If you’re discouraged by the thought of throwing a house party this holiday season for lack of inspiration, time, or money, think twice about it. A few details here and there can go a long way to create a special atmosphere without having a home makeover. Add a twig of mistletoe above the door, freshly <... >
As a parent to young children, I enjoy the holidays with renewed interest. My kids understand who Santa is, but don’t know Mama is Mrs. Claus – researching the latest products two months in advance before the mad dash to shop, shop, shop followed by wrap, wrap, wrap. Here is a wonderful assortment of holiday <... >
Tweens come in all shapes these days. Some are still sweet and innocent little girls who love their dolly while others seem already ripe for the teen years. What can you get the girls in your family this holiday? Here’s a list of possibilities for Tween girls, ages 7 and older. Look carefully: some of <... >
Certain items present a surefire way to please pregnant, new or frazzled moms: shoes and boots that look great but are comfortable.
Sugar and spice and everything nice are dandy, but boys want a little something extra: action, bells, whistles, items to put together.
Baby, it’s getting cold outside. Let’s have a mug of hot chocolate with extra marshmallows and lounge in our snuggly jammies. My kids and I welcome these times – temperatures drop, darker days, and howling winds. We’ll have no worries relaxing in our warm PJs with blankets and pillows. Baby Steps offers 100% combed cotton <... >
A fantastic meal requires a symphony of precision timing, preparation, chopping, dicing, sautéing, baking and mixing – and that’s the idea for Thanksgiving this month.
I had the pleasure of seeing the current Holiday Collection, in addition to the Spring Fashion Preview 2011 for popular maternity brands, A Pea in the Pod™ and Motherhood Maternity™.
City outings for children are often just as fun for adults as they are for kids. Case in point: these two offerings, which will transfix and fascinate people of all ages (but especially your children). Every fall The Big Apple Circus comes to Manhattan, complete with ponies, white stallions, goats, dogs, acrobats, slapstick, clowns, jugglers, <... >
Cooking for a family every day involves planning, running to the store, prepping, using pots and pans and then cleaning the mess you have made. Just thinking about it can kill all the joy involved in the process. You end up doing the same old recipes over and over because they are quick and unthreatening. <... >