For The Love of Dance

Several times a year, I put heavy makeup on my young daughters’ faces. I spray and ...

Nealy’s Favorite Recipes: Strawberry Lettuce Salad

There’s nothing better in the summer months than a huge, fresh salad – yum! I realized I have quite a few favorite salad recipes, actually I have quite a few favorite recipes in general, so I thought I would start a little series about some favorite recipes called Nealy’s Favorite Recipes. First, the Strawberry Lettuce Salad. The […]

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Glamorama 2014-Guess Who?

Well, slap my face and give me a high five! Good things happen when you least expect it!  Last week I was bopping down the highway and I opened an email from someone I least expected.  The media relations manager for Macy’s kindly dropped an email in my inbox. {I know, I know, you shouldn’t […]

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TCMB Summer Smiles Photo Contest

We’re thrilled to be working with photographer Sara Montour to bring you our first photo contest – TCMB Summer Smiles! How to Enter: Email your cutest summer smiles pic of your kiddo to info {at} twincitiesmomsblog {dot} com by Midnight CST on Saturday, July 26th.  Contest entry pictures MUST be emailed in order for them to be officially entered in. All of […]

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Homemade Vanilla Syrup

Those of you who know me are positively certain that one of the keys to my heart is through a  latte.  I’d stop at the coffeeshop nearly daily to get my fix; for years.  But once our home was blessed with two little kiddos it just wasn’t so simple.  Most of the time we were […]

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Recap: July playdate {sponsored by Metro Pediatric Dental Associates}

Last Friday, we had another great morning with Metropolitan Pediatric Dental Associates for our July Summer Playdate. We love these partners and how available they are for chatting with moms about dental options for their kids.  We also loved seeing them get in on the party action and get a few pictures with our princess! […]

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Sticks and Stones…Break Mommas’ hearts…

One of the hardest transitions for me as a Mom was when my kids started school.  I couldn’t witness all the interactions of their day, you know, who said what and how they were treated by other kids.  As moms, we kiss boo boos, we make it all better with a band-aid,  a squeeze, and […]

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Three Things Your Teenager Needs From You

Teenagers are in a difficult position. They’re still children. They’re adults in many ways too. Maybe you’ve heard this last bit of news many times if you have one or more teens in your home. Teenagers have no idea who they are in the  world’s scheme of things.  Yet, they have vision and ingenuity that […]

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Registry 101 and 14 Top Picks

Confession: I am a huge baby gear junkie. There, I said it, but I am not ashamed – it’s an addiction that is way too fun!  I have been dragging my husband to Babies ‘R Us for too long, far before we even had children.  I’ve always thought it was fun to look at baby stuff  (it’s […]

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Iced Cold-Brewed Coffee – The Perfect Summer Drink

No matter the time of year, I always like having an afternoon drink as a little pick-me-up. A treat to motivate me not to sleep during Eli’s afternoon nap, but to actually get a bit of work done. My all-time favorite afternoon drink in the summer is Starbucks’ Iced Caramel Macchiato, but at four bucks […]

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Giveaway: Spill the Wine

Spill the Wine is offering a $25 gift card for this week’s giveaway! Spill the Wine offers a menu from scratch cooking, offering a variety of gluten free options, vegetarian and vegan when possible. Spill the Wine features over 100 wines, with more than 30 offered by the glass. Their wine comes from wineries all […]

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