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Christmas cookies

Four Favorite Cookie Recipes

Our holidays wouldn’t be the same without freshly baked cookies! Honestly, my family and I love these four cookie recipes so much that I often end up baking them throughout the year. Frosted* Sugar Cookies aka The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies from All Recipes Ingredients: 1 ½ cups butter, softened 2 cups white sugar 4 […]

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cookie swap

How to Throw the Most Festive Cookie Swap

Ten years ago, my mom and I decided to host our first ever cookie swap as a mother/daughter bonding event. At the time, we never imagined a decade later we would continue the tradition, making the event more special each and every year. It started small, in my mom’s house with about 15 women. It […]

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thankful turkey

A November Gratitude Practice for Kids

Last year, I was looking for ways to help my kids understand what is really important about the holiday season, from as young an age as possible. I decided to start a gratitude practice with my kids during the month of November. My youngest was 14 months old at the time so she didn’t fully […]

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pizza challenge

The Great CT Pizza Challenge

If you grew up in Connecticut, specifically close to New Haven, chances are you’ll throw down to defend your favorite pizza place. Or, shall we say “apizza” place. For 31 years, I have been frequenting Pepe’s Apizza of New Haven. Even more impressively, my dad has been enjoying it for 62 years, and my grandfather […]

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back to school hacks

Back to School Hacks

The start of the new school year is an exciting time, but it’s also an overwhelming one. Every back-to-school season, you have to figure out a new schedule and settle into a new routine. So, every bit of time-saving, life-smoothing advice can be a huge help. Whether it’s keeping all those supplies organized, having your child […]

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Making simple slime.

Simple Slime

We are in full fledged summer mode over here! Which means we hear, “Can we please do something?” or “I am hungry,” ever hour on the hour in our house. Last week, (aka the week it rained every day) we decided to respond to the chorus of boredom cries with, “LET’s make some SIMPLE SLIME!” Added […]

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