Mommy Stuff

Mother’s Day Gifts from Pottery Barn Kids

May 3, 2021

Well, they’ll think of everything, won’t they? Pottery Barn. Just when I think I’ve gotten all that I can out of them - my storage boxes, bookshelves, glider, play kitchen(!) - Pottery Barn Kids draws me back in. It’s like I don’t want to look at their catalogs anymore. But. I. Can’t. Help. Myself! So, [...]

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What the Feeding Tube Diet Leaves You Hungry For

May 1, 2021

Maybe you’ve heard of the latest diet craze? I first heard about it on the news but now have seen countless stories on it. It’s called the K-E diet or more descriptively, the feeding tube diet. And yes. It involves an actual feeding tube. I suppose adding my opinion to the mix won’t really matter [...]

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Investment Pieces: 5 Things You Should Spend Money On

April 27, 2021

As a mother, it’s hard to justify spending a significant amount of money on ourselves. We often will have our children dressed far better than we dress ourselves, which is a shame. I see kids all over the place looking all kinds of fashion forward with their frumpy mama following behind them. This is unsat [...]

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Chic “Hooter Hiders” {Nursing Covers}

April 26, 2021

Breastfeeding your child is a big commitment, and in the earlier months it is a commitment that can require your attention every couple of hours, which doesn’t allow for a lot of time out of the house unless you are willing to nurse in public. Some of them are referred to as “Hooter Hiders,” while [...]

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Site Spotlight: Earth Easy

April 25, 2021

With Earth Day having just passed us by and Spring in the air I’ve been on the lookout for great resources that provide information on the topic of sustainability, lessening my overall environmental “footprint” and ways to remove some of the toxic chemicals that come into our home through cleaning supplies. Well, Eartheasy is a [...]

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Spring Dress-capades

April 24, 2021

I’m a self avowed jeans and tee girl. Seriously, almost every day I wear this. I cannot help myself; it’s an addiction. I know there must be a secret club out there to help us mommy uniform wearing bunch but I have yet to find it…maybe J. Crew or Madewell can sponsor us?!? Oooh, that’d [...]

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Pretty As a Picture: Girl’s Summer Dresses

April 23, 2021

Is it bad that I wish these new looks from Giggle would come in my size? I swear, I’d totally wear these adorable dresses for girls if I thought I could. My sister-in-law has a saying: “mutton dresses lamb” for this exact situation. When women (I won’t add ‘of a certain age’) try to dress [...]

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5 Things You Should Do Before Baby Arrives

April 23, 2021

Having a baby is a momentous occasion but when it happens, it’s all consuming and it literally takes over every part of your life. And trust me when I say, if you are a first time mom, it will be a little while before you will get back to an hour of time that’s all about [...]

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Make an Earth Friendly Impact with Vintage Shopping

April 20, 2021

With Earth Day this month (April 22nd) we should all be considering how we might lessen our overall impact or “footprint” on the earth and what better way to do that than shopping?! Hear me out. When you shop vintage, you aren’t adding to the earth’s waste, you are reusing and that is the important [...]

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Forget Winter White, It’s All About Spring White

April 19, 2021

One of my favorite new fashion icons is Wendy Nguyen. Her Lookbook is always chock full of great fashion ideas, though to be sure, I never look that dressed up in my life. That said, I do always seem to gather good inspiration from her. So, thanks for that Wendy! I’m headed to the mom [...]

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Moms Night In: Bunco

April 19, 2021

I talked recently about how quality time with the girls is a must because we all need time away from the kids and an opportunity to let our hair down, but sometimes a night out isn’t really what we’re looking for, and a night in is just the ticket. So why not play a little Bunco? [...]

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What’s in Your Product?

April 19, 2021

I just had a facial at La Petit Rose Spa, thanks to my good friend Michelle, and I feel all glowy and amazing. Only, I’m a little frightened, too. You know that part in a facial where the bright light comes out and your pores get uber-inspected? Well, as Michelle was doing this, she asked [...]

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Chic and Green with Stylish and Functional Reusable Bags

April 18, 2021

I just entered the regular reusable bag user phase of my life. I’m sad to say that I still forget them in my trunk and, not to mention that they are so bulky that when placed in my cart, they take up loads of room. Add in my three kids and where do I have [...]

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