July 2012

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When I get in the kitchen and get down to work, it can get pretty messy. And while I will buy every baking or cooking gadget under the sun, you’d think I would also buy […]


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Back when I had a baby and a toddler, I rarely thought about the future. I was too busy with the feedings, diaper changings, and temper tantrums to worry about the next stage. But toddlers […]


For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a camera in my hand. Whether it was my dinosaur-aged Polaroid, my point-and-shoot, my DSLR, or my iPhone, I’ve put in more lens time than I […]


I love to cook, but when the summer heat rolls in (that means anything more than 90 degree for us Yankees), the oven becomes my enemy. We spend a lot of time outdoors, and it’s […]


pinnable Staying Positive after a Special Needs Diagnosis

In June 2010, I became a special needs mom. With no family history and no warning signs, my newborn daughter Molly was diagnosed with Down syndrome. It was a confusing and scary time. I was […]



Lolli here… A black and white animated movie? I admit my first impression of Frankenweenie, Tim Burton’s newest stop-motion animated film, was curious, at best. It wasn’t until I saw an extended sneak peek of […]


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Join us on Friday, August 3rd 9am PT/12pm ET, to talk with Microsoft LIVE at BLOGHER ’12 in New York. We will be broadcasting a live video web cast about Style and Trends: What to […]


Wordless Wednesday The Weary Ring Bearer

The Ring Bearer Last week I shared a photo of the lovely bride and flower girl from a wedding where I was second photographer. During the ceremony – while the bride and groom were signing […]


Jennifer here– One of my favorite go-to toppings for food is a delicious marinara sauce. I really like homemade sauces better than anything, but when I need a quick sauce, I try to opt for […]