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, chocolate swirl cake. He doesn’t realize that you spent hours...

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 are taking out, a boyfriend, a wife or someone 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’ or seriously tone down Valentine’s Day. I remember when my husband...

DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Men

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...

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 when my family celebrated love. We all exchanged gifts. We...

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 ready to eat copious portions of American cuisine. Imagine our...

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, haven’t played the field in a while, you’ll feel pretty...

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 fanfare that I experienced back home — parties, dressing up,...

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 most of all. Sometimes my husband and I exit trains...

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 most frustrating thing is actually getting them to do what...