7 Yummy St. Patrick’s Day Inspired Cupcake Ideas

greencupcakes

Shamrocks, Clovers, and Rainbows. Oh, my! Bring sweetness to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration with these seven yummy St. Patty’s day inspired cupcake ideas. 1. Shamrock Cupcakes. I don’t think there’s anything not to love about these adorably, creative shamrock cupcakes. Using a store bought mix, these cupcakes combine green icing and some creative shaping […]

…And Then We Bought a Minivan

minivan

Remember almost a year ago when I wrote that one post in which I expressed my longing for a minivan, specifically one with automatic sliding doors? Yeah. Well, guess what? We got a minivan. Yep, along with trading in the SUV we bought so that I could hold on to my “womanly” identity post-motherhood, I […]

ASOS maternity line review

asosmaternity

It really shouldn’t be that hard to find fashionable and well-made maternity clothes. Really. It shouldn’t. Considering that millions of women give birth to children every day and have been for, oh, I don’t know, thousands of years, maternity wear should be a given everywhere. There should be tons of affordable lines out there for […]

In Three Years, I’ve Learned…

3 years

My first daughter turned three in January, so that makes me a three-year old mom. In these past three years, I’ve learned many lessons as a parent and mother. Six of my favorite lessons are below: 1. Don’t read conventional parenting magazines. After three-year subscriptions to most of the major national magazines, I’ve come to […]

Vtech Switch & Go Dinos – Brok the Brachiosaurus Video Review

Vtech Brok

The VTech Switch n Go Dinos were a big hit with the boys this holiday season. These toys remind dads of an updated version of the Transformers they had as a child but the kids love the unique feature of transforming from vehicle to dinosaur. With my family, everyone must have had the same idea this year because […]

12 Weeks of Holidays Giveaway: Week 11 – Nursing MomMe

12 Weeks of Giveaways

And we are back with Week 11 of our 12 Weeks of Holidays with Club MomMe after a brief hiatus to celebrate the holidays with our families. So we are kicking off week 11 on New Year’s Eve and this week we are celebrating “Nursing MomMes”.  To all of the Expectant MomMes and Daddys, and […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Billionaire Bars

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Billionaire Bars

Today I’m sharing another treat that I made during the holidays for my family. As usual, they requested chocolate chip cookies but I ALWAYS make those cookies. Sure, the cookies I make are amazing but I wanted to make something different. I figured I would include something with cookie dough to keep them happy though. […]

7 Cold Weather Fashion Faves

I like to be “into” fashion in the fall and winter months because it’s such a beautiful time to be into fashion. I love sweaters and boots and fabulous jackets, so this time is the easiest time for me to look great. No, I take that back, it’s the easiest season for me to work […]

Meet the American Girl 2013 Girl of the Year – Saige Copeland

Saige Copeland American Girl

Sometimes my daughter thinks my job is pretty cool. As she gets older, the times where she still considers me the coolest person around is getting fewer and fewer.  Fortunately for me, the day Saige arrived at our house was one of those times. That’s right – Best. Mom. Ever. – type of situation. We had the opportunity […]

Pumpkin Crunch Cake

Pumpkin Crunch Cake

Don’t forget to check out our new FOOD BLOG – SKINNY NOT SKINNY – dedicated 100% to food! While visiting family out of town for the holiday this past weekend, I baked so many yummy goodies that it’s truly hard for me not to share them with you all at once. Not to overwhelm you, […]