World Kindness Day

world kindness

Every November 13th a special holiday graces the calendar. No, it's not one that gives you a break from work or the kids a day off from school, but it's just as important as all of those. It's World Kindness Day!World Kindness Day evolved from a series of conferences in 1996-1997 in Japan by a group known as the World Kindness Movement. These conferences brought together … [Read more...]

It’s Not the Price, but the Thought That Counts

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For the month of Decemeber, it seems as if life consists mainly of buying presents.  It's challenging enough to come up with gifts for our family and close friends and then there's always that added pressure of picking up something appropriate for grab bags, Secret Santas, stocking stuffers and heaven forbid being empty-handed when we receive an unexpected present from someone … [Read more...]

To-Die For Gifts for the Fashionista Turned New Mummy

this little piggy went to prada

You may be struggling to shed your post-pregnancy weight, can't remember the last time you showered, have spit-up covering your clothes and dark circles under your eyes from too many sleepless nights, but becoming a mom doesn't have to mean losing your fashion sense completely.This Little Piggy Went to Prada: Nursery Rhymes for the Blahnik Brigade ($19.99)  Gone are the … [Read more...]

For Those With a Sweet Tooth

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It's a very good thing that calories don't count over the holidays!  So leave the milk and cookies for Santa and indulge in these outrageous goodies which also make wonderful presents for loved ones....Chocolate Snowmen ($33)Celebrate the season with L.A. Burdick's delectable hand-dipped chocolate snowmen. Each snowman is hand-piped with clementine and dark chocolate … [Read more...]

Provide Inspiration for Your Budding Picasos


If your child enjoys arts-and-crafts even half as much as I do, then receiving any of these innovative products will color them happy over the holidays!Crayola Color Wonder Sound Studio ($15.00)Now you can bring your Color Wonder creations to life – with realistic sounds! This interactive coloring pad lets you choose from 60 fabulous sound effects... and place them … [Read more...]