Category Archives: HOME & GARDEN

How to Host a Paris Themed Sip and See or Baby Shower

We’re no stranger to throwing parties at “The Rogers Ranch,” a.k.a. our Boca Raton home as we’ve nicknamed it. From DIY boho pallet picnics to couples wedding showers and birthday parties, Modern Boca Dad and I (think we) have mastered the art of hosting groups both big and small. So when our friends announced their newest baby, we jumped at the opportunity to offer to host a shower for them. But with Omicron raging (at the time), we decided it would be better to host something after the baby was born. That’s when the idea for a Paris themed Sip and See was ALSO born!

The mama-to-be and her existing three girls all speak French pretty fluently, so we thought the theme was spot on. C’est bon!

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Take Boca Backyard Tailgating to the Next Level this Season

This post is sponsored by the “Game Day Favorites” promotion at Publix. The opinions and text are all mine.


Are you ready for some football…at HOME?!?! I know I am, especially now that South Florida’s weather has turned cooler and football season is ramping up to the best game of the year…the BIG GAME in February! My family loves to tailgate. Well, we love to EAT. And tailgating, even at home, is meant to be done outdoors.

Luckily, we live in Boca Raton and have a plethora of Publix stores to stock up on the essentials for Game Day food and fun! Here’s how we set up our own Boca backyard tailgating experience for the ultimate football Sunday by the pool…

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Always Be Prepared for Those Last-Minute Guests with this Publix Promotion

This post is sponsored by the “Stock Up” promotion at Publix. The opinions and text are all mine.


With the holiday season approaching, you never know when friends and family might decide to drop by to say an (often unexpected) hello! It happens quite frequently at “The Rogers Ranch,” aka our Boca Raton home. Make sure you’re always prepared for that spur-of-the-moment visit, dinner or last-minute houseguest by stocking up on the essentials!

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New to Florida? Now is the Time to Storm Prep in Boca Raton and SAVE!

This post is sponsored by the Storm Basics promotion at Publix. The opinions and text are all mine.


Is your family new to South Florida? Welcome! The good news is you’ve relocated to paradise! The bad news is…well…we tend to get almost daily monsoons in the summer and a few bad tropical storms each year. If you haven’t been through a hurricane before, this native Floridian doesn’t want to break it to you, but: YOU NEED TO PREPARE NOW. It’s a good thing that there’s no better time to storm prep in Boca Raton.

Plus my favorite supermarket, Publix, has you covered! They are truly a one-stop-shop destination for all the storm supplies you’ll need for you and your family to feel ready for the hurricane season. Take advantage of the Storm Basics promotion at Publix through 8/27/21 and get prepared. Simply pick up an Extra Savings flyer in-store or access it online to learn more!

Here’s what we recommend new families to Boca Raton stock up on before the next named storm shows up a little too close to us in the Atlantic… Continue reading New to Florida? Now is the Time to Storm Prep in Boca Raton and SAVE!