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  • 6 Essentials to Pack for the Beach

    Summer is by far my favorite season and it’s almost here.That means it’s time to get outdoors! A beach day is a must for summertime and we make it a point to visit every summer. Over the years, one thing I’ve learned is to prepare in advance, so we can enjoy ourselves upon arrival. Whether […]

  • My Personal Journey with Endometriosis

    Hi – My name is Crystal and I have endometriosis. Since the age of 20, I’ve known that I have a health condition, for which there is no cure, endometriosis. There is more research needed to help women suffering in silence. There are clinical trials, such as the Edelweiss study, which can help drive progress […]

  • How I’m Making Life Easier in the Kitchen

    Being at home more means more dishes and a lot more messes. This Mom has to do it all in the kitchen but I’m feeling more efficient with my Scotch-Brite® Advanced Scrub Dots Non-Scratch Scrubbers and Ultra​ Palmolive® Antibacterial*. These two go together like peas and carrots. The combination of Palmolive®​ and Scotch-Brite®​ gives me the perfect solution to […]

  • 8 Things You’re Probably Searching for Right Now

    Essential worker or not, one thing is true and that is that we are all spending more time on the internet, unfortunately even my kids. So what has everyone been doing on the internet and what are people buying? Zoom, Animal Crossing, Facetime games, DIY haircuts, and kindergarten workbooks are some of the trending topics […]

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    4 Ways to Make Life With a Senior Dog Enjoyable

    [bctt tweet=”Here’s 4 ways to make life enjoyable with a senior dog. Enjoy every moment!” username=”@thehollidayco”]We love our dog, Kipsy, though he isn’t quite a baby anymore. Our family dog, a Maltese, has been a part of our family since he was 8 weeks old. My husband and I remember picking him out and bringing […]

  • 20 Useful Things To Do While Being at Home More

    Whether you’re always at home or suddenly find yourself at home more because of world conditions, you may be trying to figure out what to do now. With most unnecessary activities being cancelled, this opens up windows of opportunities or extra time in our schedules. While many must navigate working from home or trying to […]

  • Introducing the Shop: Copper and Brass

    Since October 2018, I’ve been working behind the scenes on a big idea. Around that time, I started exploring the idea of opening up an a shop to sell curated goods. Some of you may or may not know the following. In the past, I’ve sold vintage and antique items, even traveling 3 hours away, […]

  • 4 Ways to Prepare for Entertaining Accidents (What to Do Before)

    Every year, I have the privilege of opening up my home to my large family for a few days. This entertaining opportunity is something I really look forward to! We laugh, eat and just enjoy each other’s company. However, entertaining can be stressful so I’m always looking for tips and tricks to make things easier for me. […]

  • One of My Greatest Challenges As a Mother

    Being a mother is one of life’s greatest joys but it comes with it’s own set of challenges. Moms must manage multiple roles, one of those roles being a caregiver. As a mom, being a caregiver to my children is not always easy. In spite of the stress, I do my very best to care […]

  • 6 Back to School Goals (Just for Mom)

    Did someone say “back to school”?! Yes, unfortunately (well, at least I feel that way), school is now back in session. Though it’s still technically summer, summer as we know it, is over. Guys, you know how much I love summer. I took most of it off to spend time with my family and re-evaluate […]

  • Summer Fun Bash – Instagram Live Series

    Summer is knocking at our door but it’s already begun around here. Once the kids are out of school, that officially starts summer everywhere. I’ve been staying busy trying to keep the kids busy with activities. It takes resources to keep kids entertained – time, money, effort, etc. We definitely don’t want them getting bored […]

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