Posted in August 2012

{Guest Post} Doctors Who Do Yoga

{Guest Post} Doctors Who Do Yoga

My dear friend, and fellow blogger, Sharon P. is a yoga devotee and just returned from a medicine and yoga symposium in Colorado.  She blogs from MamasteNYC and is an active contributor to i heart my yogi and elephant journal. Sign me up. What’s better than having your doctor practice yoga. Imagine the benefits. Last … Continue reading

Mom a la Mode’s Mojito

Mom a la Mode’s Mojito

With the end of summer officially here, I thought it appropriate to raise a glass and toast to a season of fun, family, adventure and learning. And what better way to celebrate than with a mojito! I’ve entertained a few times this summer, and the “mom a la mode mojito” has made quite the splash … Continue reading

The Sea: Best Gift-Giver Ever

The Sea: Best Gift-Giver Ever

I’m blogging from the beach this week and find myself reminiscing a bit, and marveling at the beautifully peaceful and picturesque “gifts of the sea.” I know, I know – that story has long been written by the prolific Anne Morrow Lindbergh.  And the book has resonated with me far beyond the first time I … Continue reading

Holy Cannoli: Our Walking/Eating Adventure in Brooklyn

Holy Cannoli: Our Walking/Eating Adventure in Brooklyn

My Italian-American family has a penchant for good food.  Cooking and eating isn’t just about survival or basic needs for us – it’s a way of life.  An art, an obsession and an ongoing culinary journey. While we’ve taken numerous cooking classes as a group, we’ve never embarked upon a walking/eating excursion. But we’ve often … Continue reading

Falling in Love (Again) with The Limited

Falling in Love (Again) with The Limited

There was a place in time when my closet was definitively comprised of clothes from two specific retailers, one of them being The Limited. I distinctly remember this splendidly magnificent black wool varsity jacket with creamy leather sleeves that had The Limited’s international logo (remember the one with all of the flags??) embroidered on its … Continue reading

Spreading Some Sunshine: BlogHer and Beyond

Spreading Some Sunshine: BlogHer and Beyond

My friend and fellow blogger, Alison H. of Mixer Upper, recently granted mom a la mode the Sunshine Award: a viral accolade highlighting a series of blogs that the recipient enjoys reading.  The idea is to shine some light, show some digital love and pay it forward. I purposely waited to bestow the Sunshine Award … Continue reading