– MVPs – Most Valuable Presents for Sports Fans This Holiday Season

November 2, 2023

We all know at least a few people who are all about sports. They may be passionate about a particular team, like their alma mater or local professional league, or they could be the year-round fans who somehow always have a sporting event to attend. If this sounds like someone on your holiday gifting list […]

Gifts We Love for a One-Year-Old

October 28, 2023

I know every parent tells you that “The days are long, but the years are short”, but I never really believed it until I actually became a mom. Now, on the cusp of my firstborn turning one (AHH!), I can attest to the fact that the last year was the fastest, craziest, sweetest of my […]

– Holiday Cheer for All – Gifts for Grandparents, In-Laws & Parents

October 17, 2023

It happens to me every year, without fail. The holidays roll around, and I’m left frozen in place, wondering how I could possibly pick the right gifts for friends and family. I scramble to every store and website I can think of, searching for the perfect, most unique presents for everyone I know. Once the […]

The Best STEM Toys for Kids

October 12, 2023

Finding the perfect gift for the kids in your life can be tricky. On the one hand, you want to find something they’ll find fun and exciting; on the other hand, you want a gift that’s meaningful and educational. But what if I told you that you didn’t have to choose? STEM (or STEAM) toys […]

Top Must-Haves for Holiday Entertaining

October 10, 2023

When my husband proposed to me, he did so in the living room of our first home.  He had a small area decorated with balloons that spelled out “Welcome Home” and champagne for us to toast with afterward.  Since then, we have continued creating many beautiful memories together as a family in that exact home, […]

– Super-Easy Gift Giving – Holiday and Birthday Registries for Kids

October 27, 2022

Every year I am put on the spot by our distant relatives when they ask me, “what do the kids want for Christmas this year?!” I have to wrack my brain, trying to remember what each kid asked for, what color/size they need. and oh, did I already suggest that to the other friends and […]

11 Perfect Toys for Toddlers

October 18, 2022

When it comes to birthdays and holidays, my older kids have no problem telling me exactly what they’re wish for, but my youngest hasn’t quite reached that point. If you have little ones, you may be facing the same problem. But have no fear- I’m here to help! The toy options are endless, but I’ve […]

Holiday Gifts for Newlyweds

October 13, 2022

The first year of marriage can feel particularly magical, coming off the heels of your wedding day and soaking in all that married life has to offer. Celebrating the holidays for the first time as newlyweds is a truly special time that rings in new traditions and sets a foundation for the years ahead. With […]

– Ask a Real Mom – Toys That Last a Lifetime

September 29, 2022

I’m a self-proclaimed toy minimalist. As a mom of a three-year-old, one-year-old with another on the way in just a few short months, I feel I’ve earned this right. I like all our kid’s toys to be easily contained in a basket in our living room and I’m drawn to the classics when it’s time […]

Our Top Amazon Toy List Gifts for Kids of All Ages

November 2, 2021

Amazon’s annual Holiday Toy List makes it easier than ever to find the perfect gift for every child in your life. The holiday season is right around the corner, and there’s no time like the present to start planning all your gifting. And with the newest edition of Amazon’s Toy List already announced, it’s super […]

Adorable Baby Halloween Costumes

September 28, 2021

Fall is one of my favorite times of year! Because I live in South Florida (the palm trees don’t change colors and it’s still quite warm out), I look for every opportunity to make it feel like fall. And that means I love Halloween! If you’re anything like me, you love dressing your little one […]

Best Holiday Gifts for Children Under 2

November 12, 2020

This year, our son will get to be a part of his second Christmas celebration! (This one feels even more exciting than last year because he’s a big one-year-old who gets so excited about everything.) And then, a week or so later, we’ll welcome our second child into the world! So, needless to say, I […]

Holiday Gifts the Whole Family Can Enjoy

October 15, 2020

The holidays are all about spending time with family. Check out our favorite activities, games, and other fun gift ideas you can enjoy together. Somehow, just like they always do, the holidays have snuck up on us and are right around the corner. As you put the finishing touches on your festive home decor and […]

Cute and Cuddly Baby Halloween Costumes

September 19, 2017

I’ll be honest: before I had kids, Halloween was one of my least favorite “holidays.” But now that I have a cute little one to dress up, it’s become one of my favorite days of the year! And moms and dads, you should know: your baby’s 1st Halloween might be your only chance to choose […]

The Best of Amazon’s Mom Picks for Kids Gifts

December 14, 2015

With Christmas just days away I’m really starting to feel the time crunch, which makes me turn to Amazon, for some stress-free, crowd-free, kid-free last minute shopping. I could list all of the reasons why I love Amazon, but today we’re here to talk about just one of those reasons- the Mom Picks Holiday Gift […]

Easy Entertaining – Everything You Need for the Perfect Party!

December 10, 2015

Entertaining is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. I love having friends and family in my home to enjoy delicious food and good company. We’ve teamed up with Bed Bath & Beyond to ensure that you’re equipped and ready to host your own holiday gathering. You may be having 10 or 100 […]

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