Last Minute Easter Goodies at CVS

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I picked up some last minute Easter basket goodies at CVS the other day!  That place is a serious one-stop-shop.  I had a prescription to fill so I wandered the aisles and grabbed a few things that I thought would be good time to finish up what's going into my kids baskets. They're not huge on chocolate or candy but it's Easter so you gotta have … [Read more...]

Laundry Room Makeover REVEAL!

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Remember back in January when I posted about Mud Room Organization?  Our front foyer has been a dumping ground for kids shoes, backpacks and jackets for years and I CAN'T STAND IT. Hubby had started talking about us giving our laundry room some sort of "mud room" functionality - in other words, make the laundry room (the room that's away from … [Read more...]

Bucket Bag: The Purse Trend for 2015 #FashionFriday

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We've been seeing the bucket bag style purse emerge more lately.  For last week's Fashion Friday, I posted about my new J. Jill Bucket Bag and I am loving using it! What's not to love about the relaxed look with added functionality. Continuing last week's theme, I went to do a search for today's Fashion Friday and to collect a few more picks and … [Read more...]

10 Fun Cocktails for Valentine’s Day

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It took me until this week to realize that Valentine's Day is falling on Saturday this year.  You know that's going to be one really popular night out!  We're about to leave for the beach so I can't complain but normally I'm a stay-at-home girl when it comes to a big night out like Valentine's Day. If you're staying home and looking to share a … [Read more...]

#Didyouknow February is #NationalHeartMonth? Join TONIGHT 2 talk heart healthy options @CVS_Extra 8pET #CVSHealthyHeart

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Were you guys aware that February is National Heart Month?  Heart disease is the #1 killer in the United States.  Keeping healthy habits is just so important - exercising regularly and eating right.  Tonight I'll be chatting about National Heart Month along with CVS, who offers a great healthy snack option! #CVSHealthyHeart Twitter Party … [Read more...]

Affordable & Custom Trips to Europe with Trafalgar (Family Friendly Trips Too!)

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Both my husband and I loved to travel pre-kids.  When I was in college, I studied abroad in Edinburgh and then visited various parts of Europe when I was in my 20s; hubby did several group tours when he was in his 20s and has been to Europe, New Zealand, Australia and pretty much all over the map. I remember when I got pregnant with #1 and … [Read more...]

Case of Wine for Valentine’s Day? YES PLEASE

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A couple of months ago I bought a Groupon for Barclay's Wine.  I was pleased with the assortment of wines I received and hope to order from them again soon.  This Valentine's Day Barclay's Wine Special Valentine's Day Offer email hit my inbox and is definitely temping.  For $8.23 you can get an assortment of wines and receive a case for 98.75.  You … [Read more...]

The Cutest Coffee Table Book You Could Ever Buy {New Release TODAY}

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Do you guys remember Theo & Beau?  They are the viral napping duo whose totally adorable photos went crazy online last year.  Their mother is Jessica Shyba; she is a blogger friend of mine and the owner of the blog Momma's Gone City.  I looked forward to her photos on Instagram every day when she posted them -- and still do now that the napping … [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...]

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...]