Clothing & Accessories · Seasonal & Holiday

Ethical and Affordable Beach Fashion

If you’re headed to the beach this summer, you’re likely stocking up on gear. Before you go with an ultra-cheap big box store for your beach style needs, we’d encourage you to check out an affordable, yet ethical brand: Ivory Ella. Ivory  Ella donates 10% of their net profit from every purchase to SavetheElephants.org. So… Continue reading Ethical and Affordable Beach Fashion

Travel

Why Stockholm Is A Great Summer Getaway

If you’re still trying to figure out where to go this summer, we have a terrific, though untraditional recommendation for you: Stockholm, Sweden. Florida and the Bahamas are great, but they’re sweltering hot and humid during the summer, and prone to hurricanes this time of year. Scandinavia, on the other hand, averages in the low… Continue reading Why Stockholm Is A Great Summer Getaway

Baby &Kids · Home & Garden

How to Get Your Kids to Sleep In This Summer

Summer’s almost here! No more homework! Fun days outside! Pool time! Vacation! Sleeping in! Wait. What was that last one? Sleeping in? If you’re a parent of teens, you probably have no problem achieving that goal. But when your kids are younger, it’s hard to convince them to sleep at all during the summer. The… Continue reading How to Get Your Kids to Sleep In This Summer

Clothing & Accessories · Flowers & Gifts

Funny Tees for Father’s Day

Dads can be hard to buy for. Society tells us traditional man gifts must relate to dress clothes, power tools, or sports. We know that’s not true. We’ve covered new baby gear as a great present for first time dads and heartwarming gifts for those super gushy moments—because Dad’s allowed to get sentimental, too. Today,… Continue reading Funny Tees for Father’s Day

Baby &Kids · Education

Summer Break Strategy: Foreign Language Learning

Summer is coming, and after the first couple weeks, you’re bound to start hearing, “Mom, I’m so bored!” Instead of letting boredom take over, you’ll probably start scrambling to find the kids something to do. It will keep them occupied, and keep you sane. It’s always a bonus if one of those things is educational.… Continue reading Summer Break Strategy: Foreign Language Learning

Clothing & Accessories · Flowers & Gifts

Time for Father’s Day Shopping

We know, we know. You just finished Mother’s Day and now it’s time for another parental celebration? It’s true. It’s officially time to go Father’s Day shopping. If you’re struggling to find a gift for dad, allow us to recommend a timepiece. While it’s true that they’re pretty much just for fashion now that we… Continue reading Time for Father’s Day Shopping

Books & Magazines · Education

Books to Teach Your Kids About American History

If you’ve been watching the news recently, you’ve realized that sometimes even American leaders don’t understand American history. As we’re raising the next generation of American leaders, it’s important to make sure that we do better. Memorial Day is a wonderful time to do that. It’s a day reserved to remember those who have made… Continue reading Books to Teach Your Kids About American History

Food & Beverage · Sports & Outdoors

A Grill for Every Living Situation

One of our favorite things about summer is grilling out. It’s relatively easy, produces mouth-watering eats and gets everyone outside. You’ll have different grilling needs, though, depending on if you live in an apartment with limited outdoor space or a place with a yard big enough to host an all-out party. Today we’re highlighting a… Continue reading A Grill for Every Living Situation

Baby &Kids · Sports & Outdoors

6 Ways to Keep Your Kids Busy at Your Next Cookout

Cooking out is a highlight of summer. But when you’ve got young kids, it gets a lot more challenging. You want them outside with you, but that grill is H-O-T. Safety is a concern, so you have to keep them occupied. We’ve put together a list of six outdoor toys that will keeps your kids… Continue reading 6 Ways to Keep Your Kids Busy at Your Next Cookout

Entertainment

Comedy Specials That Will Leave You in Stitches

No matter who you are or what you believe in, the past six months have likely been an emotional roller coaster. Our world is changing quickly, and amidst all the tumult and polarization, getting a quick laugh in can be healing. It may be no coincidence that Netflix started airing a ton of comedy specials… Continue reading Comedy Specials That Will Leave You in Stitches

Entertainment · Flowers & Gifts

Gifting Experiences for Teachers

Teaching is one of the most underappreciated and underpaid jobs around. A good teacher not only educates your child in the realms of literature, arithmetic, arts and sciences, but also plays a major role in teaching them how to act, socialize and think critically. If your child has had a good teacher this year, it’s… Continue reading Gifting Experiences for Teachers

Books & Magazines · Finance & Insurance

Gift Your Grad Some Financial Smarts

Have a son, daughter, niece, nephew, grandchild or godchild graduating this year? Whether they’re walking across the stage at the end of high school or college, they’re about to make a very big transition in their life. Big transitions come with big financial decisions. Whether you’re deciding whether or not to take out student loans… Continue reading Gift Your Grad Some Financial Smarts

Flowers & Gifts · Seasonal & Holiday

Non-Traditional Mother’s Day Gifts from Etsy

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, but if you have a mom who’s not into traditional gifts, we know how hard it can be to shop. The regular flowers and jewelry just won’t do. What will do, then? In situations like these, we turn to Etsy with all of their original gifts. Long-Distance Family… Continue reading Non-Traditional Mother’s Day Gifts from Etsy

Clothing & Accessories

Fabulous, Flattering Plus-Size Swimsuits

Swimsuit season is just around the corner. While we’re all about getting healthy, we’re not all about body shaming. If you’re a plus size woman, you’ve probably experienced some judgement from others—and yourself. We’re trained to dislike our bodies when something doesn’t fit right, and all too often, clothes and swimsuits are not designed to… Continue reading Fabulous, Flattering Plus-Size Swimsuits