Dreaming of Summer: The Perfect Pool House

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Call me crazy – but the warm balmy weather we experienced in CT this past weekend had me feeling like spring is just around the corner. Spring means two things to me – lots of gorgeous greens sprouting up everywhere and time to open the pool. I recently saw this pool house in the Buckhead… read more

Best Books: You Are Special

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You Are Special is a book that should be in everyones library. It’s particularly poignant on a day when you or your little people are feeling less than special and need to be reminded that you are in fact perfect-as-you-are, loved, and precious. In this book author Max Lucado introduces the reader to the Wemmicks, a… read more

Best Buys: Target

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You know the drill. You need tape, poster board, and maybe a case of water. You head to Target and return with 18 other things – none of which you needed. Dagh!!!!! There’s something in the water over at Target. Whatever you do, do NOT go to Target with children. Things will get out of control. That… read more

PSA: Snow!

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We interrupt our regular programming to bring you a public service announcement about snow removal! Here in the Northeast we were hit with another lovely storm. 3-4 inches so far and it’s still trickling down… My mother-in-law (the greenest thumb I know!) is snowed in at our place and this morning we were discussing how… read more

Great Read: Euphoria

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This book was a Christmas gift from a friend – I’ve said it before but books are on my top 3 when it comes to gift receiving. It’s a quick read and utterly transports you to a different time and place. Taking place mostly in New Guinea in the early 1900s, Euphoria by Lily King is… read more

Parenting Boys

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After having my only son JT, time and time again mothers have told me that parenting a boy is very different than parenting a girl. Having been raised in a home with 5 brothers I already have some sense of what those differences might look like. Can you say “breaking all the rules”?!? The thing… read more