Etsy Vendor Confession: Kyra Botanica

I love Etsy. It’s also kind of a reverse guilty pleasure/confession of mine. I like to shop, I wouldn’t say anymore than the average woman, and possibly less, but I am addicted to the convenience of online shopping. I’m also an Amazon Prime member, and that’s its own full-on confession. So, I also try to […]

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Etsy Vendor Confession: Pippenwycks

I love Etsy. It’s also kind of a reverse guilty pleasure/confession of mine. I like to shop, I wouldn’t say anymore than the average woman, and possibly less, but I am addicted to the convenience of online shopping. I’m also an Amazon Prime member, and that’s its own full-on confession. So, I also try to […]

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Etsy Vendor Confession: Keikopet

I love Etsy. It’s also kind of a reverse guilty pleasure/confession of mine. I like to shop, I wouldn’t say anymore than the average woman, and possibly less, but I am addicted to the convenience of online shopping. I’m also an Amazon Prime member, and that’s its own full-on confession. So, I also try to […]

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Finding Time for Yourself

Taking care of children seems like an insurmountable task. Minutes alone are precious and sparse, but you can find small ways to extend your alone time. Most of my advice has to do with sleep and sleep schedules.   If your kid(s) have a designated nap time, use that hour to spend time as you […]

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Etsy Vendor Confession: Glampire Design

I love Etsy. It’s also kind of a reverse guilty pleasure/confession of mine. I like to shop, I wouldn’t say anymore than the average woman, and possibly less, but I am addicted to the convenience of online shopping. I’m also an Amazon Prime member, and that’s its own full-on confession. So, I also try to […]

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Former City Finally Living Up to Its Potential

I lived in Poughkeepsie for much of the past decade, though I did eventually decide to sell my home and move to Stamford to increase my access and exposure to the greater NYC area. For several years, especially in the middle of the decade, I would tell people anybody who would listen that Poughkeepsie was […]

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Etsy Vendor Confession: Zed’s Zombie Ranch

I love Etsy. It’s also kind of a reverse guilty pleasure/confession of mine. I like to shop, I wouldn’t say anymore than the average woman, and possibly less, but I am addicted to the convenience of online shopping. I’m also an Amazon Prime member, and that’s its own full-on confession. So, I also try to […]

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How to Eat Healthy with Three Kids

Eating healthy is difficult for everyone. This is especially true for moms, who might want to indulge after a full day of stressful parenting. However, the eating habits you develop as an adult will be observed and picked up by your kids. It is important to set an example for how to appropriately address sugar […]

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Etsy Vendor Confession: Lost Apostle

I love Etsy. It’s also kind of a reverse guilty pleasure/confession of mine. I like to shop, I wouldn’t say anymore than the average woman, and possibly less, but I am addicted to the convenience of online shopping. I’m also an Amazon Prime member, and that’s its own full-on confession. So, I also try to […]

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Real Estate Commissions and Why They Suck

I’ve lived in my current home for almost ten years—a third of the way through our thirty-year mortgage. It’s a lovely home in a fantastic area of our town, and my husband and I have been able to create a wonderful place for our kids to grow up. The home sale happened so long ago […]

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