Last Minute Halloween on a Budget!

So you’ve pushed Halloween shopping off because your kids can’t decide what they want to be, or they have changed their minds a million times? I’ve been here more times than I can count and this seems to be a challenge every year. Hence the need for last minute ideas, because it’s the day of…

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Fires Don’t Plan, But You Can!

The last time I remember doing fire prevention is at school. The fire alarm rings, we all file outside, head to the designated area for each class, perform a headcount, and wait to return inside. We would practice our route and how to find fire exits/alternate routes, a few times a year, to be prepared…

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A Day Out with Your Son

Mommy’s little boy is something all sons start off as. They are pure bundles of active energy and not much changes as they grow up, other than the activities you do together. We often see moms and daughters out for the afternoon, shopping or getting their hair and nails done – starting at a rather…

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Fall Fun for the Whole Family

Cooler weather means a more comfortable experience while participating in outdoor activities.  Don’t get me wrong, I love summer, but spending an entire day outside can be exhausting in the heat. Fall brings beautiful colors, sweater weather, and warm drinks aplenty. It’s my family’s favorite time to enjoy each other’s company and reconnect. We have…

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Creative Pumpkin Carvings

Hello everything pumpkin spice and so long sun, because fall is almost here. With fall brings Halloween and a night of dress up and fun. But before we get on our costumes we must carve a few pumpkins and, of course, make a delicious pie… or just buy one, if you’re not the best baker….

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Spooky Party Planning

Halloween is slowly creeping up on us, especially if you’re planning to throw a party – but, dare I say, we can always plan ahead. There, I said it. There’s so much to think about beyond your costumes, like food for guests, decorations, games for adults and children alike, weather conditions and so much more….

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Show Your School Spirit!

A new school year can come with lots of different emotions, feelings and thoughts – anything from excitement and happiness to see your friends again, to fear and anxiety about school work and new classes. These are normal, so assure your child that however they are feeling is okay. At the beginning of every school…

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DIY Fall Crafts for Kids

Are you waiting for the return of pumpkin spice everything and getting cozy with a blanket without it sticking to you?  If so, you’re not alone.  Fall is well on its way, days are getting shorter, temperatures cooler and slowly… Halloween gear is popping up in stores. If you’re looking to add some beautiful fall…

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From Hair to Heels

What’s the most important part of high school for any teenage girl? It’s homecoming and prom. Getting dolled up, wearing a beautiful gown and be escorted by a date is fairytale-like; it’s what many little girls dream about. Every September or early October, schools host homecoming. The planning starts way before that, though. Putting together…

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Breakfast While in a Rush

With being so busy in the morning, I always find it hard to find the time to make myself a tasty, nutritious breakfast. I manage to make a coffee and rustle through the fridge – often, coming up empty handed. Don’t get me wrong, I love breakfast but cooking anything so early is not appealing…

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