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WHY I’LL NEVER STEP FOOT INTO A GROCERY STORE AGAIN

WHY I’LL NEVER STEP FOOT INTO A GROCERY STORE AGAIN

I was always a fan of grocery shopping, up until recently.  As a kid, it meant picking out Doritos for dinner– shout out to Kath for hating cooking.  As a young adult, it meant finding the cheapest grocery store wine to pair with the scallops […]

Tips for Staying Motivated to Maintain the House

Tips for Staying Motivated to Maintain the House

Even if you just LOVE cleaning (liar), when you wipe pee-pee off the side of the toilet for the umpteenth time, you may reach a scary place. After all, isn’t the very definition of insanity repeatedly performing the same action and expecting a different result? […]

Hopeless Mom*Antics – Blogger Recognition Award Nominee!

Hopeless Mom*Antics – Blogger Recognition Award Nominee!

Hopeless Mom*Antics: Blogger Recognition Award Nominee! Thanks to fellow blogger Jennevie Corre, HM*AB has been nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award!  Corre, a mother herself, admittedly relates entirely too much to HM*AB’s tagline… when laughing alone maniacally isn’t enough.  Also like me, she, too, is immersed full-time […]

Collzaweenie’s Halloweenie Tortellini Soup

Collzaweenie’s Halloweenie Tortellini Soup

What’s weirder than remembering that your sister used to call you Collzaweenie? I’ll tell ya what: going without tortellini soup on Halloween. For Halloween one year back in high school, my friend Brett and I went as Fat Joggers.  Ironically, now I dress as one […]

Product Review & GIVEAWAY!! – The Night Knights

Product Review & GIVEAWAY!! – The Night Knights

Looking for a fun idea to spice up your toddler’s nighttime routine??  Have no fear (literally) — the Night Knights are on their way! Sir Sleep-A-Lot and Lady Sleep-A-Lot, AKA the “Night Knights”, are the creation of Steve McKillop, a father to two young boys […]

TOP 10 2017 HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR KIDS

TOP 10 2017 HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR KIDS

Even when dealing with fun TOYS, shopping for holiday gifts for kids can be a little stressful, whether you’re the parent or not! Whether you’re brainstorming for Christmas gift ideas for kids, Hanukkah gifts for kids, or Kwanzaa gifts for little ones, questions will undoubtedly […]

3 TIPS FOR SUCCESSFULLY MAKING A BIG MOVE

3 TIPS FOR SUCCESSFULLY MAKING A BIG MOVE

Now that we’ve discussed reasons WHY you should stop putting off the move you want to make, let’s move on to HOW. I can speak from experience that exploring and prioritizing the factors that add up to your big move can make your relocation not […]

3 REASONS TO MAKE THE MOVE ALREADY

3 REASONS TO MAKE THE MOVE ALREADY

If you’re considering a move– especially a big one– and your deadline for doing so keeps moving into the future, I’m talking to you. In January 2015, my husband and I relocated from Philadelphia to St. Petersburg, Florida to be closer to family and in […]

That Time I Got 86 Donuts at Dunkin

That Time I Got 86 Donuts at Dunkin

This just happened. I just had a fabulous mom’s night out with the Lakewood Ranch Moms Group. On the way home, I asked my husband– who took on the performance of putting Declan to sleep tonight– if he wanted me to pick him up anything. […]

5 Must-Have Registry Picks for Soon-To-Be Parents

5 Must-Have Registry Picks for Soon-To-Be Parents

If ever I had to pick a day where I could honestly say I had no idea what I was doing— beyond every day of my son’s life thus far— it’d be the day we created our baby registry. Before the big scanning day, I […]