The Omni Bedford Springs Historic Gem!

This article was originally published October 17th, 2013.  Almost a year later my husband and I are still talking about how amazing The Omni Bedford Springs resort is.  We can’t wait to get back there.  I was born in Johnstown PA. Ok, I can see the majority of you asking where that is.  It’s a […]

Chicken Marsala Recipe

Chicken Marsala

  I recently set out to find a chicken marsala recipe. I tried a few and none of them made me happy so I was determined to create my own. After many attempts I finally perfected my own recipe. I tried it out on the family and they loved it. I then tried it out […]

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Parenting Teens: Haircut Humor

Last Thursday, after three weeks of watching Keenan look at his hair in the mirror all the way to school and complain NON STOP about how it sucked, I took him to get it cut. I scheduled an appointment with MY hairdresser, got out my checkbook, stole some cash from my husband’s wallet to make […]

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Rachel tells us 5 Things That Surprised Her About Being A New Mom

Becoming a mother for the first time is life changing. It is exhausting, yet energizing, challenging, yet your natural instincts kick in. My journey has only been 18 months long, but I have learned the world of mommy-hood has lots of surprises. 1. You will be tired—-beyond tired, actually. Yet, somehow, you will be able to change […]


13 Things Teachers Want Parents to Know and Do

We asked some of our favorite teachers what they really wanted to tell all parents. We love these and couldn’t agree more! 1. Please eat dinner at night as a family and talk about your day. We know this isn’t always possible so please find time to sit and talk about your day.  2. Limit […]

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How To Apply Simple Everyday Makeup

I love makeup. I love buying it, I love the colors, and I like to apply it occasionally to my face. I just don’t have the patience to spend 10 minutes to put it on every day. Most days I tend just to wear moisturizer and powder. If I’m feeling super fancy maybe mascara. We […]


7 Tips That Will Help You Stay Hydrated

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Aveeno®, but all thoughts, opinions and advice are my own.  Spring is here which means summer is on it way!  When the weather is warm it’s even more important to stay hydrated! Here are a few tips to keep in mind.  1. Drink lots of water. You should at […]


It’s Spring: 9 Ogranizational Things To Get Done Now

This post is sponsored by Invisalign. All the helpful tips are our own.  It’s the day after Easter and it’s officially spring. Yes, I know it was technically March 20th, but with snow still falling and temps in the 20s and 30s on the east coast no one was actually “feeling” the spring. This week […]