Introducing Kinder Joy: These Coveted Kinder Eggs Have Finally Come to the US

Kinder-Egg-Joy-USA-launch

This post is sponsored by Kinder. Content and opinions, as always, are my own.  There’s no longer a need to travel overseas to pick up those coveted Kinder Eggs because Kinder Joy has finally come to America! I couldn’t wait to join Kinder at their official launch at Manhattan’s Pier 59 to get my hands on […]

Share
Read more…

The Thanksgiving Table: A Simple Cranberry Décor DIY

Cranberry-Thanksgiving-Holiday-DIY-decor

Thanks to our partner Ocean Spray for sponsoring this post. Content and opinions as always, are my own.  Do any of you ever feel overwhelmed with the weeks leading up to the holidays? Somehow our calendars have a way of becoming full, and while it’s all positive and exciting, I need to streamline Thanksgiving planning and […]

Share
Read more…

Anime NYC 2017

Anime-NYC-2017-beautiful-sailor-cosplay

When your dad whips up a pretty cool Samus Aran Varia suit and Megaman X light armor cosplay for Halloween, I suppose it’s natural to want to step into that armor more than once. And while we didn’t make it to Comi Con, the kids were super stoked to attend Anime NYC 2017 – this […]

Share
Read more…

Grandma Knows Best: CranMa’s Thanksgiving Hostess Tips & a Trip to Ocean Spray’s Cranberry Bog

underwater-photography-cranberry-bog-Rockefeller-Center-Ocean-Spray

Sponsorship provided by Ocean Spray. Thanks for reading! Content and opinions, as always, are my own. There’s nothing like ushering in November with a trip to Rockefeller Center® to wade and dine in a 1500 sq. ft. fresh cranberry bog, while getting whipped into Thanksgiving-hostess-extraordinaire shape by a team of Ocean Spray Grandmas, AKA CranMas.   As part of Ocean […]

Share
Read more…

Your Kids Will Want These Hot Holiday Toys from Best Buy

Best-Buy-Holiday-Toy-catalog

This post is sponsored by Best Buy.  Although so much has changed since I was a kid waiting for Christmastime, my children constantly remind me of the many special things that remain the same.  Baking, decorating, giving to others – and carefully studying the coveted holiday toy catalog the day that it arrives in the […]

Share
Read more…

Casual + Cool Kids’ Style for the Holidays and Beyond

blada-vintage-camera

Thanks to our partner Crazy 8 for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.  When my kids were little, I enjoyed spending time picking out somewhat ridiculous and impractical Holiday outfits.  My sweeties may have looked adorable all wrapped up like carefully adorned Christmas trees – but the poufy dresses and tailored tuxedos were […]

Share
Read more…