14 Ways to Save When Eating Out

It’s so nice to hang up your apron and let someone else wait on you for the night. Unfortunately, dining out can get expensive, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 15 ways to save when eating out--whether you’re stopping at a roadside diner for a pancake breakfast or enjoying a decadent date night complete with gourmet food, wine and a Broadway show. Many restaurants have kids Read more ...

8 Things to Do Over Labor Day Weekend

Fall doesn’t officially begin until September 22, but for many, Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer. While many kids are already back in school, this three-day weekend gives us one last chance to celebrate the lazy days of summer. Here are 10 fun things you can do this Labor Day weekend. It’s your last hoorah, so we say go for it! Visit an obscure museum. Chances are you Read more ...

7 Hilarious Kid Quotes All Parents Will Enjoy

Now that summer is winding down, it's time to start preparing your kids for school--unless they've already gone back. It might feel quite nice for some to send your children off to the classroom so you can get a little rest, but we know you'll miss the sounds of them running through your home during the day. But never fear! We're sharing some of our favorite and hilarious kid quotes that'll make Read more ...

How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy School Lunches

School is back in session and parents are back on lunch duty. Packing a well-balanced lunch and getting kids to actually eat their fruits and vegetables can be a real challenge. Things like brown bag lunches allow you to save hundreds of dollars a year while giving you some control over what your kids eat. So here are a few ways to get kids to eat healthy school lunches that you so lovingly Read more ...

The Best End of Summer Festivals by City

Summer is winding down, which means a lot of the summer concert series are coming to an end. But there are still a ton of wonderful end of summer festivals by city where you can dance the night away or take in a unique film. See the list below for some of our favorites across the country. West Virginia Camp Barefoot 2014 - Bartow - August 21 Tennessee Southern Brewers Festival 2014 Read more ...

Make Your Own Makeup With 2-Ingredient Beauty Products

Makeup can add personality and infuse fun into any outfit, but it can sometimes be difficult to find the shades and formulas that fit your needs. Whether you're looking for your skin tone's perfect shade of foundation or a lipstick to match your new pink heels, making your own makeup allows you to create your ideal shade in the comfort of your home. Here are four easy recipes to make your own makeup Read more ...

25 Creative Uses for Olive Oil

Source: Olive Oil Excellence If you haven't yet heard about all the great benefits of olive oil, then you've probably been living under a rock. Olive oil has many advantages when it comes to cooking, but there are other creative uses for olive oil outside of the kitchen. Because of its high content of polyphenols and oleic acid, extra virgin olive oil provides more benefits than you might think! 1. Read more ...

6 Montessori Ideas to Try at Home

The Montessori approach to education uses a foundation of active learning through physical experience, led by the child. You may have heard it described as learning through play. What that means in practical terms, is simply that you take advantage of a child’s interests to teach him or her important life skills. As children learn, they gain confidence and become more willing to share knowledge Read more ...