Holiday Gift Guide:  Egg Carton Garden – Little North Pole Garden Kit

Holiday Gift Guide: Egg Carton Garden – Little North Pole Garden Kit

The Sunny Side Up Company makes the cutest themed, child friendly, gardening kits. Gardening kits are made for both indoor & outdoor use. The plants are primarily composed of seeds for fruits & vegetables, and seeds for flowers & trees. Each kit also includes soil pods, wooden plant ID stakes, detailed instructions, growing journal, a(…)

Kick Start Your Holidays With White Christmas at The Schuster

Kick Start Your Holidays With White Christmas at The Schuster

Last night was opening night for “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” at the Schuster Center.  Hannah and I had the opportunity to kick-start our holiday season with a night out.  We started with the infamous Rike’s window viewing in the Wintergarden Wonderland.  It’s been a family tradition for us to hunt for Santa’s Secret in each window now for(…)

Spicin’ It up at Chili’s

Spicin’ It up at Chili’s

We’ve had a long week!  What family doesn’t normally, and then you add on the holidays and it’s more hectic than ever.  I’m tired!  This post isn’t about complaining, it’s just setting the stage for my review.  We ate out last night and I have to share it with you.  One of my daughter’s favorite(…)

Mac and Four Cheeses

Mac and Four Cheeses

Ingredients: 1 lb macaroni 5 Tbsp unsalted butter ¼ C flour 2 C milk 1 ½ C shredded sharp cheddar ½ C shredded Fontina cheese ½ C crumbled blue cheese TOPPING: ¼ C breadcrumbs 2 Tbsp Parmesan DIRECTIONS: Boil pasta and drain.  Melt butter in large sauce pan.  Add flour and cook for two minutes. (…)

Join Us For – World of Hope on #GivingTuesday

Join Us For – World of Hope on #GivingTuesday

Take a minute and ask yourself “how do I cope with really bad news or tough times?” As adults, we might talk to our friends, go on a shopping spree, eat more than we should or even run away from it completely. But kids are different… When kids hear bad news like “you have cancer,”(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Headbands of Hope

Holiday Gift Guide: Headbands of Hope

Join the latest fashion trend that makes a difference….. For every headband purchased, one is given to a girl touched by cancer and $1 donated to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to fund life-saving childhood cancer research. To purchase your headband, visit www.headbandsofhope.org