Birthday cakes, cookies and cupcakes are usually made by mom, so why not treat her this Mother’s Day? Vanilla cake with creamy strawberry filling, windowpane cookies, rose cupcakes and other pink and pretty treats are just the ticket. Not handy in the kitchen? You don’t have to be. Each one of these delicious desserts are easy to make and don’t require a whole lot of time. Enjoy and a very Happy Mother’s Day to all of you amazing moms out there!
Hooked on Modcloth yet? Well, if you’re not yet, you will be after this post. The editors at Child Mode have put together 10 of our favourite retro summer dresses from Modcloth this summer. So whether you’re trying to channel Marilyn Monroe or Doris Day, we’ve got you covered. [click to continue…]
I’m always looking for fun and unique ways to decorate my home. The estate of Roy Lichtenstein and Art Production Fund has partnered with Barneys New York on a limited-edition line of home goods and decor that are quite tongue-in-cheek. The collection implements Lichtenstein’s original artwork pieces such as [click to continue…]
The weather is oh so fine here in Ontario. In fact it’s been warmer in Ontario, Canada than it has in California as I was just in Laguna Beach over the weekend. Spring is a great time to get your kids outside and moving. On Saturday, May 18, 2013, the National Park Trust will be hosting National Kids to Parks Day for the third consecutive year. Organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Children & Nature Network, the NFL Players Association, America’s State Parks, the National Wildlife Federation, and the U.S. Department of the Interior have joined the National Park Trust to celebrate the outdoors and support the First Lady’s Let’s Move Outside! initiative. This year, six governors (from Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri, Mississippi, Texas and Vermont) have issued state proclamations to commemorate this event! [click to continue…]
Imagine a parade made completely out of lights. The dancers, music and floats coincide perfectly with each twinkle. During our trip to Walt Disney World last month we finally, finally had the chance to check out this amazing parade. Since I love to share our travels with you all I was sure to video tape quite a bit of it and took a ton of photos!
After viewing the video above, be sure to check out the slideshow I put together on Babble Travel. It’s also full of interesting tidbits and facts about the parade. For example: There are over half a million lights in this parade, the Tinker Bell float on its own has more than 25,000 points of light and 75 percent are powered by an LED source!
Uh-oh Mama, it’s swimsuit season. The time of year women around the world collectively cringe at the thought of showing their gams off at the beach. Not to worry, our editors have you covered. We’ve rounded up ten fabulous swimsuits that are suitable for every body. Which one is your favourite?
So you’re thinking about getting away without the kids. No doubt you’re consumed with guilt over the whole thing and you’re desperately hoping someone will validate your wish to run away from home with your spouse for a week. Relax. I’ve got your back. Herewith, 10 Reasons to Take A Vacation Without The Kids. [click to continue…]
Five years ago Dallas Clayton wrote “An Awesome Book!” about dreams and the importance of dreaming big. As an American author and illustrator, Clayton wanted to write and illustrate a children’s book after the birth of his son. He was turned down by many major publishing companies but still opted to publish the book himself and put the book online for free. Immediately the book was being shared and it wasn’t long before the book caught the interest of a-list celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, and Justin Timberlake. In 2010 An Awesome Book! was re-released by Harper Collins and Clayton signed a 3 book deal with the publisher. [click to continue…]
The B-READY is an incredibly versatile stroller that converts from a single to a double or twin system using their stroller seats, bassinet and infant car seats in 14 different configurations. The stroller’s main seat can be positioned forward or rear-facing and offers foam-filled rubber wheels and a no re-thread five-point harness system.
You can view our full review here.
The B-READY retails for $529.99 and is available in many mass retailers. If you decide to take advantage of this offer, keep in mind that you must redeem your bonus product at the time of purchase. The “Free Ride Event” will run from June 1-30, 2013, while supplies last.
WWD has reported that Trussardi and Pinco Pallino SpA, a luxury children’s wear manufacturer have partnered to distribute and produce the Trussardi Junior Collection. Founded in 1983, this luxury line of stunning pieces for babies, boys and girls is one that is coveted in Europe. The Italian label is only available in stores throughout China, Taiwan, Italy, Austria and United Arab Emirates. North Americans need not fret as the collections can be purchased through the renowned Childrensalon.
The new agreement between Pinco Pallino SpA and Trussardi will commence for their spring-summer 2014 season and the collection will debut at the Pitti Bimbo trade fair in Florence from June 27-29.
Prices from the Trussardi line range from $93.20 for a baby shortie to $181.74 for a button-down linen suit.