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Every July 4th, we remember the day when the original 13 colonies claimed their independence from England and eventually formed the United States of America. To celebrate, we plan BBQs and attend fun community events, filled with laughter, games, and delicious food. And if you can last till the evening, a spectacular fireworks display will […]
Mother’s Day. Breakfast in bed, birds chirping, kids getting along, flowers on your nightstand, and mimosas. Oh, wait – I was dreaming out loud. While breakfast in bed sounds lovely, I’m also thinking about the crumbs in the sheets (ugh) and the mess in the kitchen, while fearfully protecting the flowers on my nightstand from […]
Who says April Fool’s Day is just for kids? Show your little pranksters that you’ve got a joke or two up your mom sleeve on April 1st with one of these everyday-treats-turned-tricky. They’re simple and fun, and you’re guaranteed a few giggles! And remember – after you get a good mom chuckle when your April […]
Easter Event Round-Up for Wine Country Are you looking for some fun events and activities related to all things bunny and egg? Wine Country Moms Blog has you covered with a comprehensive guide to family friendly events, brunches, egg hunts and more in the North Bay! Easter Brunches, Hunts, and More Fun Around Wine Country To learn […]
For kids, St. Patrick’s Day means wearing green, tricky leprechauns, and finding pots of gold at the end of rainbows. Keep the fun of this holiday rolling with this super simple cereal treat for your little leprechaun to enjoy. Pull the kids in to help you with this food craft, or make this cheap snack […]
The month of March is National Arts Education Month. And fortunately for us living in Wine Country, we are surrounded by the arts. Parks and wineries showcase majestic sculptures, while coffee shops, restaurants, and even hospitals display works by local artists. Whether at a brewery, farmer’s market, or festival, we are able to find live […]
Nothing says Valentine’s Day like chocolate. This year, instead of a generic box of bonbons, treat your sweetheart to a special dessert made with love. Here are three decadent chocolate desserts (ranging from super easy to fancy pants) that you can make at home for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.
Often referred to as Chinese New Year (or Tết in Vietnamese culture), the Lunar New Year is celebrated around late January to early February. An important time for many Asians, there are several ways to enjoy the festivities for the occasion. Here are eight ways to celebrate Chinese New Year in Wine Country: 1. Wear Red There’s […]
Spirit? What Spirit? Sometimes, us moms just can’t get into the holiday spirit. Messy trees that are dying, expensive ornaments, and trip-after-trip to the store. The weeks are filled with stress, strife, struggle, and cost. It is all too real. And whether you love the holiday season or loathe it, we all recognize those feelings […]
Christmas music is probably my favorite part about the Christmas season (well, aside from all the baking). There are just so many great Christmas songs to listen to. While I love Christmas music by NSYNC, Kelly Clarkson, and Pentatonix, sometimes I want something more low key. Music that I can play while I read or […]
While standing in my kitchen on Christmas night last year, I felt deep in my gut the result of too much holiday. The sheer amount of preparation, thoughtfulness, anticipation, surprise, memory-making, love, gratitude, and giving. For it all to be over, just like that?! My feet were sore, my tummy full, and both my cheeks […]