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There are a few categories of awesome baby shower gifts that are most appreciated by expecting moms. They include functional necessities (like a diaper pail) and gifts on a couple’s registry that they desperately need. But perhaps the best baby shower gifts of all are those items that educate and teach a child as they grow, while providing unlimited fun and stimulation. LeapFrog items and Fisher-Price toys are perfect examples. Leap Into Learning Just under four million babies are born in the United States each year. That’s a lot of baby shower gifts being given. The term baby “shower” may seem a bit odd.Read Now »
It’s likely that the last time you stepped into a classroom was several years ago. Once we are out of the learning cycle, it is easy to become complacent. Maybe now is the time to venture outside your comfort zone and attempt new things, regardless of your age. Unlike when we were forced to attend school and take specific classes, community colleges offer exceptional opportunities to educate yourself on the topics you really care about. If you always wanted to expand you knowledge in the kitchen and take a cooking class, community colleges are an excellent choice.Read Now »
Traveling should be stress-free! After all, a trip away from home should be all about relaxing and anticipating fabulous experiences. There was a time when travel agents were the only way to book a multiple day trip. There were no hotel discounts or options to choose your accommodations for flights on the internet like Hotels.com and Expedia. Oh my, how the landscape of travel has certainly changed. Today within a matter of moments you can search multiple options on your own to find lodging that fits your exact expectations as well as airline flights and just about everything else.Read Now »
When we think about decluttering, we usually imagine a pristine closet with hangers all facing the same way, clothes organized by function and color, and pairs of shoes that are easy to identify. The reality is that many of us have overstuffed drawers and closets full of items that would be better donated to a thrift store or sold at a yard sale. Consider for just a moment how your life would look different if you owned fewer clothes and had a minimalist wardrobe. As the cliché states, “less is more!” Creating a life without clutter can be liberating for the mind, body and soul.Read Now »
Warm weather means plenty of opportunities for inexpensive and fun-filled outdoor activities. So put down the video games, stopping posting on social media, and grab the family for some awesome activities that will get everyone out of the house. Whether it is a few hours hiking together, a visit to a national park or even the unique experience of visiting a Renaissance Faire, these budget-friendly outdoor ideas are deliver a day of entertainment for everyone. Renaissance Faires Our guess is that you have never been to a Renaissance Faire.Read Now »
Memorial Day camp-outs, cook-outs...and veg-outs? Huh? Memorial Day is supposed to kick off the summer season of travel, right? The campsites open, the pools open, the beach summer season begins, and it’s a three day weekend so hitting the road is imminent. But does it have to be? Nope. This year we decided to do more than staycation, we homecationed. Instead of staying in your neighborhood for activities and entertainment, we stayed home...for everything. Sounds boring, I know, but don’t knock it ‘til you try it.Read Now »
Going to the beach this summer and looking for something good to read? Or perhaps you have committed yourself to assuring your family continues the healthy habit of nightly reading together even without assignments from summer school. Whatever your reason for making reading a priority this summer, consider taking along one of these enticing books being released this year.
Whether your definition of summer reading is a book on romance, mystery or a gripping true-life-tale, you’ll find a “shore” thing available to occupy your mind while enjoying the warm outdoor weather.
Before going to the supermarket, most of us make a list. Then we try to find the time between work, carpool and family obligations to get to the grocery store. Once there, we struggle to find a parking space, locate a clean cart and mindfully walk up and down the endless aisles…all the while trying to stick what is on our shopping list. Why do we do this when Vons.com and other delivery platforms now offer an amazing alternative to this unwelcome and time consuming act? As of 2012, 14% of U.S. consumers shopped for groceries online. And experts in the category predict that e-grocery sales will increase 21.1% annually through 2018.Read Now »
As a runner or a weekend warrior, you know that those super comfy running shoes that you love so much are like an old friend. Whether they are your latest pair of Nike basketball shoes or New Balance running shoes, your soles (and soul) feel secure and happy with this particular footwear. But all running shoes eventually wear out. And once they do, they lose their effectiveness and can result in serious problems. No matter how much affection you have for your beloved worn-in shoes, you don’t want to wait until there are obvious signs of wear and tear to get a new pair. By that time, you may have done damage to your feet.Read Now »
There are fascinating and exciting ways to encourage your child to learn over the summer that they will actually adore! Regretfully, we now live in a world where some of the most common activities kids get involved in over the summer are “brain drainers” such as video games and posting on social media for hours at a time. These rarely engage the brain of a child or teenager in a way that furthers their education. But all does not have to be lost during the summer.Read Now »