Elegant DIY Ideas for the Dining Room

New year, new home? There's nothing like a little refresh to inspire you for the new year. Just a simple DIY project and have a huge impact on your space - you can really do a lot for not too much time or money. DIY Primitive Dinning Room Table from craftsmandrive.com Progress Report: … [Read more...]

Gigy: For the Musical Kid in Your Life

After listening to a friend sing with her guitar around the campfire, she was determined to learn to play. We found a used ukulele and now she's learning. (Its so adorable. I want to learn to!) A video posted by Melissa Angert (@melissaangert) on Aug 8, 2016 at 7:00pm PDT She is loving … [Read more...]

Dreaming of a Caribbean Getaway with Crystal Cruises during Plan a Cruise Month

One thing that we've totally neglected to think about in all of our vacation planning for next year is a trip for us. Not with the kids - I mean a getaway just for the two of us. We managed to get away together last February and it was AMAZING. At a little taverna in Athens There is nothing … [Read more...]

Seize the Day – Not the Stains – With OxiClean™ White Revive™ Stain Remover

This post was sponsored by the Maker of OxiClean™ through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about their White Revive™ Laundry Stain Remover, all opinions are my own.  Every day during the summer, my son comes home looking like this. I literally … [Read more...]

Still Shopping for Back-to-School? Join the club with Lands’ End

For those of you who are all ready for school and have been since July? Kudos. I salute you. For the rest of us who have already lost the school supply list that arrived in the mail yesterday? Welcome! Join the club! We are just getting our school shopping kicked off over here! Last week, I … [Read more...]

Mix and Match Style for Fall from Nordstrom

Its the most wonderful time of the year... Time for FALL STYLE! Rag & Bone Skinny Jeans -- $250.00 Kut from the Kloth Corduroy Skinny Pants -- $69.50 BlankNYC Faux Leather Pants -- $98.00 STS Blue Destroyed Boyfriend Jeans -- $58.00 NYDJ Clarissa Colored Ankle Jeans -- … [Read more...]

Block Island: Tips and Tricks with Beach House Swim

Block Island is a Rhode Island secret - a little nugget of paradise just a short ferry ride from Newport. We went for the first time a few years ago and we fell instantly in love. We just returned from Block Island last week and it's just as gorgeous as I remember. Maybe more so. We have a … [Read more...]

Finding your Inner Athlete: Going for the Gold this Summer

Last year, I was barely working out. Occasionally hitting the gym, but not really seriously. But for about a year now, I've been ramping up my fitness routines and really seeing an amazing difference in how I look and how I feel! It started small - I signed up for a small group personal training … [Read more...]

Net Nanny: My Secret Weapon to Monitor my Tweens Online

You don't have to go far to find shocking statistics about kids and the internet! 82% of children are exposed to inappropriate content before age 11 43% of teens were victims of cyberbullying in the past year Over 50% off kids, between the age of 10-17, have posted risky comments or … [Read more...]