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I Broke My New Year’s Resolutions! What Do I Do Now?

9 ways to get back on track and have your best year ever If you’re like many Americans, you make New Year’s resolutions at the start of the year, a promise to yourself to be a better you. Good job! According to the Better Sleep Council’s Sleep Resolutions Survey, 88% of Americans made at least… Read More »

5 Beautiful Kitchen Islands Perfect for Baking Cookies

It’s cookie baking season! We can smell the sugar cookies and ginger snaps already. Nothing is more delightful than taking freshly baked cookies out of the oven and getting the first whiff of that sweet aroma. Oh, the holidays. As wonderful as that may sound, we know sometimes things just don’t go according to plan.… Read More »

4 Practical Dining Sets Helping You Conquer the Holidays

A dining room is made up of a large table, a few chairs, a china cabinet, and maybe even a wine cabinet. Aside from adding smaller decor items like a rug or some pictures, this room is rather simple. After all, it mostly serves as a place to eat. Right? Well, we like to think… Read More »

Tempur-Pedic ProAdapt Mattress Review

Written by, Mary Duggan Thank you to Wolf Furniture and Tempur-Pedic for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. As promised, I’m back after 30 nights to share my honest opinion of the Tempur-Pedic ProAdapt mattress and adjustable base. But if I’m being completely honest… I didn’t need to wait an entire month to… Read More »

Shopping for My First Mattress

Written by, Mary Duggan Thank you to Wolf Furniture and Tempur-Pedic for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Last month, I moved into my first post-grad townhouse with roommates! It’s been such a fun transition, and if you follow along with my Instagram stories, it may even seem like I’m having a little… Read More »

3 Ways to Style Your Bedroom Regardless of Room Size

Your bedroom is the center of peace and harmony. Unless of course, you’re binging Orange is the New Black on Netflix, you’re up studying for graduate exams, or you hear your kids jumping on their beds at 2 am because you thought it would be okay to give them a tiny bit of ice cream… Read More »

Back to School, Back to Sleep – Make Sleep a Family Priority This Fall

And a few tips from our sleep experts on how to get the whole family back into a healthy sleep routine As we move from long summer days into the shorter, cooler days of fall, family schedules pivot sharply to accommodate strict school routines, boxed lunches, and homework-before-play rules. Ditching flip-flops and lazy summer days… Read More »

4 Ways You Can Look Younger by Tomorrow

Take back the night – and your youth – with these fixer-up beauty tips!   We’re all getting older. It’s inevitable. There’s nothing we can do about it, short of stopping time. Which is impossible. And while creaky joints and minor aches and pains are annoying, what really cranks our I’m-not-gonna-take-it-anymore engine is waking up… Read More »

10 Healthy Breakfast Recipes Under 400 Calories

Is a donut a day making you fat? Swap the sugar for a delish low-calorie breakfast! Breakfast. Mom was right, it really and truly is the most important meal of the day. If that’s true (and don’t we all know it) why do we neglect it? In addition to helping fight weight gain by curbing… Read More »

Back to School Ready: Help Them Learn Outside of the Classroom

Back to school may be the best and worst season of the year, depending on who you ask. Young kids despise the words and get sick when they come across a school bus in July. While college kids welcome the chance to reunite with friends and continue their future endeavors. With school on the horizon,… Read More »