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5 Things to Remember When Trying to Survive the Holidays

5 Things to Remember When Trying to Survive the Holidays The holidays can be hard for so many of us. It’s as though all of the dysfunction ever known to man emerges on one day. The pressures can be overwhelming, too. I remember the first time I had to bring a dozen hard-boiled eggs to a holiday event at my in-law’s and I swear (at the time) it was the most stress-inducing event I had ever engaged in. (So many […]

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I’m Going Shopping on Thanksgiving… and I’m not Ashamed!

I’m going shopping this Thursday night.  Process… process… yes, I am going shopping on Thanksgiving.  Night.  At.  Major.  Retail.  Stores.  Gasp!!??!! Treacherous!!?? Stone her at once!! *Point of clarification – I’m primarily going shopping for myself this week.  I need a new winter jacket, tennis shoes, and work clothes that I can get at rock bottom prices.  I’m completely against the commercialism of Christmas and spoiling the children to excess with toys that they won’t really use.  I may grab a […]

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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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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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Off Beat Gifts from MomCave

MomCave is all about authenticity. Meaning we’ll never bullsh*t you! Many blogs disguise their sponsored posts as “content.” See, they need to make a few bucks to keep the blog up and running but don’t want their readers to know. Not us. YOU, our MomCavers, are the focus of MomCaveTV.com. So, we only share products with you that we love ourselves and that we think will make #momlife easier. We made a new video featuring off beat gifts for the […]

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For the Love of God… What NOT to Get a 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.  So, if you want to stay in Mom and Dad’s good graces this year, here’s what NOT to get a kid for Christmas. For […]

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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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Slacker Mom’s Guide to the Holidays By Slummy Mummy

The Slacker Mom’s Guide to the Holidays You’ve nearly made it through another entire year as a parent! Go you! You deserve a well-earned break. Oh, wait… it’s the holidays. Somehow you are obligated to work harder than ever. Step away from Pinterest. Put down the gin. (For now.) I’ve got your back. Here are a few simple tips to skate through with as little labor as possible: Gifts: Mason Jars-They’ve left the realm of Granny-canning and gone totally hipster. […]

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