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The holidays are upon us and that means houseguests. Whether it’s cousins, in-laws, kids-home-from-school or your hometown bestie, you want them to feel cozy and comfortable. Our guest room checklist is here to help you organize and accessorize any space to make everyone feel welcome.
A full weekend in the mountains makes for a wonderful vacation, particularly during the winter when you can enjoy the best of the cold, snow and scenery. But do you know how to pack correctly for inclement weather, and which winter travel essentials you should keep in mind for a mountain jaunt that won’t wallop your wallet? There are a lot of things to think about and prepare for, so we present these essential tips for a budget-friendly trip to the mountains.
Snacks are one of the best parts of movie night. But, instead of munching on whatever stale chips you have in the back of the cupboard, glow up your movie night snacks with fresh ideas. Whether you are looking for healthier alternatives to the preservative-laded movie candy or just looking to mix it up with some new treats, there are tons of options to upgrade movie night.
Area rugs take a beating from foot traffic, pets and spills. They’re prone to attracting dirt, so they need to be vacuumed regularly. They also need to be spot-cleaned when there’s a stain, and once a year they should be deep-cleaned. With so many different materials, fabrics and fibers of rugs, it’s sometimes difficult to understand how to clean each type of rug – especially if the rug is not washable – so we’re here with a primer on how to keep them all in top shape.
Pollination is carried out by many creatures — birds, bats, flies, beetles, moths and butterflies, among others — but native bees are the world’s most important pollinators. Blooming flowers and plants are essential to bees who seek sweet nectar and protein-packed pollen when they visit.
Though social-emotional development starts at birth, social-emotional toys are typically more relevant starting at the preschool age, when peer relationships start to really emerge. These toys help children navigate feelings, teaching them how to both communicate and understand emotions.
Mindfulness is the practice of intentionally bringing our attention to the present moment. Mindfulness allows you to be fully immersed and present in your life. Practicing mindfulness daily also has immense physical and mental health benefits: increased attention, improved sense of well-being, and an increase of happiness.
If you’re lying awake at night trying to figure out how to do it all as a mom, you can rest assured with one thing: you are not alone in your sleepless nights. In a recent social listening study, Zulily discovered the top 10 cities where moms are sharing their struggles with sleeplessness on social media.
From keeping your tools germ-free to preventing breakouts, there are many reasons why it’s important to ensure that the skin care products and beauty tools you use contribute to your skin care regimen rather than sabotage it. Our seven-step process can keep your beauty routine – and you – fresh, clean and healthy.
Cloth diapers have the potential to save parents money and curb waste from discarded diapers, but require large volumes of water and sometimes pesticides to produce the cotton linings. Disposable diapers are convenient and super absorbent, but contribute to landfill waste. Before you choose, it’s important to understand the major differences between disposable and cloth diapers and find out what works best for your family and lifestyle.