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June 2013 Blog Posts (7)

How to Make a No-Sew Sassy Tutu

Materials Needed:

- Tulle: You can purchase this easily at JoAnn's, Michael's or Hobby Lobby! Get the small rolls that come in 6"x25'. By 1 if you are making a tutu for a baby or toddler, if making for 4-7 year old buy 2-3 depending on how full you want it to be.

- Elastic: Get the Non-Roll waistband kind that…


Added by Clarissa Nassar on June 28, 2013 at 9:49am — No Comments

Dehydration in pregnant women

With the warm weather here to stay it is very important for pregnant women to stay hydrated.I found this article and thought I would share.…


Added by Susan Gallinetti on June 26, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Know When to Toss Your Makeup

Hey, ladies! Did you know makeup expires? I know that this is something that many women are unaware of. I have a few friends who have had eye infections, cold sores and even allergic type reactions to old makeup. Your brushes are also a key tool in making your look come together and blend well, and they can also harbor tons of bacteria. Protecting your…


Added by Clarissa Nassar on June 21, 2013 at 2:16pm — 1 Comment

Fitness in the sun…fun ways to be active with your kiddos this summer

I grew up playing outdoors from then the sun came up until it went down at night.  I grew up playing outside and at the beach. We ran, we jump roped, we rode bikes, played hopscotch, we body surfed and we played man hunt. 


With the obesity rate in children at an astonishing rate, parents need to step up and take charge.  The TV is not a babysitter (even though I am guilty every once in a while of that happening!).   We need our kids to be active, move and enjoy…


Added by Lori Sawyer on June 20, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Chic on the Cheap: How to Bargain Shop

As mothers, we all have these lofty visions of ourselves as the same fashionable women we once were, however, things like a budget and real life often come into play and once again we put ourselves on the back burner. Not anymore, mama. If you learn how to pick and choose what you splurge on and what you save on you can certainly stretch your bucks to the…


Added by Clarissa Nassar on June 10, 2013 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

No Pool? No Problem! Ways to Entertain Your Kids This Summer in Your Pool-less Backyard

In many ways, I feel like having a swimming pool out your own back door is the ultimate way to entertain your kids all summer long. But, even that gets old for kids!  So, here are some super fun ways to entertain your kids in your pool-less backyard this summer. 

Pool Noodle Fun

Just because you don't have a pool doesn't mean you can provide your kids with hours…


Added by Chrissy Fleming on June 6, 2013 at 10:59am — No Comments

Local Choices If You Want to Go the NATURAL (Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, Childbirth) Parenting Way!

You don't have to be a so-called granola-crunching, pachouli-wearing, baby-wearing kinda of a mom to want to do all-natural foods for your baby, to have a home birth, to decide on delayed vaccines for your child, breastfeed for one month or two years, or make any or all of these choices from conception until your child is 18 and goes to college.  (I used to think I was pretty progressive, but there are definitely some 'alternative' birth and child-rearing attitudes that are just not for me.…


Added by Alix Hayes on June 3, 2013 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

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