Mabel's Labels

Mabel’s Labels Review

Like most parents, I struggle to keep all of my kids’ stuff together for school and extracurricular activities. It seems like there is just so much: gym shoes, lunchboxes, homework folders, dance bags and soccer gear, to name a few. And it never fails that we leave something behind or mistakenly take home someone else’s […]

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Yellow Daisy Festival sign

Fantastic Finds at Yellow Daisy Festival

When I was growing up, my mom, sister and I frequented local arts and crafts shows both near and far away. We saw cross-stitched Christmas ornaments, handmade clothing, artificial flower arrangements, and wind chimes created with glass bottles, silverware and stained glass. Through the years, those shows dwindled away, and at the remaining shows the […]

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Top 5 School Lunch Nutritional Hacks

If you’re like me, you struggle to find ways to get your kids to eat healthy meals. After all, my kids are pretty specific on the “healthy” stuff they want to eat, and I certainly don’t want to drive them away from the healthy foods they do eat by repeatedly packing them in their school […]

Carnival - Cucina del Capitano

Carnival Dining Continues to Amaze

Ever since Carnival Cruise Lines implemented its new Fun Ship 2.0 product enhancement program in 2011, the cruise line has continued to roll out new dining options as each ship undergoes renovation. So when the invitation came to visit the Carnival Sunshine, I eagerly accepted so I could have a firsthand look at the ship’s […]

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Yellow Daisy Festival sign

Fantastic Finds at Yellow Daisy Festival

When I was growing up, my mom, sister and I frequented local arts and crafts shows both near and far away. We saw cross-stitched Christmas ornaments, handmade clothing, artificial flower arrangements, and wind chimes created with glass bottles, silverware and stained glass. Through the years, those shows dwindled away, and at the remaining shows the […]

Carnival - Cucina del Capitano

Carnival Dining Continues to Amaze

Ever since Carnival Cruise Lines implemented its new Fun Ship 2.0 product enhancement program in 2011, the cruise line has continued to roll out new dining options as each ship undergoes renovation. So when the invitation came to visit the Carnival Sunshine, I eagerly accepted so I could have a firsthand look at the ship’s […]

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Clorox Green Works

Going Green the Easy Way

I try to do my part to help the environment. I turn off the water while brushing my teeth. I try to recycle as much as I can. I even stop (occasionally) to pick up litter on the side of my street as I drive through my neighborhood to my house. But, sometimes, I don’t […]

front landscape

Tips for Changing Your Landscape

Fall is coming, and there’s no better time to re-evaluate your yard to see where you want improvement and changes. Whether it’s planting some trees and flowers, installing a new retaining wall, or digging it all up and starting from scratch, the time is now to revamp your landscape. Before digging up that shrub or […]

Weddings

Top Wedding Trends

Top 5 Wedding Trends for 2014

With the increasing popularity of wedding shows on TV, more and more brides are seeking ways to create a “beyond your wildest dreams” nuptial experience. And it goes beyond just the ceremony and reception, extending to pre- and post-wedding events such as rehearsal dinners and farewell brunches and everything in between. “We have noticed an […]

Men's Wedding Rings

Three Questions To Ask When Selecting Men’s Wedding Rings

This is a sponsored post from shaneco. Although they receive much less attention than their counterparts across the altar, men’s wedding rings are a significant and central part of a marriage ceremony as much as the woman’s ring. Tradition and custom are deeply engrained in many people’s understanding of marriage etiquette, of course, and there […]

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Mabel's Labels

Mabel’s Labels Review

Like most parents, I struggle to keep all of my kids’ stuff together for school and extracurricular activities. It seems like there is just so much: gym shoes, lunchboxes, homework folders, dance bags and soccer gear, to name a few. And it never fails that we leave something behind or mistakenly take home someone else’s […]

UFC Gym Perimeter

Kickin’ It Up at UFC Gym Perimeter

Like most parents, I’m always looking for fun ways to get my kids up and active for a little while. Not only does it bode well for their health, but it’s good for me if they burn up some of their endless energy. Recently, my kids had the opportunity to participate in a kids class […]