I had a friend who was a little bummed out over turning 30. I couldn't relate. I was excited to turn thirty. At thirty I felt more stable and aware of who I was as a person for the first time in a really long time. Overall, I've enjoyed my thirties.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on December 21, 2015 at 6:24am — No Comments
Originally published on Just Playing House.
You guessed it! I have a Christmas birthday. Born December 25th.
What I've learned through the years is that it's not that unusual. I've met quite a few people that share that day with me. My guess is most of us are pretty indifferent about it. It's really all we've ever known. Yet for some reason, the world is fascinated by it.
In spite of my indifference, there are certain…Continue
Added by Emily Graham on December 11, 2015 at 9:37am — No Comments
When was the last time you had a nice piece of cake? Was it at a celebration? Or maybe it was after a nice dinner out with family or friends? Whatever the event, you probably remember it really well, because it turns out that eating sweets is linked to episodic memories.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on November 17, 2015 at 6:14am — No Comments
Why do we often feel the need to…
Added by Ellie Hirsch on October 7, 2015 at 11:20am — No Comments
Have you a birthday party coming up and desperate to think of something different to mark the day and make it extra special. It isn’t easy to find an activity that is appropriate and will please the whole family from grandmother down to small children. Have you thought of a murder mystery party? Believe it or not murder mystery parties are suitable for all ages. These parties can also make an enjoyable adults only party with a difference.
A birthday party not to…Continue
Did someone say birthday cake? And in a muffin for breakfast? Yes please!
I was excited to read one of the recent Rachael Ray Magazine’s to find a handful of fun muffin recipes that I had never thought of before. To me, when I think muffin, I am stuck on the classic blueberry, raspberry, pecan…you get it. We have tried a zucchini muffin before for the kids in trying to “sneak in” the veggies. I was impressed how well that turned out. Then this weekend, we gave birthday cake muffins…Continue
Added by Angela Alexander on February 26, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments
As soon as I saw this news story on TV, I looked at my husband. If only...
OK, so it was the PARENTS of the 5 year old who were fined. But, could you believe this? I will be completely honest, I have thought about billing friends and family members who RSVP'd for my anniversary party and…
Added by Ronda on January 20, 2015 at 7:50pm — No Comments
Now here's the party of all parties! Talk about economical, creative, interactive and downright fun ... this birthday party idea will be the hit of the neighborhood for children ages 3 - 8. The joy just won't be in designing their own cardboard car, but whatever movie you select and snack you…Continue
We all want the best for our children. No matter how old they are, parents are constantly striving to give them the world and make their dreams come true. This is especially true when it comes to birthdays. It can be stressful trying to organize and arrange the ‘perfect’ day, especially with busy schedules and non-stop bills. If you are looking for a terrific kids birthday party idea, keep reading to discover a fantastic option…Continue
Added by Angela Smith on December 8, 2014 at 6:59am — No Comments
Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on November 3, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments
My son's birthday just passed. Since it's the beginning of the week and we'll be celebrating on the weekend, we knew we still had to do something ON his birthday so I baked a cake and cooked dinner. We always eat food at the same time, which is whatever time I finish cooking, but we eat in different rooms. My kids eat in the kitchen, I usually eat in my room while watching one of my favorite shows and my husband likes to eat in…Continue
Added by Ronda on September 17, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
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My birthday is this weekend. And I'm going to celebrate. All. Week. Long. (Maybe even longer...I haven't decided yet.)
When I was growing up, I didn't truly enjoy my birthdays. There was a bad incident with a clown on one birthday, and for the others, I was a bit shy and didn't like being the center of attention. My parents tried to have parties for me, but I didn't…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on June 6, 2014 at 6:27am — No Comments
Happy Monday Modern Boca Moms! I'm so happy to be writing the next installment of my Mompreneur Monday series on MBMom, highlighting businesses and brands that were founded by female entrepreneurs and fellow Mommas.…Continue
Added by Michelle Olson-Rogers on April 21, 2014 at 12:14pm — No Comments
Cue the red carpet, marching band, and fireworks, y'all, cause today is my birthday! Yippee! But let's be real here, people -- I'm a mom, and we all know what that means. I'll be schlepping screaming kids from Point A to Point B, scrubbing skid marks out of little undies, and turning to my friend Google to help…
Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 16, 2014 at 10:32am — No Comments
Ladies- if you need ideas for a winter ONEderland party or just a sophisticated birthday party for girls - check out my blog where I have pictures of my little one's birthday party. Trust me you wont be disappointed :)
Feel free to ask me any questions- also please follow my blog for toddler related meals, outfits and parties :) . Thank…Continue
Added by PJ on March 10, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments
Have I mentioned previously how much I love Pinterest? I went on there to create a board for Pirate theme goodies just so I can have an easy place to keep track of things I found. After searching their site for additional ideas, I came across much better ideas than I originally had. Things I can do myself, which means I can save money (yay)!
Added by Ronda on March 9, 2014 at 8:49pm — No Comments
Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. and Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D.
If you've recently celebrated a landmark birthday, you may be thinking about the milestones in your life. Crossing from one personal decade into another is a significant event and takes on a life of its own. Connecting with friends who are also making this transition can help focus on what you've gained over the years – memories, perspective, wisdom – rather than on what you've lost – agility, some energy, your youth!…
Added by Sandwiched Boomers on February 9, 2014 at 1:26am — No Comments
I've always believed that everything happens for a reason. And though we often don't ever know the reason, sometimes, we get lucky enough to find out just why things happen the way that they do. I LOVE those little "aha" moments. They help to restore my faith and to reassure me that something greater IS actually in…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 15, 2014 at 1:11pm — No Comments