Are You a Fabulous Unicorn Mom?


What is a Unicorn Mom? Well, it is a term that describes me exactly… I have been searching for a term that describes my “mom style” for roughly 26 years.  My search is finally over. “Hello, my name is Shawn and I am a Unicorn Mom!”   Note: This page contains affiliate links, which means that […]

December 3, 2018

Time Saving Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Ideas


Christmas and the holiday season is the time for large family gatherings. If you’re feeding a crowd, then you might want some Christmas breakfast or brunch ideas to help you feed your hungry guests. These breakfast and brunch ideas are not just for Christmas day.  You can use them all throughout the holiday season while […]

November 21, 2018

8 Great Twists to Traditional Christmas Dinner


Tradition is all well and good. Family traditions bring comfort and good memories. But, when it comes to food, there is no reason you can’t still be traditional but add a little twist to it by changing up the traditional recipes to make them a little different – and possibly even better than the original. […]

November 15, 2018

The Best Gifts for 11-Year-Old Girls – 2018


11 Year-old girls come in many different flavors.  They are pre-teen girls and have a wide variety of interests.  My daughter turned 11 this year and her interests are definitely evolving as she begins to enter her teen years. As I’ve embarked on my birthday and Christmas gift searches for my 11-year-old girl, I’ve found […]

October 31, 2018

Holidays with Family: 5 Tips to Keep You Sane


Families can be a wonderful blessing, or they can be a major pain during the holidays. Frankly, they can be both at the same time. The stress of the Christmas season, combined with the fact that we see more of each other than during the rest of the year, can bring any tension and arguments […]

October 1, 2018

How to Prepare Your Family for a Hurricane


At the time of writing this post, Hurricane Florence is predicted to hit the US East Coast in one day.  For those in certain areas, hurricane threats are a very real yearly occurrence during hurricane season.  Every family should prepare for natural disasters.  In this post, learn how to prepare your family for a hurricane. […]

September 13, 2018

Hot School Lunch Ideas For Cool Days


After a long, hot summer, we all look forward to those first crisp fall days. And with it, our menus change. Why not change the lunch you pack for your kids as well. Salads, wraps, and cold sandwiches are great late summer options, but when the temperatures start to drop, your little ones will appreciate […]

September 10, 2018

Family Halloween Costume Ideas


Like most super fun holidays, Halloween is a great time for families.  Gathering the entire family together for fun, food, and spooky fun is something that I look forward to every year.  My absolute favorite part of Halloween festivities are the costumes.  Bringing the family together in themed costumes just cranks up the cuteness.  Here […]

August 22, 2018