Memorial Day Flags2

Memorial Day weekend is here and people everywhere around the world will be enjoying everything from BBQs to parades and so much more.  Here’s a list of events that honor those we’ve lost while serving the country and some that simply welcome the unofficial start to summer vacation season.

blog 80s kids

As a child who grew up in the 80s and early 90s, I look back on my childhood with so many fond memories. So much has changed since that time, but if you’re like me; there are certainly things from your childhood that you wish were still around now that you have kids of your own. Here are 10 things from the 80s and 90s that I wish were still around for me to share with my daughter.

burger recipe

Are you bored of the same ol’ burger you’re used to eating at a barbecue? We are too! Memorial Day weekend is approaching fast and we’ve rounded up the most unique and creative burgers to try this summer.


The school year is finally coming to an end in a couple of weeks so I’ve begun brainstorming gift ideas for each of my children’s teachers. If you stop and really think about it, we entrust teachers with spending a lot of time with our kids. In my opinion, they’re worth far more than a mug or t-shirt. I’ve compiled a list of gifts your child’s teacher is sure to love.


Whenever I host a party at my home, my girls always ask for Shirley Temple drinks. They like being part of the party— they get dressed up, help decorate, and even participate in the “cheers!”

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Whether you’re a first time mom heading back to work or a mommy-extraordinaire embarking on her professional career, we can all use a bit of insider information when it comes to surviving and thriving as a “Working Mom”.