Tag Summer

50 things I loved about summer as a kid

About a month ago, we started having these 2-3 days stints where the weather was absolutely beautiful.Okay, "absolutely beautiful" may be a bit of an exaggeration, but it was warm enough that I didn't have to contend with trying to wrangle my 2-year-old into her thick coat, hat, mitts, and boots, so...Read More

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Tags : Summer Summer as a kid

Dated : 2021-04-07 01:23:40

15 reasons to celebrate the end of summer

Well, it's official.Summer is over.Fall has arrived.And I will be rocking in the corner for the next 8 months, hoping and praying cold and flu season is kind to us.But before I do that, I have a confession to make: I kind of like the fall.When I was growing up in Asia, we only had 2 seasons – hot ...Read More

Category : Funny lists

Tags : Summer

Dated : 2021-04-06 21:23:40

10 things that annoy me about summer

Am I the only one feeling a little depressed there's only one week left in August?Wait a minute.If you have school-aged kids, you're probably rejoicing that summer is almost over, right?Well, my daughter is currently navigating her way through the Terrible Twos, and has yet to get her 2-year molars,...Read More

Category : Funny lists

Tags : Summer

Dated : 2021-04-06 13:23:40

Why I suck at organized fun

While searching online for activities my 2-year-old and I could do together this summer, I stumbled upon an outdoor sports and water program that sounded like fun, so I signed us up for the summer session.The only issue was that our first class fell on the second day of an intense heat wave (think 1...Read More

Category : Funny stories

Tags : Children's activities Summer fun

Dated : 2021-04-06 00:23:40

Why you should never gossip at work

For the last couple of weeks, I've been having vivid dreams about all of the crazy things that happened to me at all of the summer jobs I had when I was a kid.The time I worked as a waitress in a sleazy diner and accidentally showed up at work half naked.The time I was a teachers assistant and reali...Read More

Category : Funny stories Growing up in asia

Tags : Summer

Dated : 2021-04-02 01:23:40

Why I never pursued a career in teaching

When I was growing up in Singapore, it wasn't possible for Expat Brats like myself to get a part-time job to earn some extra spending money.Something about work permits and student visas…So instead of working at the hottest clothing store in town (and being voted Best Dressed 4 years in a row) lik...Read More

Category : Funny stories Growing up in asia

Tags : Summer

Sexy and Seductive: 12 Summer Fragrances We Love

I've never been much of a perfume girl. Until a couple of years ago, it would pretty much remind me only of my great aunt who doused herself in way too much of her questionable fragrance, or that headache-inducing feeling you get as you walk through any department store perfume section. However, whe...Read More

Category : Beauty Mobile posts

Tags : Beauty Summer

Dated : 2021-03-27 04:23:40

How to make GIANT homemade bubbles!

If you're looking for summer activities you can enjoy outside with your kids, you HAVE to give this giant homemade bubbles recipe I found on What's Up Moms a try! The recipe is ridiculously easy to make, and your kids will have an absolute blast making the biggest bubbles they've ever seen in their ...Read More

Category : Family Kids Mobile posts

Tags : Bubbles Fun at home Kids Outdoor activities Summer activities Summer fun

Dated : 2021-03-24 19:23:40

5 tutorials to teach you how to apply sexy summer makeup

If you prefer to sport a natural, carefree look during the summer months, but can't fathom leaving the house without a little makeup on your face, these summer makeup tutorials are just what you need. These looks are subtle enough for lazy days at the beach and sexy enough for date nights with your ...Read More

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Tags : Beauty Makeup Makeup & manis Makeup tutorials Summer makeup Summer makeup tutorials

Dated : 2021-03-09 22:23:40

20 summer crockpot recipes

If you love your crockpot as much as I do, but prefer to eat lighter and healthier foods once the warm weather hits (darn weight loss goals!), this collection of 20 summer crockpot recipes is for you!1. Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps (The Comfort of Cooking)2. Lemon Rosemary Chicken in the ...Read More

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Tags : Crockpot crockpot recipes Dinner ideas Dinner recipes Recipes Summer crockpot recipes

Dated : 2021-03-08 02:23:40

20 summer art projects for preschoolers

If you're looking for fun and engaging summer activities to keep your little ones entertained and occupied, this collection of 20 summer art projects for preschoolers is just what you need. Some of these make great quiet activities, while others are require adult supervision, but all of them make fo...Read More

