There is nothing like curling up in a comfy spot with a blanket and a good book. The ability to be whisked away from reality and transported into another time and another place. A good book is the ultimate escape. And a library full of Danielle Steel books is the perfect get away. With books published in […]
I write a lot about quick and easy dinners because I really don’t love to cook and I am always trying to do about a dozen things when I need to be getting dinner on the table. I want to spend as little possible on dinner prep so we can actually sit down to enjoy eating dinner together. I have just discovered a way to make my slow cooker prep even simpler. For a home cooked meal, it doesn’t get easier than this slow cooker pot roast recipe.
Miles, Miles, Miles From Tomorrowland. Disney Junior’s space exploring family has taken over our house with terms like “Let’s rocket,” “Starshine,” “Blastastic” and “Aw, craters” making their way into my family’s everyday vocabulary. In fact, I venture to say that Miles From Tomorrowland is to Sissy what Octonauts was once to K. There are big plans […]
As the summer winds down the excitement grows, it’s back-to-school time! And that means back to school shopping for crayons, pencils, back-to-school clothes and the most important outfit of all the first-day-of-school outfit. It’s kind of a big deal around here, and my daughters love hunting for all of their supplies and clothes for the […]
This post brought to you by PERK. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. Pop quiz: Which would you rather your car smell like? A gym, leftovers or a tropical paradise? I am not even going to pause for an answer, I can read your mind. Tropical paradise it is, […]
Although I am admittedly not a morning person, I do love the anticipation of a new day. Each day is like a blank canvas. There is so much we can do in just one day, sometimes we just need a little extra inspiration. Like a hot cup of coffee to jump-start the day. For even […]
Who else is ready to celebrate the 4th of July with the sun, sand, fireworks and all things red, white and blue?! The 4th of July is a big holiday for my family, deeply rooted in tradition with an open-door that welcomes all family and friends. Our giant-sized celebration has become an annual event that […]
This summer Build-A-Bear will welcome three fashionable friends to its line up — the Honey Girls. With brightly colored fur and fancy glitter outfits this trio of pals is ready to rock. The Honey Girls band includes Teegan, Risa and Viv three best friends who share a love of music and a message about friendship and positive self-esteem. Each […]
Every time one of my girls gets the slightest cold they get a cough that lasts and lasts and lasts. Out of nowhere two days of sniffles turns into two months of coughs. And, of course, their cough is always worse at night (and during nap time). Over the last two weeks we have been […]
Listen up dairy fans. June is National Dairy Month, and to celebrate Real Seal is hosting a pin to win sweepstakes. You could win a $100 VISA gift card just by re-pining your favorite dairy recipe in the Real Seal Pin to Win sweepstakes. Sounds almost as good as my Buffalo Chicken Dip recipe, right? And […]
When I was little my grandparents flew from Florida to Washington DC to be there for my first swim lesson. Grandpa was a pilot, and that was the kind of thing they did to make sure they were part of all of the little moments. Because that’s what life is all about — not missing […]
This post brought to you by IHG Rewards Club. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. Summer has arrived, and families everywhere are getting ready to pack up their cars and go on vacation! Whether you are traveling across country or taking a staycation this summer, wouldn’t it be nice if your […]
Another year has passed and suddenly your baby is graduating. How is that even possible? But there is no time to reminisce now, you have a graduation party to plan. After all, this is a big day that only happens once so you need to make it count. Here are 16 Graduation Party Ideas to make your party a success.
How will your kids spend the summer? Sitting on the couch absorbed in electronics? Wouldn’t you rather see them enjoying the outdoors and learning to live a healthy lifestyle? Check out Wellspring Camps.
Surviving the first trimester is the first of many rites of passage into the world of motherhood. It ain’t easy! But it is important to know that you aren’t alone and more importantly – the first trimester will end, you will feel better and it is worth it. I promise. And that’s why I am sharing 5 tips for […]