Un-bore Your Brand at BlogHer 2017

Lifestyle
"When we decided to roll our food programming and community back into our annual event it was because food is one of our most important categories, and not having it represented at annual felt like we were missing a limb. We’re ready to today to unveil the "Food Is Life"...

5 Sections For The Perfect Garden

Home & garden, DIY & Tips
If you’re planning a garden that is designed for use rather than just the look and pleasure usage, then you have to make sure you use all the space available as efficiently as possible. Working gardens can be a joy at any time of year, giving you plenty to work...

Wake Yourself Up Before You Go Go

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Do you ever wake up in the morning with virtually no energy for the day? The alarm goes off, and for a five wonderful seconds, you dream of skipping work and staying in bed instead. You might even form the perfect excuse to tell your boss. But no, begrudgingly you...

Got Kids? Avoid Kitchen Disasters

Parenting, DIY & Tips
PIXNIO (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It wouldn’t be fair or accurate to describe your average kitchen as a deathtrap. In fact, if you’re a particularly fervent cookin’ momma, then the very suggestion may even offend you! But let’s face it: the kitchen is probably the most hazardous room in...

Healthy Cooking Options To Dine For

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Healthy living seems to be getting harder to do. Just as you think you’re doing a good job, an article pops up in the press saying we need to do more. Eat less fat, exercise more often, cut out sugar, reduce your portion size - the list goes on and...

To Dye For: 3 Ways To Make Patterned Easter Eggs with Kenmore

Holiday, DIY & Tips
3 Easy Ways to Make Patterned Easter Eggs 1. Floral Print: Use cheesecloth to wrap small leaves and other foliage around the egg before dipping it in a dye bath. Unwrap the egg after coloring and you’ll find fun floral prints. 2. Sticker Print: Place stickers on the egg before...

Chicken Choices: Places To Eat When You're "Winging" It Around The South!

Travel
Pexels    I don’t know about you, but when I head on my travels around the US, I need to make sure that there’s lots of great food on my route. And not just salad! It has to be appetizing, and it’s gotta make me feel satisfied. That’s why if...

What is the hype about KidSnips?

Parenting, Lifestyle
This is a paid advertisement. Two moms, frustrated by the lack of places to get a quality haircut for their children, decided to do something about it and started KidSnips in 1997. Today, even after growing to eight stores across Chicagoland, they still own and operate KidSnips. They’re in the...

How to Create a Picture-Perfect Gluten-Free Easter with The Maine Pie Co.

Lifestyle
This is a paid advertisement.  Whether you love sitting down to a hearty brunch or you can’t wait for the annual egg hunt, Easter is the perfect time to celebrate with family and friends. Holidays aren’t always easy for gluten-free eaters, especially when it comes to big family meals. (adsbygoogle...

Pests: Unwanted Guests!

DIY & Tips, Home & garden
Today, we'll be speaking about a wide range of unwanted house guests - namely pests. There are many varieties of pest, and while some can in truth be ignored, there are plenty out there that are truly harmful and in some cases deadly. Pests can come about for many reasons,...

Signs Your Family Might Have Outgrown Its Home

Home & garden, Lifestyle
As time goes by, families grow, both literally and figuratively. As a consequence, the time inevitably comes when you start wondering whether your current home is really meeting your needs. Are the kids, for instance, going to be willing to sleep in bunk beds when they’re teenagers? Probably not. (adsbygoogle...

How Healthy Is Your Summer Garden?

Home & garden
Finding the time to make your garden bloom in time for the summer isn’t easy. Life gets busy and the maintenance of a garden that has a large grassy lawn, plus flower borders, vegetables and patio furniture is hard! Keeping your garden looking beautiful all year round takes some work...

Is a House Move on The Horizon?

Home & garden
Credit: Pexels Your house might have been perfect when you first moved in, but as your lifestyle has changed and evolved, you might find yourself wishing you were somewhere more suitable. Maybe you’ve had children, added pets to your home or are caring for an elderly relative? Either way, it’s...

Pack Your Bags, A Feast Of Flavors Awaits Your Tastebuds

Travel
There is nothing like traveling to get you and your family immersed in culture and history. In this season's issue of my digital food magazine, GEM Food Mag, we explore Latin America and profile prominent food bloggers from Guatemala, Panama, and Puerto Rico.  Read about their food culture, restaurant scene...

Juicing: Worth A Try Or More Trouble Than It's Worth?

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
Juicing has been somewhat of a fad in recent years. You’ve probably heard of it from many popular magazines claiming that celebrities do this diet. Juicing can be tricky. If you do it right, it can be a great way to up your fruit and veg intake, and lose/maintain weight....

Get Back To Basics: How To Cook From Scratch

DIY & Tips
Cooking from scratch often feels like one of the only battles left to be won in the eternal quest to finally be an adult. You’re living on your own, you have a job, you have a husband, you have kids - so why is it so difficult to throw together...

Getting Your Home Cozy In The Cold

Home & garden, DIY & Tips
When the weather gets chilly, we do what we can to avoid cranking up the thermostat unless it is absolutely necessary. Chunky sweaters, knitted blankets and extra comforters are all on the menu for you when you get too chilly and don’t want to switch the heat on, but what...

The Landscape Designer

Home & garden, DIY & Tips
Image credit There are a collection of men and women who we used to call gardeners that will now seeth at the word.  They are not a gardener, they are the landscape designers.   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Gone are the days where it was simply our neighbours who...

Encourage Active Adventuring In Your Kids

Parenting, DIY & Tips
It's pretty common knowledge that the modern world has changed drastically from when we were children ourselves, to how our children experience the world now. Kids seem to grow up so fast - you would be amazed at the amount of children under six years old who are already technologically...

The Backyard That Keeps On Giving

DIY & Tips
Image Credit (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Do you think of your backyard as an extension of your home, or is it just that piece of land behind your house that you occasionally step outside into begrudgingly? Do you have elaborate dreams of turning the dry grass and overgrown shrubbery...