7 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Ideas

My oldest son has a food allergy to cashews and pistachios. It’s super scary, but not as scary as some of the more common food allergies that are hidden in almost everything we eat, especially candy. Parents, and kids, have to be extra careful on Halloween since kids will be getting a huge mix ofContinue reading “7 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Ideas”

7 Tips for Back to School Preschool Prep

‘Back to School’ doesn’t start at Kindergarten – it starts with preschool!  Last year Max went to 4 year old preschool for 3 half days. This year, he’s doing the 5 year program for 3 hours, Monday through Friday. I think the new routine will be great for him (exhausting, but great!). The structure willContinue reading “7 Tips for Back to School Preschool Prep”

Thank You Delivery Drivers!

I’ve seen a UPS, USPS or FedEx driver at least once a day for the past week, even on Sunday. These men and women are working major overtime to help deliver our packages on time for the holidays. Between my love for online shopping and my husband’s work packages getting mailed here, we are onContinue reading “Thank You Delivery Drivers!”

Holiday Traditions with Package with Santa

Every year the magic of Christmas gets better and better, and I’m loving building holiday traditions with my family. A new tradition we are going to start this year is from Package with Santa. I can’t wait to see Max’s face light up in amazement when he receives his personalized letter from Santa! Every packageContinue reading “Holiday Traditions with Package with Santa”

8 Must-Haves for C-Section Recovery

There is no ‘easy’ way to give birth. Whether you go naturally or c-section, there are pros and cons and a number of risks involved. My first c-section was a was a breeze, my second, not so much. I won’t get into the details, but there were a few things I was extremely happy IContinue reading “8 Must-Haves for C-Section Recovery”

Halloween Weekend activities in Michigan

I’m really looking forward to Halloween this year. Max is so excited to dress up as Michael Jackson, and Xavier has the cutest little bear costume. Friday morning I’m taking Max to trick or treat my office, then in the evening we’re heading to Halloween at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad for a train rideContinue reading “Halloween Weekend activities in Michigan”

Tips for Tie-Dye Fun

Since I’ve been home on maternity leave, we’ve become quite the crafting household! It’s extra special fun when mom and friends get to craft too. We made tie-dye shirts last week and it was fun for everyone involved! I purchased the Tulip One Step 18-Color Tie-Dye Kit off Amazon (currently on sale!) which includes everythingContinue reading “Tips for Tie-Dye Fun”

The Ceramic Studio in Howell MI

My 3 year old has been all about crafting lately, which I’m totally loving. I loved doing crafts when I was younger, and honestly, I still do! I don’t consider myself a ‘crafty’ person though. I need someone else to come up with craft, and then I’ll have fun doing it! I recently heard aboutContinue reading “The Ceramic Studio in Howell MI”

Baby Dove Bath Products Review

I not only like testing new bath and body products for myself, but I LOVE testing new baby bath products as well. I am a religious Dove body soap user myself, so when I heard they had a new baby line coming out, I couldn’t wait to try it! Baby Xavier feeling fresh after hisContinue reading “Baby Dove Bath Products Review”

Tips for Pumping while Traveling

Breastfeeding while traveling can be tricky, but it’s totally do-able. Millions of women do it, and you can too.  I went back to work when my son was 5 months old and breast fed/pumped until he was about a year old. So when I was on the road or plane traveling, I had to prepareContinue reading “Tips for Pumping while Traveling”