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Essential Gear for Your Family Road Trip

Essential Gear for Your Family Road Trip

Traveling this summer? Don’t forget to pack these travel essentials to use in the car and during your family adventures. Some basic gear can make family travel much easier and long road trips fun for kids too!

California Glamping & Family Road Trip Ideas

California Glamping & Family Road Trip Ideas

What do you like to do when the weather gets warmer? Our family loves to travel and explore new places. Our recent family road trip took us to destinations in California, Utah & Colorado. Here are some of the highlights from our family road trip adventures!

Family Adventure Hike Through Zion National Park

Family Adventure Hike Through Zion National Park

The best travel destinations are places for families to make memories, get some exercise and enjoy some good old family fun. Zion National Park is a great place to visit and go on a family hike — even with young kids! We enjoyed exploring the canyon paths, walking in the river and taking in the gorgeous views on all sides.
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Behind the Scenes with Matilda Jane Clothing Artist Maggie Szott

Behind the Scenes with Matilda Jane Clothing Artist Maggie Szott

Matilda Jane Clothing makes adorable outfits for girls that are inspired by childhood. We had a chance to catch up with artist Maggie Szott, whose sketches and watercolor designs are transformed into fabrics for twirly dresses and ruffle tops. Learn what inspires her designs!

Streamlined Diapering Solution & Summer Basics

Streamlined Diapering Solution & Summer Basics

DiaperQuick is a streamlined bag that provides a clean spot to change a diaper AND holds a few essentials such as 2 to 3 diapers, wipes, a tube of diaper cream and even an extra shirt for my little man. Family adventures just got easier!

Tips to Teach Kids Laundry Skills

Tips to Teach Kids Laundry Skills

What is loads of fun and never ends? Laundry! Just kidding about the fun part. Doing laundry does seem to take up quite a bit of time within mommy life. My kids seem to be particularly talented at creating laundry. I’ve begun teaching my girls (ages 3 and 5-years-old) how to help with gathering dirty laundry, folding their clean laundry and putting it away in their drawers. Here are some tips to teach kids laundry skills and help them get involved with the family laundry routine.
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Trendy Prom Dress Styles for Teens

Trendy Prom Dress Styles for Teens

Prom is an important high school milestone and opportunity to make memories. For many teens, it’s also important to find the perfect dress. These styles and colors were most popular for prom dresses this year.

Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea  at The Arch London

Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea at The Arch London

Few things make many little girls (or moms) more delighted than a tea party. Next time you are in London, don’t miss the opportunity to experience The Arch London’s sumptuous afternoon tea.

Gel Polish Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Gel Polish Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Gel nail polish is changing the beauty industry as we know it. Suddenly, it’s possible to achieve salon-quality results from home! You don’t have to be a beauty guru or stylist to master gel polish. It’s all about your technique and you can learn the right technique right from home. Working with gel polish isn’t the same as working with traditional nail polish. As a beginner, it might take some practice to get the hang of the new polish, but once you learn, you’ll never go back! Here are some tips and tricks for gel polish beginners.
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6 Common Insects that are Good for Your Garden

6 Common Insects that are Good for Your Garden

When you see bugs in your flower bed or vegetable patch, don’t be too hasty to reach for the pesticide. You may be surprised to know that many insects are beneficial for your garden. Here’s a rundown of some of the most garden-friendly insects.

Trolls Inspired Kids Toys & Sensory Activities

Trolls Inspired Kids Toys & Sensory Activities

If you have young kids then you know that kids like to stay super active. I’m excited to share a fun new Netflix show and a few glitter-inspired kids activities!

Creative Homeschool Science Projects for Kids

Creative Homeschool Science Projects for Kids

Teaching science to kids can be creative and fun! It’s easy to make school at home interesting and interactive to inspire a love for learning. I am not a natural teacher; I am super crafty, kind of disorganized and I go with the flow but I find ways to enforce my kids’ daily routine and make our homeschool schedule work. My oldest child is in kindergarten this year and she’s been learning how to write her letters, do basic math and explore simple scientific principles. We love doing experiments with color and learning about the 5 senses! Here are a few projects we’ve enjoyed to mix up our daily homeschool routine.
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6 Upgrades for a More Comfortable Home

6 Upgrades for a More Comfortable Home

A comfortable home requires keeping your house cool in summer and warm in winter. These tips can help you maintain the right temperature and humidity of the air inside your house, improving the living conditions for everyone. 

5 Commonly Overlooked Household Cleaning Responsibilities

5 Commonly Overlooked Household Cleaning Responsibilities

A mom’s house cleaning routine usually includes vacuuming, wiping countertops and cleaning the bathroom. These five cleaning tasks are often overlooked but are just as important to maintain a happy and healthy home. 

4 Smart Installations to Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

4 Smart Installations to Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

It’s easy to keep your house safe and secure when you leave home for an extended trip. You want to know that everything will look exactly the same as when you left with nothing missing and pets that are safe and happy. These simple ideas and devices will help you make sure your home is safe and in good condition when you return.
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