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Gifts for Grads

Gifts for Grads

It's that time of year! If you’ve got a graduate in your life, we’ve rounded up some fun gifts that they’ll love whether they're heading off to college or tackling adulthood full-on. Congrats to all of the 2018 graduates! A weekender bag that they’ll love...

3 Easy Memorial Day Desserts

3 Easy Memorial Day Desserts

Cutaway Blueberry Pie 5 cups blueberries 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1T lemon juice 1/4 tsp salt DIRECTIONS Make dessert early so your pie cools completely (at least two hours at room temp); that way, when you slice into it, the filling...

Summer Cocktail Party Chic

Summer Cocktail Party Chic

As the arrival of summer is now on the horizon so are cocktail party, wedding and BBQ invites.  We love the amazing selection of long dresses in either a beautiful floral or stunning solid.  We've curated a list of some of our favorites at all different...

Meet the Mom Behind The Healthy WifeStyle

Meet the Mom Behind The Healthy WifeStyle

Amanda is a well known life style blogger who lives in CT and runs “Healthy Wifestyle”. She’s a new mommy to this adorable little bundle, baby Lacey. Get to know this Jersey girl at heart and get some great local recs as well as an amazing/healthy smoothie...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. Learn more about mental health here and keep reading for some mom-specific articles surrounding mental health.   A mother's mental...

Discovering the Benefits of Cognitive Fitness

Discovering the Benefits of Cognitive Fitness

What is the Fit Learning Method? Fit Learning is an outcome-driven, mastery-based method of instruction. It combines 20 years of experience with cutting edge science. The cumulative knowledge acquired has produced a practice that consistently produces 1-2...

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Looking for an easy weeknight dinner that is sure to win over the entire family? Chicken pot pie is an all time favorite! { INGREDIENTS } For the Crust: 1 box of refrigerated pie crusts (softened as directed on box) For the Filling: 1/3 cup...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

If you're in need of a little gift giving inspiration for the moms in your life, look no further! We've rounded up some of our favorite items that she is sure to love.  This adorable embroidered pajama set is oh-so-soft. ($120) A delicate necklace to...

Before I Was A Mom

Before I Was A Mom

Before I was a Mom... I made and ate hot meals. I had unstained clothing. I had quiet conversations on the phone. Before I was a Mom... I slept as late as I wanted and never worried about how late I got into bed. I brushed my hair and my teeth everyday....

Meet The Founder of The Girl Guide, Stephanie Trotta

Meet The Founder of The Girl Guide, Stephanie Trotta

We were thrilled to sit down with Stephanie Trotta, founder of the beloved Girl Guide, to find out about her plans for the brand, her styling inspirations and family life in Connecticut.     You clearly have a great eye for style, where do you get...

Street Tacos

Street Tacos

We have been craving some good Mexican food especially with all of the excitement around Cinco de Mayo, whip out your slow cookers, and try this DELISH recipe! A huge hit with The Local Moms Network! {Ingredients} 2 lbs carne asada meat or flank steak...

Cinco de Derby Party Inspiration and Cocktails

Cinco de Derby Party Inspiration and Cocktails

Mamas, are you ready? This year Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby fall on the same day, which means the fiesta will be in full swing! We've got some fun party inspo as well as two amazing cocktail recipes from The Cup Bearer. Cocktails...