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The Best Baby Shower Planning Ideas Part 2: Best Places Theme

If there is one thing I have a ton of experience in, it is planning showers, baby showers, bridal showers, you name it, I’ve planned it.   There are is a basic checklist of 6 things you need for planning a stellar baby shower: A theme or a color scheme Food Activities Dessert Presents Pictures […]

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My Wish For You Birthday Bash!!

Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you!  Happy Birthday dear Book #2…Happy Birthday to you!  Today we are celebrating the publishing of my second book, My Wish For You. My Wish For You is a collection of hopes and dreams that each parent holds for their child.  The best of the best, but above […]

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Best Baby Shower Planning Ideas Part 1: Websites, Blogs, and My Personal Ideas

Your sister or best friend has just made the announcement that she is preggo!  Yay!  Instantaneously you shout, “BABY SHOWER!”  And then a few minutes later, reality sets in and the pressure is on, you clearly need to bring your “A” game to the table and plan an amazing shower for your amazing friend or […]

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The Best Place For Me Blog Tour! Going on Now!

The Best Place For Me Blog Tour:  May 13-24th, 2013.  Be a part of the blog tour for my first book!  The schedule of events for the tour can be found on the tour page.  Not only will you get to read reviews, interviews, and guest blog posts, but you can enter the giveaway to […]

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Children’s Book Week Giveaway Hop Is Here!

Please join me and many others in the Children’s Book Week Giveaway Hop! Children’s Book Week began in 1919 and is the longest running national literacy initiative in the US.  Each year, events are held from coast to coast to celebrate reading and the books that put smiles on the faces of our little ones. […]

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Favorite Mommy Accessories – For Mommy and for the Home

I’m not one to wear a lot of jewelry.  Anything good I’ve had has been lost, stolen, broken, or collects dust in my jewelry box.  I’d rather throw on a chunky scarf than find a necklace to wear, but….there are two necklaces that I found that I just couldn’t pass up.  And, believe it or […]

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Baby Pictures? Yes You Can!

Warning:  Amateur Mommy advice to follow!  I am not a photographer, but have learned to hold my own and take some pretty good pictures…(ok at least I think so.) A few months before I had my son, I invested in a DSLR camera.  My searches for this camera included googling:  easiest DSLR ever invented for […]

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Book Trailer

The book trailer for The Best Place For Me is now available for viewing on You Tube!  Visit:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHJPfUJJQXM.  If you haven’t ordered your copy, this will give you a great look inside The Best Place For Me.  If you have, then take a look anyway!  :)  Thanks everyone!

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Mommy Lifesavers

I want to tell everyone about the tools that have been lifesavers to me over the past 14 months.  There are some things on this list that I’m not sure I would have survived without!  I’d love to get your thoughts on all of your “lifesavers” and recommendations you may have going into toddlerhood. 1. […]

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Easter Is Salty and Sweet

Easter is a time of religious reflection, time with family, bunnies, candy in baskets, easter egg hunts, and many other traditions.  If I could pick one candy that describes Easter for me, it would be that new little pretzel M&M.  Sweet and good as M&Ms are, but a little bit salty too. The Salty: In […]

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