2021 was the hardest, most painful year I’ve ever experienced but I can’t hate it. After looking back on the emotional rollercoaster of the past 12 months there is one recurring theme, relationships.Read more
Bowling, roller skating, see a movie, arcade, get coffee, make soap, make candles, go to the art museum, science museum, ANY museum? One can practically exhaust ALL ideas when it comes to things that tweens and teens might enjoy doing. And often the resounding response to each suggestion is, “ehh” or “meh”. Teaching a cat how to high dive is an easier achievement than getting a teen or tween excited about doing something you suggest! Which was why I wasn’t too surprised when the resistance was strong when I mentioned going to another art immersion experience. But this art immersion experience was unlike any other, this one was from an OTHER WORLD!Read more
Being a busy mom can quickly push self-care to the back burner. Who has time for a lengthy skin care routine anyway? It can be hard to figure out the best products to use, not to mention the routine you should practice. However, it’s important that you find the time to adequately care for yourself and your skin each and every day. Taking good care of yourself doesn’t have to take up a lot of time, nor does it have to be expensive. Follow these tips to combat aging and make it seem like you haven’t been sleep-deprived since you gave birth!
Homeowners can make various design choices to make a room stand out. Establishing a focal point is one of the primary methods. Of course, doing so is easier said than done. Luckily, making this endeavor simple doesn’t require homeowners to take interior design courses. Let’s break down the top tips for creating the perfect focal point at home.Read more
The kitchen is the heart and soul of your home. It’s where everyone gathers to begin their day, and deep discussions occur. You want your kitchen to look updated, chic, and functional. Read on to explore these creative ways to add value to your kitchen.Read more
Did you know that the jewelry industry is worth more than 300 billion dollars and is only estimated to grow in the future? This might not be too surprising to you since it’s well known that most people love wearing jewelry. However, wearing jewelry is usually associated with adulthood, but does this always have to be the case?Read more
Showing your partner how much you love them comes in various ways. It all falls to preferences and understanding their love language. If you’re nearing your anniversary, letting them know that they’re appreciated can go a long way and strengthen your love on a deeper level.
So here are a few of the perfect anniversary gifts your spouse will love. Remember this; it isn’t about the cost, but rather about the consideration and care that went into it.Read more
College is an important time of independence and self-discovery in many people’s lives. For students pursuing a four-year degree, college graduation marks the transition from educational to professional pursuits. If you know what field your graduate hopes to work in, a great graduation gift is something that is important to their profession. For example, business graduates would appreciate a high-quality briefcase or laptop bag to replace their everyday backpack. For teachers, a few books to start their classroom bookshelf is a thoughtful gift that recognizes their career path.Read more
Ever walk into your home and instantly begin to have heart palpitations due to the overwhelming amount of crap and random unidentifiable odors? Life with kids is amazing, but it can also be overwhelming…being responsible for the kids, work, and the household is exhausting. Ever notice that the majority is often random piles of paper, what is up with that? Unfortunately you can’t even light a scented candle to get rid of the stench due to the fear of an instant inferno. So, what to do?
The holidays are an exciting time of year! The anticipation of spending quality time with loved ones, the mouth watering food, delicious desserts, and presents! The long standing tradition of giving family and friends a gift should be a process one enters with joy, however if you are a sufferer from financial abuse the process can be excruciating. Do you know the signs of financial abuse? Financial abuse is real and often a very powerful form of keeping the victim trapped in an abusive relationship. So this Christmas when you receive an otherwise “awkward” gift, perhaps half the Bath and Body kit is missing, or it looks regifted, or perhaps even second hand, please keep the following in mind…Read more