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If cleaning your kitchen always seems like a journey of epic Lord of the Rings proportions, you’re not alone. You may not have a team of men, dwarves and hobbits at your disposal but these mighty kitchen cleaning tips will always have your back. Here are 12 tips for cleaning your kitchen that will not only save you time and effort, but also a little money! 1. 2-Step Oven Cleaner: No need to buy harsh chemicals or use the self-cleaning […]
A child having a little anxiety about going back to school is completely normal. Children have a lot of new things to prepare for: teachers, classmates, lessons and schoolwork. It’s easy to get caught up in your own stress around the start of a new school year, so we’ve come up with a few ways to ease the back-to-school stress for your young one. Stay Positive It’s no secret that children pick up on their parents’ attitudes and feelings. By maintaining […]
Did you know that August is National Romance Awareness month? While we’re pretty sure you all know what romance is, we think it’s important to be reminded that in any relationship, romance is important. Some people say you should never stop dating your partner, even after you move in together, have kids or get married. You’re too busy to be romantic, you say? We’ve got some great ideas to show your love that are easy and cheap but incredibly thoughtful and […]
As the final few weeks of summer approach, you’re likely starting to get your children prepared to return to class — which can fill them with either excitement or dread. If your child has the back-to-school blues, try some of these tips to get them excited for the new school year. Let Them Pick Out Their Own Back-to-School Styles Think back to your first day of school, when everyone was checking out each other’s new outfits. Your children will want to feel special […]
If you’ve recently started a new yoga practice, filled up your drawers with some hot new yoga gear, like Gaiam yoga wear which is available at Kohls — and find you love the comfort and style of your studio clothes so much that you can’t resist wearing them out as streetwear — you’re not alone! Studio-to-street looks are rapidly making huge waves in the fashion world as busy women seek stylish solutions to fit workouts into their tight schedules. And […]
If you’re new to yoga and getting ready to walk into your first class, it’s completely normal to find yourself overwhelmed or confused about all the gear that’s available. Or perhaps you already have an established practice and know your way around the mat — but are looking for ways to stretch your yoga wardrobe into other sports, activities or everyday life. Newbie or seasoned yogi, we’ve got you covered either way with this complete guide to a well-dressed practice. […]
If you’ve been feeling a little less than energized lately, you might need to take a look at your sleeping habits. There’s no need to worry because there are a lot of ways you can improve the quality of your sleep for more consistent relaxation and fewer restless nights. Check out our guide with four tips for getting a better night’s sleep! 1. Make Your Bedroom a Zen Zone One of the reasons why you have trouble falling asleep at […]
Traveling requires packing and planning at any age, but adding young kids into the mix? Things can easily get a little overwhelming. If you’re going to be traveling with your children in the near future, check out these tips to minimize stress and make your trip an enjoyable one. 1. Plan Your Destination Wisely The best way to ensure that things go smoothly when you’re traveling with little ones is to plan, plan and plan some more. Minimize any uncertainties […]
While we’d all love to live in our dream home, not everyone can grace the paces of Architectural Digest. Thankfully for the rest of us, there’s no shortage of quick, simple, and easy ways to transform your home from average to amazing. If you’re looking for a few ways to freshen your home’s interior design, the internet DIY community is a wellspring of inspiration and fun ideas that won’t drain your back account. Here’s out guide to hacking your home […]
Drinking water is one of the best things you can do for your health, with myriad benefits to both your digestive and immune systems. While it’s easy to find reasons why we should be drinking more water, it’s a little trickier trying to put those plans into action. If you’re looking for some inspiration with new ways to incorporate more water in your daily routine, we’re here to help! 1. Make a Drinking Schedule It may seem silly at first, but […]
Living in the modern world has its perks, and while iPhones and Netflix streaming are great, modern life also comes with a fair amount of stress. With our constant connectivity, we’re “on” for longer and longer periods, making it tougher to just unplug, rewind, and recharge. Stress brings a hefty supply of negative effects with it, like headaches and sleep problems, anxiety and difficulty focusing, and changes to your eating habits. That’s no fun for anybody, so we’ve put together […]
It’s that time of year that many of us dread—spring cleaning. It may seem like an arduous task but once you’ve ditched the dirt and cleared out the clutter, you’ll feel like you’ve moved into a brand new home. To help you get started, we’ve got quite a few tips to make the process of spring cleaning go as smoothly as possible. De-Dirt the Doormats Your doormat is what helps prevent outside dirt from coming in, so keeping them clean is […]
With 2015 just beginning, we are sure you’ve decided on your New Year’s resolutions already. If you’re like us, you might have had some trouble in the past sticking to those resolutions for more than a week or two. We’ve put a list together of resolution helpers that can make sticking to those goals just a little bit easier! Let us know below what you’re doing this year to stay on track with your resolutions. Getting Fit: Fitbit Flex This […]
As the holiday season is fast approaching, we know the stress levels are also increasing at a rapid rate. The holidays can be a tad overwhelming with so many projects to do, decorations to put up, and gifts to wrap. But don’t forget the magic of the season where having fun and making memories is what it’s all about. So just to give you an excuse to take a breather and get some perspective, we’ve put together a list of some […]
Here at Ebates we are trying so hard to stick to keep up our healthy eating resolutions. One of the ways we are doing this is keeping ourselves very aware of new, tasty vegetables by trekking to any and all farmer’s markets. This past weekend we paid way too much attention to the flowers and dried fruit, so we decided to brush up on which fruits and veggies to pay the closest attention to at our next farmer’s market adventure. […]
This scrumptious blog comes courtesy of our dear friend Kim, who blogs over at Today’s Creative. She is a wonderful lifestyle blogger. Be sure to check her out! This fall dessert is not only a favorite in my home, but also around my neighborhood. It’s not uncommon for me to make this a couple of times a month and has become a tradition at my October Ladies Bunco night. This classic dump cake is simple to make and is a […]