Birthday Musings – Almost Halfway Through my Forties

I like birthdays.  I look forward to celebrating my friends’ birthdays, my kids’ birthdays, my extended family’s birthdays.  Even when I was a kid, I would get slightly disappointed when things did not go as planned for my birthday celebrations.  Since I’ve become a mother, I have not really been focusing on my own birthdays. …

Lost Art of Having Brunch (For Parents with School-Age Kids)

When I was in my 20’s and early 30’s (i.e. life before kids), I loved having brunch with friends. There’s just something about getting up late and lazily enjoying an indulgent brunch on a Sunday morning. Many of my close friends have shared personal and candid thoughts or musings over a glass of mimosa or …

Cape May Faves

An addendum to my last post.  One of my favorite things to do in Cape May is to stop in at the Tommy’s Folly store in Congress Hall.  In recent years, the store has expanded to add jewelry, home decor, accessories…just plenty of eye candy.  The name Tommy’s Folly actually has an interesting background.  It …