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Ten Easy Ways to Give Back for Earth Day

Tweet As a parent, one of the important things that I am trying to teach my children is to respect the Earth and to take care of it for the future.     Though reinforcing these points is important throughout the year, Earth Day is a great time to start some new eco-friendly efforts around your […]

Easy Peanut Butter Eggs Recipe

Tweet Every year, Easter tries to sneak up on me. I’m sitting here just two days away from Easter, realizing that I have pretty much missed every single one of our traditions this year. The next two days are about to be a whirlwind of bunny-prepping, egg-dying, and holiday food-making! And to get started, I’m […]

Fun Non-Candy Easter Basket Treat Ideas

Tweet   If you’re like me, you’re beginning to work on putting the Easter Bunny stash together, in preparation for setting out the kids’ Easter baskets in a couple of weeks. I love giving the kids a few favorite candy treats in their baskets, but including some non-candy items is, for me, just a sound […]

Five Easy Ways to Freshen Up for Spring

Tweet We’ve been waiting for weeks for the weather to turn to warm. Spring teased us for a minute in the mid-Atlantic, giving us a few days where we were in flip flops, then taking a violent turn with a winter storm and sub-freezing temperatures. While we haven’t quite made it back to the short […]

Heal Aging Skin with Vaseline Mature Skin

Tweet Post sponsored by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are our own. This is the year of 40. Until now, I haven’t been one to really dread a birthday. Sure, I’m well aware that I’m getting older but I’ve never really felt “old”. I’m not sure what it is about the number 40 that magically makes […]

Sleep Resolutions for the New Year

Tweet This post has been sponsored by Sleep Number. All opinions are our own. With the end of the year upon us, many of us are beginning to look toward the fresh start of the New Year. With a blank slate in front of us, it’s time to break old habits and start healthy new […]

Seven Tips for Better Sleep for the Holidays

Tweet This post has been sponsored by Sleep Number. All opinions are our own. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is winding up. Everyone is finishing up their last minute shopping and gift wrapping, cooking and baking for holiday get-togethers, and trying to calm the anticipation of the holidays in themselves and their […]

Give the Gift of Creativity with littleBits™

Tweet As my children have grown older, choosing gifts that they love for Christmas has become more and more challenging. There seem to be fewer options that hold the boys’ interest that don’t involve screens and wifi, and even less that offer educational opportunities. I love to encourage creativity in my kids and challenge their […]