Why does Christmas come so DAMN EARLY? A RANT!

Christmas in October?=Christmas too early! When I was a kid I looked forward to the change in the seasons. I enjoyed decorating for each holiday. My kids LOVE putting up decorations now too, but I’ve grown bitter, because every time I head into the store to buy something that reflects the given season, well – it’s out of stock, replaced with merchandise that I have absolutely no use for in a given season. Have you been in this position? Replace […]

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What NOT to Get my Kid for Christmas

I never thought I’d be that mother. The one that cringes inside when her child receives a gift she doesn’t approve of and then takes it away later. But I am. I’ve learned that certain toys either aren’t good or appropriate for my child or are just too freaking annoying for me to deal with.   For the past couple of years, I’ve made an Amazon list for each of my children and the grandparents have been great about sticking […]

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Mothering Baby Jesus | New Video | MomCaveTV.com

Mothering Jesus We all commiserate about how difficult motherhood is for us. But do you know who really had it hard? Mary. Yes, THAT Mary. Mary Mother of God Mary. And I don’t mean the obvious like having to convince your fiance (whom you’ve never had sex with) that you are pregnant with the child of GOD or knowing in advance that your son is destined to die in a brutal manner in order to save the mankind. No, I mean the minutia […]

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Mom Putting Up a Christmas Tree Alone… (No one dies.)

When I told my husband I planned on putting up a Christmas tree alone, he valiantly attempted to talk me out of it. He was scheduled to be out of town for work until just before Christmas. But the thought of going most of the holiday season without a tree was downright depressing. So against my husband’s advice, my six-year-old and I decided to “surprise” Daddy with a tree all by ourselves.  While I promised my son we would get a […]

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EASY Christmas Crafts for Kids! (and lazy moms..)

Two more super easy Christmas crafts for kids! Kids love crafts. But planning and executing Pinterest-worthy projects takes work. And we’re too lazy for that. Check out the videos below where we show you two EASY and cheap Christmas crafts for kids.  Make Christmas ornaments out of Popsicle sticks and sequins and a Christmas tree out of Duck Tape!   Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids If you missed our previous craft video (Pom-Pom Pinecones), check it out here.    

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EASY Christmas Craft for Kids | Pom-Pom Pinecones

I’m lazy. And cheap. Pinterest makes me crazy. But I LOVE Christmas. Christmas trees, Christmas ornaments, Christmas pajamas… And I love my son, who loves crafts. I searched ye olde Google for an EASY Christmas craft for kids and found one I reckoned we could handle. On one freeze-your-butt off Manhattan evening, we ventured to the very new to New Yorkers craft Mecca called Michael’s and for less than the price of a round-trip subway ride, bought the supplies to […]

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts | SLACKER MOM’s Guide to Holiday Gifts

 Slacker Mom Saves Your Ass… Again. Ah, holy hell. It’s holiday gift giving time. And if you’re a slacker like me, that means last minute holiday gifts.  As if having to roast overstuffed bloated birds while squabbling children run underfoot wasn’t enough, we’re also expected to find and select personalized holiday gifts for family members far and near. Well, Slacker Mom’s Guide is back, ready to save your ass with last minute holiday gifts that are easy, cheap, and appear […]

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MomTrends Holiday Bash in NYC

Momtrends threw a great mama-blogger bash in New York City last week. While I’m just beginning to think turkey, moms and bloggers alike need to stay a step ahead of the holidays. So Nicole and Sherri introduced a bunch of us to the hottest stuff for the holiday season. Epson introduced their Expression ET-2550 EcoTank wireless printer, which is the first printer NOT to use ink cartridges.It comes pre-loaded with enough ink to last the average family two years! We tried […]

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Holiday Shopping Chaos | MomCave LIVE | Scary Mommy Giveaway

On this week’s LIVE show   we talk with the hilarious Kathy Chlan (aka Unfiltered Mom) about holiday shopping chaos!  (You may remember Kathy from some of our best Blabbermom episodes.)  Have you ever seen a bunch of grown women have a physical altercation over a toy? We have! Tweet us with YOUR holiday shopping woes.And we have a super-exciting giveaway for Scary Mommy’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays(affiliate link) AND MomCave’s own Jen has an essay published in it! […]

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Momtrends Holiday Event

Momtrends outdid themselves at their holiday event, held at the Stella & Dot showroom in Soho! Not only did I have a great night out schmoozing with some of my favorite mommy bloggers, but I was also introduced to several new-to-me brands which gave us all great holiday ideas. We had a fashion show, where some of New York’s most followed mama blogger and vloggers modeled holiday looks put together with products from Land’s End and Stella & Dot. MomCave’s […]

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