Decorating My Toddler’s Room

I’m calling it the “Great Migration“: where my toddler moves out of the nursery to his big boy room and the baby moves out of our room to the nursery. Granted the baby isn’t here yet and none of this will take place until September or October, but I like to plan. Plus, I like […]

Easter Basket Ideas


Some local Moms had fantastic ideas on the Metrowest Mamas Facebook page about what to do with Easter Baskets. Chocolate is the most popular item of course. As a kid, I always loved getting a new Barbie and my brothers’ loved getting toy cars and trucks. One memory I have is our family backyard Easter Egg Hunts. […]

St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

How to Make a Leprechaun Trap

Whether you are Irish or not, whether you can spell claddagh or you can’t, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day can be fun, as well as good cultural exposure for your children. So here are some St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids of all ages. If you have younger kids, here are some fun ways to spice […]

What is a Gender Reveal Party


With over 60% of pregnant women finding out the gender of their baby during the course of their pregnancies, Gender Reveal Parties and Gender Reveal Baby Showers are growing in popularity. It is especially popular for second time pregnant Moms looking for a unique way to celebrate the birth of other children. Since many second […]

Four At-Home Vacation Activities for Kids


While there are always scheduled school vacation events in your local community, sometimes the weather can thwart outdoor events. Or here in the Northeast, the standard winter break activities of ice skating or sledding are a no-go with our mild weather this season. Other considerations like budget, or even sick kids, can prevent you from […]

Super Bowl Ideas for Kids

The Super Bowl can be a fun event to get the kids excited – even if your family members are not big sports fans. Here are some fun Super Bowl Ideas for Kids to make the big game, big fun. 1. Buy some plain T-shirts at a thrift store or at a local dollar store. […]

New Year’s Goals

(Not Resolutions) To be honest, I kinda loathe the whole ‘New Year’s Resolution’ thing. Maybe because the term is overused. Or maybe because many resolutions are way to lofty (and doomed for failure.) I also hate all of the weight loss pressures too. I’ve noticed the recent influx of weight loss commercials, the Living Social deal […]

Happy Holidays HEXBUGS


As part of the 12 Days of Holiday Giveaways, my fifth giveaway is such that, if you are a Mom, it may seem a bit creepy. But your kids? They will love the “buzz”. Okay, what am I talking about? Anything HEXBUG. (Which, if you don’t know what they are, you’ll be happy to know […]

Gift Ideas for Hard to Buy for People

So are you getting stressed out yet about your holiday shopping? Especially shopping for the people on your list that you just don’t know what to get for them? The best thing to think about for those hard-to-buy for people on your list is not to think about what object to get, but what service […]

Popcorn Party


Sometimes we want to throw a party or the kids’ are begging for a massive sleepover, but our time, energy and frankly, our funds, don’t align with a party of massive proportions. One idea that I stumbled upon in a Whole Foods magazine is a Popcorn Party. Yup. Popcorn Party. So start poppin’ people. Make […]

Gift Card Organization

Do you have tons of gift cards, and lots of store cards that give discounts and points? Yeah, me too and it was getting overwhelming. But I organized them, and this is what I did. Oh, and here is a link to some business card cases and such at Staples, which may help!

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