Beautycounter for Teens

Another great one for the tweens and teens in your life. Over at my place we’ve finally hit the age where one of my children is asking for make up and face products for Christmas. (Yes, my first little person is on her way to adulthood. Creeping, but still on her way…) I’ve said before… read more

Great Girl Gift: Rowan

People! While there is a lot of love and peace in this season, it’s also the season of mayhem and chaos as we rush around trying to find just the right gift for each and every person we love. If you’ve got a girl, and she’s got her ears pierced (or wants to in the… read more

Best Books: Here We Are

It has been far too long since I have done a children’s book review, so today I present to you Here We Are. And since books are amongst my favorite gifts to give children – this one is perfect as a Christmas gift. And it is especially good for the parents of a new baby…. read more

Our Favorite Face Paint

‘Tis the season! If face painting is in your future this Halloween season, it’s not too late to order and use this face paint by Go Green. I found it 4 years ago and keep it in my office. As a mother of three I have been shocked by how often I have needed face… read more

Fall Inspiration

Great Business: Above and Beyond

All right gang! Just me here with another PSA about a great business started by friends. If you have been hanging around these parts since I started writing six years ago, you know I really dig on women and their second acts. I new career path, a smart much-needed small business, a new artistic venture… read more

Great Non-Profit: Carver Center

The absolute best part of my job (Pless Productions) is getting to know amazing non-profits when I work with them on telling their story through video. When a friend introduced my business to the Carver Center in Port Chester I was thrilled to learn that just across the street from the Capitol Theater, there is… read more

Already Dreaming of Vacation?

How can it be that we are three weeks into fall and I am already dreaming of spring break?!? I was recently walking with a friend and we were comparing notes on our plans for the upcoming year. She was gushing about how she didn’t know where she was going yet, but she did know… read more

Are you living in abundance?

Over the last few weeks as I prepared for a new year to begin (for parents September is often our “New Year” as we hustle and prep for a new academic year) I have thought often about abundance and scarcity. Think of those two words. One rich in good feelings, and a sense that there… read more

Best Buys – Summer 2019

It’s been mighty silent over here on the blog, because back-to-school has been bananas. I thought I would come back at ya after a little hiatus with some of my favorite finds from this summer. Each and every thing on this list gave me all the feels this summer. Hope they give them to you… read more