Don’t Be Fooled By These “Healthy” Breakfast Foods

Kat Sweet September 28, 2020

We always hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s more than just an old wives’ tale. It actually boosts your energy levels and alertness, and jumpstarts your metabolism. That’s why you should be eating something healthy. Unfortunately, lots of foods on grocery store shelves that …

Kick Dinner Up a Notch With This Easy Taco Soup

Kat Sweet September 24, 2020

At my house, it seems like it’s Taco Tuesday every day. Even when it’s not Tuesday! That’s because my oldest daughter loves tacos. Actually, I’m not even sure that “love” fully encompasses it. She’s obsessed. I don’t even ask her what she wants for dinner anymore, because I always know …

Make Your Home Look More High-End With This Simple, Inexpensive Hack

Kat Sweet September 22, 2020

You’ve had the hardwoods refinished, slapped a fresh coat of paint on the living room walls, or even sprung for fancy new stone countertops. Your home is finally starting to look like, well, you. It’s your home, after all. It’s All About the Details But you’re finally getting down to the …

Are You Using Your Fridge’s Crisper Drawers the Correct Way?

Kat Sweet September 17, 2020

Like most refrigerators on the market right now, my fridge has two crisper drawers down there at the bottom labeled for produce. Mine are extra fancy, and even have a little humidity slider where I can choose between “fruit” and “vegetables.” I’ve seen some that slide between “high humidity” and …

The Few Times You Shouldn’t Use Vinegar to Clean

Kat Sweet September 15, 2020

Vinegar boasts so many different uses that it definitely deserves a spot in every home. Just the other day, I was pulling out my handy-dandy vinegar spray bottle when my husband asked, “Is there anything vinegar can’t do?” We laughed, but it got me thinking. With all the different ways …

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The Bare Minimum Skincare Routine You Need to Be Doing
Kat Sweet September 10, 2020

The Bare Minimum Skincare Routine You Need to Be Doing

Just a couple of months ago, I started getting serious about a skincare routine. It wasn’t the first time I had tried to keep up with a set routine. See, I’ve dipped my toes into that pool many times, but I’ve never been able to stick with it. There’s always …
Cheap and Easy Fall Decor Ideas
Kat Sweet September 1, 2020

Cheap and Easy Fall Decor Ideas

September is finally here! I don’t know about you, but I have been literally dreaming of fall. It’s my favorite time of the year. Between boots and sweater weather, pumpkin pies and Halloween, how could anyone not love this season? I’m not going to lie, but I already started decorating for fall …
Tips for Making Chef-Worthy Food at Home
Kat Sweet August 27, 2020

Tips for Making Chef-Worthy Food at Home

Not to brag or anything, but I’m a pretty good home cook. I’m certainly no professional chef. I’ve had no formal training, and I probably wouldn’t survive the pressures of a professional kitchen. At the same time, I really enjoy cooking. Even still, throwing together the same pot of spaghetti …

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Read This Before Picking New Interior Paint
Kat Sweet August 18, 2020

Read This Before Picking New Interior Paint

Lately, we’ve been mulling over paint colors for the living room. I have to admit: picking wall paint isn’t as easy as it sounds. Essentially, we’re trying to find the perfect shade out of an entire rainbow of paint swatches. And wow, there are a lot of colors. You want something …
The Healthiest Tortilla Chips on Store Shelves
Kat Sweet August 13, 2020

The Healthiest Tortilla Chips on Store Shelves

I don’t know about you, but I know that tortilla chips are a pantry staple here in my home. Whether we’re using them as a solid base for a heaping plate of nachos, breaking them up on top of a Tex-Mex casserole, or just snacking on some chips and guac …
Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away That Old Mascara Wand
Kat Sweet August 11, 2020

Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away That Old Mascara Wand

Each time you toss out an old tube of mascara, you’re also throwing away the built-in mascara wand. Who cares, right? Well, I’m here to tell you not to throw another one away. Those little spoolie brushes are actually surprisingly useful — and not just for mascara. Cleaning Old Mascara …
Should You Try the Cult-Favorite Baby Foot Peel?
Kat Sweet July 30, 2020

Should You Try the Cult-Favorite Baby Foot Peel?

Baby Foot and other similar chemical peel treatments are having a moment right now. And really, for good reason. Who wouldn’t want super smooth, soft feet? Especially if you find yourself wearing your fair share of open-toe shoes in the heat. On top of that, this freakishly effective skin exfoliating …

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Simple Steps to Go Green in Your Cleaning Routine
Kat Sweet July 28, 2020

Simple Steps to Go Green in Your Cleaning Routine

If you wish your cleaning routine was a little more green, I’ve got great news for you. It’s easier than you think to go green! There are plenty of reasons to adopt a greener cleaning routine: perhaps you’re hoping to reduce waste, or maybe you want to avoid chemical-filled products …
No More Wasted Greens: How to Keep Them Fresh Longer
Kat Sweet July 23, 2020

No More Wasted Greens: How to Keep Them Fresh Longer

Nothing says summer to me quite like a light, fresh salad. And really, bagged greens are a grocery list staple all year round — and for good reason. They’ve got plenty more uses beyond salads. I mean, if there’s one thing I’ve learned from countless hours of watching Food Network, …
Desperate for Dramatic Lush Lashes? Here’s How
Kat Sweet July 14, 2020

Desperate for Dramatic Lush Lashes? Here’s How

If you’ve got short or barely-there eyelashes, you’re not alone. Me personally, I have the eyelashes of a small child. Actually, my kids probably have longer lashes than I do — which is so unfair. I don’t even want to talk about the gorgeously long lashes my husband was blessed …
Easy Peasy Houseplants That Are Hard to Kill
Kat Sweet June 30, 2020

Easy Peasy Houseplants That Are Hard to Kill

House plants keep gaining popularity, and I’m here for it. I’ve always loved indoor plants. They really breathe life (literally!) into our spaces. And I don’t really know why, but they just seem so peaceful. They make any space feel more inviting. Unfortunately, not everyone has a green thumb. And …
Mosquito-Proof Your Yard This Summer With These Plants
Kat Sweet June 25, 2020

Mosquito-Proof Your Yard This Summer With These Plants

If you tend to spend a lot of time outdoors during warmer months, keeping those dreaded mosquitoes at bay is probably a top priority. Now, I’m not saying to skip the DEET-free insect repellent — go ahead and give yourself a spritz. However, there are plenty of plants that are …
Soothe Your Summer Sunburn Fast With These Tips
Kat Sweet June 23, 2020

Soothe Your Summer Sunburn Fast With These Tips

Summer is here, and you know what that means, right? It’s time to hit the beach or pool! Of course, soaking up all that extra sun means the risk of getting a pesky sunburn. A day later, and you’re looking like a lobster — and feeling the burn. The good …
The Best Summer Activities At Home
Mary Newsom June 18, 2020

The Best Summer Activities At Home

This summer isn’t going to be the typical summer we all are used to. With social distancing guidelines still in place, many amusement parks, restaurants, and children’s playgrounds simply won’t open – and don’t get me started on public pools. So how can you keep your kids entertained this summer, …