03 23 2022

Our Journey to American Made: Where to Find American Made Children’s Toys and Furniture

If you are like me, you are a proud American.  Your family stands for the National Anthem, opens doors for fellow Americans, and lends a helping hand to those in need. Why is it then, that when it comes to the clothing we wear and the products we use to furnish our homes, that we…

02 15 2022

Making Family Dinners Easy and Attainable

Back in the good-ol’ days when I was growing up, family dinners were something that happened EVERY night. It wasn’t just the four of us sitting on the sofa or at the counter eating whatever we wanted to eat, no. Family dinners were made by Mom and eaten at the TABLE, no exceptions. I suspect…

12 03 2019

The 4 Gift Rule: Another Way to Christmas.

By now most of us have heard about some version of the “4 Gift Rule” at Christmastime. They go something like this: Something you want. Something you need. Something to wear. Something to read. When I first came across these rules I was knee deep in a Christmas of too much. I promptly saved the…