8 New DIY Ideas for the New Year

Now that we're getting into the swing of 2014, check out our 'New DIY Ideas for the New Year' infographic for a list of great ideas that you can do for and with your kids to help simplify both their lives and yours. Our list includes great DIY ideas by bloggers like a weekly dress code by Simply Lulu Style, a shoe upgrade by Small Fry Blog, a fun way to shop by Flats to Flip-Flops, artwork cork frames Read more ...

10 New Year’s Resolutions Anyone Can Keep

While New Year’s resolutions are awesome in theory, they’re hard to stick to, especially when it comes to changing your spending habits. If saving money is at the top of your list, here are 10 easy-to-keep resolutions that will help you save money throughout 2014. 1. Dine Out Less: Eating at restaurants is one of the biggest money-suckers in the biz. There’s no need to stop cold turkey, but Read more ...

Use Social Media to Help Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Each year we create a list of New Year’s resolutions to improve our lives, but following through is another story. To help you stick to your goals this year, we've created a list of common resolutions and provided a few social media buddies to help you stay on track. 1. Lose Weight: As the most common resolution of them all, the idea of weight loss is always easier than the practice itself. Read more ...

Top 10 Realistic Tips for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Many of us spend January 1st making resolutions and the other 364 days trying to stay resolved to keeping them. In fact, only 8% of people successfully achieve their resolutions, according to research from the University of Scranton. So here are the top 10 tips for making resolutions, and more importantly, keeping them! 1. Set short-term goals for long-term results. People who break their resolutions Read more ...

Top 2013 New Year’s Eve Trends

Whether you’re celebrating New Year's at a black tie event or counting down with your TV, we have all you need to know about this year’s New Year's Eve trends. Here’s how people will be decorating, dressing, eating and drinking as they ring in 2014, and it all begins in 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1… Sugar-Rimmed Champagne Give your champagne flutes a little sparkle when you rim them with Read more ...

Mobile Apps that Make Fitness Fun

It’s January 24—do you know where your New Year’s resolutions are? If one of your goals for 2013 is to get healthier, join the club—that’s one of the most common resolutions made every year. But even by the end of January, motivation can begin to wane and working out in the cold wee hours of the morning can start to lose what little appeal it had. Never fear, mobile apps are here. If Read more ...

Five Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

“I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the year’s.” –Henry Moore. If you’re one of many making resolutions for the New Year, we have a few tips to help you keep them beyond tomorrow. Remember, change doesn't happen overnight. One of the best things you can do is create realistic goals that you can measure as you go. Small successes along the way will keep you committed. Turn Read more ...

How to Throw a “Happy Noon Year” Party

As much as young children love the idea of staying up past their bedtime to ring in the New Year, most can’t make it to midnight—nor would their parents want them to. But that doesn’t mean that little ones can’t celebrate in a more age-appropriate fashion. Instead of keeping your kids up till the clock strikes 12:00 midnight, try throwing a kid-friendly bash at 12:00 noon. Here’s how to Read more ...