Emily Howe


Going Gluten-Free; Products and Local Bakeries You’ll Love

I'm 31 years old, and I love carbs. I grew up in a very Italian neighborhood and went to the Italian Catholic school; I used to joke I was Italian by osmosis. So when...

Year of Yes- for ME!

I love my friends and I love my life - I have an incredible husband, two healthy kids, I live in my dream house with the best neighbors (seriously, come hang out with us!). But,...

5 Favorite Local Spots for Holiday Shopping

It's 2019 and I'm over big stores - there I said it and I feel like a weight has been lifted from my chest. Yes, I love Target, but my goodness do I get wrapped...
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Teal Pumpkin Project

It's Halloween time, which in our house means we are talking about Halloween costumes, nonstop. Seriously. My 5-year-old asks every day to go to the Halloween store to look at costumes. Elsa has been...

Potty Training Is The Actual Worst

Ok, I'm just going to say it; we've all been thinking it, and we've all been there at one point or another. Potty Training SUCKS!! It's the absolute worst, and I hate it. Man, do I...

Breaking Out of her Shell

When you have a shy kid and an out-going kid, it can make play dates tricky. Of course, my firstborn is shy.  She always has been and gets it from her father. So, she's...

Cup for Cup

“Don’t measure your worth by someone else’s opinion of you.” This is something I’m finding myself saying more and more. And man, do I mean it. A colleague once said in a meeting, “someone else’s...

Growing Up In A Digital Age

It’s 2019. Most people are on social media and with that so are our kids. We take pictures and share stories, both digitally and written. We tweet out funny things, come up with creative...

What’s Your Story?

So often, when we meet someone new, we ask, “What do you do for a living?” or “Do you have kids?” But so rarely we say, “Tell me something interesting about yourself,” or “What’s...

Babies, Feeding, and Support

When my daughter was born in 2014, I was a first-time mom, and so naïve. I planned to breastfeed her for the first year. After she was born and put on my chest, my...