Mingling with "Marth" Part 3

Finishing up the show now  – We heard that Brian Williams was supposed to be a guest today, but he ended up in Haiti. We’ve been wondering how much of this show was filler or planned, you would never know it all ran so smoothly. And for the record, they play some kickin’ music during ... Read More

Mingling with "Marth" Part 2

The show is underway. They are introducing us to all of the guests. We’re learning the in’s and out’s of when to clap loud and when to clap medium. Laugh, don’t laugh and most importantly they want our media in view at all times. One guest talks about his inspiration from Julie and Julia, he ... Read More

Mingling with "Marth" Part 1

We arrived early this morning and have moved through a series a holding rooms, a security check and are finally seated and awating “Marths” arrival onto the set. It’s latops, iphones and bloggers, Oh My! The set is beautiful, everything you would expect from Martha. We can see the kitchen where they are cooking cakes… ... Read More

Gimme 5!

by Kristine Gresh …Because bits of random advice from a mediocre Mom increase at least one level of credibility when neatly packaged in list form. This month: Raising a ‘free-thinking’ kid It’s my introductory month here on (which I’m stoked about, by the way) so I thought I’d discuss the most important thing I ... Read More

Denim. We asked. SOCA Clothing answered.

There’s nothing like a good pair of jeans.  Am I right, or am I right?  And you know, as well as I do that when you get that great pair of jeans, you wear them until they fall apart.  But, there is a problem when shopping for jeans – you seem to have to go ... Read More

Tuesdays 52 New Things – Week 1

Welcome to our first edition of 52 New Things! Where we’re going to try a new thing a week and share it with you.  We hope you’ll do the same and share it with us!  Here are the results of our first week (last week): Angie – My New Thing for this week is a ... Read More

Juicebox Jukebox – Fun Car Songs!

When I found out that I was pregnant with my first daughter, who is now 4 years old, one of the many “freak out” moments I had didn’t have so much to do with “how is the baby going to be extracted from my body?” or the “life long responsibility I was about to be ... Read More

Everyone should be a "Bitch on a Budget"

Thanks for inviting us to guest blog on It’s been an awesome week. Our book Bitches on a Budget: Sage Advice for Surviving Tough Times in Style, was just released and has been #1 in the “Hot New Releases Category in Consumer Behavior” on Amazon.  In addition to writing for the Huffington Post, our ... Read More

Your Child Can Appear in the Broadway Birmingham Run of "The Wizard of Oz"!

Your dance, theatre, church or school group can be in the National Tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ for all eight performances when it comes to the Broadway Across America appearance in Birmingham in March.  This is by far one of the coolest things we’ve heard of coming to the Magic City and can’t wait ... Read More

Declutter, Clean, and Purge

No ladies, we’re not talking about eating disorders, we’re talking about what seems like thousands of new toys and “things” that have found their way into your houses over the holidays.  It’s a new year and it’s time to make some space, or sign up for an episode of Hoarders, it’s up to you. -Get ... Read More