A Barbie Party!

Stella is very lucky little girl - she has the Barbie Dream House, along with about a dozen or so Barbies and tons of clothes and accessories. I decided that her collection was a great cause for a Barbie Party: a play-date/party that is completely Barbie themed.  Stella was super excited by the idea, so …

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Pedicures and Cupcakes – The Perfect Start to a Three Day Weekend

  There is no better way to finish a pedicure than with a pink strawberry cupcake!  And Stella did just that.  #Bliss. Today, Stella and I went to Herban Therapies for Pedicures.  I could sense Stella was needing a little "mommy and me" time, so I booked a mani-pedi for myself, and a pedicure for …

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Sore Throats, Ice Cream and a Pile of Babies

So, for those of you who get email notifications and got a post of yackity-blab, well, Stella just published a post 🙂  Apparently she "needed to type something" and got quite angry when I took the computer away = time out. And that is basically a summary of our week. Stella is recovering from yet …

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How to Make S’more’s Indoors!

Stella watches YouTube, thanks to the YouTube app on our iPad.  The other day she came across this Marshmallow Murder video - a somewhat annoying video that humanizes marshmallows and their last few minutes of life before becoming s'mores. Fortunately, Stella did not focus on the fear and fiery death of the marshmallows.  Instead, she …

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The Sweet Tooth Gene, A Not So Bad Way To Go Through Life

Stella didn't always have a sweet tooth.  In fact, as a toddler, she didn't show much interest in sweets at all.  She enjoyed the healthier side of life: fruits, grains and peas (sorry, peas, that love affair is over).  So, you can imagine my initial surprise and pleasure to think my daughter would go through …

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Saturday Night Party – Chocolate Chip Cookies and Playtime

There is nothing better than chocolate chip cookies and chocolate milk - and sharing them with your cousin makes it all even sweeter. Stella has a cousin, Jacob, who is just a few months older than her.  They are good friends and always have fun when they are together. Saturday night, we went over to …

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