My Aspiring Writer wins the Valley Forge Essay Contest


Proud Mom moment! Kenzie is has a real passion for writing and I’m always amazed with the assignments she brings home from school. So when she saw Valley Forge Park was offering an essay contest she decided to do a little submission.   I love how she created a journal entry from 1777 that makes […]

Happy 9th Birthday to Kyle! 


Nine years of smiles with this little guy! Happy 9th Birthday to Kyle. We celebrated his December birthday with a swim meet and then a fun party that was Harry Potter themed complete with magical spells and Fantastic Beasts — including a Boa, Skunk, giant Corn Snake, lizards and more in our house! ACK!  We […]

Talking Football Parties on TV @TheQonFox #PartyOnMom

#PartyonMom TV segement on The Q on Fox

We had so much fun on Kenzie’s birthday last week actually filming a TV segment on her very special day! We went on Fox’s new show, The Q, to share fun and super SIMPLE ideas to create a festive football party at home — aka the HOMEGATE before the big Eagles game.  Check out our […]

My Fly Girl #FunnestSport 


“And though she be but little, she is fierce.”-Shakespeare She may not be the biggest kid on the blocks at only 66 pounds, but she has so much heart, determination and never gives up. Proud Mom! I absolutely LOVE this photo from YMCA states of my little girl Kenzie grabbing 2nd place in the 50 […]

So Proud of my little Junior Olympian swimmer


What a difference 1 year makes!  I’m so proud and happy for my little swimmer. This past weekend Kenzie swam in her biggest most competitive meet ever – the Mid Atlantic Region Junior Olympics and did amazing! Swimmers from the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware can qualify for the meet and then come together […]

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss 


We heart Dr. Seuss and my kids eagerly celebrate any occasion with enthusiasm!  His universally likeable book inspire early readers and make us older readers laugh and reflect on our lifetime of reading Dr. Seuss to both ourselves and our children. Best of all are all those Dr. Seuss quotes rich with gems of wisdom. One […]

Merry Christmas!

Kenzie and Kyle Merry Christmas 2015

Wishing everyone a wonderful Merry Christmas! So thankful for this time with family and friends – and all the down time at home with the kids enjoying each other’s company and our beautiful holiday tree!  

The Classic Christmas Pajama Photo #StraightTalkWishList

Christmas Pajamas 2010

Note: This post is sponsored from Straight Talk. As always, all thoughts and opinions are our own. What traditions bring your family & friends together during the holidays? I’m so thankful for my friendship with my two best friends. We’ve been friends since the 7th grade – some 28 years! Crazy! We get together with our […]

Visiting our Local Feeding America Food Bank to Support The Great American Milk Drive #MilkDrive


Did you know Milk is one of the most requested but least donated items because it is perishable??? I’ve partnered with The Great American Milk Drive to raise awareness about this crucial need to help hungry families.  The Great American Milk Drive is the 1st ever national program to help deliver nutrient- rich milk to hungry families that […]

Then and Now: Happy 10th Birthday to Kenzie!!


Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Kenzie. Love this snap of Kyle looking up to his big sister. 10 years old! And look how small she is below? Born 1 month early our mini girl was SO tiny! Can’t believe she’s double digits. Growing up way too fast. We’re so proud of how she’s handled […]