gingham for spring 2015

If you’re living in a place that has four seasons, then you’re probably getting sick of sweaters and snow boots.  I know I am! No worries though. Winter will be over very soon and we have some adorable and mom-appropriate fashion trends to look forward to this spring!

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We have three children, ages 8, 6 and 5 and they all love books! At least twice a year we go through the bookshelves to pull out what needs to be passed on or recycled. These book series are just a few of the family favorites that are always set aside to be saved first:

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Oh the weather outside is frightful…so a Winter Getaway is a must! This Winter Break, I took my family down to Tampa, Florida to enjoy family, food, fun and football. It was my daughter’s first trip on a plan, but definitely not her last.


As the mother of a Kindergartener who loves to read, I have found that the easiest way to keep interest and spark interest in young readers is to find books with themes that your child enjoys.


As the years go by, it’s easy to forget the small details of everyday life. Time capsules are a great way to store keepsakes and to create memories. What better way to celebrate the new year then to get your family involved in making a family time capsule that will help you record all of the years precious memories. Get your family involved in making a family time capsule with these simple tips.


For busy moms, updos are not a luxury but a necessity. They are an easy way to keep your hair in control while also updating your look. These two hairstyles are not only fabulous, but can be created under 5 stress-free minutes. These styles look best on medium to long hair.