6 Decor Ideas for Every Season

DIY projects aren't just for the holiday season, they're perfect projects for all 365 days of the year. Here are some simple and stylish indoor and outdoor DIY decorating ideas for winter, spring, summer and fall.Candle Holders – Fall and Winter...more

Chocolate Chip Cookie Logs

Day 4 of the 12 Days of Christmas Cookie SeriesFor today's featured holiday cookie, I've fallen back to an old favorite. I think I've eaten these little nuggets every year since I was a kid. They were a staple in my Mom's Christmas repertoire and my own kids have been adamant about keeping them in the line up of treats....more

Eggnog Sugar Stars

Day 3 of the 12 Days of Christmas Cookie SeriesIt's the third day of Christmas already. Crap. I know this because I've begun to frantically calculate how much time I have before mailing packages to be received by the holidays will become an impossibility. It's this strange equation I end up doing every year. How long the line will be at the post office divided by how long I can wait and still squeeze in under the deadline? And how reluctant I am to change out of my pajamas on any given day. Anyhoo....more

Southern Crab Rangoon

Get Ready for Breakup Season!

How's your relationship? Feeling distant? Communication has been spotty? Now's the time to dig in and do the work to fix it. Or risk losing it. Because the most popular time of year to breakup is only a couple of weeks away.  Thanksgiving through two weeks before Christmas is, according to studies, when couples are most likely to breakup.  Christmas day is the least popular breakup day.  ...more
DatingLaurel BlogHer I must be weird then, most of my relationships have started in autumn and ...more

Stressing out right after your vacation

I think by now, most Americans realize they don't take enough vacation. There are plenty of stories out there telling us we don't use all our vacation time, and polls measuring how many people are going to take a vacation this year and even reminders that vacations actually boost productivity in employees when they return to work....more

Tips for Hosting an Easter Egg Hunt

One of my favorite parts of Easter (besides preparing the brunch, of course :) ) is the Easter egg hunt! There is always so much excitement and laughter as the kids run around the backyard collecting all of their eggs, so let’s make it the best Easter egg hunt possible this year! Check out our tips below for creating the perfect Easter egg hunt!...more

Alice in Wonderland Easter Tea Party

In Part 1 of “Hosting a Tea Party” we talked about our tips and tricks for creating the perfect tea party. Now we are taking it a step further and talking about how we designed our own Alice in Wonderland themed Easter Tea Party!...more