The Pin It Party No. 66


Welcome to week number 66 of  The Pin It Party! I loved seeing everyone’s links last week.  You can certainly tell that back to school and easy dinner ideas are what are on people’s minds! My three favorites this week were inspired by school! We’ve got a gift for a teacher, a breakfast to start [...]

Scenes from the Westfield Fair

Malone's painted Wolverine Face at the Westfield Fair

If you are following me on Instagram, you know that Team Rongner LOVES a good fair. Big or small, it doesn’t really matter to us. We’ll rock the socks off a tiny street fair as much as we would a state fair. On Saturday morning we decided to head to the Westfield Fair. The Westfield [...]

The Pin It Party No. 65


I am thrilled to be the newest co-host of The Pin It Party! This link up has been a long time favorite of mine and I’m excited to be included this crew! Welcome to THE 65th Pin It Party Pinterest Linkup! Another week AND another new rocking co-host. I am honored to introduce NJ from [...]

10 Amazing Summer Supper Ideas

10 Amazing Summer Supper Ideas. Great ideas for when it is too hot to cook! See the full roundup at

We are in the THICK of summer here in New England. Everyday around 3:00 pm, I think about how much I don’t want to cook dinner for my crew and how I’d rather just serve everyone cold cereal and fruit. Both Mike and Malone would be over the moon if I did. I have pulled [...]

Announcement! Cookies Kids Giveaway

I am thrilled to be helping my friend Christie from Uplifting Families spread the word about this amazing giveaway today! Welcome to Cookies Kids Giveaway Sponsor: Uplifting Families Cookies Kids carries quality children’s clothing for less. You can find brand such as Nautica, Carters, French Toast, Guess, NBA, US Polo and many other great brands. [...]

Simple Picky Eater Solutions & A Family Finest Pizza Review

Simple Picky Eater Solutions. Wondering just what to do with that picky eater of yours? I've got 5 sure fire tips to get you headed in the right direction!

Malone turned five in June and with it came the sudden urge for him to dislike JUST about every food he’s ever loved. He’s asked for spaghetti without the sauce and pizza with broccoli and pepperoni, but WITHOUT cheese. Our general philosophy about food is that we don’t fight about it with our kids. If [...]

Why Subscription Boxes Are Amazing- A Sparkbox Toys Review

Sparkbox Review Balls Featured

Disclosure: Lola and I had a chance to review a Sparkbox Toys subscription box. All opinions are our own. This subscription box is amazing. Check it out and thank me for it later.  I’ve long thought that subscription boxes for kids were an amazing idea for the following reasons. Everybody loves getting mail. It would be nice [...]

Back To School With #BoogieWipes

It’s time to head back to school, and I’m teaming up with Boogie Wipes to offer an awesome Back-to-School Giveaway for kids and moms! Three lucky winners will receive a backpack stocked with school supplies (and Boogie Wipes) and a Mommy Clutch – full of everything moms needs (including gift cards!) How to Enter From [...]

Mister G & The Bossy E

Mister G Bossy E

Disclosure: Malone and I received a copy of The Bossy E for review purposes. All opinions are our own.  One of the great things about living in Western Massachusetts is that it is rich with culture, activities, and food. We’ve got amazing restaurants, some of the best hiking in the United States, and a lot [...]