Reflections

Singing “Here We Go Steelers”

I am from Pittsburgh and proud of it. So this Sunday, when celebrating the “team of the decade” we need Pittsburgh food and lots of it, local brewed beer, snacks and desserts. Most of all...

Look away from the screen

I was at the park the other day with the girls. As we arrived on the scene I was looking around, surveying those in attendance and something caught my attention. Every parent or caregiver, male and female...

Why Role Model Parenting is Superior

A few weeks I read the Wall Street Journal with the ever-vilified and now infamous “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” article included in it. My conclusion ... being a role model parent is, and will always...

THIS is when they ask if it was catered…

THIS is when they ask if it was catered…

Pesto infused, pastry wrapped brie… Many times we’ve entertained and answered the same question – “Who catered?”  Little tricks that were a result of us wanting to make it different and add that professional look.  It makes...

Putting Away Baby

This past weekend I had one simple mission — clean out my daughter’s overflowing, overstuffed closets and dresser, and get the room clean and make it a usable space for munchkin and her growing menagerie of stuffed...

The Ritz Manicure

A day away done right…

There is just nothing like a day at the spa. New Years Eve day I had the opportunity to go, and not just to any spa, but the Ritz. Wow. Now I have been several times, but...

A Foodie Christmas

Over the years my family has come to know that I love presents that feed my foodie fire.

Sweet Satisfaction Update

Our ‘dollhouse’ version of the gingerbread house was a success. I purchased every pink candy I could find. And, the creativity flowed…..

Merry, Merry Christmas

It has been a very Merry Christmas for the Live Pretty team. The gifts were torn open by happy children, the dogs are happily sleeping off their "stealing cookie coma" and the team is now enjoying...

Live. Prepared.

Live. Prepared.

It’s started – the “December Descend onto RoseddyWorld.“ Whether its friends in from out of town, local friends stopping by or the annual cookie making event, the constant flow of traffic is here.  The collection of events...