National Adoption Day!

ilissaHealth & Safety, Hot Topics, Mom's Corner

So this past Saturday was National Adoption Day. I thought it would be really great to share with you 2 wonderful adoption stories. The first is a domestic (within the USA) adoption story & the second is an international adoption story. Both of these families are close friends with mine, so it was so wonderful to read these stories. So … Read More

{Product Review} Pye Brook Candle Co.

ilissaMom's Corner, Product Review, Uncategorized

While perusing Facebook the other day I came across this great candle company, Pye Brook Candle Co., so of course I had to find out more info! Candle connoisseur, and Pye Brook Candle Co. founder, Stacey Ovanes, toyed with the idea of candle making shortly after leaving a successful 20-year career as an Executive Recruiter to spend more quality time … Read More

{Local Mompreneur} Olive Naturally

ilissaLocal Peeps, Mom's Corner, Product Review

To round off National Small Business Week I’d like to tell you abour Olive Naturally. A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting Kara, the owner of Olive Naturally. While pregnant with her first child Kara decided to make her body the healthiest it could be to grow a healthy baby. She discovered that the products that were … Read More

Mother’s Day Gift Picks 2012

ilissaMom's Corner, Product Review

1 Citrus Lane, Pampered Pregnancy Box, $65. Everything needed to pamper the mama-to-be. 2 Pokeberry Mary, Etsy, Custom Family Portrait (on wood), $180. It takes a little while to have these made, so you might have to write mom an IOU for it, but definitely worth the wait. 3 Uncommon Goods, Birth Announcement Pillow, $80. A custom pillow with all the info on … Read More