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

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 · Back to School

Five Non-Traditional Places to Buy School Supplies

When you think about back-to-school shopping you probably think about big box stores like Walmart, Kmart and Target. While these stores certainly carry a large selection of supplies they don’t necessarily sell the least expensive ones. If you want to save a little money this August check out the list of stores below. These stores… Continue reading Five Non-Traditional Places to Buy School Supplies

Baby &Kids · Back to School

Snap a Pic With These Adorable First Day Of School Signs

Your parents may have one or two photo albums from your childhood, but over the course of your own child’s life you’ll probably take enough photos to produce hundreds or possibly even thousands of photo books. Smartphones enable us to shoot and print photos in mere seconds and advanced technologies in digital cameras allow even the… Continue reading Snap a Pic With These Adorable First Day Of School Signs

Back to School · Clothing & Accessories · Seasonal & Holiday

Take Advantage of Tax Free Holidays Starting This Weekend

The month of August is packed with tax-free holidays. In fact, fourteen states will host tax-free weekends between now and the end of the month. If you are a resident of Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas or Virginia then you will be able to purchase… Continue reading Take Advantage of Tax Free Holidays Starting This Weekend

Food & Beverage

Eat Healthy and Reduce Food Waste From Now On

Every year the United States throws out almost half as much food as it grows. Huge quantities of fresh fruit and vegetables are transported directly from the farm to the landfill because they don’t meet cosmetic standards. That means if the shape and color of produce isn’t perfect it will most likely be discarded. The… Continue reading Eat Healthy and Reduce Food Waste From Now On

Home & Garden

Preserve Your Summer Memories With Personalized Home Decor

Summer is the time for adventure. After the kids get out of school we pack the car and drive to beaches, lakes and swimming pools. We step onto airplanes and jet off to exotic vacations or simply take a short flight to visit grandma and grandpa. In the summer time we spend more time outside… Continue reading Preserve Your Summer Memories With Personalized Home Decor

Baby &Kids · Entertainment

Escape the Summer Heat with These Fun, Indoor Excursions

It’s tough to go outside when the temperatures peak this time of year. Sometimes it’s just too hot to take the kids to the playground or even send them out into the backyard. At the same time it can be tough to stay inside all day. Even with your own air conditioning cranked up kids… Continue reading Escape the Summer Heat with These Fun, Indoor Excursions

Home & Garden

Beat the Heat With Products That Help You Stay Cool In Bed

It’s summertime and in many parts of the country that means it’s hot, hot, hot! As temperatures reach record breaking levels it can be extremely difficult to fall asleep. If you don’t have air conditioning you may lie in bed all night tossing, turning and sweating into your sheets. Thankfully, you don’t have to suffer… Continue reading Beat the Heat With Products That Help You Stay Cool In Bed

Home & Garden

Organize Your Home With Beautiful, Functional Baskets

Does your house feel a little dysfunctional? Do you find yourself staring at piles of stuff and wish your home were better organized? Are you constantly misplacing things? Do you waste time searching through rooms for items you can’t seem to find? Does cleaning up take a ridiculous amount of time? If you struggle to… Continue reading Organize Your Home With Beautiful, Functional Baskets

Food & Beverage

Create Your Own Frozen Desserts With These Cool Gadgets

Hot weather calls for cool desserts and in the summer time popsicles, smoothies and ice cream sundaes rank at the top of the sweet treat list. As the temperatures continue to rise this season create tasty recipes using fun, eye-catching ice pop molds, easy ice cream making machines and quick smoothie makers. All of these… Continue reading Create Your Own Frozen Desserts With These Cool Gadgets

Baby &Kids

5 Ways to Make Reading More Fun for Kids

It’s July, roughly one month after most kids got out of school. While summer days should be filled with outdoor adventures and summer camp it’s also a good idea to give your children a little downtime. Unfortunately, these days quiet time often coincides with screen time. If you want to stop your children from plopping… Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Reading More Fun for Kids

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Sand Toys That Will Keep Your Toddler Occupied At the Beach

Before you had kids a trip to the beach involved little more than a towel and a good book. You might read for a bit, touch the water, take a nap and repeat, but as we all know a trip to the shore is quite different with kids in tow. Now you spend your time… Continue reading Sand Toys That Will Keep Your Toddler Occupied At the Beach

Clothing & Accessories

Gorgeous Floral Dresses for Summer Wedding Guests

Many brides choose to get married in the summer. This is the season for spending time out in nature and many young couples plan weddings at outdoor venues. Perhaps your best friend wants to get married in a garden, your cousin has her heart set on a rooftop restaurant and your college roommate wants to… Continue reading Gorgeous Floral Dresses for Summer Wedding Guests

Clothing & Accessories · Home & Garden · Seasonal & Holiday

Fourth of July Sales You Won’t Want to Miss

There are so many fun things to do on the Fourth of July. You can swim, hike, grill hot dogs, participate in parades, ride bikes, eat ice cream and watch firework displays, but like every other holiday in the U.S., the Fourth of July also offers incredible bargains and deeply discounted deals for those who… Continue reading Fourth of July Sales You Won’t Want to Miss

Home & Garden · Seasonal & Holiday · Sports & Outdoors

What to Buy This Fourth of July

Oh, the Fourth of July. That amazing time of year when we get together to celebrate our country’s independence with hot dogs, streamers, parades, and back yard barbecues. The 4th of July is typically celebrated with friends and family as we kick back, move the party outdoors and eagerly await late night fireworks. The days… Continue reading What to Buy This Fourth of July

Baby &Kids · Travel

6 Games That Will Keep Kids Entertained on the Road

As you pack your car, hit the open road and head out for your summer vacation do you want to avoid the dreaded question, “How long until we get there?” If you have an entertainment system in your vehicle then you might be able to set aside a few DVDs and let your children zone… Continue reading 6 Games That Will Keep Kids Entertained on the Road