Tales From the Nursery

Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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12+ Pasta Dishes for Sunday Dinner

This collection of Sunday dinner ideas is part of a compensated campaign for Foodie.com, where you can organize and collect recipes from around the web. When I was little, I remember going to my grandma’s


Big Game Party Food Recipes

I love football Sundays, especially when we are enjoying delicious food with friends and family while watching an intense game on tv. Even when our team doesn’t make it to the Big Game, I look


A Lighter Taco Dip Recipe

I love taco dip. Every party needs taco dip. Not all dips are created equal, but most are quite delicious. I’ve even eaten it for lunch before. Nothing else, just taco dip bliss. Most of


Everybody’s Crazy About a Sharp Dressed Baby

This post is sponsored by Zulily and contains affiliate links because I shop there too much! Okay, not too much… I love good discount sites so I adore Zulily. Even though they carry some women’s


Family Holiday Photos to Treasure

Growing up, we didn’t do family portraits. I used to consider it expensive and something only “well off” families do. Plus, I love candid shots. Portraits seem so stiff and unnatural and stress inducing. My


Why I Hope My Daughter Never Gets Fat

“Aren’t you glad you lost enough weight to fit into that pretty dress?” said my grandmother as she snapped pictures before my first prom. I was thankful my date hadn’t arrived yet to hear


The Best of Rissa Says Inspired by NickMom #MotherFunny #Shop

My list of funny things my toddler has said is part of a sponsored post for Collective Bias® and Nickelodeon’s NickMom.com. All things were said by my daughter. She’s pretty honest except when she


Sand Cake Recipe

Since Rissa wanted to be Tinker Bell for Halloween and I decided to combine the kids’ birthday parties this year, I attempted a fairy pirate theme. So, Xander was a pirate. I had more ideas


My Initial Impression of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 #VZWVoices #Mom

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Moms Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product. It’s been an


Unreal Cake Cookie Bars Recipe

I love cake and I love cookies. My daughter likes them too but makes less of a mess when eating cookies. Over the weekend I needed a recipe to make something sweet to take along