Archives for February 2017

"If we had no winter the spring would not be so pleasant" -Anne Bradstreet Spring is right around the corner! It is time to get the last wear of your favorite winter pieces. And best yet, take advantage of those winter clothing sales for next year. I shared this basic winter outfit featuring some on-sale pieces from a variety of … [Read more...]

My kids and hubby saw Doctor Strange when it was out in the theater but I had yet to see it. We got a copy of it and my kids kept begging me to watch it. "You will love it so much, Mom!", they said. They were so right! We popped it in this past weekend and I am now declaring it one of my favorite Marvel movies of all time! I was definitely not … [Read more...]

Man, I wish I were back on the beach after uploading all of these photos! If you're looking for a nice spot to get away in Florida that isn't too crazy, Marco Island is where it's at. We love it because it's a quick and easy trip to the Ft. Myers airport, which is a totally pleasant and small airport to navigate. Marco Island is pretty much the … [Read more...]

We're baaaaaaack! My family just got home this week from our third trip to Marco Island, Florida.Thankfully the weather has a bit of spring in the air here in Philadelphia since we returned, otherwise I think I'd really be crying at having left the beach & sunshine even more than I already am. As usual, we had a wonderful time enjoying the … [Read more...]

"Though she be little, she is fierce" -William Shakespeare Here are the FIVE things you should include for the most glam big/little basket! ONE Hand-made crafts are a must, they are personal and unique. TWO apparel!! THREE A decorated box for their pin, throw some candy in there for a tasty touch. FOUR special fam … [Read more...]

I love HomeAway. In fact, I had to stop from searching on their website for a beach house for us for a vacation this summer to bring you this post with news of this incredible, dreamy contest they are hosting right now. I'll tell you more about HomeAway in a bit but I gotta share about this fantastic contest first. So the details are as … [Read more...]

  Hey all - I helping to host aTwitter party that's starting in 15 minutes. Won't you join me? Hashtag: #NoGoodCough - find more info and RSVP here Date & Time: Monday, February 13th from 1-2pmET The main host is @crowdtappers and they're giving away $750 in gift cards. Would love to see you! … [Read more...]

Have you guys heard of this company, Traveling Vineyard? I hadn't heard of it until a few weeks ago. My sister-in-law attended a party and was telling us about it later that day. The model is set up similarly to Stella & Dot, Tastefully Simple and other direct sales companies who host in-home parties who you may have heard of. Traveling … [Read more...]

Remember this Valentine's day, "In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different" - Coco Chanel Valentine's day is right around the corner which means it's time to bring out your favorite red and pink dresses! I decided to keep it relaxed in this girly, flowy pink dress from Anthropologie. I paired my dress with these … [Read more...]

It's that time of year again, and I'm training for the Hot Chocolate 15k in Philadelphia! This will be my third year running it and I'm hoping the third time's the charm in terms of the weather. April's always so iffy here in Philly. The first year it was insanely windy but fun; last year was a miserable downpour of unhappiness, so naturally, I've … [Read more...]