Letdowns

Letdowns

Easy April Fool’s Jokes

April Fool's Day . . . a fun, harmless day of pranks. I complied a list of April Fool's to play on your kids, spouse, friends, co-workers, really anyone you want to prank. Kids: Food color in the toilet's water. What kid wouldn't love toilet colored water? Not only would they love, it's by far… Continue reading Easy April Fool’s Jokes

Holidays

Tips to Incorporate Hanukkah & Christmas

Growing up Jewish, I didn’t celebrate Christmas. Hanukkah was all I knew. I always envied those who celebrated Christmas. I wanted Santa to come to our house, I wanted a Christmas tree, I wanted to be like everyone else. I never thought I would experience Christmas. Then I married a Christian. My Christmas dreams came… Continue reading Tips to Incorporate Hanukkah & Christmas

Markdowns

Classic finds at a Steal — Loft

Hot deals! Loft is offering 50% off everything including sale! Plus FREE shipping! Promo code: Cyber  No matter the discount, I always head to the sale section. Most companies include the sale on their 'sale' so it ends up being an amazing deal. Tricks of growing up poor, always look for the deal, even if… Continue reading Classic finds at a Steal — Loft

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No Letdown with my Uppababy Vista

This post is sponsored by Uppababy. All opinions are truthfully and fully my own.  Before I had a baby, I didn’t understand the importance of your stroller. I thought any stroller would do. When I was pregnant, we started looking at strollers and I saw the difference between the cheaper models and the high-end ones.… Continue reading No Letdown with my Uppababy Vista

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11 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 11 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

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Cheers to a New Decade

365 days, 365 times around the sun, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer. another entire year is about to finish. And after today, an entire decade is coming to a close. Ten years, seems like it flew by in a flash. It has been such a crazy, memorable decade for me. So much happened, so much change,… Continue reading Cheers to a New Decade

mom life

Snacks — The good, the Bad and the Must Have

Snacks the worst word a toddler could ever learn according to 4 out of 5 moms according to me, the mom of 2. Moms are always on the hunt for new, "healthy", easy to grab snacks. My girls are more picky than most and won't even touch a veggie and rarely a fruit. The Letdown.… Continue reading Snacks — The good, the Bad and the Must Have

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No Buy — October

Sales are everywhere. And each seem to be better than the last. I have become obsessed with finding the best deal, best rate, cheapest price. It's become an obsession.  Even though I have been getting incredible deals, it all adds up. The letdown.  And before we know it, the holiday season will be in full… Continue reading No Buy — October