Empty Nesters and Retirees: Making the Decision to Downsize

Empty Nesters and Retirees Making the Decision to Downsize

Through one’s younger years, it’s expected and encouraged to ‘move up’ in life regarding bank accounts, responsibilities attached to a job, and the size of a home. However, upon retiring, the kids growing, and a lessening need for large space, a number of elder couples consider downsizing. Like most things, there are better ways to […]

Got A “Mom Belly”? Mother Tucker it!

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Have you ever looked at pictures of yourself when you were younger and wished you could look that great again? Sitting here, 3 kids later, I’m kinda loathing my post-partum body just a little bit. Obviously, our bodies don’t look quite the same after we have children. Most of us end up with stretch marks, […]

Why Children Deserve Comfortable Clothes

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One of the most important lessons children can learn is that it is okay wear comfortable clothes. Being able to play and be comfortable, to get dirty and enjoy it, is all part of childhood. Constricting clothing limits a child’s ability to have free range of motion for playtime activities. It inhibits the development of […]

Today’s Outfit: adidas Originals Gazelle OG Black Print Trainers

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Have you been wondering why I don’t post my “Today’s Outfit” posts very often anymore? Well as you might recall, I had a baby a little over a year ago, which brings me up to a grand total of THREE children and I pretty much look like this everyday: Yup, I’m THAT mom. The one […]

Budget-Friendly Ways to Keep Your Home Cooler This Summer

  Even though the easiest solution to a summer heatwave is to turn the A/C on full-blast, there are more economical ways to get your cool on. Service your A/C unit. If you do plan on running the A/C, have it services by a reputable company like Berkeley so that it runs at peak performance. […]

Dailylook: Summer Style Outfit Ideas

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Dailylook – Summer Style by thehousewife featuring CHADWICKS Barbie Shirtyoyomelody.com Teal Boyfriend Cardiganchadwicks.com Lee Capri Pantskohls.com Embellished Sandalspayless.com Kenneth Cole Aviator Sunglasseswalmart.com Orly Color AMP’D Nail Polishtarget.com American Eagle Kymmie Shopperpayless.com     Looking for an easy summer outfit with just enough color to make you feel summery without looking like you’re trying too hard? […]

Summer Outfit Ideas

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Summer is almost here! With every new season, we take a second look in our closet and see how we can mix things up with our old clothes. Here are some fresh outfit ideas to try for summer, and some ways to spice up your favorite go-tos.   New Things to Try this summer  Lace […]

This Season’s Must-Have Capris & Shorts For Moms

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You know what busy moms hate? I’ll tell you what busy moms hate – trying to shop for pants and shorts. Nothing worse than shopping online for bottoms and seeing a size 0 modeling them. Then you have to try imagining them fitting on your size 10 tushy. Then you buy a maxi dress. Forget […]