Spend Your Valentine’s Day Saying, “I Love You, Stinky Face”

Milly and I have a thing for reading. Even before she was born, I read to her when she lived in my belly. Then, once she got here to planet Earth, we would read together every night. Goodnight Moon was our jam and today it chokes me up to even think about kittens and mittens. But that’s where the seed was planted. I’m happy to admit she just got on the board at school for reading one million words. And Milly doesn’t just read books, she devours them, challenging herself to read at least 100 pages a day. As her mom, I couldn’t be more proud. Since we have a love affair with books, it seems only fitting to share Miami Dade Family Learning Partnership and Aventura Mall’s Valentine’s Day family activity with the rest of you, so you and your mini or minis can bond over books, too. Starting…Read More

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All You Need is LOVE

In honor of upcoming Valentine’s Day, a list of things I’m currently loving: Matching sets. Teavana’s hibiscus tea. Beauty For Real’s MVP Tinted Moisturizer + Concealer. The Robert Indiana LOVE statue now at Aventura Mall. That last one is the newest piece at the Arts Aventura Mall program. And it couldn’t have arrived at a better time. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s the most perfect backdrop for your February 14th Insta post you’re planning to put up. Milly and I got to see the lettered red sculpture from the pop artist up close and personal upon its arrival recently. The mall launched an activation with @gissij sketching guests in front of the red sculpture, O, Miami writing impromptu poems about love and Sugarfina dishing out treats. It was, all in all, a LOVE-ly experience. The sculpture itself is just next to Fendi in the mall. It was…Read More

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