“Love yourself first.”
It’s an eye-roll inducing cliche that Carrie Bradshaw probably expressed some variation of on Sex and The City. (Edit: We googled it, she did say that). But this overplayed sentiment harbors a whole lot of truth. As Valentine’s Day approaches, challenge yourself to really get out there again by dating yourself. Here’s how:
Award show season. It’s the perfect time to scrutinize the fashion choices of the rich and famous from the comfort of your favorite sweatpants. Feed your self-righteous appetite with these show-stopping hors-d’oeuvres for the whole posse to enjoy.
Unbeknownst to the hellish little gremlins we call children, learning new things can actually be exciting. The STEM field is growing rapidly, with a 14% increase in jobs expected by 2020. These Valentine’s Day themed STEM activities probably won’t grant your little nugget admission to Harvard, but it might help them learn a thing or two.
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Vacationing with kids is basically just babysitting in another city, except with more cocktails and a better view. But still, you deserve to (try to) get your chill on, Mama. Here are our favorite small-town family destinations for living like a local and enjoying some no-frills R&R. Read More “Small-Town Vacation Spots”
It sounds a lot like a mythical fruit that you’d find in an enchanted forest. But elderberries are real, and they might as well be magical. They have anti-aging properties, so we’ll def be eating them by the handful. If your tastes are more refined than ours, we’ve got you covered with some yummy recipes: Read More “What’s an Elderberry?”
Do you ever look at your kid and think, why are you so obsessed with me? Our little ones love to copy all that we do, especially when it comes to our… unbecoming habits. *sigh* If only we could get them to model our love of broccoli like they do our (accidental) use of colorful language.
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The most wonderful (and busiest) time of the year calls for oversized sweaters and no-frills weeknight meals. Good old fashioned tacos are an infallible household staple, but it might be time to taco-bout “beefing up” tried-and-true taco Tuesday. Although fresh salsa, ground beef, and crispy tortilla shells are a Mexican fare trifecta, one shouldn’t shy away from experimenting with different flavors and ingredients. Here are some of our favorite non-conformist taco recipes to spice up your family’s favorite go-to meal.
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The holiday season is an opportune time to give back and lend a hand to those in need. It’s true what they say; it really is the thought that counts. Often, the most touching sentiments are those firmly rooted in empathy, thoughtfulness, and kindness. Here are some meaningful and simple ways to channel your charitable spirit without busting your holiday budget.
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Move over, boring bubble baths. Bath bombs have been on the scene for a couple of years and have single-handedly revolutionized the way we unwind and de-stress. Not only do they smell like a bouquet of fresh flowers, but their water-activated explosion of vivacious color is nothing short of a spectacle. The best news? You don’t have to venture into a hectic shopping mall to experience this kaleidoscope of color.
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Smack dab in the middle of the ghouls and the garland is the “gobble gobble” of Thanksgiving. While its neighboring holidays boast trick-or-treating and tree lightings, Thanksgiving can sometimes leave a lot to be desired in terms of its fun-factor.