Category: Family Life

Short Reads: The Most Expensive Work Auctioned

When we saw Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, I had no idea it would go for $450 million dollars. And to think the painting originally sold for $59, as a copy. Breakfast goals. Thank you Ana! Tablescape inspiration for the holidays. Beyond! ‘Tis the season for…

Short Reads: Masks and Matching Art

Image Credit: Stefan Draschan When I need inspiration for a festive season, I watch the making of cookbook Cook Beautiful. The patience of photographer, Stefan Draschan, is rewarded in an amusing people matching artworks project. Love. Ready for gingerbread and noodle soup? Here’s what you’ll need for…

Short Reads: A Royal Moment & Color Library

The bluest blue and blackest black found in this library. Something to think about all year round and not just before Thanksgiving. Ten tips for raising grateful children. This moment. Watch the moment when Prince Harry and @michelleobama made a surprise visit to Hyde Park Academy…

Celebrity Kids Costumes

Celebrity Kids Costumes

It’s finally here, Halloween! While I’m prepping for tonight’s open house, I’m also perusing celebrity kids costumes. Whether they’re old or current, it’s easy to be amused with all the dressing up and creativity. Here are a few favorites. Be safe and Happy Halloween! Brooke Shields…

Gifts for Junior Chefs

Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love to Cook

With cooking shows like Kids Baking Championship and MasterChef Junior, there’s certainly enough inspiration for kids to get busy in the kitchen. My kids can watch reruns of MasterChef Junior all day long and, despite knowing the outcome, will still get excited during the competition. Afterwards,…

Short Reads: Watch, Make & Sip

My favorite middle-school squad is back for another sensational season. Watch the trailer. Another good season opener, pumpkin spice latte but, if you’re living the Bay Area, frozen hot chocolate might be more appropriate at this time. Boba Tea Costume. Genius. Cutest turkey centerpiece made of…