Can we talk about my favorite way to customize Christmas presents, stocking-stuffers, home décor, holiday tablescapes, and seasonal treats? It’s easy. It’s affordable. And it totally makes my craft-weary self feel like a DIY diva! Avery Design & Print Online … READ MORE »


The holidays are mere days away and we know how much it takes to pull off the most wonderful time of year with grace, merriness and joy. That’s why we are bringing you a holiday twitter chat to guide you … READ MORE »

Haizel McIntyre knows a thing or two about the push and pull of holiday-season pressure. It’s the most magical time of the year, but it’s, often, also the most stressful—and then there’s the financial burden. As a full-time working mom … READ MORE »

  The holidays are here, and we’re been enjoying all the seasonal eats and treats. To mix things up, we recently opened our Oktoberfest flavor kit from RawSpiceBar. Inside were 3 packages of spices to make your own German inspired … READ MORE »

Before I had kids, I wore all sorts of jewelry. Heavy statement necklaces, cocktail rings, big glamorous baubles, impractical hoop earrings, stacked bangles, and pretty little luxuries of every kind. But all that bling went out the door when I … READ MORE »

I remember when I was pregnant with my first. I didn’t realize how important, tricky, and consequential some seemingly minor decisions could be. For example, I just “eeny, meeny, miny, moe” picked a reputable bottle brand from the plethora of … READ MORE »

The holidays are hectic for everyone. There are presents to be purchased, cookies to be baked, and extended family and friends to entertain. And while it’s all very merry, joyful, and jolly, the bulk of the hard work and headache … READ MORE »

Hamstersaurus Rex by Tom O’Donnell (author), Tim Miller (illustrator) Thursday, December 8th @ 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT   Hashtags: #TSMBookClub #HamstersaurusRex      Hosts: @theshoppingmama @momtrends @tomisokay @TM_Illustrator   Mark your calendars for Thursday, December 8th at 1 PM … READ MORE »