Author Archives: Diane Nassy

Diane is a New Jersey based writer and blogger. She is the mom of a 6 year old little boy and a wife. Through her blog, she wants to inspire moms to find Zen in their lives while offering practical tips and other valuable information to help families deal with everyday issues. Check out Diane's Google+ profile "

Fig Bars Make For The Perfect Snack

I have been trying hard to add more variety to my son’s lunchbox snacks.  I have been trying to avoid both snacks that are full of sugar or laden with salt.  Lucky for me, I recently learned about Nature’s Bakery fig bars. I had never heard about fig bars before and wasn’t sure if Z.E.N….

Lands’ End Makes Back To School Shopping A Breeze

Z.E.N. in his uniform.  We always get his navy pants from Land

Shopping for school clothes and supplies can easily turn into a nightmare. While I love it that the kids are going back to school, I don’t love the shopping part. I can’t stand crowds and long lines at the stores so I tend to shop really early when it comes to school supplies, and for…

8 Non Toxic Nail Polish Brands To Try

8 Non Toxic Nail Polish Options (1)

Did you know that those bottles of nail polish in your bathroom have a dirty little secret. They’re full of chemicals that can be hazardous to your health. I never really paid much attention to my nail polish until recently. I was polishing my nails and Z.E.N. came into the room and covered his nose…

5 Foolproof Ways to Capture Family Vacation Memories

5 Foolproof Ways to Capture Family

We love to travel together as a family and make memories that we will cherish for a long, long time. My memory is not as sharp as it used to be, so I need to make a special effort to document our vacations. In a few weeks we will be traveling to Orlando with Mom…

Tips On How To Get Better Sleep

Tips on How To Get Better Sleep

It’s been said that the average adult needs between seven and a half to nine hours of sleep every night. However, most people, myself included, think that they are okay with five to six hours of sleep every night. I work very long hours every day. By the time I finally do make …

The Mrs. Empower Women To Believe They’re Enough

I believe that I

Special thanks to the Mrs. for sponsoring today’s post on women empowerment and reminding me that #imENOUGH. With the barrage of messages that women receive each day—lose weight, color your hair, look younger—it’s no wonder that so many of us struggle with body and self image issues. The innovative and talented women that make up…

Do You Know When To Throw Out Your Makeup?

Vincent Longo Makeup Haul

How often do you toss your makeup? When it comes to something like milk, most of us are only too ready to throw it out at the slightest indication of sourness. Surely, then, we would apply the same logic to makeup — after all, this is something we apply to our faces on a daily…

How To Make Perfect Popcorn Every Time

Make perfect popcorn

This post about the Perfect Popcorn app is sponsored by Pop Secret, but opinions are 100% my own. Popcorn and a movie can make for a fun evening at home with the family. It sounds easy right? Usually it is, but every now and then, we wind up burning the popcorn. …

Our Quick Weekend Getaway to Atlantic City

We took a quick couples weekend getaway to Atlantic City to get away from it all as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars by Crowdtap #DoAC Why? Because, parents should consider taking short getaways without the kids every now and then. Parenting comes with its fair share of challenges and it’s easy for couples…

Genworth Let’s Talk Tour Covers Long-Term Care

Genworth #LetsTalk Tour

I wrote this review while participating in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Genworth. I attended a live event and received a promotional item to thank me for participating. Let’s face it, we’re all getting older. Aging is not something we like to talk about but it’s something we all need to…