Top Holiday Gifts from the Chicago Toy and Game Fair

I have attended the Chicago Toy and Game Fair for years, and each year I find a new novelty that I am thrilled to give…

Healthier Halloween Treats

With all of the candy flooding your home on Halloween night, why not find a few homemade healthier Halloween treats to serve? One way to…

How to Reduce Social Media Usage While Staying Social

Oh social media. You are the most loved/hated tech development on the planet. Sometimes you fill us with hope when you broadcast inspiring mantras or…

Simple Summer Activities for Kids

Have you heard the dreaded two words that most children utter at some point during the summer months? Yep, you guessed it- “I’m bored!” Here…

5 Things to Do NOW to Prepare for Summer

I wish I was that mom who laid everything out the night before, woke up with boundless energy to tackle the daily logistics involved in…

How to Choose a Unique Mother’s Day Gift

I have thought long and hard about what gifts are appropriate for mom. The basic guidelines (in my opinion) for memorable, meaningful and unique Mother’s…

Easy Easter Appetizers and Desserts

Although I am not religious (and honestly have no clue what Easter represents), I definitely enjoy creating themed food for my guests. I tend to…