Parade Style for Mamas

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What’s on your 4th of July agenda this year? Our normal tradition is a morning parade and evening fireworks; perhaps a barbeque in the middle. No matter what, the 4th is always full of family and wonderful fun. And, lots of red, white and blue! The last few years I’ve focused on patriotic outfits for […]

5 Things to Look For at Yard Sales

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My favorite season is upon us! No … not summer. It’s yard sale season!!! If you’re heading out this weekend or next, or perhaps over 4th of July (my favorite weekend to hit the yard sales), here’s a few things to watch for … 1. Furniture You can find beautiful furniture pieces if you keep […]

Must Have Hair Products And Styling Tips

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When I was in high school, I once used that horrible stuff called Sun In that turned my hair a lovely shade of light orange. I also went through a bleach-gone-wrong stage and a few other hair tragedies. Let’s just say that I learned my lesson. I now take very, very good care of my […]

Important British English/American English Words You Should Know

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Americans speak English, Brits speak English,  so all the words should be the same, right? Wrong. Having moved to the USA 6 years ago, but still visiting London once a year, I’m getting used to people looking at me strangely when I say certain words. Saying “Can I have a jacket potato?” in America has most people wondering about my sanity, while […]

Foodie Instagramers You Should Follow

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Have you heard? Instagram is the new place to discover delicious recipes and be inspired by good food! Pause your Pinterest browsing and follow these chefs, mamas and culinary experts who have the pulse on all things yummy. And please, comment with your favorite foodie Instagramers! I’m always up for a feed that makes my […]

Upcoming Movies You And Your Family Won’t Want To Miss

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My son is three now and he loves going to the movie theater! There have been a few times where he just isn’t into the movie and wants to leave, and that’s okay. But most of the time, if we plan ahead, read plots and reviews, we have great success and he loves it! There […]

Bugaboo Bee: A Huge Hit In London!

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Working for a baby product company means you tend to notice strollers, baby carriers, gadgets etc more than a normal person would. And walking around London, all I see is….. Bugaboo. Bugaboo Bee, Bugaboo Cameleon, I even spotted the expensive Bugaboo Donkey in my first week! There are other strollers around, but I would say […]

Top 10 Outdoor Toys for Summertime Fun

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Pamela Brill is a professional magazine editor and writer whose work has appeared in such national publications as Parents, Pregnancy & Newborn and Woman’s Day magazines. She’s also the mother of two girls, ages 10 and 6, and yes, her house is noisy. When Pam isn’t busy shuttling her kiddos around town or finding new […]

Snappy Summer Stripe Style For Boys!

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There’s something about summer that gets me itching for a few fresh pieces for my closet. Well, mine and my kids! The other week I shared some super sweet polka dots for girls and this week, it’s all about stripes for little dudes! Stripes are one of those timeless patterns that stretch through the season, […]

Every Mom Needs Birkenstocks

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Wake up, mamas! It’s sandal season!!! Birkenstocks have always been a timeless choice, but this summer they’re definitely a popular choice. I considered a pair while it was still raining here in the Northwest, and, at first, baulked at the price. Birkenstocks are an investment. According my own mother though, they last forever, form beautifully […]