Hired a sitter, put on some heels and headed out to a rock concert. Mommy time can take various forms--from a chill yoga class to a chick flick--but sometimes Mom needs to rock. So we hopped in a cab to Terminal 5 to see Courtney Love and Hole. Mr. Momtrends and I were packed in shoulder to shoulder with a very enthusiastic crowd of 20-somethings. Awesome. Courtney looked every bit the glam rock star--outfitted in couture black lace with flawless makeup she appears to have left her grungy side far behind her.
Sadly she mostly seemed to call in her performance (I guess she doesn't know we were paying $15 an hour for a sitter) and stuck to songs from the mediocre new album Nobody's Daughter. About 30 minutes into the show, she acquiesced and rolled out the old songs (how good is Celebrity Skin!) we were all craving and the crowd went wild.
It was great to be part of the energy and take part of a standing room only concert (most of the shows we see nowadays have assigned seating). While I'm not advising you rush out to catch the Hole tour, I highly recommend reconnecting with your youth and catching a live show this summer.
Skip the Crowds and Take Your Family Skiing in Waterville Valley
After a sizable snow storm over Martin Luther King weekend, there were plenty of lift lines and skiers heading to Vermont. Amazingly, most of them drove right past an awesome resort. I'm encouraging families to skip the crowds on the next winter holiday and take a family ski trip ...read more
Keeping your New Year's resolutions
The New Year is off to a fresh start, and many of us are committed to doing something or many things with more intention this year. But it's tough to stay on track. In fact, “Quitters Day”, which falls on January 14th this year, is the day when most people give up. How can you ...read more
Kids in the Kitchen: Mini Banana Waffle Pies With Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce
School has started back for many (us included!), and today's Kid's in the Kitchen recipe makes for a perfect breakfast or after-school snack. We made ours for an after-school snack the other day and my second grader loved it. We call this recipe Mini Banana Waffle Pies With ...read more
Here are some of the hottest tours of 2010:
Black Eyed Peas Tour
Bon Jovi Tour
Brooks & Dunn Tour
Carrie Underwood Tour
Dave Matthews Tour
Elton John Tour
Green Day Tour
John Mayer Tour
Justin Bieber Tour
Kenny Chesney Tour
Lady GaGa Tickets
Michael Buble Tour
Roger Waters Tour
Taylor Swift Tour
Tim McGraw Tour
Tom Petty Tour
Get tickets, get a sitter and feel like you're 19 again. Momtrends promises you a good time. Now if I can just find a good connection for Pearl Jam this month....