Monthly Archives: November 2012

Get the Sillies Out with Yo Gabba Gabba!

Once upon a time, and not too long ago, on any given weekend night my husband and I would surely be out and about in New York City at a party, a nightclub, an event, or a bar. This was our life. We were hands-down the life of every party, and up till the crack-of-dawn with the best of the Partiers.

Of course, this was before our Son, Miles Storm was born and we became parents – things change so fast once that happens doesn’t it?

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Bonding Over Beauty with Benefit Cosmetics and Mama Drama NY

Ella and Libby AKA Willy B Mum

If you want a Mom out of her bed on a Saturday morning to dress, bundle, and deliver a toddler to the babysitter you better have a great reason. And boy did Benefit Cosmetics have one last weekend! Having the opportunity to hang out at a beauty salon with a free makeover is the siren song of a new Mom. Well, it is for this one. I don’t have time to primp any more, and when I do it is with the same old products.

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Get Your Plant ON! Happy Thanksgiving Everybody.

Vegan – somebody not eating animal products:┬ásomebody who does not eat meat, fish, dairy products, or eggs.
Vegetarian – somebody not eating meat or fish:┬ásomebody who eats vegetables, fruits, grains, seeds, and usually eggs and dairy products, but not meat or fish

Being a vegan/vegetarian during the holidays can be a great time to introduce your friends and family into how wonderfully rich and diverse and yet similar meat-free foods can be to the “mainstream” meals, but tread carefully my friend it can be a touchy subject!

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Let’s Welcome Ranger Rick Junior

Miles Storm chilling at the Ranger Rick Junior App and Magazine launch

National Wildlife Federation, publisher of Ranger Rick, one of the longest-running, most successful children’s magazines of all time, today announced that the Ranger Rick brand will include print and digital fun for younger children, too! For the first time in Ranger Rick’s 50 year history, beginning readers can receive a Ranger Rick branded magazine specially designed for their interests and reading skills. Ranger Rick Jr is a new colorful print magazine packed with intriguing facts and world-class animal photography. But, that’s not all. Ranger Rick Jr. Appventures – Lions is a cutting-edge storybook app for the Ipad designed for kids to explore, create and play their way through incredible adventures

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My Son and my journey with breastfeeding is finally over… Sigh!

Two weeks ago marked a milestone in my relationship with my toddler Son. After 26 months since Miles Storm was born, back in September of 2010, WE have finally stopped breastfeeding!

I was beginning to wonder if this day would ever come, and surely my husband made a ton of jokes, that I would be one of those Mums who would be breastfeeding until he was at least 6 years old. Ha Ha – really funny Babes!

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Something Wonderful happened in New York last night…. yes the the magical Land Of Nod opened in SOHO!

Something magical happened in New York City last night – right bang smack in the middle of a snow blizzard – my favorite children’s store, The Land of Nod, opened as a Pop-Up in SOHO downtown Manhattan.

And, I am beyond excited!

I am fortunate to have been invited to the official opening, and I have to tell you it was crazy out. It was a full-blown freezing cold blizzard but that did not stop me. I was going to get there no matter what!

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