Creating Christmas Traditions

Even before my husband and I had kids, we talked about creating Christmas family traditions!  We have tried things here and there to see what our kids enjoy (they are now 5 years old and 20

Christmas Light Displays Around Charlotte

Is there someone in your life who “lights up” at the sight of Christmas lights? If so, Charlotte and the surrounding areas are full of wonderful spots to view holiday lights. If you’re looking for

What This Mom is Thankful For

Tis the season to be thankful, and as Julie pointed out in her post last week, we all have a lot to be thankful for. Like Julie, I wanted to share what I’m thankful for

12 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Charlotte

1. Christmas Tree Lightings and Parades Kick off the holiday season with fun Christmas parades and tree lightings! Thursday, December 4: Uptown Tree Lighting with ACC Mascots and pictures with Santa (5:30 PM) Thursday,

What Moms are Thankful For…

As I reflect on the Thanksgiving weekend, I am thankful for so many things…family, friends, kids, husband, our home, food,  water etc.  There is no doubt that these things are the most important things

Getting to know Charlotte

We moved here in June of this year for my husband’s job. I was making the transition from working mom to stay-at-home mom, all while trying to make new friends, learn a new city

Winter is Coming….

My family makes no secret that they love the sun.  My Michigan transplanted husband, who I really believe suffers from S.A.D. (Seasonal Affective Disorder), and my children who LOVE the snow but simultaneously loathe

Hosting a Holiday Party? Beverage Bars Are Your New BFF

The holiday season is upon us and, chances are, you’ve been graced with the delightful opportunity to host swaths of family and friends. It always seems like a wonderful idea until about a day

Here’s to 35 Years!

I will be 35 years old next week. It has me feeling a little nostalgic these days. Most people get emotional about the 30th or the 40th birthday, but for me, it is really hitting

5 Apps for Toddlers That’ll Earn You 5 Minutes of Sanity

I know, I know. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, providing media to children under the age of two is not recommended. Other studies have indicated that prolonged media exposure can potentially cause