And This is Why We Don’t Have Playdough

We made homemade playdough and it was enough to remind me why we had no playdough available to start with. I'll share the recipe we used, just in case you'd like to give it a try with your kids. (scroll to bottom for recipe) It's great for about 20 minutes of frustration in the kitchen, … Continue reading And This is Why We Don’t Have Playdough

A Garlic Press, Pumpkin Latte Candle, Taco Stands and Iron in a Bottle

My favorite things I've gotten to try this month include a garlic press from Zulay Kitchen, a pumpkin latte candle from Chesapeake Bay, taco stands and Tom & Shari's Iron in a Bottle. *All links to Amazon are affiliate links Before the coronavirus pandemic, I did a weekly round-up of events I went to and … Continue reading A Garlic Press, Pumpkin Latte Candle, Taco Stands and Iron in a Bottle

Best Board Games to Try During Lockdown

GeekMamas guest blogger Ashley Lipman has rounded up several fun board games to break the boredom of being stuck at home during these "safer at home" pandemic times. ~~~ Best Board Games to Try During Lockdown With everyone trapped at home during the lockdown, now is the perfect time to bring out the board games. … Continue reading Best Board Games to Try During Lockdown

Not Going to be the First Day of School I Imagined

I've been looking forward to my son starting Kindergarten since his toddler days, but unfortunately due to COVID-19, his first day of school is not going to be quite like I imagined. I've been watching, waiting and hoping things would improve, but here in Florida it just seems to be getting worse. While I'm glad … Continue reading Not Going to be the First Day of School I Imagined

Hello Fresh Compared to Every Plate

I've been enjoying my Hello Fresh meal box subscription for a bit, but wanted to see what different places were like since there are SO many now. So I put Hello Fresh on pause last week and gave Every Plate a try. Here's the breakdown comparing the two. **Also, because I plan to keep Hello … Continue reading Hello Fresh Compared to Every Plate

Surviving a Comic Con with Your Teenager

While my child-related Comic Con expertise lies in the little kid stuff, today's guest blogger Emily Parker from The6Parkers is taking up the challenge of bringing teenagers to a convention. From group cosplay to just getting them to put down their phones, Emily dishes out a little advice based on her daily experience of raising … Continue reading Surviving a Comic Con with Your Teenager

About that Felt Letter Message Board…

When I first started blogging and Instagramming, I felt the need to get a felt letter message board. It seemed like everyone was using them! I even wrote a blog post called I Got a Felt Letter Board, Now What? I used it for a sign at a party, wrote a message to my grandma … Continue reading About that Felt Letter Message Board…

How I’m Coping with COVID Anxiety

Everyone is a little extra stressed these days due to the effects of COVID stretching across the world. My anxiety got the best of me last month and I landed in the ER due to a panic attack that made me think I was about to die from a heart attack. The anxiety issue is … Continue reading How I’m Coping with COVID Anxiety

A Bittersweet Goodbye to My Maternity Jeans

I've been listing a lot of stuff on Poshmark and eBay this week, and I just sold my very last piece of maternity clothing: a pair of GAP Long and Lean maternity jeans. My feelings were bittersweet as I wrapped my favorite stretchy top jeans up in tissue paper, wondering how far along the mama-to-be … Continue reading A Bittersweet Goodbye to My Maternity Jeans

I Hosted a Virtual Party for the Silk’n Titan

Months ago I volunteered to host an in-person demo party for Tryazon and the Silk'n Titan - a skin tightening, lifting and anti-aging device you can use at home. Then the COVID situation got worse so I decided to try my first virtual party using Facebook rooms. It found it was kind of weird, kind … Continue reading I Hosted a Virtual Party for the Silk’n Titan