We don’t need another sweater: Heifer International

December 5, 2016 | in: GIFT GUIDE, holiday gift guide, social good

Four year old boy feeding goats at his family’s farm in Uganda made possible by donations to Heifer International.  We have seven million LEGOS. Closets of clothes. Posses of princess …more

Kmart #Fab15Toys Review and Gift Guide

December 8, 2015 | in: GIFT GUIDE, holiday gift guide, toys

Do you remember the specific had-to-have-em cool toys you listed on your list for Santa? I do! Mickey Mouse Disco. Peaches ‘n Cream Barbie. Crayola Caddy. Lite Brite. Barbie Perfume …more

Group Gifts Are Easy with The Gifting Bunch (+ $50 Giveaway!)

November 16, 2015 | in: GIFT GUIDE, giveaways, holiday gift guide

Raise your hand if you have ever been in charge of coordinating a group gift collection for your child’s teacher, principal, coach or scout leader. I too have been there, …more

A Very Special Christmas Tree: Beautiful Children’s Book for the Holidays

November 16, 2015 | in: books, GIFT GUIDE, holiday gift guide

Every year I give my children new Christmas-themed books at the beginning of Advent to celebrate the start of this magical, sacred time of the year. Sometimes these stories are …more

#SquadGoals: An eBay guide of great gifts for girlfriends

November 2, 2015 | in: GIFT GUIDE

I was asked by one of my favorite blogger girl #squads, Clever Girls, to create a girlfriend-to-girlfriend eBay gift guide. I had a sheer blast curating #Squad Goals: Great Girlfriend …more

Best Gifts for Kids: What My Kids Are Getting for Christmas

December 20, 2014 | in: GIFT GUIDE, toys

I love my kids. I love Christmas. I love to shop. And thus, I love love, ell-o-vee-ee adore sharing with you the items that I have chosen for my three …more

Coolest New Games for the Nintendo 3DS

December 19, 2014 | in: GIFT GUIDE, tech

When I asked Eve if she wanted to assist me in reviewing two new Nintendo 3DS XL games, I earned my nomination for the Hip Suburban Mom Award (HSMA.) However, …more

GIVEAWAY: momAgenda Desktop + Best Gifts for Women, Promo Codes

December 15, 2014 | in: GIFT GUIDE, giveaways

Shopping for other women, be they my moms, my sisters or my friends, is so much fun but oh, the pressure! The gifting goal is to choose something unique but …more

GIVEAWAY: Target $75 Gift Card for Stocking Stuffers

December 14, 2014 | in: GIFT GUIDE, giveaways

Cool mini-presents that are not simply swag are the name of the game for stocking stuffers in our house. Although I am often tempted to fill them with super useful …more

GIVEAWAY: GoldieBlox – STEM, Storytelling and FUN

GoldieBlox invites girls to be engineers in their world The pink aisle in the toy section. If you are a parent of a girl, you know it well. And while …more

Father’s Day Inspiration

June 10, 2014 | in: GIFT GUIDE, shopping

Stumped on Father’s Day gifts this year? Here are some practical, styley, humorous and dare I say, super cool, gift to give your guy this Hallmark holiday. PRACTICAL GIFTS CrossFit …more

Shari’s Berries for Holiday Parties and Last-Minute Gifts

December 20, 2013 | in: GIFT GUIDE, holiday gift guide

Ordering gifts for Christmas is now officially last minute, but Shari’s Berries can get there in the St. Nick of time! My family and I had the chance to try …more

GIVEAWAY: Joseph Nogucci Bracelet

The Joseph Nogucci IRIS charm bracelet is the hottest, prettiest add-beads-and-charms bracelet on the market. Forget Pandora or Troll Beads, the IRIS is where it is at. I am totally enamored with …more

C. Wonder: Adorable Gifts, Cool Clothes, Haute Home Decor

December 17, 2013 | in: GIFT GUIDE, shopping

  I am wearing a C. Wonder Silk Leopard Print Shirt, Crystal Layering Necklace and Enamel Initial Cuff C.Wonder stores from coast to coast teamed up with more than 20 …more

Best Women’s Pajamas: jijamas

December 11, 2013 | in: GIFT GUIDE, holiday gift guide, shopping, style

My favorite gift (to receive) is new pajamas. Nothing makes me happier. There’s something about wearing a totally comfortable yet pretty set of jammies, as opposed to ratty old tees …more