Letdowns

Easy April Fool’s Jokes – Including pranks to do when you are working remote

With the craziness of Coronavirus on everyone's mind, I am sure no one is thinking about April Fools, but this would be the perfect way to spend the day in self-quarantine.   April Fool's Day . . . a fun, harmless day of pranks. I compiled a list of April Fool's to play on your kids,… Continue reading Easy April Fool’s Jokes – Including pranks to do when you are working remote

Letdowns

Coronavirus– Are you prepared?

Anyone getting nervous with everything going on with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) It's on everyone's mind and it should be. Here's what we know. . . Coronavirus has officially become a pandemic as of today. It's spreading at alarming rates. Like most, a few weeks or months ago I brushed this aside. I thought nothing of… Continue reading Coronavirus– Are you prepared?

Holiday

Five Kid-friendly St. Patrick’s Day Traditions

Bring a little magic to your home on March 17th for St. Patrick's Day! Five Kid-friendly St. Patrick's Day Traditions: Leave evidence a lucky leprechaun visited your home with green food dye in the toilet water, in the morning milk, the bottled water, etc.  Throw green confetti around your home to add to the fun!… Continue reading Five Kid-friendly St. Patrick’s Day Traditions

Recipes

Delicious Banana Muffins

We all have been there . . .  buying too many banana's. Sure, they are only $1.49 for a huge bunch at Costco. Sure, you start the week eating them pretty rapidly but there are always a few stranglers that no one wants. Those ripe bananas make for perfect moist delicious muffins. Follow these steps… Continue reading Delicious Banana Muffins

Crafts

6 Steps for an Easy Valentine’s Gift

I have never been more excited about a craft as I am for this adorable Valentine's craft I tried with Dylan.  I bought a mug paint kit from Michael's. I figured they would be good presents especially since Dylan is really into crafts lately. I was looking at a canvas craft we have hanging up… Continue reading 6 Steps for an Easy Valentine’s Gift

Recipes

A Healthy Spin on Taco Tuesday

Who doesn't love a good old taco? It's even better when it's Tuesday and you have Taco's! Let's make it a healthy option for the parents anyway . . . Ingredients: Ground beef (amount depends on how much you will need for your family, I wing it) Taco seasoning (I used the Trader Joe's option.… Continue reading A Healthy Spin on Taco Tuesday

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10 Things I learned, Living in LA for 10 Years

I have always dreamed about living in Los Angeles. I had given up my dream and decided to settle with living in NY/NJ. Until one faithful President's weekend when I went to LA on a whim and never looked back. I was moving. Crazy as it seemed to everyone nothing was going to stop me.… Continue reading 10 Things I learned, Living in LA for 10 Years

Letdowns

No Shop October — Recap

October was a no shop month for Markdowns and Letdowns. And then life and the holidays took over. I am finally getting around to my recap. As a self-proclaimed shop/saleaholic no shopping other than food/Halloween started off a nightmare for me.  Not adding items to my shopping cart in the store or online frivolously was… Continue reading No Shop October — Recap

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2020, Goals

No one is good at keeping New Year's Resolutions. I always do my best to make some major change that would ultimately make me a better person. But we all know major changes done drastically are impossible to keep. This year I decided to create a list of goals and try to maintain them throughout… Continue reading 2020, Goals

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2019, You Were Exceptional

By the end of last year I was feeling deflated -- 2018 was a difficult year for us, lots of stress, nothing seemed to go in our favor. This year was exceptional. It started with a trip to Big Bear for a snowy getaway. It was the perfect few days with lots of snow, more… Continue reading 2019, You Were Exceptional