Dance Mom Adventures: Circus

This post is a part of the Dance Mom Adventures series – where I share my experiences as a dance mom. In this edition, read about our circus performance. Oh boy…the dance commitments just keep coming. So, I was delighted to hear that my daughter’s dance team was selected to perform a special show at the Ritz Carlton Tyson’s Corner to support the …

This Is Why I Hate Yard Sales

Yard sales are big in the summer. And while the summer may not officially begin until June 21st, all the summer fun has already started in my neighborhood. The pools are open, school’s out, and yard sale signs are popping up all over the place. Yard sales are one of my favorites – from hidden treasures and trinkets for the house, …

Children and Social Media: Are We Asking For Trouble?

Children and social media have become almost inseparable. Between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pintrest, Google+, LinkedIn, and so on, social networks have become a part of our everyday lives. While I welcome social networking and the way it connects adults to the people in their lives (I have reconnected with several childhood friends & acquaintances that absent Facebook, I would never …

What’s Not to Love About Brunch?

What’s not to love about brunch? There is a certain joy that comes with Sunday Brunch. The friendship, the conversations, the memories made, and the excellent dishes. I have to tell you, I truly do love me some brunch. I try to get a brunch scheduled with friends at least once per month, although our hectic calendars can make that a difficult task. …