Health & Beauty

3 Reasons Why You Should Simplify Your Life

As a mom of 8, I know it sounds silly that I’m talking about simplifying your life. After all, how “simple” can the life of a crazy mom be? Honestly, it’s quite simple. It has to be. If I lived a cluttered, chaotic life, I would never be able to accomplish anything. Image Search I… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Simplify Your Life

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Seasonal & Holiday · Sports & Outdoors

End of Summer Activities! 7 Ways to Enjoy the End

Sure, the kiddos are going back to school and you’re currently shopping for fall boots, but wait! It’s not over. Why should we rush out to buy scarecrows, mums, and pumpkins spiced anything?! This week after school, or next weekend try these activities to keep your kids outside, in the sunshine. If you squeeze out… Continue reading End of Summer Activities! 7 Ways to Enjoy the End

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Books & Magazines

Picture Books That Instill Kindness in Young Children

In order to prevent bullying and exclusionary behaviors in schools it is important to teach kids to respect one another. We want our children to celebrate the differences that make us unique, not tease and taunt others because of them. Before the new school year begins talk to your child about his or her behavior… Continue reading Picture Books That Instill Kindness in Young Children

Computers & Software · Education · Electronics · Games & Toys

Back to School Tech for the Home

When you think of ‘Back to School,’ what comes to mind? For most, it’s a big to-do list, followed by an even bigger shopping list, usually filled with supplies their children need for the classroom or for college. But what about back to school needs for moms and dads? As a parent of a school-aged child,… Continue reading Back to School Tech for the Home

Back to School · Education · Electronics

5 Smart Tech Picks for Kids

Many schools use Web portals that keep parents, kids and teachers connected. With our busy lives, this can be such a blessing. I know our school posts the school supply lists for each grade on their website and every teacher has their own space to post assignments and other important information. This is especially helpful if… Continue reading 5 Smart Tech Picks for Kids

Back to School · Home & Garden

Organize Your Home In Preparation for Back to School

Back to school preparations are currently under way. If you haven’t already done so you will soon purchase new school supplies, lunch bags and backpacks for your kids. Then you’ll tweak your children’s routines and set a new bedtime. We know you want to be ready, so what else can you do to prepare? We… Continue reading Organize Your Home In Preparation for Back to School

Food & Beverage

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate! Satisfy Your Craving with These Deals!

Do you have a sweet tooth? One that’s specifically interested in chocolate? We know how you feel. Sometimes, you just have a craving for a piece of this delicious goodness. But, why is it that whenever you’re in the mood for it, it’s never there?! Don’t let that happen. Make sure your home, bag, car…whatever… Continue reading Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate! Satisfy Your Craving with These Deals!

Department Store · Health & Beauty

Clean Your Skin in 1 Simple Step with this French Beauty Secret

Are you ever so tired at the end of the day, that the thought of washing your face before turning in for the night, seems too much? If so, you don’t have to go to bed with the remains of the day all over your skin. Have you heard about Micellar Water? If not, keep… Continue reading Clean Your Skin in 1 Simple Step with this French Beauty Secret

Baby &Kids · Back to School

Wake Up To Stress Free School Mornings

School mornings always feel so hectic and hurried. You need to wake your children and then get everyone dressed, fed and out the door before the bus arrives. While you repeat these activities every morning from September until June they never seem to get any easier. Fortunately, school mornings don’t have to feel so stressful.… Continue reading Wake Up To Stress Free School Mornings

Food & Beverage · Home & Garden · Seasonal & Holiday

Everything You Need for Your Labor Day Bash

It won’t be long before the last ‘hurrah’ of summer is here. Labor Day is just around the corner, and it’s a perfect way to celebrate ‘the end of summer.’ Labor Day is often a time of gatherings- good food, friends, family, and lots of fun! There are a lot of different ways to spend… Continue reading Everything You Need for Your Labor Day Bash

Baby &Kids · Education

Help Your Family Get Back into the Swing of School

The first few weeks of school can be a whirlwind for many families, whose summer was filled with swimming, video games, late bedtimes, vacations, snacking all day, and many other habits that will be hard to shake. Your kids might be exhausted, especially if he or she is involved with sports. Here are a few… Continue reading Help Your Family Get Back into the Swing of School

Seasonal & Holiday · Sports & Outdoors

Are You Solar Eclipse Ready? Tips for Viewing with Kids

Even though I live in a very small town in the North Georgia mountains, it just so happens our little town is right in the path of totality of the upcoming Solar Eclipse. Our tiny town has been mentioned on all the local new stations down in Atlanta, but we even made Good Morning America… Continue reading Are You Solar Eclipse Ready? Tips for Viewing with Kids

Back to School

Back to School Sales Aren’t Just for Students

For parents and kids back to school shopping typically includes walking the aisles of big box stores in search of brightly colored folders, backpacks and pens, but did you know that adults, (with or without children), can find incredible bargains too? Take advantage of end-of-summer deals on select categories including electronics, office supplies, furniture, storage… Continue reading Back to School Sales Aren’t Just for Students

Baby &Kids · Entertainment · Seasonal & Holiday · Sports & Outdoors

How to Make the Most of the Dog Days of Summer

Now that the kids are either back in school or getting ready to head back to school, we are in what’s called the “Dog Days of Summer.” The weather is hot – almost unbearably so – and the days seem to be long and lazy. (Anyone who owns a dog knows what long, lazy days… Continue reading How to Make the Most of the Dog Days of Summer