Mommy, where do organics come from?

Mommy, where do organics come from?

This here city mama is lucky that my children have grandparents in the country who grow tomatoes and kale and sweet peas and wild strawberries, so that they can learn that no, vegetables do not come from aisle 3. I’ve always thought that learning about food,...
Free movies are back!

Free movies are back!

I don’t care that it’s only the first day of official summer, when it’s almost 100 degrees every single day. And in the Deep South, that means planning a lot of indoor activities–preferably free ones–like the Free Family Film Festival...
Lilith Fair is back!

Lilith Fair is back!

I’m sad to admit that it’s been a very loooong time since I’ve been to a music concert, but I still have vivid memories of the amazing Lilith Fair, the awesome all-female touring music festival back in the late 90s. Well, it’s back, mamas, and...
Baby sunscreen lotion grows up a little bit

Baby sunscreen lotion grows up a little bit

I had a May baby and a July baby and as such, I still remember those panicky early days of taking the baby out into the (gasp) sun. I don’t think I could have had enough muslin swaddling blankets and floppy brimmed sunhats to put me at ease. So I love that there...
Having a ball

Having a ball

With my daughter’s birthday coming up, I’ve got party decor on the brain. (Expect more on these pages in the coming weeks!)  So when I saw these awesome beach ball decorations made out of waxed Japanese washi paper I went oooohh…You just blow them up...
LOL with Mabel’s Labels

LOL with Mabel’s Labels

No matter what season it is, I can always find a reason to use our Mabel’s Labels, and with everything from summer camps and lessons, to pool playdates and picnics these days, I’m always putting those handy labels on something. Now if you’ve got a...

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