Smart Kids’ Rooms that Grow with Time

(Family Features) Costs for furnishing and decorating a child’s room can mount quickly, but with careful planning and a few smart purchases, the decisions you make for that nursery or toddler’s room can create a functional and clutter-free space that grows with your child well into the teen years. From convertible furniture to neutral walls, you can establish a framework that evolves as your child’s interests change, significantly extending the life of those early investments. Lorie Marrero, a certified professional organizer and author of “The Clutter Diet,” has partnered with the experts at ClosetMaid to offer these tips for creating a room that transitions with your youngster as childhood gives way to adolescence ....more

Vlog: First Day of School, Samson Attacks, TJ Maxx Haul

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Book Review: Losing Him, Gaining You + Giveaway, Review, Excerpt

Losing Him, Gaining You is a refreshingly honest and uplifting guide through divorce. Based on research and her own experience, Corbin Lewars coaches her readers through tough territory with a direct, straightforward step by step approach to divorce. With inspiration and a large dose of humor, Corbin offers a way forward that will help others trust themselves and make wise choices for their new life ....more

Tarte Rainforest After Dark Palette Review and Swatches

I am really loving this palette! It is such a great value. What do you think about it? ...more

Sunday Favorites, Fails, and Makeup Basket

I am still up in the air about what I want to call this every week! If you have a suggestion, leave a comment! Products Mentioned: Clean & Clear Blackhead Eraser, $4.58 on sale at Target Afterbite, $3.95 eos lip balms in summer fruit, $2.99 Dr ....more

How to help kids transition back to the classroom

The dawn of a new school year is an exciting time. Kids may not want to say goodbye to days spent lounging by the pool, but such disappointment is often tempered by the prospect of returning to school with friends. First Day of School 2013 For parents, getting kids ready for a new school year is about more than updating their wardrobe or organizing carpools with fellow parents ....more

Free Beauty Box 5

Starting TODAY, when you sign up for any new subscription- monthly, quarterly, or yearly- you will receive an August box for free! Just use the code AUGUSTFREE at checkout. This sweet deal is valid until September 31st, 2014 and is ONLY open to first-time subscribers in both the U.S. and Canada ....more

MyTube TAG

Ever wonder why I started YouTube? What does Dishwater Dreams mean anyway? Watch and find out! ...more

Back to School Bites

(Family Features) When it comes to packing lunches and after school snacks for your little ones, it’s easy to get into a rut. But by making a few delicious and convenient choices in the grocery store, you can break away from the same old sandwich routine and serve up nibbles and noshes your kids will love.Whether your star pupils prefer a savory dip, a light and salty snack or a chewy fruit bar, here are a few great choices you can pack. Keep Food Fresh Ensure that puddings and yogurts stay cold by freezing them the night before use ....more

Lip Monthly Review August 2014

I didn’t do an unboxing this month because last month I had a couple of comments from people that all of the Lip Monthly products were old and discontinued. I wanted to check on these products before posting. It also would be nice if their logo wasn’t all over the bag ....more