Poconos: Skytop Lodge Travel Guide

After 6 months at home we finally were able to stretch our legs and leave the confines of our home. We wanted to go somewhere within driving distance from Bucks County, PA to avoid mass transit. One of my friends suggested Skytop Lodge in the Poconos. After checking out the site, we were sold! The […]

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At Home Date Night Ideas

Before the world turned upside down, date night was a monthly event on our calendars. Chris and I would book a sitter and make reservations at a local restaurant. Once stay-at-home orders hit, we fell into a routine that didn’t carve out time for us as a couple. Two months into our new schedule, we […]

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Sunshine Blueberry Muffins

We are ready for summer and we’re kicking it off with freshly baked blueberry muffins. These muffins scream SUNSHINE to me. I think its because of the “secret” ingredient I added. 🙂 INGREDIENTS 1/2 c. softened butter 1 1/4 c. sugar2 eggs1 tsp. vanilla2 c. flour1/2 tsp salt2 tsp baking powder1/2 c. milk2 c. blueberries, […]

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What Does Your Garden Say?

More sunshine, less rain, and Memorial Day around the corner means that its time to plant and prime those outdoor spaces. Although I lack a green thumb, I am a floral enthusiast. Bouquets of fresh flowers make my heart happy. I could spend hours at Longwood Gardens walking around and taking in the beauty. When […]

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Mother’s Day Wish List

Happy early Mother’s Day to all the baby mamas, fur mamas, grand-mamas, God-mamas, working mamas, ALL THE MAMA FIGURES! Here are the items that I love or have my eye on from caffeine fixes to comfy–all these items just make me feel good 🙂 This Mother’s Day will certainly be different. I’ve been thinking about […]

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Mom Night

Tonight is the first night of what appears to be many more “mom nights” in our family. At the end of last week, I hit a breaking point where I was getting wrapped up in the monotony of work, cook, clean, sleep -> rinse & repeat. Chris has been dedicating a night each week to […]

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Flipping the Script in your Head: This Little Light of Mine

We’ve made it a month into social distancing and self-quarantine. This has not been easy. Chris and I have been balancing full time careers from home, figuring out how to keep a toddler entertained and safe, maintaining our physical and emotional health, keeping in touch with family and friends, sanitizing all the things…the list goes […]

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A Book for Every [Quarantine] Mood

Picking the right book is a lot like choosing the perfect outfit. Just like you consider the weather and your agenda when choosing the right clothes, when I am picking my next read I think about my current mindset and what’s happening around me. Am I looking for an escape? Am I in the mood […]

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Soft and Fluffy Snickerdoodle Cookies

Since we are in the midst of social distancing, I thought baking would be an interactive family activity for a rainy weekend. I happened to find a snickerdoodle recipe from Preppy Kitchen that looked simple. I did have to make one substitution for Cream of Tartar (I subbed lemon juice for acidity). Right before we […]

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Small Businesses to Support During COVID-19

Small businesses are projected to take the biggest from quarantine closures and extra precautions to flatten the curve. Just this morning, I quickly put together a policy and communication plan for my dad’s small auto repair shop that balances safety while taking steps as an essential business to continue to be there for the community. […]

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