DIY| The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday

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HBD Sassafras

HAPPY FOURTH BIRTHDAY...more

Turning 30: Celebrating My Black Girl Magic

I am getting ready to turn 30, and I'm in love. I have a beautiful son, a host of great friends, a wonderful man, and a growing career as a writer that I never would have dreamed of. As the day draws nearer, I have discovered for the first time in my life, I can unapologetically declare that I am in love with all of me....more

Birthday Shuffle V - Day 11 - I Feel Good

Dillon's Birthday Video...more

Nine...aka Stop Growing Up

"A Daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart" -Unknown...more

An Auspicious Date: June 3

Today is June 3rd, a seemingly auspicious date in our family.  Here is why:...more

Suite (sweet) Staycation in Hotel Fort Canning Singapore

picture credit Hotel Fort Canning...more

How To Build a Gift Closet & Give More Generously

When I was younger, I thought I was the first person ever to have come up with the idea of a permanent stash of gift items you keep in your house for those "just-in-case" moments. I pictured a chest of drawers with purchased and homemade gifts and gift wrap for those inevitable birthday party invites my future children would have. ...more
reillysmom16  I think that's such an awesome idea.  We don't have kids yet, but I know I will ...more

100 Birthday Freebies - REALLY!

Here's a list of 100 RESTAURANTS and stores that will give you FREE STUFF ON YOUR BIRTHDAY! Get the list on WhatMommyDoes ==>> 100 Birthday Freebies...more

52 Weeks of Being

February was the celebration of my birthday. I say February and not a specific day because I celebrate all month long. (Note: birthdays ending in 0 and 5 are milestone birthdays and they are celebrated all year long; this was not one of those years). At one point during the month, I was having a reflective moment.What did I want to achieve this year?...more