Dara Torres Shares Swimming Advice

I met Olympic gold medalist-mom Dara Torres back in 2009 at a blogging event. Needless to say, she makes swimming look fun: Currently, Dara is leading a USA Swimming campaign called SwimToday to share the benefits (and fun!) of swimming as a sport. Most of us know that swimming is a great total body workout for adults and children alike, but we don’t necessarily think of it as being fun. I have been suggesting Continue Reading

Visiting The Greek Yogurt Kitchen

I had such a great time at The Greek Yogurt Kitchen book party and brunch last Wednesday at author Toby Amidor’s home. I was able to get a taste of some of the recipes from the new book at this Katie Schlientz/Intoxicate event hosted by my good friend Beth Feldman,. Take a peek: Greek yogurt never looked so good, right? Toby’s zucchini bread was one of my favorite dishes at the brunch. I asked Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Gifts from Birchbox

I attended a lovely Mother's Day pampering event that was hosted by Birchbox and Amy Tara Koch. It was a fun, pampering time. I was able to catch up with some of my blogging colleagues (including Candace, Nancy and Victoria), get a manicure by Mimi Wilson and have a makeup touch up by Neil Scibelli. While I was getting a manicure, I asked the nail technician about spring/summer nail trends. Pastels, metallic, and bold Continue Reading

My Mother’s Day Picks from HomeGoods
(Plus a Giveaway!)

Mother’s Day is on Sunday (May 11th). I was telling “my guys” what I wanted for Mother’s Day and my birthday yesterday in the car on the way to church. Sean chimed in that he was going to surprise me… that he may or may not get me something from my list. I’m totally fine with that. In reality, whatever my kids make or get for me is perfect. My husband knows me though…so he said, “Email me your list!” Love him! My wish Continue Reading