An App for Families in our Scary World – React Mobile Review

There were lots of anticipated life changes when I first had the babies – less sleep, fewer nights out, lots and lots of love.  One of the biggest surprises to me was the sense of total and utter vulnerability – suddenly the world was a scarier place than it had ever been before. Just a [...]

Sweet and Simple Redecorating with CozyWallArt

This fall has been a BUSY time in my little studio, making hair bows until my finger prints wear burn off.  I’ve found the white walled room a little stark though, isolating and uninspiring as I worked at my table facing the blank wall.  Small improvements were made – a candle, more lights, my tablet occasionally propped [...]

Picture Perfect DIY Family Photos with EasyCanvasPrints

I have been an amateur “momtographer” for a little over a year now.  After realizing that my point-and-shoot wasn’t doing my gorgeous kids justice, I decided that it was time to find some better gear.  I got a DSLR, took a class and got to practicing – and the rest is history!  I was thrilled [...]

Healthy Mamas and Healthy Kids with Spray Active

In my book, one of the worst experiences of motherhood is when you find yourself sick trying to care for little ones.  As you lay there miserable on the couch, the chaos seems louder and wilder in your inability to help keep the calm. As a busy mom running a business and a blog, I [...]

Matilda Jane Paint by Numbers Review and $50 Gift Card Giveaway

The fall is my absolute favorite time of year – the leaves are changing, the candles are burning, and wardrobes shift to all things soft and cozy and warm.  I love nothing more than cuddling up in some lovely fall clothes to get that feeling of warmth and comfort.So it was with absolute pleasure that [...]

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale Coming Soon in Pittsburgh!

If you’ve been a reader for while, you may know that we LOVE to shop consignment sales!  We were lucky enough to have read about them a long time ago over at The Fabulous Baby Striblings  and have been hooked ever since.In the past, I’ve shared my Consignment Shopping Haul and my 10 Tips for Kids Consignment Shopping Success [...]

DidiPop Review and Giveaway

I have been getting excited about writing this review for weeks now – really I have.  I’m thrilled to be able to introduce you to one of the babies’ favorite musicians, to whom we have been listening  since they were only a few months old. We were first lucky enough to be introduced to DidiPop after winning [...]

DVD Giveaway – Standing Up against Bullying!

As a mom, I’ve been hopeful that one little perk of having twins will be that my kids will be there to “protect” each other during the cruel moments of childhood bullying.  I can already tell that my Julie will be a child who “marches to the beat of a different drum” – just as [...]

iTunes Giveaway and Touch ‘n Sing Review

Brayden and Julie are getting to the age where anything musical is just thrilling – they smile, bop their head and dance along.  When you pair this with the colorful excitement of my cell phone or tablet, it becomes a great combination that will really hold their attention! We recently had the opportunity to check [...]