15 Fresh and Fabulous Ways to Display Your Summer Vacation Photos

The carefree days of summer may be coming to a close, but don’t just sit back and mourn the end of your vacation. Commemorate it with these creative DIY photo displays, and you’ll be reliving the good times all year long. 1. Photo Coasters Cut up cork sheet and use Mod Podge to cover each piece with a favorite photo so you can relive your summer vacation every time you take a sip. 2. Polaroid Read more ...

A 4-Step Guide for the Perfect Back to School Beauty Look

While you may not miss the books or homework, a new school year is a fresh start and the perfect opportunity to change up your look! Today we're sharing how to create the perfect back to school beauty look that will help you look fabulous all day long. These 10 items are all affordable, easy to find at your local drugstore, and practically foolproof to apply. With only four easy steps, you can Read more ...

Ways to Save When Traveling in the Off-Season

How to save money when you visit Europe this fall! Summer is a popular time for Americans traveling to Europe as they take advantage of warm weather and time off from school. But if you can’t squeeze in a trip across the Atlantic over the next month, don’t rule out Europe altogether. Autumn is the perfect time for a stroll through Paris or a visit to one of Rome’s gelaterias. October Read more ...

8 Essentials for the Perfect Summer Picnic

Since it's summer we know that you're enjoying fun in the sun by getting outside whenever possible. And whether you're hitting up a summer concert in the park or a late afternoon hike, be sure to wind down the day with nice picnic. Grab a basket and enjoy an alfresco outdoor meal under the summer sky. Pack the cooler, get your favorite blanket and celebrate summer outdoors with these 8 creative Read more ...

How to Prep for the Back to School Emotional Impact

Summer is still in full swing, but in the back of every mother’s mind is the dreaded day of sending your child back to school. For some, it's easy to send off your independent 5th grader who is ready to “rule the school,” but for others, it may be a difficult task to do each morning. We've put together a cheat sheet that will help get you in the back to school mindset. Share Preschool Read more ...

8 Easy and Affordable Kid-Friendly Backyard Ideas

Kid-friendly backyard ideas encourage outdoor play, which contribute to overall physical and mental health. Frequent outdoor play helps to increase fitness, as well as raise vitamin D levels. Creating a kid-friendly backyard will help ensure your child is enjoying the outdoors during the summer. Here are eight ways to do just that! 1. Life-Size Angry Birds Game This game can be dismantled Read more ...

7 Brazilian-Inspired Eats for the World Cup

We’re one month into the FIFA World Cup and the excitement just keeps rising! Pubs around the world are packed with men and women rooting for their own countries, their favorite teams, and some of the best players in the world. And while it’s nice to gather with friends at the neighborhood water hole, why not throw a wild World Cup party in your own home? We've pulled together 7 Brazilian-inspired Read more ...

10 Best Summer Dress Styles Under $100

Temperatures are rising and so are hemlines! With the warm summer weather, it's much easier to slip on a fun dress than to think about layers of jeans and jackets that make you sweat. Ready to set up your ensemble but not sure what to wear with all the dresses out there? We've got you covered with our 10 best summer dress styles that are actually quite affordable--all coming in under $100! 1. Read more ...