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Fall Leaf Sugar Cookies Recipe

I love to make sugar cookies, they are easy and people are always so impressed by them. One of my favorite times of year to make them is in the fall when the leaves are changing. Here is how to   Read More »


Warby Parker – Making Prescription Eyewear More Affordable

I have been putting off something very important for about a year now. Going to get my eyeglasses prescription checked. Why? Because I know it needs to be updated, but the cost of getting new glasses terrifies me and since   Read More »

Fall into Fall Smoothie

Organic Avenue’s Fall into Fall Smoothie Recipe

I am so excited to share this recipe with you today – for two reasons! One, I will be in NYC later this month and I just can not wait to visit one of the Organic Avenue locations while we   Read More »

money saving reusable lunch bento box

How to Save Over $400 Per Year Packing School Lunches

I have been packing my kids’ lunches for school for the past 14 years – that’s a whole lot of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! Luckily my girls have always been good about requesting fun reusable lunchware which has saved   Read More »

Lunch Note

Lunch Box Notes with Laura Kelly Pet Shop

Back to school time creates a unique opportunity to connect with your kids through lunchbox note writing.  If your kids don’t pack, you can always stick little notes in their backpacks too! Here are some really cute ones created with   Read More »

My version of Starbucks BLT Chicken Salad

Chicken BLT Salad Recipe inspired by Starbucks

Earlier this year my daughter discovered the Chicken BLT Salad Sandwiches at Starbucks and they quickly became her favorite snack after a long day of theater rehearsals. A few weeks ago I stopped by Starbucks on the way to pick   Read More »

Greek Seven Layer Dip

Greek Seven Layer Dip

With summer days ahead, I like to use my oven as little as possible. This is a recipe for an appetizer that you could easily combine with a salad or use as a side dish, too! I spotted a recipe   Read More »

Tiny Prints Grad

30% off Graduation Stationery at Tiny Prints

My son graduates from High School in less than three weeks and guess what I have not ordered yet? That’s right – graduation announcements!!  Part of me feels like a total slacker Mom and the other part of me says,   Read More »

Irish Stew

5 Classic Irish Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

This is an article I originally posted in 2009, but these recipes are still perfect! Ireland is by far one my favorite places on earth! Lucky for me, my grandparents live there and we have made quite a few trips   Read More »

10 Day Detox Diet

Sugar Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free – Who Me? OH YES!

Apologies for the crazy title – but I can not believe that in a span of 15 days I have gone from craving carbs, sugar, and covering everything with cheese to some one who is very happily eating sugar-free, grain-free   Read More »