10 Life Hacks Every Mom Should Know

Being a mom is a tough job, and with four kids, I was always in search of ways to streamline my schedule and make life run a little more smoothly. Now that my kids are older and almost on their own, I miss the chaos, to be honest. But I’m so thankful for the tips, tricks and hacks I learned along the way that helped keep me sane while I had four little munchkins under foot. Here are my favorite Read more ...

Creative Cash Gifts for Grads

Before you start writing checks for all those “Congratulations, Graduate” cards this year, consider something a little more creative. While it’s true that cash is the number one gift of choice for graduates, you could have some fun passing the buck(s) on to your favorite students with these creative cash gifts for grads ideas. First, don’t think that giving cash has to be in the form Read more ...

8 Tricks to Organize Your Makeup Vanity

This week is all about the home! So we're incorporating beauty and home care with some makeup vanity organization. In search of beautiful and organized ideas, we turned to Pinterest--our favorite spot for inspiration. (You’re following us, aren't you?) After combing through thousands of images, here are the eight best tricks to organize your makeup vanity. 1. Trays: When it comes to corralling Read more ...

5 Home Remodels That Add Value

You've probably heard it before, the kitchen and the bathroom are the best place to invest your dollars. And while this is certainly true, they aren't the only improvements that recoup a significant amount of costs when you sell. Here are the five best home remodels that have been proven to increase value. Refinish kitchen cabinets. If remodeling your kitchen feels too insurmountable and costly, Read more ...

6 Genius & Budget-Friendly Graduation Party Ideas

It’s the age of all things DIY, so some of us may be feeling the extra pressure to make our grad parties shine this year. Fortunately, there are plenty of genius ideas that are easy to execute and sure to impress. Here are some budget-friendly food and décor to up the ante on your grad’s special day. Floating Photo Collage: Hole-punch the top of photos and tie them to balloon strings for Read more ...

How to Take a Triple-Ginger Salt Detox Bath

Looking for a good spring pick-me-up? A long, hot soak with these detoxifying bath salts will relieve water retention and stimulate circulation (especially when paired with dry-brushing). Try this triple-ginger salt detox bath DIY before a big event or whenever you’re feeling a little sluggish. The best part is making a batch takes all of two minutes! Here’s how to do it. Step 1: To start, Read more ...

Makeover Your Mother’s Day with a Mother-Daughter At-Home Spa Party

We're celebrating Mother's Day not just today but all month long. One great thing to do this May is enjoy some bonding time with a mother-daughter at-home spa day. Start with a mani-pedi. Soak your feet in a bowl of lavender honey milk soak. Make it fancy by adding a handful of flowers in the bowl. Soak 15 to 30 minutes. Use a grapefruit sugar scrub to remove dead skin. Finish by painting each Read more ...

DIY Frozen Birthday Party Ideas

Cool off this summer with a Disney-inspired party for your kids. These recipes and DIY Frozen birthday party ideas feature cool treats and designs that won't overwhelm. Frozen Decor: Set the tone with the Frozen soundtrack playing in the background Think snowflakes, bling and sparkle Cut out our free printable to use for name cards, water bottles and cupcake toppers. Frame our "I Read more ...