Luka-ing Good

Luka-ing Good

I know it’s only October, but those gift-giving holidays are just around the corner. And while we know your spouse or sigOth is probably a savvy gift giver, it can’t hurt to gently nudge him in a particular direction. So why not bookmark Luka...
The Princess Who Rocks

The Princess Who Rocks

Not being a big fan of today’s little girl “princess culture”, I was skeptical about a new kids’ album by a group called Princess Katie and Racer Steve. But Songs for the Coolest Kids turned out to be an exciting new find for me. The title...
Rub a Dub Dub, No Toys in My Tub

Rub a Dub Dub, No Toys in My Tub

There’s nothing like anticipating that glorious, uninterrupted, naptime shower only to have to spend an extra ten minutes emptying out all the darn bath toys that are scattered around the bottom of the tub. And the net thing? Please. That holds one rubber duck...
THE Fall Handbag

THE Fall Handbag

Recently a friend asked me for advice on THE handbag for this coming season. I’m the wrong person to ask. Not because I don’t know what the magazines say is THE handbag for fall. But because there are so many fantastic bags that haven’t been deemed...
Give Me Strength!

Give Me Strength!

I’ve always loved the mysticism associated with bamboo. It’s a symbol of long life, protection against evil, and strength–all of which I could use more of these days. Especially strength.The bamboo glass necklace from photoglassworks is a beautiful...
Wear Smocks, Not Spaghetti

Wear Smocks, Not Spaghetti

I am amazed at how, in the two seconds that I turn my back, my daughter is able to get food inside her sleeves, down the back, under the hems of her jeans. I just never know where a wayward farfalle noodle will end up –or when I’ll actually find it. So I...
Masterpieces To-Go

Masterpieces To-Go

Considering my daughter can spend upwards of two straight peaceful hours a day drawing and coloring, it would be great if I could find something to help us take her artwork on the go. Oh how much I would pay for a quiet restaurant meal! So my holiday wish list...
Knit Picks

Knit Picks

Since we’ve had children, every year in mid-December, my husband asks me, “Shouldn’t we get a family picture taken for our holiday cards?” And every year, I reply that we should have thought of it in September. Well, guess what? It’s...

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