You’re the onesie that I want

You’re the onesie that I want

Since my sweet third child will most likely be relegated to a life of shared toys and hand-me-down clothes, it’s always nice when someone sends her a personalized gift that makes it 100% clear that it was meant for her and her alone. So if you’re looking...
Say goodbye to terry cloth

Say goodbye to terry cloth

I realize that drooling over a baby towel might seem a bit ridiculous, but when your closet is stuffed to the gills with old, rough towels, then you’d be just as excited as I was to wrap your baby up in a Bamboosa Bath Wrap found at Peekagreen. The combination...
When good things happen to good people

When good things happen to good people

Remember that awesome $5k Intel tech makeover we got to help give away this fall? And you helped vote for the winners? And you were kind of hoping it was you but realized that the people who won were so deserving that you felt perfectly great about it? Right! That...
I’m dreaming of a white Christmas table

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas table

I’ve been a fan of white serving pieces ever since my mother taught me that the food should be the star of the dishes, and not the dishes themselves. (Of course that presumes that I am capable of creating star-like food to begin with. Thank goodness for...
Adventure, True Love and Seafood

Adventure, True Love and Seafood

We hosted 16 relatives (seven in our house) over the long Thanksgiving weekend.  My job, besides cooking some stuff, was to read to the four little children in my daughter’s room each night before bed. And each night we read The Sign of the Seahorse: ...
Four hot toys for 2008 (says us)

Four hot toys for 2008 (says us)

Recently, Better Homes & Gardens’ Better.TV asked me to show them four hot toys for the holidays and while it was nearly impossible to cull it down from about 6 million, I did my best to oblige. I didn’t decide based on what was selling out at the...
Plain [organic] jane

Plain [organic] jane

It’s no trouble finding a range of organic onesies bedecked with humorous sayings and adorable designs these days. But I’m a fan of the solid, slogan-free organic play clothes as well, which can be a little harder to track down unless you’re a big...

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