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This Year’s Best Gift – iRobot

By stephaniecrespin

No one has asked me what the best Christmas gift I received was, but I will go ahead and shout it out... I LOVE my iRobot!!! You have probably seen those silly commercials with people simply saying, "iRobot."  Well, I too, iRobot. What am I talking about?  iRobot is a round vacuum that go... Read More

A Gift For The Person Who Has Everything

By stephaniecrespin

There is one person in every family that you may think has everything.  Don't you just hate shopping for those people?  One gift I have found that fits everyone is a share of stock. When my oldest was younger, I purchased him one share of Disney stock.  This Christmas I ordered one share for m... Read More

A Father’s Day Gift Every Man Will Love – Boudoir Photography

By rcooksey

Before you read this post, let me level set with you on a few things:    1)  I am not a glamour-puss (by any stretch....as you can tell by the contents of my make up bag).  2) I consider Cosmopolitan a racy read.  3) I probably have about 10 photos of myself taken within the last year, all of ... Read More

The Best Teacher’s Gifts

By rcooksey

Article reprised from December 2008 MomsOutLoud.com Who is the hardest person on your Christmas list to buy for?  Your spouse?  Your children?  Your mother-in-law?  On my list, it's my children's teachers.  (OK, maybe my mom-in-law does top it, but teachers are right up the... Read More

Mother’s Day Events – To Celebrate YOU!!

By rcooksey

 SEE THE LIST BELOW - ORGANIZED BY DAY, THEN ALPHA BY CITY:Saturday Only - May 9:Dallas - Mother's Day Purse at Lakeshore Learning - 11am to 3pmDallas - Mother's Day Tea at Kids Cooking Company - 12:45pm to 3pmSunday Only - May 10:Addison - Mother's Day at Taste Addison - Noon to 6pmCarrollton ... Read More

Baby Shower Ideas That Will Knock Her Booties Off

By rcooksey

Dedicated to Kate Cooksey, born 4/19/09. My two older sisters recently threw a baby shower for me in honor of Baby Kate.  Their attention to detail was incredible and made one guest exclaim: "I've never seen so many thoughtful touches in one shower!  This was amazing!!"  So, I've dec... Read More

How to Talk to Moms – Advice from a 9 year old

By rcooksey

Being released on March 17, 2009, this new book from 9-yr-old Alec Greven promises to be as cute as his last.  "How to Talk to Moms" has such practical observations as "Moms like clean kids" and "Moms don't like things that are sticky or gross".  It's clear he's taken his full 9-years of e... Read More

Valentine’s Crafts for Kids that Say I Love You

By rcooksey

When I was growing up, Valentine's Day was second only to Christmas as my favorite holiday for crafts.  Hearts, arrows, red, pink....they all provide such fun and easy ideas to work with.  And nothing says "I love you" more than a craft made with chubby little toddler fingers, and it's gua... Read More

Best Teacher Gifts – According to The Experts (Teachers!)

By rcooksey

Who is the hardest person on your Christmas list to buy for?  Your spouse?  Your children?  Your mother-in-law?  On my list, it's my children's teachers.  (OK, maybe my mom-in-law does top it, but teachers are right up there.)  There are so many options to think about.&... Read More