Marvelous Mom of the Month – May, 2016 – Sarah Blakely

It’s a bird….It’s a plane….No, no, no….It’s just Sarah Blakely! She has been chosen as Marvelous Mom of the Month! Sarah has four fantastic children ranging in age from 11 to 17 and she supports their busy schedules 110%. They play every sport imaginable from lacrosse to dance, are alter boys at church, take piano lessons, fish almost daily in the local ponds, and her youngest son just started his own beehive, to name a few activities! Sarah has been {Read More}

Michael Symon Mabel’s BBQ, East Fourth

My husband and I went on a date night and decided to check out Mabel’s BBQ on East Fourth Street downtown. There was a three hour wait when we got there at 5:30 on a Saturday evening! A bunch of our friends told us to check it out, so we just hopped around East Fourth for a while and then ended up venturing back to Mabel’s and finding a seat at the bar. I started wit the Simple Simon {Read More}

Groovy Girl Dolls from Manhattan Toy

My daughter is obsessed with the dolls from Manhattan Toy . She plays with them constantly and I keep finding them all over the house. My daughter is really into dance class right now so she really loves the ballerina! Sugar and spice and everything nice is, well, nice. But when you have a spirited little girl who likes to color outside the lines, she’ll need an equally self-confident, imaginative soft doll like Groovy Girls Now in their {Read More}


Typically when a mom or dad needs some guidance, they ask … another mom or dad because Fathers know best, as do Mothers! That handed-down wisdom is the premise behind The National Parenting Center. They just released their 2016 Spring Seal of Approval awards and it’s no surprise The Young Scientists Club has won, again. This season it’s kudos for its six intriguing Science-Art Fusion Series themed kits ($19.99). Now kids can have their science and display it too! Groupon {Read More}