Yoga Design Lab Premium Yoga Mat

Yoga Design Lab

  This product was provided free of charge in exchange for an honest review. I love being active, and more recently, yoga has been a part of my routine.  One of the essential things for yoga is a good yoga mat, to help provide some cushioning and provide a good non-slip surface to allow for [...]

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Time Management Strategies for Prioritizing your List and Getting More Done

Julie Bowman - The Organized Details

  Being a mom is like a juggler at the circus. Circus jugglers never have just one ball in the air at a time.  They are constantly focused on their responsibility to keep the balls rotating. As their act continues, the juggler slowly adds additional balls in hopes that he won’t become overloaded and can [...]

Give Your Toddler a Healthy Gut With These 3 Powerful Boosters

Healthy Gut

  Guts. Specifically, I’m talking about your toddler’s gut. This may not be something most moms are thinking about, but if your toddler has chronic diarrhea, constipation or any other digestive issues, maybe you should. I am a mother of twin toddlers and I know first hand the effects of a poor gut. I supplemented [...]

Luxury Gifts for The Baby Who Has Everything

Luxury Baby Gifts

  The announcement of a new royal baby has got us thinking. Bringing a child into the world is something worth celebrating. And celebrating in style. Whether you’re the proud parents, a relative or a family friend – and you’ve got a big budget, mind – these gifts are some of the most luxurious we [...]

5 Steps to Buying Second-Hand Goods Online

Swap

  The Internet has proven to be an invaluable tool for all kinds of things from looking for new job opportunities to finding out information and even watching television or movies while out of the house. However one of the most popular uses of the world wide web is shopping or eCommerce as it is [...]

10 Tips for Eating Healthier When You Fly

Eating Healthier

Whether a person flies regularly or not it is important to consider the food they consume while flying. Regular travelers might be eating plane food for lack of time to prepare the food while rare travelers might not know what is healthy on flights. Whereas it is difficult to ensure the meals are healthy, it [...]

Tomato Mint Bites

Tomato Mint Bites

Homemade bread with Feta spread, Tomatoes, and Mint This is a recipe inspired by growing fresh veggies in the garden and trips to the farmer’s market.  If you are looking for an easy way to use fresh-picked items, this recipe is a quick way to go from farm to table!  It is refreshing and absolutely [...]

Tips To Throwing A Kids Backyard Pool Party

Swimming Pool

Your kids love the swimming pool out in your back yard.  They are always inviting their friends over to play.  So, why not have a party? Allow your kids and their friends to have a day of fun in the water. You’ve already got the best components – kids and water.  Just take care of [...]

How to Eat Vegan While Travelling

Tomatoes

As much as it’s admirable to be committed to your body by living a vegan lifestyle, it isn’t always easy, especially when travelling outside your hometown.  It can be quite frustrating trying to stick to your choice of lifestyle when restaurants are unfamiliar.  The good news is that it isn’t as difficult as you may [...]

Tips for Safer Summer Camp Packing

Wild Mint's Tips for Safe Summer Camp Packing

  With school coming to an end, and warmer weather fast approaching, there’s a good chance that many of you are starting to prepare your kids for summer camp!  Many camps prove to be both an extremely rewarding and enjoyable time for children, and as parents, we want to ensure our young ones stay safe [...]

Family Room Clutter Busters

FamilyRoomClutter

Life & Beauty Weekly: Life & Love By Elizabeth Hurchalla for Life & Beauty Weekly Your family room or living room is the one place your whole clan comes together to hang out. And, as such, it’s probably the default dumping ground for everyone’s stuff. If your family is like most families, that means clutter [...]

Beauty Breakthroughs for the Environment

BeautyBreakthroughs

The Style Glossy: Beauty Counter By Shelley Levitt for The Style Glossy Real beauty is more than skin-deep: It also safeguards the planet. Here are five fresh ways to be an eco-chic goddess. 1. Practice once-a-day makeup application. Going from the office to a dinner date? There’s no need to waste time, product, water or [...]

Coffee Beanery (**GIVEAWAY**)

Coffee Beanery Blueberry Cobbler

  The product was provided free of charge in exchange for an honest review. The Coffee Beanery has so much to offer coffee-lovers.  They have a large product selection, from holiday and seasonal coffees (such as Strawberry Cheesecake and Peppermint Twist), to plenty of other products, so you are sure to find one you like. [...]

Grow Your Own Herb Garden

Grow Your Own Herbs

Spring has arrived and we’re finally seeing beautiful flowers rear their pretty heads. But, with our love of flowers, are we missing out on another range of charming garden goodness? Don’t forget herbs! It’s impossible to list all the reasons why growing your own herb garden should be top of the list of priorities, but [...]

Help for the Grieving… Living After Loss

Mourning grief

  When you are faced with your worst case scenario and you don’t know where to go… here are some of the resources, groups and ideas to help you along your new life on the grieving path… This is a crazy ride, a long and hard journey and a road no one wants to travel- [...]

