Archives for June 2017

Hi, guys! Last week I had my two besties over to throw a little girls night...it was the BEST. Even though it was just a few of us we went all out. We made it pajama themed and wore our favorite comfy and cute PJs. This was totally the vibe considering it started storming ten minutes before the party! The star of the night was RSVP Skinnies … [Read more...]

I'm not a native Philadelphian. I've lived in the Philadelphia area for almost twenty years now (!) but there's some things I've still not experienced despite their iconic statuses when it comes to this area. For example, eating a cheesesteak from Pat's or Geno's. Nope, never done it. (I don't eat beef but still, I've also never been.) I have … [Read more...]

Going to a Phillies evening game the night before the last day of school? Why not. At least, that's what we figuredwhen we got the invite from Xfinity to come to an evening at the ballpark the night before Cole's last day of school. The Phils were playing the Red Sox, so it was sure to be a fun game. The Phillies had also lost the last 8 games … [Read more...]

Dads don't want ties. Ever. It's like getting kids socks for Christmas. Sure, dad might need them, but it's hard to be excited about a piece of clothing required for work. Instead, this Father's Day, get dad this book: We Stood Upon Stars by Roger Thompson. Dads crave adventure. You may have heard some tales about crazy campouts or road trips … [Read more...]

We have quite the collection going of Hess Trucks from over the years. Both sets of grandparents have picked up the Hess Truck for sale from year to year so we have a nice shelf going in the basement with all the other collectables. This year's truck is not one but three - it's a cute collection of mini Hess Trucks! The 2017 Mini Collection is … [Read more...]

Father's Day is quickly approaching. I don't know about you guys but the spring FLEW by like a crazy woman and I can't believe we're already a week into June. We have a week and a half until Father's Day so it's time to start thinking about it! When it comes to gifting my husband from the kids, he has just about everything he needs these … [Read more...]

To all of you fair-weather Wonder Woman fans thanks to the movie, listen up people: welcome to awesomeness. So I have been obsessed with Wonder Woman since the mid-80s. Who out there is with me in the mad Wonder Woman fandom that began before the latest movie release? I think any of us born sometime in the 70s know theLynda Carter version of … [Read more...]

Are you guys familiar with Snyder's-Lance brands? I know I was a regular Snyder's of Hanover pretzel eater in college and for years beyond. As health-conscious Moms, you may be interested in hearing this latest: This month, Snyder's-Lance is launching the first multi-brand snack pack featuring salty snacks made with better-for-you … [Read more...]

This is the cutest! I missed attending a toy event up in NYC last month but a couple of the PR folks I've been in contact with over years sent me some goodies to check out what's new and hot for the summer toy season. I'll bring you guys reviews of some of my favorites over the next few weeks, including this: the My Fairy Garden by Playmonster. … [Read more...]

My freckles are a part of me. There was a brief time I hated them when I was in middle school, but we hate just about everything in middle school, don't we? For the most part, I've embraced my freckle-face because it is what it is and frankly, I've felt like they make my face me for much of my life. But what I haven't embraced are the age spots … [Read more...]