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Make Family Dinner Special (Plus Mozaik Designing Spaces Review)

The light bulb went out in our dining room the other day. We replaced with the only spare bulb we had on hand, at a much lower wattage. It’s very dim at family dinner right now—at least until I get to the store—and the girls love it! It reminds them of the family candlelight dinners, […]

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Preserving Family Traditions (Plus Picaboo Madison Album Giveaway)

We’re big on traditions around her, and I’m often surprised at the ones that make their list of favorite things each year. Most of them aren’t a major deal—it’s just about creating memories for our family. Homemade pizza on New Year’s Eve. Candlelight dinner for 5 on Valentine’s Day. New shoes for Easter. Barefoot Day […]

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On Date Night In (Plus Wanchai Ferry Giveaway)

Date night. It sounds like heaven—and a far off dream. Date night is a safe haven from family chaos, noisy kids and a cluttered life. It reminds that we’re a couple—not just parents. Date night has been both our saving grace and the bane of my existence. As part of our alphabet dating project, we’ve […]

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The Great Pumpkin: Halloween Candy Moderation (Plus Hershey’s Giveaway)

Halloween is just a few days away, but we’re already swimming in candy. The girls each have a bag of treats from Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, I have a grocery bag full of candy for a news segment tomorrow (to be used for our own Trick or Treaters this weekend), and, of course, […]

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And the Winner Is… (September Giveaways)

We were very blessed last month to partner with so many great companies to offer several giveaways. We’ve enjoyed hearing your thoughts on tween grooming, fall clothing, unplugged family fun and a mom’s self-esteem. Congratulations to our winners! Crest Pro-Health for Me: Sara & Dawn will each receive a tween dental care kit. Schick Intuition: […]

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On The Day You Were Born (Plus The Daily Portrait Giveaway)

I’m not the type of person to remember dates & specifics. I don’t count down to my birthday. I don’t make a big deal of our anniversary. And, I barely remember the day each of my girls were born. I can tell you about every moment from waking that morning to holding my new baby […]

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