Best of May 2013

pinterest-paint-chalk.jpgOops, Friday completely ran away from me since I was head down in the cave working on a couple of deadines...goodbye May and welcome June! Following my January, February, March, and April best-of posts, today I'm rounding up the most helpful, insightful, favored-by-the-community posts from May. I hope you enjoy this month's roundup! Also, here are a few of my favorite recent pins: Laurel and Vi will love this sidewalk chalk paint, food photography tips for beginners, pantry items that double as beauty products, easy wall clip organization, printable superhero masks, and a cake size and serving guide.
Developmental & Family Issues

  • Waking rituals for kids.
  • Twelve great gifts for new moms.

    Favorite Finds

  • Eight cute tankinis for girls
  • Three fantastic books for your nightstand.
  • Great books for boys.
  • Four lovely book plates for kids.


  • Exec Cleaning to the rescue.


  • Meals made easy: balsamic orange chicken.
  • How to identify and treat poison ivy.
  • Five easy flower arrangements.
  • Seven fire safety tips for families.


  • Five life lessons from Mom 2.0 Summit.

    Image credit: sidewalk chalk paint via Pinterest