Stressing out right after your vacation

I think by now, most Americans realize they don't take enough vacation. There are plenty of stories out there telling us we don't use all our vacation time, and polls measuring how many people are going to take a vacation this year and even reminders that vacations actually boost productivity in employees when they return to work....more

Tips for Hosting an Easter Egg Hunt

One of my favorite parts of Easter (besides preparing the brunch, of course :) ) is the Easter egg hunt! There is always so much excitement and laughter as the kids run around the backyard collecting all of their eggs, so let’s make it the best Easter egg hunt possible this year! Check out our tips below for creating the perfect Easter egg hunt!...more

Alice in Wonderland Easter Tea Party

In Part 1 of “Hosting a Tea Party” we talked about our tips and tricks for creating the perfect tea party. Now we are taking it a step further and talking about how we designed our own Alice in Wonderland themed Easter Tea Party!...more

How To Make The Best Of A Whirlwind Vacation

Making a '24 Hour Hotel Holiday' count.VACATION: late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin vacatio(n-), from vacare ‘be unoccupied’ ...more

When your child doesn't believe anymore

We have a thing in my family called the Valentine's Monster. This is what he looks like:...more

When Did Valentine’s Day Become a Kid Thing?

I sat in front of my computer, with my son standing to my right. We scrolled through Pinterest looking for Valentine’s Day printables. It was a few days before February 14, and word had gone out from the teachers at his school that valentine cards could be shared this week. His little sister danced around behind us, waiting her turn at the Pinterest wheel of DIY. And I was about to lose my mind. ...more
Yes. We used to make Valentine'smore

Christmas 2015

 Now, that the holidays are over and everyone is settling back into reality I finally got to upload our wonderful holiday pictures....more

Full Moon in Comfy, Caring Cancer 12/25/15

Christmas Day finds us with a Full Moon in the nurturing, sensitive Water sign of Cancer.  A “Full” phase (Sun and Moon gloriously opposite each other) is good for the finalization of projects, clearing up messes, etc.  The 4th sign of the Zodiac is family and home focused, so completing old business may involve where you live. Make your environment safe and secure as possible, clear out the old, give space for the new....more

The Single Girl's Guide to Surviving the Holidays

From cocktail parties, to holiday looks, to rockin’ around your single girl swagger, this season it’s single bells, single bells, single all the way!...more
Akaleistar  Thanks! Did you try any of them this holiday season?more