6 Tips for Tourists to Last in Rome

Rome is a city full of rich history, splendid ruins and structures and mouth-watering Italian food. However, taking necessary precaution and helpful tips for the tourist can guard you from any misfortune you may find along the way. So while you dress up in your Roman-inspired gladiator flats and maxi dress, know these 6 tips like the back of your hand when you tour in Rome. 1. Secure your valuables. Always keep an eye on your bag, especially if you’re {Read More}

Bucking Tradition: Contemporary Themes for a Christening

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Once you are old enough for your parents to justify showing embarrassing pictures of you as a baby to perfect strangers, usually in front of you, you are old enough to notice how traditional your christening really was. After going through a flat phase, the popularity of having a baby christened has recently been reinvigorated by the royal christening of Prince George of Cambridge. The sight of yourself as a baby in a white lacy gown may seem a little {Read More}

Birthday Fun with Peppa Pig!


{I was provided with a complimentary product to review. All opinions are my own and 100% honest} One show that both of my kids have always loved is Peppa Pig. Her cute British accent and adorable way that she talks seems to suck my kids right in. When they saw that we had the brand new Peppa Pig “My Birthday Party” DVD, they could not wait to tear it open and watch it right away. If your kids have never {Read More}

Get Active! Get Fit! Get Healthy!

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Your health is important. According to the National Institute of Health, an active lifestyle helps people remain healthy into old age, and moderate activity can even help alleviate the symptoms of certain chronic illnesses. Many people today feel rushed and busy. Unfortunately, being busy doesn’t mean that you’re getting enough exercise. If you feel as though you’re running from morning to night and yet you spend the majority of that time working a desk job, you probably need to get {Read More}

6 Ways to Make Your Child’s Bedroom Safer

Decorating a bedroom is one of life’s little pleasures. It’s the only chance you’ll get to throw out bright colors and wacky patterns without looking crazy. If you want inspiration for your child’s room, you have to make sure your plans are safe. Thousands of children every year end up in the emergency room. And most household accidents are entirely avoidable. You’re a good parent and you want to do what’s best. Read on for a list of some of {Read More}

Battle of the Shops: Malls VS Souqs when Visiting Dubai

Dubai has two highly disparate personalities: on the surface, it is one of the most dramatic modern holiday spots in the world, bragging skylines and malls that are usually bigger and shinier than those in any other city in the world. The glitzy portion screams excess, with its own dynamic haute couture popping up in the largest mall in the world. Here, shoppers can browse through stores alongside titanic aquariums, majestic waterfalls, and light shows. Every brand a fashionista could {Read More}

3 Go-To Birthday Gifts for Men

One of the hardest things for me is shopping for Jay for any holiday, but especially his birthday. It is shortly after Christmas and Valentine’s Day, so by then, I am usually out of ideas and struggling to find the perfect gift for him. Over the years, I have found a few great gifts … and a few that I am sure he was only pretending to like Here are three that are always a huge hit! Something hobby related! {Read More}

A Nice Table Can Make All the Difference at a Tradeshow

Making handmade items is something that I have dabbled in for awhile, but I have never made enough to go to a tradeshow. I would love to have a “craft” that was able to be sold at a tradeshow, but I am just not there yet. Recently, I have been chatting with my mom about how to best sell my step-fathers newest project — some really funky and cool, upcycled art. To really help out, I have been looking up {Read More}

12 Make Ahead Sunday Dinners

{The following deliciousness is sponsored by Foodie.com. All opinions are my own and 100% honest}   Sundays are the perfect day to have a big meal. The kids are both here, and Jay is usually home from work as well, so I really like to go all out with our Sunday night dinner. Every now and again, we like to have family over to eat with us, and having delicious meals that can be made ahead of time is key {Read More}

Celebrate Spring Break With Nickelodeon {Giveaway} #SpringBreak

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Spring break is a few weeks away for us, but I know some people are already enjoying this week long vacation. Each year, we try to have some fun things for the kids to do outside, but lets face it — April tends to be rainy (at least here in NY) and that means I need a back up plan. That plan includes some of our favorite movies on hand to beat those rainy day boredom blues. To help you {Read More}