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, chocolate swirl cake. He doesn’t realize that you spent hours searching for elephant balloons. And...
Going out for a date on Valentines Day can be romantic and special but can also be a little intimidating. Depending on whom you are taking out, a boyfriend, a wife or someone you just started dating the date...
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’ or seriously tone down Valentine’s Day. I remember when my husband and I first started dating,...
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 can’t blame him. He literally has everything he wants, and whenever he needs something, he...
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 when my family celebrated love. We all exchanged gifts. We hugged a little more. We...
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My husband, son and I recently took a mini vacation to the Texas Hill Country, where we stayed in a small town and got ready to eat copious portions of American cuisine. Imagine our surprise when we found tons...
Making new mom friends can feel sort of like asking someone out on a date. It can be awkward, and, if you, like me, haven’t played the field in a while, you’ll feel pretty rusty. I’ve been married for...
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 fanfare that I experienced back home — parties, dressing up, bubbly drinks. But, the night...
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 most of all. Sometimes my husband and I exit trains at random stops. Other times,...