A better way to put their heads on plates

A better way to put their heads on plates

Somehow I think my oft-repeated empty threat of serving my kids’ heads on a plate might have carried even less weight if we had owned had these adorable It Looks Like Me! personalized plates from Olliegraphic. Choose hair, eye and skin color, hairstyle, and (of...
Smite those locusts!

Smite those locusts!

Passover isn’t exactly the giftiest of holidays, although if you were invited to join us in devouring my mother’s matzoh ball soup, you’d think that was gift enough. Still, I’m intrigued with this adorable little 10 Plagues Bowling Set which...
The little desk set that could. And will.

The little desk set that could. And will.

There isn’t a single thing not to like about the functional design of these groovy desk/chair pairings from midesk, from their hand-crafted here in the USA wooden cut-outs to the non-toxic paints used to finish them. These desks are a marvel of storage —...
And a very happy vernal equinox to you too

And a very happy vernal equinox to you too

There were many moments over the past three months that I thought it would never happen but, at long last, spring is here. (Once again: SPRING IS HERE!) My girls and I celebrated yesterday with a trip to the small farmer’s market in our neighborhood, oohing and...
Tween cool, entirely 100% hoochie free

Tween cool, entirely 100% hoochie free

As the mother of a fashion-conscious tween, I am here to tell you that sizes 10-14 or so are a forgotten wasteland when it comes to outfitting your kid. Little kid clothes are plentiful and varied, but the choices taper off with each successive size. Most days...
Easter baskets. Hold the cavities.

Easter baskets. Hold the cavities.

The biggest challenge I face every Easter is finding cool candy alternatives for my kids’ Easter baskets. But thanks to CMP fave boutique Cattiwampus, my search for sugar-free Easter gifts just got a little easier. Their virtual shelves are stocked full of...
Down on the cardboard farm

Down on the cardboard farm

My kids are still completely obsessed with the Calafant toys Santa left under the tree last year, which means I really shouldn’t be eying anything else at all. But considering the prices and the versatility of these cool, cardboard toys, I just can’t help...
The Easter dresses of my dreams

The Easter dresses of my dreams

This will be the first Easter in a very long time that we’ll actually be celebrating with extended family. Other than a plane flight with three young children (help!), the toughest item on my agenda will be tracking down cool Easter best clothes for my kids. In...

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