Healthy, Simple Dinners in 30 Minutes or Less

I usually try to prepare meals at home, but with the arrival of summer, any desire I might have had to spend hours in...

How to Pack 1 Suitcase for 3 People on a 2-Week...

I’ve always been a pretty light packer. When I travel solo, I can fit my belongings into one travel backpack. I generally bring a...

How to keep kids healthy this school year

In my house, back to school is an exciting time for everyone. The kids can’t wait to see their friends and I love the...

Healthy Christmas Cookies

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney...

How to find yourself again after having a baby

  No one tells you that you will lose yourself after having a baby. NO ONE. What they will tell you is: how wonderful it is,...

Tips for Taking Peaceful Flights with Your Toddler

When I gave birth to my son, everyone wished us, “Congratulations!” and then followed up with, “That’s the end of traveling for you!” My...

The Most Beautiful Beaches to Visit in the USA

As temperatures climb in New York City, I’ve been dreaming of a relaxing beach vacation. Gazing into the limitless blue ocean while feeling the...

Tips for taking a road trip this summer with kids

As someone who grew up in a warm climate, the Canadian winters are harsh, to say the least. Most people know how cold Canadian...

Exercise Tips for New Moms with No Time to Exercise

  Before I gave birth to my son, I ran almost every day. I ran in the bitter cold. I ran under the scorching sun....

Fun Activities for Dads and their Toddlers

There’s almost nothing that I love more than seeing my son’s reaction when my husband returns home from work. As soon as he hears...

How to get through the summer break without losing your mind

  Summer is almost upon us and that means SUMMER VACATION! I remember how those words were music to my ears. How I would count...

Father’s day gifts: Based on his personality

What do you get to the most important man in your life? The man that raised and made you who you are today? Your...

Must-Have Springtime Fashion

Ever since my calendar announced that it was March 20th, I decided that it was time to embrace springtime. There was still snow on...

How to Celebrate Your Mom this Mother’s Day

Since becoming a mother, I suddenly understand my own mother so much better. How it took ingenuity and out-of-the-box thinking to become a successful...

The secretes to spring cleaning

Spring is literally the awakening of the people because we have been buried in snow and cold for nearly 6 months.  It’s always funny...

What your mom really wants this mother day

The relationship between mother and child is like no other. Unfortunately as children we usually take our mothers for granted. She could be the...

10 Ways to Announce Your Graduation with Style

When I graduated from high school, I was both overwhelmed and thrilled. First, I planned to spend the summer volunteering on a farm. Then,...

Gifts Your University Grad Won’t Forget

Graduation can be one of the most beautiful and special time of your life.  This day is emotional for the graduating boy or girl...

Graduation Party Ideas!

The best part of graduating is the party that comes after. This is the time that everyone can let down their hair and internalize...

How to Create the Perfect High School Graduation Party

Twelve years later, I still remember exactly how I felt about my high school graduation. First, I was ecstatic about being absolutely done —...

Employee appreciation day: why showing appreciation can change everything.

I have had many jobs in my short lifetime.  I tried anything and everything from waitress, event planning, fashion editing, make up artistry, directing...

What kids really want from their mom?

I have been a mom for 5.5 years. And boy has it been a journey! Only now that my boys (aka: nuclear energy bombs)...

Fast and Fulfilling Books for Busy Moms

Love to read? So do I. I absolutely love to escape to foreign settings, to delight in colorful language, to encounter new ideas, and...

How to Celebrate Your Baby’s 1st Birthday with Style

If you think that a first-year birthday party is all about your young toddler — think again. Your baby isn’t excited about the five-layer,...

Fun things do on Valentine’s Day

Going out for a date on Valentines Day can be romantic and special but can also be a little intimidating. Depending on whom you...

An Easy Valentine’s Day dessert to surprise your loved one

Let's be real here for a minute about Valentine’s Day…for most couples, after a few years of being together it's not hard to ‘forget’...

DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Men Who Already Have Everything They...

Whenever I ask my husband what sort of gift he wants for Valentine’s Day, he never has an answer. And, the truth is, I...

10 Valentine’s Day Cards to Make Your Heart Melt

While growing up, Valentine’s Day wasn’t just a time when lovers exchanged gifts and crushes revealed themselves to each other. It was a day...

How to plan your Christmas Party?

5 tips video for a stres-free party! https://www.youtube.com/embed/rL-lb4J0prM  

International Dishes that are Perfect for Many Palettes

My husband, son and I recently took a mini vacation to the Texas Hill Country, where we stayed in a small town and got...

Calling All New Parents: 10 Ideas for Meeting Other New Parents

Making new mom friends can feel sort of like asking someone out on a date. It can be awkward, and, if you, like me,...

10 Exciting Cities to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

The first time I celebrated New Year’s Eve outside of the USA, I was a bit confused. I was in Jerusalem, expecting the same...

15 Underrated and Absolutely Amazing Vacation Destinations

My favorite activity is traveling. And while I love traveling to any destination that’s new to me, I enjoy veering off the tourist trail...

How to get your kids to listen!

One of the most frustrating things about parenting is trying to get your kids to listen to what you’re saying. Then probably the second...

What to do with your kids during Christmas break

Having the kids at home for an extended period of time is never a good idea…especially in winter when it is freezing outside and...

10 Absolutely Joyful Christmas Greetings

What’s your favorite part of the holiday season? Is it Christmas songs playing every time you turn on the radio? Is it the red...

10 Creepiest Animated Halloween Invitations

Usually, I try to make my guests feel welcome in my home — offering them drinks, inviting them to take snacks from the fridge,...

Change up your gift-wrap this season with these DIY ideas

When I was a little girl I was the ultimate gift wrapper in my house. Every time we had a party or a dinner...

How to liven up your Christmas table

I love that time of year when it starts to get chilly outside. Everyone is pulling out their winter sweaters after a hot summer...

The hottest fashion trends for back to school

Back to school, back to school, back to school…….those words are like a beautiful song that is sang in my ears, and for many...

15 Ways to Make Your Christmas Table Settings Extra Merry

There’s nothing like entering a home for a Christmas meal. The smell of gingerbread cookies and holly wafts from the front door, the toasty fireplace...

15 Innovative Ideas for Your Christmas Family Photos

When my husband and I were newly married, we snapped our Christmas photos on our amazing vacations. One year, we posed with a wreath...

Thanksgiving Butternut Squash Soup

Fall is the most romantic season, hands down. There is something so special about throwing on that first sweater and watching the trees turn...