Summer is on the horizon and soon it will be time to keep cool at the pool and the beach. You know to pack your bag with sunscreen, towels, snacks, beach toys, and perhaps a book to read. But what about sunglasses? You, and every member of your family, should don a pair of sunglasses when you head outdoors. Keeping Your Eyes Protected I wear sunglasses whenever I'm driving or outside, and now I make my children grab theirs too. Some experts say that because children tend to spend ... Continue Reading
Foster Grant provides tips for eyewear protection and the hot sunglasses styles for summer.
Choosing jewelry and accessories that are made from salvaged or reclaimed wood is great for the environment and your sense of style.
The process of salvaging wood has been used for centuries. Many companies use the salvaged wood for building material for homes and décor. However, there is a new trend in using salvaged wood in fashion. Companies realize that consumers want beautiful items, but also want to be stewards of our environment. This is where salvaged wood comes into play. What exactly is salvaged wood? It is wood that is retrieved from dead trees - ones that died naturally. Reclaimed wood is wood taken from old ... Continue Reading
Here are some great tips on finding, following, and creating trends that reflect your personal fashion vibe and style.
For any aspiring fashionista, nothing quite beats the feeling of rocking a new look. Finding innovative trends, incorporating them into your personal style, and wearing them out on the town (plus enjoying all the great compliments you get) is what makes fashion fun. Unfortunately, sometimes it's hard to know where to look for inspiration – so we’ve got some great tips for you on finding, following, and creating trends that reflect your personal fashion vibe and style. Keep Up with ... Continue Reading
Keeping cool in the summer when you’re pregnant is a chore in itself; no need to add stress by sweating over what to wear. Check out these simple summer pregnancy styles for tips.
No group is probably more aware that summer is almost here than pregnant women. Carrying around an extra life and having uncontrollable hormonal fluctuations in the summer heat is less than appealing. No matter how high the air conditioner is on—and it is on, I swear—cooling off is a constant struggle. While avoiding movement at speeds over a snails pace, the most important key to surviving summer is dressing appropriately. Wearing light-colored and light fabrics is crucial. Run from ... Continue Reading
Check out the new spring and summer style trends, and learn how to incorporate them into your wardrobe.
Being a mother requires being flexible, quick and ready for almost anything. The clothes we put on are often times a mirror image of these requirements, being comfortable (flexible), quick (iron-free, and clean) and durable (ready for almost anything). But that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style and fashion. There is nothing better than feeling awesome about how you look. Trends spotted on the runway for spring and summer 2012 include some fashion must-haves on the very wearable side ... Continue Reading
Engage Mom’s sense of style this Mother’s Day.
She taught you how to pull off a company-worthy dessert in no time, got you through algebra, and was your rock throughout the many ups and downs of high school. With her big day just around the corner, now is your opportunity to show your mom how much you appreciate everything she has done for you. Instead of going with the traditional spa day or flowers (although you can’t go wrong with those gifts), engage Mom’s sense of style this Mother’s Day. Here are some tips on how to choose ... Continue Reading
So you’ve embraced the long hair trend? Need a quick style but a ponytail won’t do? Here are a few of my fave braiding tutorials from around the web.
Long hair is definitely "in" - so perhaps you've embraced the chance to be frugal and canceled a few of your hair appointments. Unfortunately, long hair can also get unruly. Perhaps you've scoured Pinterest and learned how to curl your hair while you sleep - or maybe you've invested in products to tame the curls you naturally have. But what about those days when you have no time to prepare, and a ponytail just won't cut it? On those days I am grateful for the fact that long and flowing isn't ... Continue Reading
Here are some Valetnien’s Day tips to take a simple outfit from pretty to sultry.
You and your Valentine have managed the impossible - you have the evening of February 14th to yourselves. The babysitting gods must be on your side, because finding someone willing to watch a 2-year-old on the (supposedly) most romantic night of the year is no easy feat. Since having a night sans kids is a reason to celebrate in itself, you should at least spend a few extra minutes getting dolled up. Here are some tips to take a simple outfit from pretty to sultry. Great HeightsI know, ... Continue Reading
Knowing your young scholar’s “time of learning” style will help you to motivate and promote academics.
Every child has a style of learning, but in this article we're going to talk about their use of time. Does he rush through his work at the last second, plan a project from start to finish before actually beginning it, or perhaps she plods meticulously through her homework at a steady pace? Here we'll discuss why it matters and how can you work within this time-style of learning to both motivate the child and her on task. The Rusher Is your student the kind who puts everything off until the ... Continue Reading
Dazzle your Valentine with these fun finds, all under $50.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I’m seeing red. Red hot finds for your Valentine’s Day date night that is. For this holiday, you can go all out with red from head to toe, or you can sneak in this hot color here and there. It’s time to dazzle your Valentine with these fun finds, all under $50. We’ll start from the top, like a sassy red clip in your hair, and work our way to the bottom. Red shoes anyone? 14 Red Hot Style Finds for Valentine’s Day How daring are ... Continue Reading