Kids are back in school. Doing the drop-off dance now! Drinking my coffee & it’s still hot! Even putting on some makeup in the car right now, like whoa! Emailing people back like a boss. It’s like…
I’m back baby.
SPRING BREAK IS OVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! For most of us. So sorry if it isn’t over for you. Please remember that Uber will deliver coffee to you and BevMo is (always) having a sale. Plus it could be worse. You could be at Coachella right now, looking like this👇🏾
So as long as you are armed with everything you need to get yourself through the holiday breaks, and you can avoid doing any unneccesary grocery shopping for as long as possible, then you will be OKAY!
Hop on social media for laughs & connection to other parents in the same boat.
MOMS IN MEDIA is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. If you need help with crafting ideas, check out the article by Founder Kristin Cruz on TODAY Show Parenting webpage. But for actual crafty like-martha-stewart-type of crafty, watch these media moms who know what they’re doing, like our friend Michelle Villemaire aka Home Made Mimi.
Good luck everybody! Please post comments below with any wild idea you may have about surviving this time, celebrating the break, or just cries for help. #momsworkingtogether
I’m a mom. I do this all the time. You do too. Let’s just not commit anymore fashion crimes in yoga pants. School Pick-up and Drop-off is no excuse. We can do better. We can be fashionable moms, with just a little bit more effort, and not a ton of money. Time to step it up.
Get dressed for the girl you really are- Not for the girl who feels as tired as you really are.
“Super Mom” can look good if you follow the rules of: Clean, Comfy & California Casual.
Happy to help. Come back to watch anytime you need inspiration ❤
P.S. And yeah this is despite whatever Eva Mendes has to say about it. (Even though she is my homegirl. I gotta take a stand for my mommies on this one. Even if I am standing in a pair of 3″ high wedge Nikes while I do it 😉
READ this letter. Laugh. Leave me a comment. Live proudly in those pants girl.
When you receive 2 dozen beautiful eggs delivered delicately to your doorstep, you need to figure out what to make that is as special as they are. Scrambled and fried, of course that’s always good. Hard boiled for snacks on-the-go. Mashed into the perfect egg salad sandwich spread with pickled relish. But our favorite way to use up eggs, while making the whole family happiest (including moms who don’t reeeeeally love cooking) is with: FRENCH TOAST!
Who better to ask for a simple, healthy, and quick family recipe for French Toast than our fellow mom on the other coast, Jessica Seinfeld.
Her cookbooks are a mom’s best friend in the kitchen. She’s the one who showed us that we could puree veggies ahead of time so they’d be ready to squirt into just about ANY recipe we make during the week. The crafty little way to enhance our kids’ meals, that they never saw comin’! (Didn’t taste the difference either!) When I first discovered the trick, I swear I was standing a little bit taller in the kitchen that night. Feeling like I scored a win for “Team Mom”.
You might be getting eggs from a home-delivery service too. What busy mom hasn’t tried one, or wanted to try on? Milk and Eggs does it differently by sourcing locally and going directly to the farmers. By doing this, there is no middleman, and the savings are passed along to the customer and we get fresher foods at about %50 less cost than in the traditional grocery stores. Delivery is free. And right now there is a %10 percent off pop-up offer on their website for first time visitors.
Here’s what our Editor At Large made with her 2 dozen eggs. Breakfast for Dinner, on the fly, thanks to Jessica Seinfeld’s simply delicious recipe for her most requested FRENCH TOAST via InStyle Magazine
2 large eggs 1
cup low-fat or whole milk
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
¼ tsp ground cinnamon
4 1-inch-thick slices challah or French bread (or whole wheat bread)
1 tbsp unsalted butter
Fresh berries, maple syrup, or confectioners’ sugar, for serving
1. Crack the eggs into a large baking dish (choose one that’s large enough to hold the bread slices in a single layer). Add the milk, vanilla, and cinnamon and whisk together.
2. Slice the bread into 1-inch-thick slices (if not presliced) and add to the egg mixture. Let them soak for a minute, then flip each piece and let soak a minute more until saturated.
3. Place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium. Add the butter. Once it’s melted, swirl the skillet so the butter coats the bottom. Let the excess egg mixture drip off of each slice of bread, then add the bread to the skillet (you may have to cook in batches if your bread is too wide to fit all 4 slices in at once). Listen for a nice sizzle. When you hear that, cook until the undersides are golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Carefully flip and cook until golden on the second side, 2 to 3 minutes more.
4. Serve with your favorite toppings.