so spoiled with the two-day shipping and the streaming vid is pretty awesome too.  Here's all you get with … [Read more...]

In Search of a Gym Makeover

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For the last 8 years, I've pretty much been wearing the same gym uniform.  Cropped capri active pants from Athleta, mostly sports bras from Athleta and always layered with an Old Navy fitted tank top.  I'm at the gym 5 days a week so you can find me in these clothes often! {by the way - I still wear and love my Urban Halo headbands} Lately … [Read more...]

Enter to Win a Day with the Super Sprowtz Cast Thanks to Century 21

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Are you guys familiar with Super Sprowtz?  It's a multi-media program that you can watch online via YouTube that's for kids and promotes living & eating healthy.  They have a huge backing of celebrity ambassadors like Michelle Obama, Jeff Bridges, Russell Simmons, Shaquille O’Neal, and more.  Which doesn't really shock me at all because having … [Read more...]

Apparently I Look Post Menopausal (!!!) & What I Am Doing About It #40 #Skincare

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Last Friday, I went to an overdue annual dermatologist appointment to get a skin check.  Seeing as I have some fairly pale Irish skin and a whole heck of a lot of freckles & moles, I'm technically supposed to be there every 6 months (it had been 18). Knowing that I wasn't going anywhere after my appointment so I didn't put any makeup on. … [Read more...]

Winter Coats You Need to Own {Sale!}

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I love that mid-January starting to be considered sale territory on winter clothes - you know what that means, right?  They are making the way for spring clothes and spring is a'comin!  Okay I know it's still a bit of a stretch that spring is around the corner but the sales on some of these coats definitely make it seem like spring looks are coming … [Read more...]