The Big One: How to Throw a Shark-Themed Birthday Party

Family, Fun

I’m that Pinterest mom. I spend months scouring the inter webs for a good theme and pin all the ideas.

Then, I spend each weekend leading up to the party tackling one or two crafts and spending way too much on Amazon Prime.

The result? I get a much needed creative release and my kid’s parties turn out pretty darn cute if I do say so myself. I love doing this even though I realize it’s a bit over the top at times.

Kids and Concrete: Gettin’ Crafty

Family, Finds, Fun

We do our best to keep our kids active and entertained, which usually includes lots of book reading, doll playing and — gulp — PJ Masks on the iPad. I’m sorry. There’s only so much Disney Junior I can take.

Thankfully we live in a neighborhood with a ton of kids Brooke’s age and they all play together as well as any group of toddlers can be expected to play together. For Brooke’s birthday, she got a “Stepping Stone kit like this one that turned out to be

VIDEO | “Take 2” Stitch Fix Unboxing video

Fashion, Fun

A new box arrived on my doorstep today!

I can’t believe this is my TENTH fix. For working moms who don’t have time (correction: don’t make the time) to go leisure shopping for stylish work clothes, you will love Stitch Fix.

If nothing else, it’s just fun to receive a package of surprise goodies that you have zero obligation to keep… unless you get a few things you can’t give back! Lol.

The boxes may not always be wins, but I do always love receiving items I wouldn’t necessarily pick out myself.

If you watched my last unboxing video — SPOILER ALERT