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Coconut Lime Chex Mix #Recipe for Spring

Coconut Lime Chex Mix Recipe for Spring

Do you know how happy I am to finally see bright blue skies and green grass. Hopefully we won’t see another flake of snow till next winter and the freezing temperatures are gone for good. It’s spring time.  That means time spent outside, grilling, sitting around the bonfire, enjoying fresher and tastier food and drinks […]




Being a Working Parent Can Be Tough

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Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Mott’s and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own.  Being a working household with two kids in school and one in sports means a lot of juggling, shifting and last minute plan changes which sometimes makes me feel like a bad dad but after reading the Mott’s Good & […]




It’s Prom Season at @Macys

Macy's Prom Event King of Prussia Mall, Philadelphia @Macys, #MacysProm, #Philly or #Philadelphia

Last year Sabreena and I attended Macy’s Prom Event at King of Prussia Mall, Philadelphia. We’re headed back this year to see another fashion show, watch singing sensation Melanie Martinez perform and find out the latest trends for Prom Season. At Macy’s Locations all over the United States starting this weekend find an event to spot […]




Some Things Don’t Matter Anymore

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In my youth and young adulthood I had lots of passions and things I cared about.  A marriage and 3/kids later some of those things fell by the wayside. Most of them are not important. Some I’ve just chosen to.pick my battles with. With maturity comes a new priority system. Lipstick. I loved loved lipstick. […]




Chex Mix Sweet and Spicy Snack for the Holidays

Chex Mix Sweet and Spicy Snack for the Holidays

The stress is kicking in. I haven’t done enough prep to be ready for the holidays. I didn’t bake enough cookies, I didn’t make enough gifts, I didn’t assemble enough handmade ornaments. I DID however make another  HUGE batch of Chex Mix. This time I went with a Sweet and Spicy version that would be […]




Doctor Up Store Bought Ingredients

Doctor Up Store Bought Ingredients

Creating meals and desserts from scratch might be the the best way to nourish your family but who really has time to home cook every single meal. Even though I work from home, meal plan and enjoy cooking and baking I can’t prepare everything for a meal homemade. When I can I do but when […]




Handmade Burlap and Evergreen Tree Craft

Handmade Burlap and Evergreen Tree Holiday Craft

Are you tired of hearing me talk about handmade holidays yet. There’s something about creating gifts and decor that suit perfectly one’s taste that really appeals to me. Each year the kids and I make ornaments, cards and decorations not just for our home but to share with the grandparents and other family.  I still […]




Coconut Almond Cranberry Granola Recipe

Coconut Almond Cranberry Granola Recipe

With the influx of holiday goodies coming up I’m trying to get ahead of the game and stock the house with healthy meal and snack options as well as cute & inexpensive handmade gifts for neighbors, teachers and friends. Breakfast is a great way to start so we made this Coconut, Cranberry and Almond Granola. […]




34 Handmade Gift Ideas for the Holidays

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Each year as the holidays roll around I rack my brain to come up with great gift ideas for my friends and family.  I like giving things that mean something. It could be an personalized ornament or sentimental piece of art or home decor.  Whatever the gift it I try to put lots of thought […]




Macy’s Holiday Window Display Unveil Philadelphia

Macy's Holiday Window Display Unveiling Philadelphia

It’s time for our family to get into the Christmas Holiday spirit. We’re planning to spend our Saturday with Macy’s in Center City Philadelphia as they debut their holiday window display. We’ll head in-store for a variety of family friendly activities, events, celebrity spottings and of course a visit from Santa himself.  Since the early 1870s, […]