I’m a devoted bacon enthusiast, a fan of Dr. Sheldon Cooper and certified coffee guru. I grew up in Scotia and went to college in Albany. My husband, Jay, is from Philly and is still adjusting to life in the Capital Region. Together, we have a son named John.
The Best Time to Go to Bed
I can't remember the last time that I got an entire night of uninterrupted sleep. It's definitely been more than a year and these days, it's not because of being in my third trimester of pregnancy and miserable, but because of my adorable little boy who randomly wakes up through the night, laughing every 15 minutes or so.
Man Attempts Longest Black Friday Campout Ever
Unreal. We're 24 days away from Black Friday and already getting stories like this one- there's a guy who's trying to break the record for the longest Black Friday campout. Say what?!?
Woman Donates Kidney to Stranger on Facebook
Isn't it incredible the relationships built on social sites? I always love when someone sends me a Facebook friend request and I get to know them over time and then when I meet them in person, I feel like I've known them my whole life.
Kid Has Hilarious Reaction to Scary Story [WATCH]
I'm not even kidding when I say that my stomach hurts from laughing so hard. When was the last time you had a side-splitting laugh? A laugh that made tears run down your face?
Make a Difference In a Kid’s Life This Halloween
You have a million things to do before kids start ringing your bell looking for candy. It’s easy to get impatient with little ones who take a long time picking out a piece of candy or if they don’t say thank you. But what you might not know is that little kid standing at your door without a costume could be autistic.
Top 10 Halloween Horror Movies
I love that Halloween falls on a Saturday this year not only because it means both my husband and I will be able to take our little guy out trick-or-treating for his first Halloween, but also because after we put John to bed, Jay and I will be able to snuggle up on the couch and finish the night with a Halloween movie or two.
Halloween Safety Tips Every Parent Should Know
I haven't been this excited for Halloween since I was a little girl. I grew up in Scotia and wish I could say that my costumes were super cool, but I was obsessed with ballet, so I was a perpetual ballerina. So if you remember a little girl showing up for candy at your house, wearing the same costume every year, that was probably me.
FDA Warns Against Wearing Halloween Themed Contact Lenses
We’ve all seen them- those incredibly creepy yet very cool looking contact lenses that make a person’s eyes look extra spooky. Thinking of putting in a pair this Halloween? You might want to reconsider.
Top 10 Halloween Horror Movies
I love that Halloween falls on a Saturday this year because it means both my husband and I will be able to take our son trick-or-treating for his first Halloween and also because it means after we put John to bed, Jay and I will be able to snuggle up on the couch and finish the night with a Halloween movie or two.
Halloween Costume Idea for Mom-to-Be
If you're expecting a baby, congratulations- such a super exciting time in your life! Last Halloween, I was expecting my first and wanted to dress up, but didn't want to spend a lot of money or be trapped in an uncomfortable costume, so I turned to my friends for ideas. What they came up with was fantastic!
Holiday Train to Roll Into Mechanicville and Saratoga
Meeting up with my sister in Delanson to take my niece, Kayleigh to see the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train has become something of a tradition for our family. However, this year we're going to have to move our tradition to the Saratoga area.
92-Year-Old Shares Beautiful Poem About Aging [WATCH]
Well, this hit me in the heart. Just yesterday, I was talking to a friend about how I don't want to be a woman who looks back on my life and wishes I'd done things differently. I don't want to be that person so consumed by work and other obligations that I miss out on the precious moments with my husband and son.