• My Life Sometimes Feels Like Bill Murray's In Groundhog Day

    It’s the same day over and over again, until… As a stay-at-home mom, I often question my sanity. Dealing with a toddler is not easy and I have to keep an eye on him most of the day just to make sure he is not harming himself. No matter how cute he may be, he has his little tantrums that are not so cute. Every year, I look forward to watching Groundhog Day on February 2nd. But this year, I noticed something different from the film. I have always been a fan of the funny scenes and — believe it or not

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  • 5 Things You Still Need To Worry About In Warmer Climate

    Since our move to Florida, people keep asking me how do I feel about the warmer climate. Most find it shocking when I say I wake up practically frozen and I still wear hoodies and sweats from time to time.  I still feel funny waking up in the winter season not seeing snow outside. This is our second January in Florida and I almost forget that our family and friends up North are dealing with low temperatures and shorter days. But, Florida in the winter is not that different from living in NJ  during the fall/spring transition. I highlight five things that are very similar to living back up

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  • Celebrating Rocky's Birthday

    You are only as old as you feel. This week has been an interesting one for us. For starters, we celebrated Rocky’s 9th birthday at Juno Dog Beach in Jupiter, FL and headed over to a local restaurant for lunch. The best part was being able to sit outside in the patio with pup. Sebastian enjoyed it too! Last night I made some peanut butter cookies for Rocky. I was going to make them the other night when we got back from the beach but we were so tired I completely forgot. Both Sebastian and Rocky really enjoy homemade goodies, plus

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  • Pink Ribbons: Exposed

    Pink Ribbons: Exposed

    “If people actually knew what was happening, they would be really pissed off.” – Barbara Brenner, former Breast Cancer Action Executive Director. October is a time when everything around you turns pink. From paper toilets to guns, practically every industry wants a piece of that pink money — so to speak. But what is it about this time of the year that has most cancer survivors upset? I met Karym Urdaneta, Partner at toxic-free skincare company Pink Horizons Botanical Skin Care, at a recent mommy and me event in October and our discussion opened my eyes to the idea of pink ribbons.

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