How to wear a long necklace


Promotion announcement: Now through November 17, 2014 at noon EST, all styles of Chloe + Isabel Jewelry are buy two, get one free. So select 3 long necklaces you love today… because you just got one for free! Or… shop for all your sisters and sistahs today! My friend, Meredith (waving “hi” to Meredith!) loves […]

The toys of my youth… and the toys of today

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Growing up, I had a problem. I loved playing board games. My mom? Notsomuch. I distinctly remember a conversation that went something along the lines of Me: Mom, we want to play The Game of Life. Will you play with us? Mom: No thanks. Me: But why??? You can play while you make dinner. Mom: […]

Can a family of 5 downsize to a mid-sized crossover SUV?

can a family of 5 fit into a mid-sized crossover SUV? We tried out the Toyota Venza

We’re, ahem, overdue for a new car. With a 10-year-old SUV and a 5-year-old minivan (that no one enjoys), I find myself day-dreaming of what I want in a new car. My husband does, too. And, since it’s his “turn” to get the next new car, I’m having to allow him to the fun of […]

Back to work with Lenovo’s ThinkPad Casual Tote #LenovoIN

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Whether I’m traveling for work or running to Starbucks with an extra half hour to get a little work done, I like to make sure I’m traveling with everything I’ll need on the go, and having an organized bag with me makes it all the easier. As a Lenovo Insider, I was recently sent their […]

Making Fit Fun for the Little Ones


I love opportunities to encourage kids to get moving, and while my kids are already super active, new ideas are always embraced. We were recently were sent samples of LeapFrog’s new LeapBands to encourage Little and her friends (ages 4-7) to be even more active, while having a lot of fun and being encouraged by a […]

Get your Back to Sports season in order


This time of year isn’t just Back to School season, it’s also Back to Sports season, especially if you’re a SportsMom. After a relaxing break, it’s a bit of an ice bucket of water over your head to not only organize your back to school life, but to mix that in with a hectic schedule […]

Are Secret Extensions right for your hair?


Some times,  my job can be so fun, like when I can do this: Post by Julie Meyers Pron. If you click through and read the comments on Facebook, you’ll see that while friends believed that my hair was that long, I eventually unveil that I really did get my hair cut, except it turned […]

CORE values at Origami Owl


I’m all about wearing jewelry that not only looks fabulous, but also have fabulous meaning. So I’m really excited to share Origami Owl’s new CORE line with you (it comes out next week!) in this sponsored post. The idea of Origami Owl is that you’re using jewelry to tell a story. You purchase a basic […]

Dyson DC59 Review

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As much as we’ve learned we can’t live without our Dyson DC44 that we received last year for a review, when Dyson asked me to review their new Dyson DC59, I admitted that I just didn’t need two of their amazing cordless vacuums. However, I definitely knew someone that would love to review it and […]