Happy Valentine’s Day!

by ilene on February 14, 2016 · 0 comments

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Read Them and Eat Books

by ilene on February 3, 2016 · 0 comments

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My amazing mom friend Kendra just launched a Kickstarter campaign for her new line of books, Read Them and Eat Books.  The books are made for children who are picky eaters, just like Zoey!  In fact, we got to test the books out on Zozo  when Kendra was just in the development stages.  Zoey, who is 3 […]


Best Friends: Zoey & Rylie

by ilene on March 11, 2014 · 6 comments

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  My twin sister and her baby girl Rylie visited us last week!  They live down in Southern California so we are always so excited to see them whenever we can.  Our baby girls are only 6 months apart in age so its been a real joy raising them together.  Its been a lifelong dream […]


Hello, June!! It’s June!! That means it’s peony season!!  My all-time favorite flower!   Who can resist these fluffy, ruffly, romantic, delicate, sweet petals? Be still, my heart. Peonies are only in bloom for a short time during the year (I still marvel that I was SOOO fortunate that my florist friend was able to […]


Happy Mother’s Day!

by ilene on May 12, 2013 · 3 comments

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This year, Mother’s Day has taken on a whole new meaning for me.  When I became a mom on Halloween, I never thought I could love someone as much as deeply as I loved my child.  I would lay my life down for this kid, who honestly, isn’t capable of doing much more than sleeping, […]