Christine was born and raised on Long Island and now calls Westchester home. She and her husband Marc have lived in Hawthorne since 2014. With a background in PR and Marketing, she's now a freelance writer and stay-at-home mom of two. Christine loves to travel, read (when she has the time!), practice yoga, and try out new recipes (that she hopes her kids will actually eat).
A woman buying flowers.

I Can Buy Myself Flowers

February 28th is known as National Floral Design Day. I bet you didn't know that! Well, neither did I. However, I think it's the perfect day to buy flowers for yourself, a loved one,...
A woman's feet in a bubble bath.

National Bubble Bath Day

January 8 is National Bubble Bath Day - a day to take some time for yourself and relax in the bath. And I think we could all use some post-holiday pampering, don't you? According to...
A mother and daughter under a blanket watching a movie.

It’s Twixmas Time

Did you know that the week between Christmas and New Year's is referred to as Twixmas? Well, neither did I, but I kind of like the sound of it! Think about it, you're betwixt...
A woman in chaos holding her head.

Chaos Never Dies

Sound familiar? If your family is like most, I'd say the chances are pretty high that you're currently living the "chaos never dies" lifestyle. And let's be perfectly honest - the holiday season amps...
A woman looking through a cook book in the kitchen.

The Recipe Book of Memories

Recently, during a conversation with friends, the topic somehow turned to baking and Bisquick (of all things). This prompted me to remember a Bisquick cookbook my mom had for as long as I could...
A family playing Jenga

The September Slowdown

We all know September means back to school and, with it, back to sports, dance, clubs, music, and more. I don't know about you, but some days I don't know if I'm coming or...
Kids reading during the summer on a dock.

Keeping Up With Summer Reading

In the summer, the last thing kids want to do is more homework or anything "required." But as parents, we'd like them to keep up on certain skills so they're ready to return to...
A bored girl.

Let Them Be Bored

Sometime around summer's halfway point, both parents and kids may start to get a bit antsy. Maybe camp is over, or ALL the activities have been exhausted. "What are we doing today?" and "I'm bored"...
A woman with open arms.

Repeat After Me…Let It Go

"Let it go, let it go..." Is Frozen still a thing? I'm sure it is if you have little kids, but mine aged out of this phase a while ago. But I digress. Today,...
A sink full of dirty dishes.

Don’t Do the Dishes!

My daughter has a Holiday-a-Day calendar, and as I was browsing through it the other day, I noticed that May 18 is National No Dirty Dishes Day. I love the sound of that because...