2015 Product of the Year Giveaway: Great Items for Home and Away

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Today I’ve got a great giveaway filled with 30 items that were recently voted 2015 Product of the Year Winners! In case you’re not familiar with Product of the Year, it is the world’s largest consumer-voted award for product innovation. The 2015 Product of the Year award winners are backed by the votes of more than 40,000 consumers. […]

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Great Gift Ideas for Globetrotting Gals

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If you’re looking for a cute gift for a globetrotting friend, mom or jet set girl, check out this adorable Landmark Ring Dish from Anthropologie featuring a tiny Eiffel Tower. Just stack your rings onto the Eiffel Tower while you do the dishes, change a diaper, or help with an art project and they will be safe and […]

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7 A.M. Enfant Introduces Winter Must-Have for Scooter Loving Kids

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Urban kids love to ride their scooters all year long (ok maybe not during blizzards) but that can be a real challenge when temps drop. If getting your kids to wear their gloves is a daily battle like it is with my daughter, you (and your kids) are going to love Kids WarMMuffs™ from 7 A.M. Enfant. You see the […]

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Family Vacation Trends: Mexico’s Grand Velas Resorts Introduce Digital Detox Program

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If you (or your husband or kids) have a hard time relaxing sans electronics on vacation, the new Digital Detox program at Mexico’s Grand Velas Resorts is here to help. To encourage families to power down this year and spend quality time together, Mexico’s Grand Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit boast a Detox Concierge who […]

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Spotlight on NYC: Once Upon A Ballet Series From New York Theatre Ballet

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Taking in the endless cultural opportunities in NYC with my daughter is one of our favorite things. Over the past few years, we’ve experienced a lot of the traditional winter holiday activities and this year I introduced my daughter to the New York Theatre Ballet’s Once Upon A Ballet series which kicked off with The Nutcracker. If you think your little […]

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Fun Food Friday: Trader Joe’s Takes Flight: A Dark Chocolate Tasting Odyssey

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Remember my post about Trader Joe’s Chocolate Passport? Today I’m back to tell you about another delicious option for chocolate loving adventurers…Trader Joe’s Takes Flight: A Dark Chocolate Tasting Odyssey. I picked one up over the holidays and somehow in all the hustle and bustle, we never broke into it until…the Blizzard of 2015. This adorable […]

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Girls Gone South Part 2: Family Friendly Charleston, South Carolina

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My mom, daughter and I visited Charleston for four days and we packed a lot into our multi-generational getaway. If you’re planning a trip to family friendly Charleston, read on to see my recommendations. As mentioned in Girls Gone South Part 1, we loved staying at the centrally located Embassy Suites Charleston hotel. Here is a recap from […]

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Girls Gone South: Spotlight on Embassy Suites Charleston, South Carolina

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My mom and I like to go on vacations together and lately my daughter has been coming along too. Typically, I do all the planning and they are very happy to come along for the ride.  To celebrate my mom’s recent birthday, I decided to plan a family vacation in Charleston, South Carolina since I knew we would all […]

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Spotlight on London: Paddington Movie Review with Nicole Kidman

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Do you remember loving the story about Paddington the bear who travels from Peru to London with a suitcase full of orange marmalade?  Me too.  I got to see the movie preview last week (oh and I met Nicole Kidman too!) and I just loved it.  Read on for my Paddington Movie Review. I’ve seen quite […]

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Top 5 Frozen Inspired Vacation Getaways

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Attention Frozen fans…Do you want to build a snowman on vacation AND sleep in an ice hotel?  Read on for my Top 5 Frozen Inspired Vacation Getaway suggestions and don’t worry there are plenty of fireplaces, hot tubs and saunas (as well as one non-ice hotel) so you’ll stay toasty warm… 1) Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, Alta, Norway […]

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