Easter eggs, hold the sugar high

Easter eggs, hold the sugar high

Nothing like a holiday to make me feel like the harried mom buying last-minute decorations that probably aren’t even worth saving for next year. That’s just bad for my wallet and bad for the earth. So this Easter, I’m ahead of the game, thanks to the...
Felt like Easter

Felt like Easter

Much as I love to color eggs with my kids, there are only so many hard-boiled eggs one family can eat.  And while the plastic eggs aren’t perishable, they aren’t particularly attractive or earth-friendly either. These felted Easter eggs from astashtoys are...
Tie dye – get it?

Tie dye – get it?

I’ve always wanted to create fancier dyed Easter eggs, but I have the artistic ability of a preschooler (no offense to any preschoolers). Now, with the Tie-Dye Eggs Kit by Maude + Claude, I can create decorated eggs that make me look like an Easter egg dying...
The luck of the mallow

The luck of the mallow

St Patrick’s day treats don’t exactly inspire me the way say, Halloween or Valentine’s Day treats do. And frankly, some of them just plain freak me out. (I’m looking at you, Shamrock Shake.) So leave it to our friends at The Nibble to point us...
XOXO

XOXO

So you tried and tried to resist the Valentines Day merchandising but suddenly you’re jonesing for a wee bit of heart-embellished something-or-other for the baby come the 14th. Nothing huge; no $94 satin bolero jacket. Just maybe…something small? Festive?...
Oi! Christmas!

Oi! Christmas!

Eight days to go until Christmas and I’m already tired of the same six holiday tunes that seem to be in rotation in every store, taxi, and coffee shop in NY.  If you’re looking for a slightly more irreverent alternative, check out the virtual Punk Rock...

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