DIY Hot Chocolate Bombs

DIY Hot Chocolate Bombs

  Hot chocolate bombs are having a moment, and with good reason. They're cute enough to be Instagram-worthy, and they're delicious. We love this simple DIY version from The Local Moms Network contributor Maria Provenzano. Order some molds, enlist some helpers and...

9 New Year’s Eve Cocktails & Mocktails

9 New Year’s Eve Cocktails & Mocktails

Cheers to 2021, from our families to yours! And a special toast to you, Moms, for shepherding your herd through everything that you've been thrown. We hope you've been able to find true silver linings, from more quality time together to gratitude. Here's a shortlist...

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

  This holiday season will probably look a little different for most of us. We might not be hopping on a plane to the in-laws, or maybe we’re setting fewer spots at the table for a more intimate meal. Some of us will be hosting our holidays outdoors, while others...

8 Easy Holiday Drink Recipes

8 Easy Holiday Drink Recipes

  Need a last-minute cocktail for a pared down holiday meal (or Zoom call!)? These festive sips will take you through New Year’s–and are easy enough to make any night of the week.     Cold   Pecan Pie Martini from DelishGrapefruit, Honey &...

Celebrate the Holidays with One Potato

Celebrate the Holidays with One Potato

  Recently, we caught up with mom and entrepreneur Catherine McCord, founder of  Weelicious and One Potato, the super fresh, delicious, and healthy meal box delivery service for families. Not only did we ask her about her own holiday plans, but we even got her to...

Greek Salad Hummus from Beach Cities Moms

Greek Salad Hummus from Beach Cities Moms

  We're about to head into the holiday season, and if you're like us, that usually means diving into some delicious and decadent food, from frosted cookies to festive cocktails. Now, 2020 can use all the help it can get, so we're not suggesting you skip any of...

DIY Holiday Balloon Parade

DIY Holiday Balloon Parade

  This DIY Holiday Balloon Parade from The Local Moms Network contributor Maria Provenzano is perfect for anyone swapping their traditional parade tradition for more social distance-friendly activities this year!     DIY Holiday Balloon Parade   ...

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Mothers Before

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Mothers Before

  The next book in our book club series is Mothers Before: Stories and Portraits of Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them. This fascinating collection of essays and portraits of women—writers, poets, teacher and more—was edited by New York Times bestselling novelist...

Snickerdoodle Donut Recipe

Snickerdoodle Donut Recipe

  As we head into the holiday season, we're always looking for new baking projects to do with our kids, and things to make holidays breakfasts extra special. This Snickerdoodle Donut recipe from author and recipe developer Sara Mellas, fits both those bills. It...

Amazing Vegetarian Chili

Amazing Vegetarian Chili

  It’s officially chili season! If you've kept up with our blog, you know chili is one of our favorite weeknight meals year round, but especially when the cold and chilly (chili?) weather hits Richmond. We love chili for so many reasons: First, it’s as easy as...

The Best Apple Crumble Recipe

The Best Apple Crumble Recipe

  This recipe was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor, Host to Perfection!   Wondering what to do with all those apples you picked this weekend? We love this classic recipe from the talented sisters behind Host to Perfection, using pantry...

Healthy Halloween Veggie & Fruit Board

Healthy Halloween Veggie & Fruit Board

    Halloween is almost here and we are sharing an amazing last-minute, festive board from The BakerMama, which incorporates much needed vegetables into an adorable design. If you haven’t been, make The BakerMama’s Instagram and site a regular stop for...

Chic Black & White Halloween Tablescape

Chic Black & White Halloween Tablescape

This amazing DIY project was shared by The Local Moms Network contributor, Maria Provenzano, Lifestyle + DIY Expert of Hallmark’s Home and Family and founder of From Scratch.      BLACK AND WHITE CHIC HALLOWEEN TABLE     SPOOKTACULAR TABLESCAPE...

10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Safely

10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Safely

  Halloween is an annual rite of passage for kids. From the first time a new walker toddles up to trick or treat with his parents, to older kids finally being allowed to go door-to-door on their own—Halloween is as much a part of childhood as any holiday. Which...

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