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Parenting

Why I’m Letting My Kids Be Bored This Summer

I’m kind of a procrastinator when it comes to planning my kids’ summer breaks. Each year I tell myself I’ll schedule a variety of camps that will enrich and entertain them while occupying all their free time. Giving them lasting memories of a summer spent doing fun scheduled activities so no one utters the words […]

DIY Holiday Crafts

10 DIYs That Will Take Your Barbecue To The Next Level

Ready or not, summer has arrived… and with it comes barbecue season. Outdoor parties are a great way to celebrate the season with friends and family, and they also provide the perfect excuse to do some fun craft projects. While barbecues are usually casual affairs, that doesn’t mean that you can’t add a few unique […]

Your Pregnancy

What Is a Doula and Should You Hire One?

During my first pregnancy, I was nervous about what would happen to my body and how painful labor would actually be. You could say that I had some first-time jitters about the whole experience and so my mother suggested that I hire a doula. I had no idea what a doula was at the time […]

Food

Labor Day Wine Picks

Labor Day weekend is filled with sunshine, family and friends. It marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall and school, which as a mother, makes me smile.

Food

Springtime Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay Wine

I love springtime; but let’s face it, it is exhausting.Between spring cleaning, switching around the closet wardrobes, taxes, gardening and trying to decide about summer camps for the kids, moms everywhere need a little down time.Down time as in, sit in the sunshine and sip on wine! The Purple Wine Company has two great sippers […]

Food

Decanting Wine

If you read my What’s THAT in my WINE? article from last week, you know that I promised to discuss decanting wine with you this week.Decanting really has a very simple definition: it allows you to separate wine from any sediment in a wine bottle and also allows the wine to breathe.Uncorking a bottle of […]