3 Reasons Your Kids Make You Gain Weight 

Weight gain during pregnancy is natural, not to mention expected, but kids also have the power to make you pack on the pounds even after they're born. Changes in your eating and sleeping habits take their toll on your body in more ways than you can imagine, and the stress of parenthood plays a substantial role as well. Your kids don't mean to make you gain weight, but the lifestyle changes that occur when there's a little one in the house make it … [Read more...]

Games to master for better business 

The business world has been compared to games for generations. There can be high stakes, strategies to implement and tricks to learn that can allow you to beat your competition and win the game, whether that game is cards or running a business. To be successful in both gaming and business, you need to have a set goal in mind and the concentration to stick to a plan while remaining flexible enough to adapt to any new scenarios or challenges. … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky Welcome to Monday Morning Link Up! This is a great way to spread the word about your giveaways and find a few to enter as well! The rules are simple: 1) Giveaways must be family friendly 2) Check out a few giveaways for yourself! (there is no obligation to enter any) … [Read more...]

Affordable Gestures to Thank Your Guests When Hosting a Wedding 

Your loved ones may have ventured near and far to spend your wedding day with you. Although you may be the guest of honor during your nuptials, you still want to send your guests thanks for supporting you through the celebration. The following are affordable gestures your guests are sure to appreciate  Welcome Them with a Care Package  If your wedding guest list is extensive, you may wonder how to please varying tastes with affordable … [Read more...]

Best Family Vacation Destinations With Fido

For some families, the dog is just as much as family members as anyone else, and this means taking Fido along for family vacations. However, not all destinations are dog friendly, which means while you can bring your pet, he or she will spend most of his time locked up in the hotel—if you can even find one that will allow your dog to stay inside. However, just because you want to bring your dog along on vacation doesn’t mean you should suffer … [Read more...]

DIY Flower Baskets

Photo credit https://pixabay.com/en/geranium-petunia-balcony-plants-2776714/   When it comes to gift giving, a personal, and home-grown flower basket is perfect for almost any occasion. People love to grow plants and flowers, and they love to share them. Giving a DIY flower basket is actually giving someone a gift of life. Choice flowers for baskets When it comes to a beautiful flower that will bloom all summer, and comes in a variety … [Read more...]

7 Flexible Jobs That Will Turn You Into an Entrepreneur Mom

While many moms would love to be stay-at-home moms, the reality is that few families can afford to survive on one income these days. There is a way, however, to be around for your children while also contributing financially to the household- working from home. There are so many different opportunities to work from home these days that anybody could find something which suited them. Here are seven of the best flexible jobs for moms to work … [Read more...]

Limeapple Spring Into Summer Sale May 25 & May 26 – 50% off Retail

How is it that my kids just celebrated their last day of school?! My daughter is officially a middle schooler... WHAT?! Although we're officially into summer break, we still have so much to do. Emma dances 4 nights a week and lives in her active wear. We've cleaned out the drawers and donated what doesn't fit and tossed what we've labeled shredded, which left Emma's selection quite slim. Fortunately for us Limeapple’s Spring Into Summer … [Read more...]

9 Life-Changing Things That Can Happen Only with Travelers 

 Traveling has a new definition and lots of synonyms in today’s world -- there are solo travelers, women travelers, trekkers, backpackers and many more. And all these define getting out of the comfort zone and living in a different place without any particular agenda. Travelers get to see and experience the world in a very different way. For instance, there is peace over the media propagated violence, natural beauty over the excessive pollution … [Read more...]

Reasons to Choose New Zealand as Your Next Travel Destination 

 New Zealand was chosen as the location for filming The Lord of the Rings – what other reason is there to visit this wonderful country? Well, there’s the picturesque nature, great food, interesting culture, laid back accommodations, the people, and many more!  There’s plenty of reason to love it here, so in this article, we’ll give you concrete reasons why it’s a worthwhile destination for first-timers visiting with their family, friends … [Read more...]