10 Easy At-Home Remedies to Help Ease Nausea #Pinspiration

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Oh how-I-wish I never had a need to write one of these posts.  But Friday, as I was on my way home from lunch, I got the dreaded call from the school nurse.  "I have Nate here for the second time today and he says his stomach is really hurting.  Can you come pick him up?" He spent the weekend with fun bug that had him spiking a fever and vomiting … [Read more...]

10 Books for 10-Year-Old Boys

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Looking for something for your 10 year old son to read?  We're always on the hunt for new, exciting books to interest my 10-year-old.  He was once a reluctant reader; he enjoys reading now but it definitely has to be a particular type of book full of adventure and fun for him to enjoy it.  Here's a list of 10 books he or his friends have recently … [Read more...]

Mashed Potato Mini Muffins #Pinspiration

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In case you're new here, or you haven't seen me do this before, today's Tuesday and on Tuesday's I post a Pinspiration.  A Pinspiration is a post about a pin I've seen on Pinterest, thought was cool, and decided to try out.  It can be food, beauty, clothes, hair or really anything.  I try it out, maybe make a change (or not) and post about it.  I … [Read more...]

My Wish List from the Container Store

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Happy day!  They've finally opened up the Container Store in my local area.  I went for a blogger luncheon and visit last week to scope out the new store and all it did was inspire me to get more organized in my house.  Which is a good thing, trust me.  It's also a good thing there are places like the Container Store that make it easy to get … [Read more...]

A Beautiful Story Found in The Rosie Project {Book Review} And: Kindle Version On Sale $1.99 on Amazon!

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One of the reasons I'm loving having joined a Book Club is the variety of book selections. The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simison was our latest book that we discussed last night at our monthly meeting. I think this is our fifth book and I have yet to read one that I would have actually selected on my own. I have a genre I like and I generally stick … [Read more...]

Snowman Craft – Measure Your Snow! #Pinspiration

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This week's Pinspiration was inspired by this pin and the threat of an epic snowstorm that fell flat here in Philadelphia Sunday night. For days, the weathermen were threatening that winter storm Titan would dump a foot of snow or more on Philly but it ended up missing us and going south to all you folks in the DC area. Can't say I was too bummed … [Read more...]

Tiggly Shapes – Toddler Interactive iPad Toys

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Tiggly Shapes are awesome! My three year daughter Fiona absolutely loves playing with my "hi-pad" so when we received toys that are interactive with her favorite gadget, she was pretty excited. The set came with a felt storage bag containing four shapes - circle, square, triangle and star as well as three free apps to download. Anyone can download … [Read more...]

The Best Way to Organize Your Kid’s Important School Year Artwork & Papers #Pinspiration

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For this week's Pinspiration, I'm bringing back an oldie but goodie.  I was perusing Pinterest last year and came across a cool way to organize all of your child's school papers.  It may not seem like much that first year or two of preschool, but add several years into the mix and all the memorabilia and art work you are saving will pile up.  I was … [Read more...]

Easy Meal Planning with Time for Dinner Planning (Plus 50% off Coupon Code!) #mealplan #mealplanning

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I see a lot of bloggers posting Menu Plans on Mondays.  They come up with a weekly dinner plan and post for their readers. I always think, I wish I could be so organized!  I don't feel like I have the time nor the creativity to come up with an organized weekly meal plan. I need someone to not only plan my meals for me but tell me how to make it … [Read more...]

OREO Cookie Dough Brownies #Pinspiration #Recipe

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This post should really be titled, How NOT to be on a diet or eat lightly on a snow day when you're cooped inside and playing with Pinterest recipes that have to do with OREOs and Brownies.  Cuz after I baked these?  Let's just leave it at the fact that I ate my fill. And how could I not?  These are seriously ADDICTIVE.  And easy, did I mention … [Read more...]