Amy’s Week in Review: Dec. 2-8

The holidays are off and running around here. Last week, I was able to cross a bunch of big holiday to-do items off my list, like ordering Christmas cards, figuring out what I was going to bake for the annual cookie exchange (chocolate pretzel cookies) and spending so much money on Cyber Monday that WellsRead more…

Amy’s Week in Review: Nov. 25-Dec. 1

Usually, I try to be clever here. On Sundays, I like to come up with a little song-and-dance routine to tempt you to keep reading and maybe help you discover something you might have missed last week. Some little gem that escaped you as you scrolled through all the Black Friday e-mails and updates fromRead more…

Amy’s Week in Review (Nov. 11-17)

I love Sunday. It’s my favorite day of the week. Before I worked full-time and the kids were still small and I was married and all that, I felt quite the opposite. The weekends were an annoying and disruptive break in the somewhat peaceful kingdom I managed the other five days of the week. SchedulesRead more…

Amy’s Week in Review (Oct. 28-Nov. 3)

I was all over the place last week. Literally. Last Friday, I drove with my favorite girl crush into the city to see “Betrayal,” the new Mike Nichols play starring Daniel Craig. It was worth sitting in two hours of traffic just to see James Bond up close for 90 minutes. Seriously sexy. On Saturday,Read more…

Amy’s Week in Review (Oct. 14-20)

Well, it’s been a quiet week in Lake — wait, I don’t live in Minnesota. But my own little corner of New Jersey has been calm and that’s more than alright with me. One interesting and unexpected thing that happened this week was that my 10-year-old son called me a “perv.” First, let me beginRead more…