• First Snow

    This weekend, the Northeast got the first snow of the season. It was a little extra special because it was our first snow day in our new home. Coming from New York City, where the snow turns grey and slushy within hours of it hitting the ground, the snowfall was all sorts of magical. The 6 inch blanket covered every… [See the Post]

    First Snow
  • Gift Guide: Boys 8-11 years old

    As much as I love Christmas, as the years pass it gets more bittersweet. Alex is growing up and I know that the years of him believing in Santa are coming to a close. This year we still visited Santa and wrote our Christmas list so I thought it would be fun to share what Alex is asking Santa for,… [See the Post]

    Gift Guide: Boys 8-11 years old
  • Practicing Fractions with Cuties #100DaysofSunshine

    I recently partnered with my friends at Cuties for their #100DaysofSunshine campaign. All opinions are always my own! If you ask Alex what his favorite subjects in school are, he will tell you lunch and math. He has had a love for math since before he even started school. His kindergarten teacher was shocked to learn that he already knew how to… [See the Post]

    Practicing Fractions with Cuties #100DaysofSunshine
  • We Bought A House!

    If it seems like its been quiet around here for the last few weeks, you’re right, but I have a good reason – WE BOUGHT A HOUSE! We are officially homeowners and even though the house is empty except for some inflatable mattresses and folding chairs it already feels like home! Coming from New York City, Connecticut feels like the… [See the Post]

    We Bought A House!
  • Pomegranate Arugula Quinoa Salad

    I partnered with Bowery Farming for this sponsored post to share how I #EatCleanGreens! As adults, I think we all know it is important to eat our vegetables, but have you ever stopped to think about if all vegetables are created equal? Even organic vegetables can travel 100s of miles before they reach your plate. This is how Bowery Farming is… [See the Post]

    Pomegranate Arugula Quinoa Salad

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Homemade Dessert Hack: Red Velvet NYC

Meal kits are super trendy these days. Millennials are said to be killing fast food restaurants because they would rather cook at home then eat subpar food at quick dining establishments. We are a generation of foodies and why should it be any different when it comes to our desserts. Enter Red Velvet NYC! Red Velvet is a gourmet dessert…

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NYC Travel Guide: Top of the Rock

Growing up in New York City, it’s easy to become jaded by the tourist sites. I know people who have spent their whole lives in the city, but have never visited the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building because those are places that tourists go. All these places are filled with tourists, but they are also full of…

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Housewarming Gifts for the Person Who Has Everything

Housewarming parties in your early 20s are fun. Everyone is broke and has nothing, so no matter what gift you decide to bring, it will be appreciated and most likely used. Once everyone is more established, housewarming parties begin to get difficult. Everyone basically has everything they need or is able to afford the things they want, so choosing a…

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Diggerland USA

If you are like my son and husband and have ever had a desire to ride heavy construction equipment, this post is for you! Last week, we visited Diggerland USA in Berlin, New Jersey. Diggerland is a construction themed amusement park, where instead of roller coasters and merry go rounds, you get to operate real construction equipment. The park itself is…

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Summer Mom Guilt: 5 Ways to Beat It

Thanks to social media, summer mom guilt is stronger than ever. Anytime you log into Facebook or Instagram, you are inundated with pictures of your friends with their smiling children, doing tons of fun summer activities. Then the thoughts start to creep into your head.  Why don’t I take my children everywhere like my friends? Why can’t I provide so…

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