Holiday, Parenting, Working Mom

Talking To Your Kids About Santa

To say that I get excited about the holidays is a complete understatement.  I am one of those Moms that starts to decorate around Mid-November, and begins matching jammies, baking cookies, and making ornaments as soon as the tree lights turn on properly!  I love love love the holidays.  I think the things I love …

Holiday, Projects

How To Make Your Own Snowman Grape Vine Wreath

This post is going to cover several firsts for me.  This season marks my first blog season at the holidays (I’m excited!), my first time making a wreath from scratch – I mean literally making the grape vine wreaths, and my first multi wreath door hanger to create a sweet little snow man.  Provided you …

Favorite halloween movies
Parenting, Working Mom

Best Movies for Kid Friendly Spooky Halloween

I remember as a kid – before cable tv in the very rural area that we lived in – that we had about 3 clear television channels and 1 that came in on clear nights.  Before dvd players, dvr equipment and Netflix, my brothers and sisters and I would wait on tenterhooks for seasonal programming …

love locks paris
Travel, Working Mom

Chicly Geeky Guide to 48 Hours in Paris

Oh, to be in Paris!  Paris is one of my favorite cities in the world.  What’s not to love?  The city is full of art, beauty, architecture, history, fashion, amazing food – in every budget level, ambiance, and charm.  The old stereotype of snarky French waiters and rude Parisians no longer holds weight.  I have …

Philadelphia travel tips Pennsylvania
Travel, Working Mom

Chicly Geek-ly Guide to Historic Sites in Philadelphia!

I am a Geek.  Specifically, I am a History geek.  I especially love Colonial Era/ Revolutionary Era American History.  When I found out that the yearly conference my field holds was in Philadelphia, the birthplace of American democracy, I was ecstatic.  Not only is this the place where the Declaration of Independence was penned, it …