My Black-Friday Essentials

November 27, 2015

I saw some fun “flat-lays” on Instagram this morning of Black Friday essentials: alarm clocks (for early rising!), sneakers (for running!), and water bottles (for hydrating!). There are some serious shoppers out there who are intent on getting what they … READ MORE »

gratitude list

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you have a wonderful, warm, bright, delicious, festive, and fun holiday with family and friends. To celebrate, The Shopping Mama is sharing a few of the things we’re grateful for this year (besides, you, our loyal … READ MORE »

raw spice bar laksa

Over the past few months I’ve been getting spices and recipes delivered monthly to me through an awesome subscription box company called Raw Spice Bar. It’s so easy to get in the habit of making the same go-to recipes over … READ MORE »


Mega Holiday Giveaway #MTHoliday

November 25, 2015

The storefronts are decorated, the tried and true recipes are being shared and we are gearing up for holiday photos. The holidays are HERE and we are ready to get our sparkle on! Of course, to help you navigate the … READ MORE »


The subject of today’s Toy Tuesday is so sweet–and it makes a great stocking stuffer for infants! The Rolling Barrel Shape Sorter from Piyo Piyo looks simple, but it encourages a lot of interaction. The colored block shapes, stimulate baby’s … READ MORE »

MJC Friends Forever

Mini Style: Matilda Jane Clothing

November 23, 2015

I am constantly taking photos of my kids, but nothing beats paying a professional to capture our entire family. I treasure the moments we capture and, of course, use the images to fill our home and remind of us adventures around … READ MORE »