Ninjago Birthday

Along with celebrating the 35th anniversary of Star Wars (May 25) and the 75th birthday of the Golden Gate Bridge (May 27), we sang Happy 6th Birthday to our son this weekend. I suspect many 5 and 6 year old boys have Lego Ninjago pieces strewn throughout their bedroom floors. At our home, I usually…

Saturday Morning

Do you and the kids spend Saturday mornings at the farmers market? We love going and coming home with a bounty of fresh veggies and... oops, how did that bag of Chicharrones get there? I used to say everything tastes better with eggs but may need to change that and include roasted pork. Breakfast of…

Anthropologie & M Missoni

Anthropologie's semiannual clearance sale begins today. Lots of vibrant colored goodies for you and your home. Shop here. And while you're shopping, check out M Missoni's collection now up to 60% off. There's even a couple of bikinis and flip flops for summer! { Images by Anthropologie and Outnet. }

Father’s Day

These are such handsome and unique presents for Father's Day (June 17). I love all of these pieces but think the desk caddy for pens & tools would have such a presence sitting on a desk or table. The waxed canvas tote is pretty cool tool. And, since the chalkboard tablets come in a set…

The Weight of the Nation

Yes, I'm going to be THAT parent who strongly encourages you to watch a documentary on how food consumption and aerobic activity impacts obesity in our country. Why? Because... Sugar-sweetened beverages are the largest source of sugar in the diets of children and adolescents. One in four adults gets no leisure-time moderate or vigorous physical…

See you later, alligator!

One of the many joys of being a mom, kids and their sayings from Marvelous Kiddo (thanks for sharing Joanna). Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Friday

The weather has been glorious, and the first day of summer isn't until another 6 weeks. Well, here's to warm sunny days, cool breezes, running through sprinklers, and popsicles...a bit early. Have a wonderful weekend!