Mums the Word on Halloween Savings

Dead Mum Plant

As I write this post, it is hard to believe that Halloween is 5 days away. With temperatures around 75 degrees today, my pumpkins and Mums are roasting in the heat. Alas, this is what my Mum plant currently looks like. According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend $66.28 on costumes, candy and […]

Happy First Birthday

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One year ago, I was getting ready to greet you into this world. I did not yet know your name or the features of your face. I did not know if you were a boy or girl. All I knew was that I loved you and couldn’t wait to meet you. I admit I was […]

One Year Ago Today

My "L": born 10/19/09

One year ago today, I was not yet a Mom, though I began to do Mommy-like things. I was already worried, fearful, in love and protective. Yet, I could take a nap when I wanted to, or leisurely eat a meal if I so chose. I could walk out of the house with just a […]

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Rustic Crust Pizza Bliss

Rustic Crust Pizza

When you “admit” you had pizza for dinner, you feel guilty about it. Yet, there is one Pizza brand that takes the guilt out of having pizza, whether you have it for dinner, lunch or breakfast. Rustic Crust is a New England based product, using local sources to boot, and they have an amazing line […]

Name Your Tune CD for Kids

Name Your Tune CD

Recently, I was lucky to receive a free copy of a CD that was personalized for my son. The first moment I popped the disc into my car’s CD player, I was in love (and teary eyed). My 11 month old in the backseat went from bawling to enthralled. Wouldn’t you if you heard your […]

Rhoost Review

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Over the summer, I got the opportunity to try out some great products from Rhoostâ„¢. Rhoostâ„¢ is a fabulous company with a fantastic product line from two uber-talented women (and I mean uber-talented.) For over two months, I tried them out at our charming house, at Grandma and Grandpa’s swanky pad and on our family […]

Our Family “Vacation”

Liam and Me Sleeping on Boat

I recently went on a ‘vacation’. I say vacation with sarcasm because when you have children and take them with you on said vacation, it ain’t no vacation. It isn’t a vacation when you take your husband with you either, but that is another post. Overall, I wonder if it is even worth taking a […]

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