Month: October 2017

Early Shopper? Here are 6 Kid’s Christmas Gifts You Need to Buy on Amazon

It’s that time of year, folks. Twinkling lights. Christmas carols. Oh, and lots and lots of trips to the mall (or, if we’re being honest, Target). But, as a single, working mom to a preschooler, I don’t have time to window shop. This year, I’m doing the majority of my holiday shopping online—and you should too! […]

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Throwing a Halloween Party? Here’s the Ultimate Last-Minute Checklist

Throwing a Halloween party? Don’t scare off your guests by not having all of your bats in a row. Seriously, nothing is more panic-inducing than forgetting the punch bowl…or the candy for trick-or-treaters! Don’t worry—we’ve made a list of everything you’ll need for a frightfully fabulous event. Candy, candy and more candy What is Halloween without […]

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Sweater Weather is Here: 5 Cozy Combos Your Family Will Love

Days spent in oversized knits and soft leggings are calling our names. It was just cool enough here in North Carolina to throw on a wool pullover this morning and I’m in heaven—seriously, hurry up winter! Sweater weather is finally upon us. And, we’re counting down the seconds until it’s cold enough to finally break […]

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How To Clean White Converse: This Twitter User Has Discovered the Secret

Everyone has a go-to sneaker for Saturday afternoons. And, for the past few years white has been the trend. White Converse. White Adidas. White Vans. The list could go on. But, to keep the trend alive, we’ve got to take care of our shoes. Here’s our guide on how to clean white Converse (plus, why the […]

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9 Busy Mom Hacks to Save You Time & Money

Wearing all the hats is nothing new for your average mom. However, in the last decade, the introduction of social media has drastically influenced the pressure piled onto the matriarch of this new generation of mothers. Striving for the Pinterest-style life and the perfect children—especially while watching every other mom post about the craft they […]

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Target Is Stepping up Its Fashion Game: Here Are 8 Fall Trends You’ll Love

Oh Target, how we adore you. You’re the place we find solace on a bad day. You’re the place where we go to experience sheer happiness. With your $5 bottles of wine and your endless supply of contemporary home goods, we don’t understand why anyone would not fall in love upon entering your sliding glass […]

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Family Fitness: 6 Tips for Keeping Your Family Fit & Active

You want to make sure your kids grow up healthy, but some days you don’t even have time to make dinner. While it’s important to make family fitness a top priority, it’s often difficult to find the time. How are you supposed to keep your kids—and yourself!—fit and active when you have such a busy […]

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What are the Best Comfortable Flats For Work? We Have The Answer

So, you’re fresh out of college or grad school and you just got a job. But, what do you wear? Heels have earned a reputation for being the “it” shoes for the office. Every stereotype seems to put powerful, working women in a pair of pumps. But we’re convinced that the best comfortable flats for […]

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Ladies, Here are 9 Old-School Fashion Rules You Should Be Breaking

Didn’t your mama always tell you not to wear black with navy? How about no white after Labor Day? Yeah, us too. We all seem to have grown up learning about certain fashion faux pas—and to commit one was a cardinal sin. Breaking the rules can be scary. But trends are constantly changing and we […]

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8 Retailers That Always Offer Free Shipping With No Minimum

Have you ever found a great deal online, only to make it to check out and discover an $8 shipping fee? Yeah, we’ve all been there. Suddenly, the “great” deal you were excited about doesn’t feel so spectacular anymore. A thousand thoughts run through your head, but the one that stands out is shouting: don’t […]

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