Pajamas to Party Ready in 30 Minutes

by Monica K. Guthrie   Dressing up your frumpy clothes Sometimes I like to fill my days with Netflix and cheese puffs (you know the cheap faux cheese balls they sell at WalMart? … no.. of course you don’t. You are all fabulous women who eat healthy things … I hate you and want to be you at the same time). Anyway – on those days I really hate to get up from the couch and get ready for a last-minute party or, you know, work or something. It’s a safe bet to say I’m feeling very lazy, and that’s...

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Ten Ideas to Make your Gender-Reveal Party Special

By Monica K. Gutherie When my husband and I learned I was pregnant with our son we wanted to do all the things related to having a baby. My pregnancy was a high-risk pregnancy and we knew this might be the only time I would be pregnant. I wanted to celebrate the entire nine months.   When it came time to plan a gender-reveal party, we wanted to put together something fun and unique. Here are some things we learned along the way.   #1. Find a unique theme Traditional themes revolving around team pink or team blue, glitter or...

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6 Healthy Halloween Treats

I like Halloween (my kids do too), but I’m never pleased with the sheer amount of candy that’s available around this time of the year. People have bowls of it laying around their houses, they give it out at stores, and even teachers will hand out a piece now and then. I don’t think you have to be unhealthy to celebrate Halloween, so here are some alternatives to candy that I’ve found. 1. Skeleton Vegetable Platter Using your basic vegetable platter ingredients (carrots, broccoli, celery, peppers, mushrooms, etc.), you can turn the traditional platter into something spooky. It’s simple to...

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