Easter is just a few days away, and I’ve been charged with bringing the dessert for our family’s celebration. Nothing says “Spring” to me, more than the bright, tart flavor of lemon. This cake is one of my family’s favorites: I get requests for it year round but especially in Spring and Summer. It’s very […]
These holiday cleaning tips post are brought to you by Swiffer® as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. Holidays are stressful. Whether you are hosting or traveling for them, cleaning is one of the last things you want to worry about. I know when I’m traveling, I like to leave the house spotless, […]
For many the holidays are about joy, fun and celebrations. For others it can be about stress, family fighting and overcommitment. I think it is important to set your intention before the holidays get here and prepare as much as you can. There are always things you can do to alleviate the stress and create […]
I’m sure you’ve all seen the displays at Target and Barnes & Noble, or seen the various facebook updates from your overachieving friends… “Look where Elfie hid today! Johnny is going to be tickled when he finds him!” and “When Suzie was acting up, I simply pointed to our Elf and whispered ‘we should be good for […]
Made in Colorado 2011 Holiday Gift Guide This year I thought it would be great to feature some local businesses in a gift guide. I, for one, love to support local business, especially ones started by moms. Whether it’s selling crafty items on etsy or owning a wine bar (um, hello! Wine!), Moms are […]
I should be considered and Olympic Shopper. I can hunt sales and get deals better than ever before. I’ve gotten half off (or more) just about everything I buy since the beginning of time… Until this shopping season. Before Black Friday hit, I scoured the secretly uploaded ads, hunted down websites, searched for coupon codes […]
We’ve got the kids pretty well covered so far, but how about the furry kids? You can’t forget them on the holidays! Hartz has them covered. They have toys for every pet personality! Since the turtle wasn’t much interested in the dog toys, Emily called for reinforcements. I rounded up the Knitschmidt family dog, Lucky, […]
Nothing makes the house smell like fall and the Holidays like gingerbread! Gingerbread cookies always take the stage, but this year, try gingerbread in its best form… a loaf! This bread is sweet, spicy and will make you want to cozy up by the fire.