Especially for Moms: 5 Must Haves For Any Home Office

Or, as I like to call it, a ‘Momffice’. Let’s talk business. Of course, if you have a home office, you need the essentials, like a good desk, chair, filing system, phone, internet, computer, etc. The basics! Then you will also want to stock up on good supplies, like pens, pencils, paper, and paper clips, […]

Must Haves for Mom: Unique Mother’s Day Gifts

It’s that time of year when we all look for Mother’s Day gift ideas. How can we top the gift last year? What do you get Mom who has everything (or likes to get her own things)? Well, I’m here to share unique Mother’s Day gifts for cool Moms! (So you can get the coveted […]

Alternative to Flowers: Mother’s Day Gifts

Looking for a Mother’s Day Gift or even a gift for Mom anytime of year, but tired of giving flowers or a spa gift certificate? Here are five alternative gifts that aren’t your traditional jewelry or brunch.   Alternative to Flowers Flowers are great but within a week, they are dead as a doornail. Give […]

Three Black Leggings Outfit Ideas

Let’s face it, black leggings rock. A super comfortable staple that looks great at the gym or with an oversized sweatshirt. But how can you glam them up? Here are three black leggings outfit ideas where you can pair a black pair of leggings for the weekend, a night out and casual Friday! (Just click […]

Four Tips for Creative Mother’s Day Gifts

There are great Mother’s Day gifts out there. Everything from shoes and purses, to cards and chocolates, everything is game for Mom on Mother’s Day. Yet, rather than sharing specific gifts, I wanted to share tips on how you can have creative Mother’s Day gifts. Turn these classics into something more presentable, more appreciated, more […]

Modern and Natural Mom Jewelry from StudioJewel

I’m in love, love, love with a piece of “Mom” jewelry that I recently got from StudioJewel. I get stopped all the time. I would stop a fellow Mom if I saw this on her wrist as it is really a different take on common handmade Mom jewelry. I love those pieces, but this adds […]

The Social Toast is Here

I’m excited to announce that I am going to be a hosting a show called The Social Toast on Mom TV. Social Toast is a dry look at all things social; taking a slice at everything from, “What Not to Do on Your Blog” and “How to Rock Mom Jeans!” to “How to Prepare Your Kids for […]

TinyLove 3-in-1 Rocker Napper Review

The TinyLove 3 in 1 Rocker Napper is one of my favorite baby gear items this time around with my second child. I love, love, love the style (clean lines) and the design (neutral colors with no characters or fluffy things). But even more so, I heart the functionality of the product. It replaces the […]

How to Reduce Diaper Rashes

This post is sponsored by Boudreaux’s Butt Paste®, the effective diaper rash cream that treats and prevents diaper rash with every change. Let’s kick some rash! I have two kids in diapers now. Which means wet sheets, blowouts, leak throughs, at least ten changes a day, and a constant stream of UPS diaper deliveries. Fun […]

The Birth Story of My Baby Girl

I woke up with cramps around 5:15am on the morning of June 20, 2012. Within an hour, I realized I was having consistent contractions spaced about 10 minutes apart. With a routine Ob/Gyn appointment scheduled for a couple of hours later, I figured I would wait until the visit and see what they had to […]

To My Little Boy As He Becomes a Big Brother

In these early hours of June 19, 2012, I know that time is short before our family goes from three to four; that the minutes fly by when I am a mom only to one – you; my precious little boy. You have had my sole attention these past 32 months. Where I would go, […]

Baby Pool

So after having a baby gender reveal party, sharing my various pregnancy stories, and other pregnancy preparations, we are finally in the home stretch. I am due on June 22nd, so I thought it would be fun to have a baby pool! A baby pool is where you guess the date and time that this baby […]

Baby Showers for Second Time Moms

If you haven’t been following my blog posts, you need to go here and here because of the cool Gender Reveal Party I’m hosted in-person and online. Which leads me to this post about baby registries. As a soon-to-be second-time Mom, I am pretty sure I’m not getting a shower this time around as very few […]

Mom Theories

My Quotes for the Month of March.  

Mom Pressures

Last week, there were two posts by other Bloggers that really resonated with me, and I wanted to pass them along. The first post was from a Mom of nine children to a Mom of one child. I saw it tweeted and retweeted on Twitter. The writer mentioned when she tells people she is the […]

Video Success in 2012

In the 1980s, “video killed the radio star“. According to a lot of posts in the Blogosphere this week about how to be a successful Blogger, video may propel you to being a blogging star in 2012. Great posts came from Blogger Jennifer James of Mom Blogger Magazine where she shared her 15 Mom Blogging […]

Animal Prints

Anything animal print is a hot find this fall. Here are some of my recent finds that can add some “jungle pop” to your Momdrobe! Sources: Nordstrom Rack, JCrew Related articles Animal Print (fashionhogger.wordpress.com) The Do’s and Don’ts of Wearing Animal Prints (blogs.smarter.com) How To Wear Animal Prints (thegloss.com) Image Credit: Favim.com

Citrus Lane

Citrus-y Birthdays Do you know that more American babies are born on October 5 than any other day of the year? Makes perfect sense after you do the math. October 5th is almost exactly 9 months after New Year’s Eve. (You know how crazy some people can get with the party hats and champagne.) So […]

Mom Fashion for Fall

I went on a little shopping spree where I got some great finds from the Nordstrom Rack.  The 5 pieces I got (two jackets, two pairs of shoes and a necklace) showcase two great outfits that can add more polish and pizzazz to our typical Mom wardrobe of sweats and jeans. So check out the […]

HTC Flyer Tablet

The HTC Flyer is a great option if you are in the market for a tablet. Here is my video on the three features of the Flyer that I consider to be Mom-tastic. I also love the ability to take pictures (and video) in fun ways. For example, you can video in black and white, […]

Go GaGa Stuff Sack

Life is messy. The Stuff Sack by Go GaGa gives you the perfect place to stash the mess while you’re out and about. It is odor proof, leak proof, stain proof and waterproof. Plus, they’re machine washable. To use the bag, place the dirty items inside, roll the top of the bag 3 times and […]

MetrowestMamas and CharleneChronicles

After a post from a Facebook fan, I realized I better explain more about the resurgance of Metrowest Mamas. It has been on my list of things to write, but something has always popped in front. For those of you who have been with me since the beginning, you first knew me as Metrowestmama on Twitter, […]

To Whom it May Concern

Dear Apple, BestBuy, Radioshack and Ritz Camera. I would just like to point out that I am a Mommy Blogger. While I hate the term, and it is very limiting as I am much more than that (both as a Blogger and as an individual), it is a fitting classification for my particular point in […]