Passionate About Central New York
and the Moms Who Live Here

Making space for grief

Let’s be honest: last night sucked. It started out great. We were at a party with a whole bunch of friends, people I really enjoy. I was having great conversations with folks and my kids were having a blast. It was a beautiful day and being outside felt like a gift. Towards the end of […]

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I really am looking forward to turning 40!

I am actually looking forward to 40

I am actually looking forward to turning 40. No, really. I am.   My 20s were all about getting established. I finished college, got a job, bought a house, got married, earned two Master’s Degrees, worked hard to find my stride at work. My 30s were all about starting a family. I had my oldest right […]

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Spring Cleaning Your Life: A Guide To Staying Sane

While we haven’t yet seen Spring in Syracuse, we are eternally hopeful that it is just around the corner; trading snow for mud, clouds for sunshine and hopefully some warmer temperatures to replace our polar vortexes. Spring is a time to get our affairs in order, sweep out the cobwebs and clean out the garage/attic/basement […]

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Should I Take My Family to Disney?

This post is sponsored by Pixie Vacations. We hope you enjoy learning about their services!  I confess: I have never taken my kids to Disney. It is not that I have anything against Disney – it just felt a little overwhelming. There are so many choices – Which park should we go to? Should we […]

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Downtown Dining Weeks are here!

It’s the most wonderful time of the Syracuse dining scene year! Downtown Dining Weeks begin Monday, February 18thand run through Sunday, March 3rd , and 47 downtown restaurants are participating! 37 of them are offering three course dinners for $30 or less (a steal!) and ten are offering lunches for $10 or less. So get […]

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