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

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

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Seasonal & Holiday

Don’t Miss These Back to School Deals at Hollar

Have you heard of Hollar? I would be lying if I said, shopping there is not an obsession of mine. Once you shop on Hollar, it is hard to stop. They have so many great deals on name brand items. I love shopping online on their website. Hollar is an online dollar store and so… Continue reading Don’t Miss These Back to School Deals at Hollar

Clothing & Accessories · Seasonal & Holiday

Add These 3 Vegan Accessories to Your Fall Wardrobe

Whether you’re vegan for ethical reasons, health reasons, or are still just considering making the jump to an animal-product-free life, fashion and beauty is a great place to start. Developing vegan-friendly luxury fabrics has been a priority in the fashion industry over the last decade. Now, you can find nearly everything in an animal-friendly, vegan… Continue reading Add These 3 Vegan Accessories to Your Fall Wardrobe

Food & Beverage · Home & Garden · Seasonal & Holiday

5 Delicious Lemon Dessert Recipes

National Lemonade Day is August 20th, so I thought I would  share some great lemon recipes with you to celebrate. There is something about the tantalizing tartness of lemon that is so appealing, especially in summer. Check out these luscious lemon recipes below. Pink Lemonade Cupcakes Image Source-delish The pairing of sweet strawberries and tart lemons… Continue reading 5 Delicious Lemon Dessert Recipes

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

Clothing & Accessories · Seasonal & Holiday

Save Money on Transition Pieces for Summer-to-Fall Fashion

Don’t worry, I’m not proclaiming the end of summer just yet. What I am advocating is for you to start thinking about turning your favorite summer fashion into warm and cozy fall fashion. There are a few ways to quickly transform your favorite summer outfit into a look that’s perfect for a chilly day. In fact, you… Continue reading Save Money on Transition Pieces for Summer-to-Fall Fashion

Food & Beverage · Home & Garden · Seasonal & Holiday

6 Delicious Summer Blueberry Recipes

Blueberry picking time is here, they are just right for harvesting. In New York State, we love to go blueberry picking. We are blessed to have several large bushes on our property that have been here for decades. If you love the taste of fresh picked blueberries as much as we do, you might like these… Continue reading 6 Delicious Summer Blueberry Recipes

Food & Beverage · Home & Garden · Seasonal & Holiday

Tips for Freezing Your Garden Harvest

So, you have a great garden and you want to preserve your harvest to enjoy all winter long. If you want to have fruits and vegetables to during the winter, but are afraid it will require canning or other labor intensive preserving methods, keep reading. Freezing is an easy way to preserve your fruits and… Continue reading Tips for Freezing Your Garden Harvest

Health & Beauty · Seasonal & Holiday

6 Ways to Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage

Sunburn can be painful. It is no fun to be itching, peeling, and unable to allow anything to even touch your skin wherever the redness hits. But the sun can do so much more damage than just sunburn. According to dermatologists, too much time in the sun can cause brown spots, dry and wrinkling skin,… Continue reading 6 Ways to Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage

Food & Beverage · Home & Garden · Seasonal & Holiday

Top Grilling Tools Every BBQ Chef Needs

Grilling season is in full swing! Whether you are king or queen of the BBQ, you will want to check out this list of top BBQ tools no grill master should be without. Basting Brushes Basting your grilled meats and vegetables adds flavor and keeps meats nice and juicy. When choosing a basting brush for your… Continue reading Top Grilling Tools Every BBQ Chef Needs

Seasonal & Holiday

Where to Plan a Kid’s Summer Birthday Party for Less

For kids who have summer birthdays, it’s bittersweet. Kids who have birthdays during the school year get to have a fun party with all their friends, but, they still need to be in school. But, those who have birthdays that fall in the summertime will need to plan a party in order to bring all… Continue reading Where to Plan a Kid’s Summer Birthday Party for Less

Food & Beverage · Seasonal & Holiday · Travel

Travel Destinations That Will Have Your Mouth Watering

Summer is the perfect time to plan a vacation. If you are one who likes to get away and try new things, why not add culinary delights to your list of things to do while on your vacation? These top travel destinations will have your mouth watering and you definitely won’t leave hungry: New Orleans… Continue reading Travel Destinations That Will Have Your Mouth Watering

Health & Beauty · Seasonal & Holiday

Keep Your Skin Beautiful All Summer Long

We always want to look and feel our best, especially when we’re moms. Why? Because we’re already frazzled and tired, we just don’t want anyone to know how frazzled and tired we truly are. When our skin is healthy and radiant, we feel healthy and radiant. Image Source Follow these tips to keep your skin… Continue reading Keep Your Skin Beautiful All Summer Long

Flowers & Gifts · Food & Beverage · Seasonal & Holiday

Fun Ways to Preserve Your Fruit Harvest

Tending to your vegetable garden is one of the most relaxing and satisfying things you can do, especially with your kids. Gardening with family is one an international past time, and crosses borders of every culture. It’s how recipes, techniques, and trade secrets get passed from generation to generation. It’s the reason old Italian families have… Continue reading Fun Ways to Preserve Your Fruit Harvest

Home & Garden · Seasonal & Holiday

5 Tips To Keep Your Flowers Looking Their Best All Summer

The days are getting hotter, many parts of the country are experiencing record high temperatures that are unrelenting. Unlike us, our flowering plants cannot just walk off into the shade or an air-conditioned house. With a little extra care, you can keep both your perennials and annuals looking their best all season long. Image Source-MommyRamblings.org… Continue reading 5 Tips To Keep Your Flowers Looking Their Best All Summer

Food & Beverage · Seasonal & Holiday

5 Refreshing Summer Desserts

Summer is sweet and should be savored just like dessert. When you think of summer desserts, think refreshing. No one wants to be slaving over a hot oven during the summer. Here are some dessert recipes that are deliciously refreshing, and the perfect complement to your next summer barbeque, picnic or get-together. Most don’t require any… Continue reading 5 Refreshing Summer Desserts

Entertainment · Seasonal & Holiday · Travel

Ways to Save on Your Summer Travel Adventures

Are you still planning to take a family vacation this summer? Are you looking for ways to help save on all the travel expenses that come with a family vacation? Hopefully these tips will give you easy ways to save on summer travel and keep you going in style! Image Source Invest in Package Deals… Continue reading Ways to Save on Your Summer Travel Adventures