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
If your child is a bit absent minded, or even has ADD or ADHD, organizing school work and keeping on task can be a major hurdle to success in school. Usually, punishment won’t help–it will just create more anxiety around school. If you have a child who tends to be forgetful about school work, or… Continue reading 5 Tips to Stay School Organized
Browsing the back to school supplies with my own child, I overheard a mom say, “This stuff is so cheap; I don’t know what teacher’s complain about.” $100 for a school supplies is a lot of money and it will cost at least that to get the classroom ready. Between extra crayons/markers/erasers/pencils/sharpeners and classroom decor, many… Continue reading How You Can Help Your Child’s Teacher
Most of us will have the same standard school supplies list this year, but let’s shake it up a bit! We all know that we need binders, notebooks and pencils, but what about the fun stuff? We scoured the internet to find you the latest in back to school chic…and practical! Here’s a list of the… Continue reading Making Back to School Shopping FUN!
Feel like you need one last getaway? One last farewell to summer? Well, you do have options. Labor Day is not quite as popular a travel weekend as you might think. Many families are trying to settle back into school and it can be disruptive to do a holiday in the midst of that. So…you can find… Continue reading End of Summer Getaways!
These last few years, the industry saw laptop prices reach record lows, presumably because lots of people are getting by on tablets alone. But at this point, with laptops so affordable, why not grab one at an amazing price? They’re solid machines and easier to use for more extensive work and research. To find the… Continue reading Best Computers for Back to School
It’s summer! Put your kids to work by getting them to chores around the house and give them an allowance to begin a conversation about money. Experts say that children should be “earning” money, not just getting an allowance. The three piggy bank method This is an amazing way to teach your child to save–it… Continue reading Summer Savings for Your Kids!
The end of the summer is soon approaching, and the deals are amazing. First thing’s first: grab those shoes you’ve been eyeing all summer now. Chances are, they’re on sale and you can still enjoy a cute pair of wedges through September. In fact, scientists are guessing that this will be one of the warmest… Continue reading What to Buy and What to Avoid in August
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Myrtle Beach is among the most visited beaches in the country. We love this beach because works for all occasions. Whether it’s a girls’ (or guys’) weekend, a wedding, or family vacation, Myrtle Beach has something for everyone. There’s tons of entertainment on what is rated as America’s best boardwalk to… Continue reading Bucket List Beaches
Beach hair looks great in the magazines–it untame and totally natural looking. Except it’s not. For most people, beach hair = salty, and frizzy. If the pool is your thing, then you’re stripping your hair of your natural oils and leaving it high and dry. And what happens to your skin is no different. The… Continue reading How to Minimize Chlorine Damage!
It IS possible to vacation on a budget! You just have to know where to look. You can visit all of America’s coolest and hottest spots for under $150 a night if you do your homework. First, check out PromosPro for a listing of awesome travel sites, like Groupon and Travelzoo for amazing deals, and usually at the last… Continue reading Five Last Minute Budget Vacations
This is possibly the greatest fashion news this decade. Sneakers are back. With everything. Skirts, slacks, cropped pants, dresses. Pretty much everything in your closet. Women everywhere are now breathing a collective sigh of relief. And the best part? They are classics. No wacky trends here. In fact, you may already have some of these lying around.… Continue reading Getting in on the Sneaker Trend
The verdict is in…and has been in for some time. Flip flops are literally the worst thing for your feet. Among other things, flip flops cause slower movement, more accidents, and most importantly, damage to your feet. Here are just a few ways you can mess up your tootsies from prolonged flip flop use: Heel damage–your… Continue reading Wearing Stylish, Comfortable Sandals
Don’t worry, we know you may not have the funds to support a trip around the world, but we thought about what awesome things you can do to make your summer memorable. All you need is a handful of cash, an open mind and an adventurous spirit. Build a Water Park in your backyard for your… Continue reading Enjoy Summer Without Breaking the Bank
It doesn’t have to be July 4th to show your patriotism. Whether you’re having party or not, it’s always a nice idea to show your patriotism this summer and all the time. You don’t have to be a Pinterest queen to do something cute, fun, and appealing. You don’t have to be super crafty or… Continue reading Decor for the Fourth
One of America’s biggest party weekends is upon us! On the fourth of July, we celebrate Independence and freedom and our favorite way to do that is with family and friends while we enjoy the warm smell of summer. We’ve put together some deliciously easy party dishes that will dazzle your guests or host! Fruit… Continue reading Fun Food for July Fourth!
Take off the heels, hang up the pencil skirt and, and ditch the silk blouse. It’s summer and summer means breezy, lazy, and sexy. This is the biggest weekend of the summer. Hit the beach, bar, and barbecue with these cheeky looks! BEACH BUM We’re going to Roxy.com first because Roxy is the queen of cool. We… Continue reading How to do Summer Beach Chic
Trying to avoid baggage fees? Pack carefully. If you’re shopping for you new trip, shop carefully, too. You should buy and pack things that are not only lightweight, but are versatile. You want shoes you can wear with everything, tops that can be dressed up or down and jewelry that does it for you. If… Continue reading How to Pack for Your Summer Vacay
It’s now midsummer and the sun, chlorine, and salt water may have done quite a number on your skin. It’s all good if you have a summer glow that hides the imperfections, but you’ll want to be fall weather ready when the tan fades. Follow these simple guidelines and try these amazing products to keep… Continue reading Summer Skin Care Products We Love
It’s that time of year—when the whole country is on vacation! Maybe you have a trip to Rome planned, or maybe you have a day trip planned to your nearest aquarium. Either way, you know you’re going to be on your feet for the whole day. And that’s not good for your feet, or your mood.… Continue reading Comfy Summer Shoes