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Self Care Isn’t Selfish: Fill Your Cup

Self Care Isn’t Selfish: Fill Your Cup

It is not selfish to to refill your own cup. It allows us to pour into others. Filling your cup first allows the world to benefit from the overflow.

Easy Weeknight Mexican Recipes

Easy Weeknight Mexican Recipes

We’ve rounded up some yummy taco, enchilada, veggie sides, guac, dessert—and yes, margarita—recipes. Most of them use ingredients that are hopefully already in your fridge and pantry.

Sangria Recipes

Sangria Recipes

Cheers to us, Moms! Today we are sharing two fruit-infused sangria cocktails (easily made into a mocktail for anyone not drinking by skipping the wine) from expert mixologist Kim Haasarud of Liquid Architecture and author of the 101 Cocktail book series, including 101 Sangrias and Pitcher Drinks.

Meet Jen!

Meet Jen!

Meet the owner and photographer behind Jen Grima Photography. This mom of two silly little girls has been using her camera to tells stories for over a decade. Originally from New York, this Lehigh Valley momma volunteers and works in the community and brings some amazing talent to the Valley.

Mother’s Day Gift Guide & Giveaway

Mother’s Day Gift Guide & Giveaway

Moms, those amazing unstoppable forces who keep your tummies fed and your hearts happy. Moms, you make the world go round and we want to celebrate you! Treat your mom, or yourself, to something amazing this year. Check out some of our favorite picks for moms this year...

Playground Spotlight: Grange Park

Playground Spotlight: Grange Park

Grange Park is one of our favorite parks in the Lehigh Valley Upper Macungie area thanks to it’s shady trees, mulch free play area, sports fields, and walking trail.

Rainy Day Activity: DIY Soap Molds!

Rainy Day Activity: DIY Soap Molds!

This rainy day activity from our contributor Maria Provenzano is our favorite type of DIY—it’s easy enough to do with kids, but the result is cute enough to give as a gift.

Meet Katelyn!

Meet Katelyn!

Katelyn and her husband, Brandon, are the proud parents of Arlow and the owners of the amazing Rooted Salon in Allentown. They have been named “Best Women’s Salon” by Lehigh Valley Magazine for all 4 years they have been in business!

Meet the Moms Behind Miss O and Friends

Meet the Moms Behind Miss O and Friends

Miss O and Friends is an original media and lifestyle brand that offers a platform for tween girls to safely express themselves to help build self-esteem in young girls, by giving them a safe, positive place to just be girls and provide them with content that reflects the beautifully unique & diverse world we live in, empowering this next generation of change makers.

Preschool Plans for At Home Learning

Preschool Plans for At Home Learning

These lesson plans can be used with ages 2-6+ and can be modified to your child’s age and ability. If you’re like me and need to have structure and routine, you can print these schedule cards and display them somewhere to keep you and your child reminded of what comes next!

Cinnamon Popovers!

Cinnamon Popovers!

We love this recipe from Melissa d’Arabian, celebrity chef and New York Times best-selling author. “Bread without yeast? Yes, please! And who doesn’t love the smell of cinnamon rolls warming up the house in the morning?”

Meet A Dad: Diary of a Wimpy Kid’s Jeff Kinney!

Meet A Dad: Diary of a Wimpy Kid’s Jeff Kinney!

This week, we’re sharing our interview with this dad of two, where he shares his best tips for raising readers, his own favorite childhood books, advice on getting kids off screens, and details of his latest book.

Car Seat Trade-In Event Returns

Car Seat Trade-In Event Returns

The Target Car Seat Trade-In Event is back and happening through April 17th at Lehigh Valley Target locations!

Playground Spotlight: Lone Lane Park

Playground Spotlight: Lone Lane Park

Lone Lane Park has been a favorite of ours for the past couple years. Pack a picnic, bring a book, and enjoy a nice long park day to tire the kids out!

Gabby Bernstein and Positive Energy

Gabby Bernstein and Positive Energy

The motivational speaker has amassed nearly one million Instagram followers alone for her power to help people change their lives (and thoughts) for the better. Since the pandemic, online mental health searches have increased significantly, with Forbes reporting that the latest Pinterest search trend insights reveal spikes around the terms “manifestations” and “self-love.”

Passover Lasagna

Passover Lasagna

Leah Koenig is a Brooklyn, NY-based mom of two and cookbook author. She’s known as an authority on modern Jewish cooking, so just in time for Passover, we asked her to share one of her favorite holiday recipes. “I love this matzo lasagna because it is a filling, simple, and incredibly tasty main that can serve a family well (with leftovers) during the week of Passover,” says Leah.

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