Archives for July 2011

My husband hates that I use our credit cards.  I'll be the first to admit that I'm terrible with budgets and money and he's constantly on me to watch my spending and to try and use cash.  We can control our budget better when I use cash than using plastic.  But I really hate having too much cash in my wallet as it seems to just fall out as I walk … [Read more...]

Maxi dresses, baby!  They're all the rage and nothing says summer comfort and style like a long and casual maxi dress.  And with July coming to an end, there's tons of great sales to be had - here's 5 Fun long Maxi Dresses that are all under $50 - go nuts! Collective Concepts Maxi Dress at Piperlime - on sale for $47.99: Rip Curl Ava Dress at … [Read more...]

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My kids love I Spy games and books.  And seek and find books.  And those hidden picture games in Highlights Magazine.  They just get such a thrill out of having to look for something hidden in a bigger picture. So I knew that Mystery Case Files - the Malgrave Incident ($26.99 with free shipping at Amazon) would be right up their alley.  I should … [Read more...]

Yesterday I posted about the yummy Cheesy Artichoke Dip I made with the Philly Lawry's Cooking Team.  I wanted to share the rest of the recipes and pictures today!  Our theme was a "holiday" dinner so we went with a Labor Day couples party. Here's what we made, with recipes: Pineapple Salsa 1 pineapple, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1-2 tsp … [Read more...]

Just last Sunday, I got together with some of my fav Philly bloggers to do some fun cooking with Lawry's Seasoning products. We were a part of team Philly - our local team competing to come up with the best recipe nationally. We had a few fun recipes that I'll share over the next week or two but wanted to start with the one I prepped and cooked, … [Read more...]

How cool is this Reclaimed Textile Spool Rack?  Wish it weren't $275.00 but pretty neat, huh? $275.00 at … [Read more...]

For the past two years, I've attended the annual BlogHer conference.  Arguably the biggest blogging conference for women around, I've had a heck of a good time at previous conferences.  I first attended in 2009 when BlogHer was in Chicago. BlogHer '09 in Chicago Posts: BlogHer '09: The People, the Parties, Oh My! BlogHer'09 Shout Outs & … [Read more...]

Wow - awesome coupon code for! Use coupon code 50PERCENT to receive 50% off your entire order at through July 25th.  I'm taking advantage and ordering a bunch of photos! … [Read more...]

Recently I went on a mini-shopping spree of some great finds on  While I'm out of the diapers stage with my kids, I hit up their Summer Sale and got a great bag and some paper products (paper products!  on a diapers site!  who knew!?) But I wanted to mention something pretty cool I noticed while there because I wish this had existed … [Read more...]