11 Detox Waters for a Slimmer Summer

Toss the soda and start sipping the stuff that makes you slim and healthy! Detox waters are all the rage and for good reason. They’re a delicious, refreshing alternative to high-sugar sodas. Easy to make and easy to enjoy. Did you know that drinking just one soda per day is the equivalent of eating 35 pounds of sugar in a year? That ends up equaling more than 15 pounds of body fat added--all Read more ...

Summer Survival Guide for Mom

Summer is officially here and you have a few months before the next school year begins. If you’re like most moms, the next several weeks will likely include entertaining your children (and their friends), possibly entertaining your neighbors, and in the midst of that, finding a few moments for yourself. So what’s a busy mom to do when she’s staring at two full months of fun and entertainment, Read more ...

Get the Most Out of the Summer Solstice

This Saturday, June 21, is the longest day of the year, also known as the Summer Solstice. It’s a day that is rich in tradition, meaning and sunshine. It’s been celebrated for hundreds of years in countries around the world. We think the best way to honor the solstice is to get outdoors, so here are a few ways to make the most of your extra sunlight. Get out picking: Long ago, it was Read more ...

6 Sizzling Outdoor Summer Party Ideas

Now that it's summer, it's time to enjoy the outdoors and celebrate with a summer soiree or two. Here are six sizzling outdoor summer party ideas for kids, teens and adults that are sure to create lasting memories. Kids Summer Party Ideas 1. Glow in the Dark Party - these parties are all the rage with kids this summer. A trip to the Dollar General will set you up with all the glow in Read more ...

How to Style Summer Shorts that Look Good on Everyone

June is here and summer is in the air. It's time to spend your long days out in the sun for a fun picnic or weekend stroll. While you're enjoying the summer, make sure your style is ready to go with a great pair of summer shorts. It can be difficult figuring out which styles are right for your body, but we have a few picks that are perfect for any age and that look good on everyone. See how to Read more ...

Double-Duty Products that Simplify Your Summer Beauty Routine

Is your calendar set with a list of summer festivals to attend? Or maybe you have a few weddings or trips? Either way, you might want to lighten your bag load with some two-in-one beauty products. Streamline your summer beauty routine with these five double-duty bargains. 1. L’Oreal Double Extend Lash Boosting Mascara ($13): A breakthrough, double-duty wonder, this mascara pairs up a growth-boosting Read more ...

How to Feed Your Hungry College Kid this Summer and Stay Under Budget

It's summertime, which means a lot of college kids are home for the break. It also means moms are once again tasked with stocking the fridge with foods your kid will like. Here are some tips on how to feed your hungry college kid healthy foods this summer while also staying under budget. The Freshman 15 is no joke! Your college scholar is probably used to eating noodles for breakfast, lunch Read more ...

Ultimate Grilling Guide: Recipes for Summer Favorites

Summer’s here! Time to break out the grill and start charcoaling the chicken. You already know you can slather them with barbecue sauce, but this year we thought it was time for a refresh! There are so many delicious, new ways to get grilling. We’ve pulled together new favorites that are just as easy as the classic standbys, but these babies offer up a flavor twist. With quick tips, and Read more ...