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7 Grandma Trends That Are In (Plus 2 That Are Out)

Grandma dressing is a trend we spotted earlier this year as fashion girls chose outerwear and accessories that looked as if they had been stolen straight from their grannies’ closets. It was cute at the time, but we didn’t expect it to gain quite as much steam as it currently has. Now, as we enter […] Read More

The Most Influential Fashion Trends, Decade by Decade

In the course of history, 100 years isn’t a particularly long time. But in the course of fashion history, it’s the difference between trying to get around in a bone-cinching girdle and ankle-length skirt and easing into the Nike leggings and Vans sneakers you’re probably wearing today. In the intervening years, there have been major shifts in technology, […] Read More

A Podiatrist Says This Top Shoe Trend Is Killing Your Feet

We all know this feeling. You slip into a new pair of shoes, walk a few minutes, and immediately regret the decision. But beauty, er, style is pain, right? Um, no. The whole concept of enduring anything uncomfortable in the “name of fashion” is not only an age-old concept but flat-out ridiculous at this point. […] Read More

Your Simple 4th of July Toddler Activity Plan

The Fourth of July is coming up fast and I want you to have a fabulous holiday filled with simple toddler-friendly patriotic activities!  I know that summer time can be a little bit crazy and you’d rather be at the pool or a splash pad instead of actually planning for the holiday, so I’ve created […] Read More

Host a Children’s Book Themed Baby Shower

I love to throw a good themed party! Although I love hosting parties for my kids and their friends, one of my favorite things to celebrate is the birth of new little babies! I think that each baby that is born deserves a celebration… whether it is a parent’s first baby or third! I love […] Read More

Tips to Plan an Awesome Summer with your Family!

Are you a planner during the summer? Or do you prefer to fly by the seat of your pants? I love to create a simple framework for our planning and then try and see how flexible we can be within that framework! With four kids (ages 3-11) and a lot of interests and opinions, one […] Read More

How to Deal when Family Stays with You

Living in Southern California means that our family doesn’t normally get hit with the travel bug the same way a lot of fams do. Since we have great weather and we’re so close to beaches, amusement parks, and have access to outdoor entertainment pretty much all year long, we have plenty of fun here at […] Read More

Happy 4th of July!

Did you know that in the United States, the 4th of July is rated number 3 or 4 on most everybody’s favorite holiday list? Of course, this isn’t always the case–some people don’t care for the 4th of July all that much, while others LOVE it and rank it number 1. Wherever you’re at on […] Read More

Diono Saves The Day!

I have had conversations with tons of mamas about the unfortunate situation that we find ourselves in when we have too many babes and not enough space in our backseat to fit them all. If you’re in a similar stage of life, and are looking to try and jam a third car seat in your […] Read More

Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Sports

The Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens is the best budget alternative to top-end zooms. Read More

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