Baby’s First Moments and So Much More


Disclosure: Travel for this post was paid for by Johnson and Johnson When I was beginning my role as a mother every moment seemed to be both scary and special at the same time. Life felt so surreal and that this baby was mine to keep blew me away constantly.  A world where I felt secure and […]

Fresh Picks: 3 Winter Essentials for Your Home {Giveaway}

3 Winter Essentials for Your Home {Giveaway}

Disclosure: I was provided with product to facilitate this post but all opinions are my own. Oh Winter, I am so over you!  Over the last two months we have have had stomach bugs, coughs, colds, fevers, our heat went out on the coldest day of the year and then the next weekend we had […]

24 Netflix Shows Everyone is Binge Watching


Disclosure: I am a Netflix Stream Team Member.  All opinions are my own With the winter still beating down on us here in New Jersey we have been “trapped” indoors and thankfully Netflix has helped us with many long weekends indoors.  Last night all 4 of us binge watched Netflix, each of us on our […]

Harlem Globetrotters Ticket Giveaway

Harlem Globetrotters Ticket Giveaway |

It’s been so cold out and impossible to play outside with the kids.  If you’re like me you have been looking for fun and indoor events to entertain your kids.  Well, look not further because the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring some of the greatest athletes on the planet to display their innovative ball handling wizardry, amazing […]

Friday’s Fresh Picks: Favorites of the Week

Friday's Fresh Picks Favorites of the Week

It’s Friday, again, this week was a very long short week.  Let me start by telling you that last weeks FFP’s Must Haves to Stay Warm totally jinxed me!!  Sure enough by Saturday evening, our heat went out and by Sunday morning it was 40 degrees INSIDE my house!! Luckily for us we have a […]

Friday’s Fresh Picks: Must Haves to Stay Warm


I know I will complain when I am sweating in 100 degrees but at least then the kids can swim and we can enjoy the sunshine.  Today, in the middle of February I am frozen.  My toes are so cold that the only way to warm myself up lately is to take a hot shower […]

Friday’s Fresh Picks: Silly Knock Knock Jokes for Kids

Silly Knock Knock Jokes For Kids

We are in the midst of the winter and it’s been COLD.  Everyone is trapped inside and it’s getting a bit much some days.  I am trying to find way to make staying home more adventurous and fun while we are counting down the days till we can swim, ride bikes and just sit outside!! […]

Frozen Fever Featurette


How exciting a first look at Frozen Fever a new short by Disney that will premiere on March 13, 2015 in front of Cinderella! In “Frozen Fever,” it’s Anna’s birthday and Elsa and Kristoff are determined to give her the best celebration ever, but when Elsa catches a cold, her powers may put more than […]

Top Picks for Kids That Love Dogs

Top Picks for Kids That Love Dogs

In our family Finnegan, our 7 year old Australian Shepherd, is considered another child.  Both Hayley and Derek refer to Finnegan as their brother. He is such an important part of our family. Growing up I never had a dog, I had a cat Oreo (guess what colors she was?) and Oreo basically hid in the […]

Love the Skin You’re in with Rodan + Fields

Love the Skin You're in with Rodan + Fields

Disclosure: Today’s post is written by my friend Laura who is an independent consultant for Rodan + Fields If one of your new year’s resolutions is to get your complexion back on track so you can look and feel your best this year here’s 5 Rodan + Fields products that will help you love the skin […]

Mini Fashionistas: Playing in the Snow with Kamik

Playing in the Snow with Kamik

Disclosure: I was provided with boots for this post.  All opinions are my own Winter just isn’t winter without a good snowstorm or two.  Having little kids that just want to build a snowman and don’t fully grasp the understanding that I have no control over the snow it’s tough to see how disappointed they […]

Friday’s Fresh Picks: Totally Totes

Friday's Fresh Picks Totally Totes

For Christmas this year my husband, who is a fabulous gift giver, gave me a stamped leather black Kate Spade tote.  I didn’t ask for it, I didn’t hit at it and honestly, I hadn’t ever seen this bag before so when I opened it I was shocked!!!  Before my son Derek was born 6 […]