Holiday Fun!

Chic Holiday Party: 5 Simple Steps

    The Holidays are upon us; the season is all about getting family and friends together. People look forward to this time of the year to celebrate, and there is nothing like attending a good Holiday Party. However, planning one can be a different story; most often than not, it can be overwhelming and stressful. We hope that these five steps to a chic Holiday Party can help you this season.  The Invitation Make a list and invite...

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Traveling with Kids? How to Pack a Perfect Carry-On!

Flying with kids this Winter? For most moms, that means prepping ahead by thoughtfully packing a well-stocked carry-on. Before kids, your carry-on might have typically only held some noise-cancelling headphones, the latest magazines and a book—stuff to pass the time. These days? As a mom, this may now be more of a “work trip” as opposed to a “vacation”. If your kids are young, your bag will be full of things to keep them happy—aka...

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The Local Moms Network Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to The Local Moms Network 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! Before kids, we had all our holiday shopping done by (or shortly after) Thanksgiving. Post-kids? We sometimes find ourselves relying on anything available with overnight shipping, or online gift cards (when we’re truly out of ideas). We hope this shortlist provides you with both some solid inspiration and any needed motivation to check all of the dads, moms, kids and everyone...

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Essentials for a Fall Tablescape

    Fall is upon us; it’s probably the most desired season! The temperature starts to drop, the air becomes crisp, and people are slowly drawn into hibernation mode. Hosting at home can be cozy this time of year; we are sharing 5 essentials for a fall tablecape that we hope help spark your inner hostess and most of all creativity. This original story was contributed by The Local Moms Network Contributor, Host to Perfection! ...

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October Fun & Spooky Happenings

With Halloween coming up, fun activities are springing up around town for ghouls and goblins of all ages. Save the Date for some upcoming October events… HAUNTED: VICTORIAN GHOST STORIES AT THE MANSION—HALLOWEEN TOURS Fri, 10/18 – Sun, 10/20; Fri, 10/25 – Sun, 10/275:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm & 8pmThe Lockwood-Matthew Mansion Museum, Norwalkhttps://www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com/event/2019-halloween-tours/ Victorians were known for...

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Saint Patty’s Day Shepherd’s Pie!

FollowFollowFollow Saint Patty’s Day Shepherd’s Pie!   Saint Patty’s Day is coming and I like to make a nice dinner to celebrate.  One year, I made the mistake of serving corned beef and cabbage and needless to say, the kids were just not into it.  So, since then, I whip up a Shepherd’s pie because everyone loves meat and potatoes.  It’s simple to prepare, only requires a pot and a pan and also tastes great the next day.  Happy Saint...

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