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Tags : Art projects for kids Arts & crafts Fun at home Kids Summer art projects Summer art projects for kids

Dated : 2021-03-07 10:23:40

20 outdoor summer activities for kids

I don't know about you, but I love this time of year.The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the days are long and lazy, everyone's in a good mood, and snow, sleet, ice, and windchill factors are all but a distant memory.It's like a slice of heaven.Of course, I always have so many plans at the b...Read More

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Tags : Fun at home Kids Outdoor summer activities Outdoor summer activities for kids Summer activities Summer activities for kids

Dated : 2021-03-07 07:23:40

28 easy summer activities to get your child ready for kindergarten

When my daughter finished her first year of preschool last June, I had big plans for making sure we had a fun and memorable summer together, and for the first couple of weeks, I did a pretty good job at keeping that promise.We went to the science center.We went to the aquarium.We read books together...Read More

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Tags : Fun at home Learning activities Parenting Sponsored posts Summer activities Summer learning activities

Dated : 2021-03-06 23:23:40

20 ridiculously fun summer science experiments for kids

If you're looking for new and exciting summer activities for kids to keep your little ones engaged while school's out, check out this collection of [ridiculously fun] summer science experiments for kids! They make for fabulous family fun, and are fantastic boredom busters for long summer days! 1. Le...Read More

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Tags : Fun at home Kids Learning activities Science experiments Science experiments for kids Summer science experiments Summer science experiments for kids

Dated : 2021-03-05 10:23:40

10 summer activities the whole family can enjoy

My family recently returned from 9 days in Las Vegas, and while I'm feeling a little down in the dumps that our summer vacation is over, the time away did wonders for me. Not only did I return feeling rested and relaxed, but I also feel so incredibly happy that we managed to kick-off our daughter's ...Read More

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Tags : Family summer activities Fun at home Kids Sponsored posts Summer activities

Dated : 2021-03-04 06:23:40

10 summer water activities for preschoolers

My daughter loves the water.A lot.So much so that she dissolves into an inconsolable mess of tears and snot whenever it's time to leave the pool or splash pad.Now, in a perfect world, I would allow her to spend all day in the water, but when you are as fair-skinned as my daughter and I are, it's har...Read More

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Tags : Fun at home Kids Sponsored posts Summer activities Summer fun

Dated : 2021-03-02 15:23:40

10 Summer Hairstyles in Under 10 Minutes

When it comes to my hair, I have to admit, I'm not the most adventurous. I usually opt for putting it up in a high ponytail or a half-up ‘do on the daily, or curl it when I'm going out. However, this summer I'm making a point of trying out new things, including hairstyles. I love the look of boho ...Read More

Category : Beauty Hair

Tags : Easy summer hairstyles Quick hairstyles Quick summer hairstyles Summer hairstyles Summer hairstyles under 10 minutes

Dated : 2021-03-02 03:23:40

10 skinny cocktails for summer (less than 300 calories per serving!)

I don't know about you, but I love nothing more than sitting on the back deck with a cocktail in hand during the summer months. The only problem is, now that I'm approaching my 40s, a few margaritas can have devastating effects on my waistline if I'm not careful, so I'm always on the hunt for SKINNY...Read More

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Tags : Cocktail recipes Cocktails Recipes Skinny cocktails Skinny cocktails for summer

10 fantastic water activities for kids

I have a confession to make: I kind of want to sell our condo and buy a house.Not because we're planning on shaking up our lives with a new baby.Or because I'm desperate to have people over for barbeques every weekend.Or because I want to spend my winters shoveling snow.Nope.None of that really appe...Read More

Category : Family Kids Mobile posts

Tags : Kids Summer Summer activities Summer activities for kids Summer fun Water activities Water activities for kids

Dated : 2021-02-27 12:23:40

10 sexy messy updos for summer

One of the best parts of summer, for me anyway, is the simplicity that comes with throwing on a maxi dress and a pair of flip flops before I leave the house each morning, and while I really love long, sexy beach waves, I don't always have the time to pull that look off. The good news is that YouTube...Read More

Category : Beauty Hair Mobile posts

Tags : Beauty Hair Hair updos Hair updos for summer Messy hair updos Messy updos Updos Updos for summer

Dated : 2021-02-25 04:23:40