Archives for November 2017

GIVEAWAY: Busch Gardens Christmas Town Getaway!

My family and I drove down to Williamsburg for a festive holiday family getaway, and the highlight of the kids' time there was definitely Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg!Read on to hear about why this trip rocks, and at the end enter to win your own family getaway to Busch Gardens Williamsburg's Christmas Town, complete with park tickets, a hotel stay for your family and more! Select days between Thanksgiving and Jan. 1, 2018, holiday season lovers of all ages are invited Read more...

Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens: Holiday Must-Do (and Giveaway!)

Nothing will fill you with more holiday happiness than walking through Garden of Lights with your family!Pick an evening between now and New Year's Day to visit Brookside Gardens and experience the dazzling Garden of Lights. It's magical and marvelous for literally every age, baby to grandparent. My family and I have attended every year since 2004 and it keeps getting better and better. Strolling through this winter wonderland is one of our favorite holiday traditions.This year we Read more...

The Best ICE at Gaylord National EVER: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer!

My family and I have made a holiday pilgrimage to experience Gaylord National Resort’s ICE! attraction each year since its inception. But I have to say, this year's display featuring the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is my favorite ICE! to date. If you have always wanted to don those snazzy blue parkas, see the colorful ice sculptures and slide down those massive ice slides, this year is the year!Of course, ICE! is just one element of Gaylord National Resort complete holiday Read more...

LUX LED Lighting Black Friday 30% Off + Buy One, Give One with Unite to Light

An amazing Black Friday deal in which your purchase directly helps people in need all over the world!LUX LED Lighting is not only offering a 30 percent discount on all of its stylish, versatile and high tech lighting products this Black Friday through December 26. They have also partnered with nonprofit Unite To Light to provide light to those in need this holiday season.For each LUX LED Lighting product you purchase this holiday season, LUX LED Lighting will donate a solar lamp through Read more...

Orchestra Black Friday Sale and Best Kids Clothes for Winter

As I wrote about before, my kids and I are over the moon with our new kid clothing online store discovery, Orchestra! The clothes are cool, affordable and high-quality. They come in sizes infant through tween 14. This French company offers styles for kids that are on-trend but do not look exactly like what every other kid is wearing!And they have an awesome Black Friday sale you must take advantage of: 70 percent off EVERYTHING for club members! Joining Club Orchestra is just $10 Read more...

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Christmas Town Opens

Kids don't want to go Black Friday shopping...but they DO want to visit Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and the fun starts this Friday after Thanksgiving.You will start the holiday season by experiencing the theme park aglow with over 8 million Christmas lights, making it the largest Christmas light display in North America! Christmas Town is also known for its festive food and drink, holiday shopping and heart-warming shows that make the spirit of Christmas come alive.Many Read more...

Best Black Friday Deals and Holiday 2017 Trends

This morning on Fox 5 DC I had a great time talking about the best Black Friday deals coming at us soon, as well as the top trends for Holiday 2017!My picks for your Black Friday holiday shopping:LUX LED Lighting  I'm obsessed with these gorgeous, high tech and sleek LED lights for the home! From Black Friday through December 26th, LUX LED Lighting is offering 30 percent off with promo code LUXLIGHTS. Even better, with each purchase LUX LED Lighting will donate one solar Read more...

Teen Bedroom Upgrade: New Full Size Mattress from Tomorrow Sleep

Here's a bad mom confession: Charlie turns 14 next month, but was still sleeping in the IKEA twin bed we purchased him when he was three. The mattress sagged and Charlie's adult sized legs and feet hung over the end.Parenting fail!And the thing that this teenager craves most in the world after days spent at school and sports? Happy sleep.So when Tomorrow Sleep contacted us about reviewing some of their holistic sleep system products, we were all in. Designed to improve lives through Read more...

Orchestra: High Quality, Low Price Fashion for Kids (And 10 Winner Giveaway!)

Orchestra, the fab French discount store for kids' clothes, is now in the U.S. and the clothes are GREAT!We just discovered Orchestra and have fallen hard for Orchestra's affordable, high-quality clothing for kids. They are so stylish and reasonably priced, and the styles are on-trend but do not look exactly like what every other kid is wearing! The French store has launched their online shopping site for American kids, as well as a brick-and-mortar store at King of Prussia mall in Philadelphia.The Read more...