• Raising Boys

  • In The Kitchen

  • Family Travels

What I’m Reading Now

Reading has always been my favorite hobby, the thing I love to do no matter where I am in the world. It doesn’t matter what kind of day I’ve had, I can always curl up with a good book and just drift away into another world for a bit, and live vicariously through exciting characters […]

View full post »

Spring has Sprung – Here’s What I’m Wearing & Loving!

This post is sponsored by Walmart.com but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. The weather here in New York has finally started to warm up, and signs of spring are everywhere. Longer days, tulips starting to bloom in my yard, and temperatures reaching almost 60 with bright sunlight punctuating our excitement about […]

View full post »

Watercolor Painting and Drawing With Kids

Painting has always been something I loved, yet it was only recently that I started dabbling in watercolor painting. I traditionally favored oil painting, but since the boys are a little young (and impatient) for such an unwashable, slow-drying art medium, I decided to start with watercolors, gouache, and acrylic paint with them, as well […]

View full post »

Celebrating HER Story With Inspired Gift Ideas

March is National Women’s History Month, and all month long I’ve been reading and learning about amazing, brave women in history who have changed our lives. I’ve been reading about them with my sons, who admire strong women. All women today live better lives because of the achievement of so many women before us, and […]

View full post »

A Connected Family

We are a family of four that enjoys being close and connected. I work from a home office, my husband works several counties away weekdays and many weekends, and my sons play in our family room or backyard when they aren’t at school or at activities, so we spend quite a bit of time apart […]

View full post »