Category: Lifestyle

Eco-Friendly Tips for a Happy Healthy Halloween

Eco-Friendly Tips for a Happy Healthy Halloween

The arrival of autumn means pumpkins are trending! These festive fall tips include some creative ideas for pumpkins as well as ways your family can celebrate a healthy, Eco-friendly Halloween!

Great Gifts for Him & Her

Great Gifts for Him & Her

It can be challenging to shop for the special man or woman in your life. Many of these gift ideas are thoughtful and practical with some fun things mixed in too!

Get All You Need for Halloween in One Stop

Get All You Need for Halloween in One Stop

Halloween is just around the corner! The fall season is a fun time to make family memories, go to the pumpkin patch and enjoy trick-or-treating on October 31st! My girls love dressing up every day, so when Halloween rolls around it’s a fun opportunity to pick out new costumes and accessorize with animal ears, wands and glitter face paint! We found all that we needed for Halloween during a one-stop shopping trip to Fred Meyer. Kids can choose from a huge variety of costumes and complete their look with colorful makeup, hats, wigs and more!
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Katie is a writer and influencer based in beautiful Coeur d’Alane, Idaho. She enjoys DIY projects, photography, decorating and going on family adventures. She feels blessed to be a wife, stay-at-home mom to three kids and Pacific Northwest lifestyle blogger.

Super Cute DIY Fall Decorating Ideas

Super Cute DIY Fall Decorating Ideas

Fall is a great time to decorate your home to get ready for hosting friends and making family memories. These super cute decorating ideas can be customized to fit any style and available space!

Preserve Precious Memories + Make Pumpkin Spice Cookies!

Preserve Precious Memories + Make Pumpkin Spice Cookies!

The thought of coming holidays, cool weather and baking with spices has me feeling happy and nostalgic. I’m excited to share my Pumpkin Spice Cookie recipe and the results of a special little project we started a few weeks ago!

Foolproof Ways To Deal With A Child Scared Of The Dentist

Foolproof Ways To Deal With A Child Scared Of The Dentist

When it comes to children and oral health, the stakes can be high, and not a lot of families are taking every action they can to keep their children’s teeth healthy. Data from the CDC says that out of children between the ages of 5 to 11, 20% of children have at least one decayed tooth that’s going untreated. It’s important to get started to avoid this potentially becoming a more costly and painful issue.
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Teen Parenting Tips That Could Be A Lifesaver

Teen Parenting Tips That Could Be A Lifesaver

Parenting is difficult whether you have an infant or a teenager. The difference is that both require different types of attention and can create different types of issues. These tips for parenting teens can help you create a proactive parenting plan.

Teen Driver? 8 Things to Do Before You Hand Over the Keys

Teen Driver? 8 Things to Do Before You Hand Over the Keys

Many teenagers are excited to receive their driver’s license. If you’re getting ready to allow your 16-year-old to travel the roads unsupervised, here are eight things to do before handing over the keys.

How to Deal with Five Things Commonly Stained by Kids

How to Deal with Five Things Commonly Stained by Kids

As anyone with kids knows, they can be a mess. You turn your back for one second and all of a sudden there’s a big stain on your rug or couch. We take all sorts of measures to try and prevent these stains from happening — cups with lids, keeping food in the kitchen, etc. — but it’s not always enough. Once that stain appears in your home, your next question is almost immediately “how do I get rid of it?” To help you out, here are five things commonly stained by kids and how you can deal with them.
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Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea  at The Arch London

Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea at The Arch London

Few things make many little girls (or moms) more delighted than a tea party. Next time you are in London, don’t miss the opportunity to experience The Arch London’s sumptuous afternoon tea.

6 Common Insects that are Good for Your Garden

6 Common Insects that are Good for Your Garden

When you see bugs in your flower bed or vegetable patch, don’t be too hasty to reach for the pesticide. You may be surprised to know that many insects are beneficial for your garden. Here’s a rundown of some of the most garden-friendly insects.

6 Upgrades for a More Comfortable Home

6 Upgrades for a More Comfortable Home

Enjoying a comfortable home requires keeping your house cool in summer and warm in winter. It’s also important that your family is breathing good quality air. These tips can help you maintain the right temperature and humidity of the air inside your house, improving the living conditions for everyone.
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5 Commonly Overlooked Household Cleaning Responsibilities

5 Commonly Overlooked Household Cleaning Responsibilities

A mom’s house cleaning routine usually includes vacuuming, wiping countertops and cleaning the bathroom. These five cleaning tasks are often overlooked but are just as important to maintain a happy and healthy home. 

4 Smart Installations to Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

4 Smart Installations to Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

It’s easy to keep your house secure when you leave home for an extended trip. These simple ideas and devices will help you make sure your home is safe and in good condition when you return.

How To Make Extra Money Without Sacrificing Time With The Family

How To Make Extra Money Without Sacrificing Time With The Family

Moms can easily make money at home and still spend the majority of their time with their families. Technology has made working from home more than possible by offering a variety of writing, design and marketing side gigs. Freelancing jobs allow you to maximize time with your family while earning some extra spending money.
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