Not A Mother’s Day Breakfast Tradition Recap

marvel ice cream

It’s a little upsetting that I can’t write one of my traditional Mother’s Day breakfast recap posts. I briefly mentioned in yesterday’s workout recap that our breakfast didn’t happen. I did think ahead to call Premier Diner on Saturday to confirm their Mother’s Day breakfast menu. It’s a good thing I did that because they […]

Friday Favorites (Always Loved Tie-Dye + Fashion Finds)


Happy Friday! I’m excited for the weekend as we have our Mother’s Day breakfast to look forward to on Sunday. And, I don’t see a sign of rain after today, either. It won’t be too warm but that’s fine, so long as the sun comes out. In honor of Mother’s Day and Friday Favorites, let’s […]

Mother’s Day Breakfast Tradition Will Look Different This Year!

whole wheat blueberry walnut pancakes

It’s that time of year again! Mother’s Day breakfast tradition time! If you have been reading for a while, you know that my son and I have a very special Mother’s Day breakfast tradition. It’s a really big deal for us. Well, a really big deal for me. I’m not sure that my son cares […]

What I Bought At Sephora + Mother’s Day Breakfast Tradition!

maureen's kitchen pancakes

It’s Friday! It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday! Let’s chat quickly about what I ended up grabbing during the Sephora sale before getting to anything else.   Dior Capture Dreamskin Fresh & Perfect Cushion SPF 50 Refill – A must. You know this by now. NARS Afterglow Lip Balm –  Been wearing it every day. Drunk Elephant […]

Mother’s Day Breakfast At Maureen’s Kitchen

maureen's kitchen breakfast

Our 9th annual Mother’s Day breakfast tradition is in the books! No joke, if you don’t arrive at Maureen’s Kitchen when they open at 7:00 AM, you are going to wait. We pulled in at 6:58 AM to see a line at the door. If you get there at 7:15, trust me when I say […]

9th Annual Mother’s Day Breakfast Tradition

maureen's kitchen baked oatmeal

  Today’s Friday Favorites post is all about my excitement for this Sunday as it’s time for our 9th annual Mother’s Day Breakfast Tradition!!!! Long time readers already know that Mother’s Day has basically become my favorite day of the year — and so much of it has to do with our breakfast tradition. My son and […]

Mother’s Day Breakfast at Maureen’s Kitchen (Plus Recent Eats)

baked oatmeal from Maureen's Kitchen

    Another Mother’s Day breakfast tradition in the books! You may have already seen a sneak peek of our breakfast at Maureen’s Kitchen yesterday on Instagram. My son chose Maureen’s Kitchen for the third year in a row. We have learned that you must get there when they open to avoid the lines. So at 7:00 am, we […]

Mother’s Day Breakfast Tradition

Maureen's Kitchen Pancakes

    Mother’s Day is Sunday and it has basically become my favorite day of the year. In case you didn’t already know from previous years here on the blog, my son and I have a very special Mother’s Day breakfast tradition. We started our early morning breakfast tradition back in 2010 which was the first […]

Thursday Things

ice cream candle

Have you seen the adorable new ice cream collection from Paper Source? My son knew that I liked it so he made sure I received a few of the ice cream things for Mother’s Day including this soy cream candle! It smells so good and really turns into a delicious body cream. He also made me […]

week in review #5

whole wheat blueberry banana pancakes

  Happy Monday! Let’s chat Week in Review style… Blog Stuff: I get so lost in my blog sometimes without even trying — drafting posts, working on the behind the scenes technical stuff, organizing things, responding to comments, loading photos — if I didn’t love this blog and the blogging community as much as I […]

Running & Workout Recap 5.2.16 – 5.8.16

running shoes

I typed Long Island Half Marathon Training in the title before quickly realizing that my training is over! Good morning and Happy Mother’s Day! We are getting ready to go out now for our favorite Mother’s Day early morning breakfast tradition, AKA my favorite morning of the year. When I looked at our previous Mother’s Day […]