Fun Easter Activities for Kids

Fun Easter Activities for Kids

  This year, Easter Sunday will fall on the 20th of April and my kids are really excited about celebrating! I was looking for some Easter-themed activities that would be fun but not too messy or complicated and here’s what I found. It’s time to plan an eventful day for the kids, so if you [...]

Tribes-A-Dozen Voilà! Hallah Egg Bread Mixes (**GIVEAWAY**)

Voila Breads

  This product was provided free of charge in exchange for an honest review. Voila! Hallah is everything you need to make traditional hallah bread in one box, minus an egg, some oil and honey. These breads come in three varieties: Traditional, Whole Wheat (“Wholey Wheat”) and Spelt mix (“Simply Spelt”). Voila! Hallah egg bread mixes [...]

Best Springtime Getaways for the Whole Family

Travel

  Winter is finally ending, and spring is in the air!  It’s time to celebrate, and what better way to shake off the winter doldrums and re-invigorate yourself and your family than by sharing a family adventure! You may feel at a loss to come up with interesting places to travel with kids, but with [...]

Reading & The Outdoors

Reading

My life has always included books and outdoor play. I couldn’t imagine it any other way. I remember my parent’s first home. The house was small; a one bedroom/one bathroom place that was set back off the road on my paternal grandparents’ property.  Not really in the woods, per se, but behind a thicket of [...]

Bed Bugs: How to Protect Your Family

Canine Detecting Bed Bugs

  As a mom with experience in the pest control industry, it is easy for me to quickly conclude that the ingredients in pest control products can affect the health of the entire family. However, I also tend to take this step for granted. In addition to protecting your family from bed bugs, it is [...]

Indoor Water Parks: Year-Round Fun and Bang for your Buck

WaterParksCoyoteCanyon

  Planning a family vacation can take a lot of time, effort, and money. In these trying economic times, one must be more resourceful in looking for a fun-filled vacation idea for the whole family that won’t put too big a dent in your wallet.  Fortunately indoor water parks offer holidaymakers a quick fix any [...]

Babyhome’s so-ro Receives 2014 Cribsie New Arrival Award

Baby So-ro

Barcelona, Spain — (March 2014) – Barcelona, Spain-based Babyhome, a manufacturer of high-quality, stylish and functional children’s products is pleased to announce that their so-ro cradle is the recipient of a Cribsie New Arrival Award in the 2014 The Cribsie Awards.  Founded in 2010 and hosted by StrollerTraffic.com, the Cribsie Awards recognize the best products, [...]

Quest Nutrition ~ A Fit New Year (**GIVEAWAY**)

Quest

This product was provided free of charge in exchange for an honest review. I was very excited to try the Quest line of protein bars, pasta and treats.  When the box was delivered, I couldn’t wait to open it up and to think about good times to try different products. I am a very busy [...]

Easy Ways To Add Olives To Your Next Meal

Olives

Olives are renowned for their good qualities and versatility – they can be used in appetizers, spreads, salads, and condiments.  Because of this, many people have fallen in love with these tasty treats. Interestingly, kalamata olives and other olive varieties suit a range of tastes – they can be pungent, sweet, sour, or bitter. Using [...]

When Are Children Old Enough to Use Facebook?

Facebook

It seems like children are oh-so eager to grow up, from little girls borrowing their moms’ shoes and lip gloss to little boys acting like soldiers or firemen. It’s all harmless play and part of growing up. However, now there’s another adult part of the world children are eager to embrace: joining the popular social-media [...]

“Let’s Play Football” Children’s Book (**GIVEAWAY CLOSED**)

Let's Play Football

This product was provided free of charge in exchange for an honest review. If your family enjoys football, one way to introduce kids to the basics of football is a new book, “Let’s Play Football”.  This hardcover children’s book is about a papa bear and his cub, as they learn about football together.  Written by [...]

Top 10 Football Party Treats

Kraft Cheesy Beef Nachos

When you think of game day, your first thought is probably, ‘What am I going to serve everyone?’ Usually, your husband has it easy.  He just invites everyone. You, on the other hand, are the one who plans ahead. You want to make sure everyone enjoys themselves while they watch the game at your house. [...]

Five Fun Ideas for Your Next Mom’s Night Out

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Spending a night out with the girls is always a great idea. It gives you a chance to catch up with your BFFs and let your hair down. Here are some ideas for your next mom’s night out. Bingo! Take a trip to your nearest bingo hall and have an evening of shouting, laughing and [...]

Earth Day Adventures Get Greener with Bumbleride® Strollers

BumbleRide Ecofriendly

Eco-Conscious Stroller Company Reduces Eco ‘Footprints’ with Recycled, Sustainable Materials SAN DIEGO, CA (January 15, 2014) – Offering a smooth ride for babies and a chic, modern aesthetic for parents, Bumbleride continues to raise the stroller standard this Earth Day by reducing families’ carbon-footprints as they stroll. Bumbleride strollers and accessories boast a unique blend [...]

Being a Child and Living with Loss

Children Grief

There is so much in this journey that is hard to comprehend for me; imagine being a child. Imagine one day your sibling, parent, friend or close family member is gone and you don’t understand.  Imagine this new world of missing, and all that comes along with it.  The  emotional and grieving adults around you [...]