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Dress to Impress: St. Patrick's Day

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Now that it’s March, St. Patrick’s Day is the next upcoming holiday and the time to celebrate Irish heritage and culture. While it may seem obvious to throw on that one green t-shirt you have laying in your drawers and call it a day, we have some tips for you to outdo yourself this year. Instead of relying on a t-shirt with St. Patrick’s Day or a pun about being lucky, try out a more sophisticated look this year. These outfits allow you to wear the clothes you love so it doesn’t only look like you’re out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. 


Outfit 1


Our first outfit features black jeans, which can be used in a variety of outfit choices. These pants are so versatile and pair well with the splash of green you’re going to add in each St. Patrick’s Day combo. Top these black pants with a green sweater, they come in a variety of shades and styles, so add your own style into this outfit so you can show off you. Throw on some black booties to keep a classic look. 
Outfit 2

The second outfit is simil…

Love Yourself This Valentine's Day

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Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be focused on couples but is about spreading love to all your loved ones and yourself. You don’t need to be in a relationship, nor do you need Valentine’s Day to show love and appreciate others. So, this holiday, whether you’re in a relationship or happily single, you can still practice self-care not only now but in your everyday life. That’s why we compiled some tips for you to get the most out of taking care of yourself this year. 

Start off the day with deep breaths

Deep breaths help you put yourself in the moment and calm down your brain. Doing a few in the morning while focusing on the present will prepare you for the day ahead. It’s important to not get ahead of yourself each day and to enjoy every moment you have. Yesterday is over and tomorrow isn’t here yet, so live in the present.

Stretch in the morning
Taking deep breaths puts you in the right mindset for the day and pairing that with stretching can reduce your stress levels. Doing both together …

Escape the Winter Blues with a Weekend Getaway

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Although the holidays may be over, it’s not too late to treat yourself to a winter weekend getaway. In case you didn’t get some time to yourself yet, this is the perfect chance to give yourself a weekend to relax. There are plenty of resorts and spots that aren’t too far away and ideal for a mini getaway. From indoor waterparks to resorts farther north, there’s something for everyone. 

Woodloch Resorts


Woodloch is a resort nestled in the Pocono Mountains and one of the closest destinations that makes for an easy weekend escape. This resort has activities for every season and winter is no exception. From ice skating to tubing to snowshoeing, Woodloch offers some of your favorite winter activities as well as a place to take a break from your busy life.
Blue Mountain Resort

If you’re interested in winter sports, with of course the option to relax in the resort, Blue Mountain Resort may be more your speed. With slopes nearby, the resort offers skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing for you and y…

New Year, New Goals

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2019 and the decade are coming to an end, so it’s time to think about those New Year Resolutions for 2020. Most resolutions are kept for the first few months of the year then abandoned, which is normal with all the other responsibilities you have to keep up with. This year will be different though because this blog shares tips on how to set and keep the right goals!


Determine what you want to achieve 

Before you can even start setting your goals, think about what you want to achieve next year. Make a list of your most important achievements and steps you need to take in order to accomplish them. That way you can visually see what you want and a road map to reach your goals. Pick the ones that you want to accomplish the most next year and they can be the start to your New Year Resolutions. 

Follow the SMART setup 

When creating goals, they should follow the acronym: SMART. Creating goals that follow this format is very important because, without them, you’re less likely to stick to your go…

Less Stress, More Thanksgiving Prep

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Thanksgiving is coming up faster than you may think and while there’s still time to get ready for the big holiday, starting to get everything from your house to the food and more set up early will make this holiday less of a hassle. Whether you host Thanksgiving every year or this is your first time, our blog will give you some tips and tricks to prepare you for the big day with less stress. 

Prior to the event prep

Before you even start thinking about creating your menu and buying the Thanksgiving ingredients, you need to determine how many people are coming so you know how much food you need. While Thanksgiving is known for leftovers, overbuying will cause you to spend more money and time than you need to. 

If you’d like to make your Thanksgiving more formal, you can make invitations (either online or printed) and send them out to your guests. Simply asking those who you’d like to come works just as well and saves you some time if you’re going for a more casual event. There’s no wrong …

Prepare your Wardrobe for Fall with This Year's Colors

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Photo: The Sweetest Thing Blog Pumpkin Spice Lattes are out, pumpkins are available for picking, apple cider for drinking and flannels to be worn, which only means one thing: fall is here. With the arrival of this chilly, spooky season means new fashion trends are coming and you can certainly join in on the fun. While there are plenty of trends to jump on the bandwagon of, following the fall colors is one of the easiest ways to do so. 

Of course, there are fall shades that remain popular every season, but this blog covers more than your typical fall colors. For every burgundy sweater, there’s a teal jacket for you to create a unique fall look this year. 

Olive Green


We’ll start off with a basic fall color: olive green. You can never go wrong with wearing this color when the weather cools down. From your army jackets to olive-green jeans and sweaters, the possibilities are endless. This color will remain a classic and works perfectly with colors like white, gray and even dark reds. 


Even if…

Back to School Doesn't Have to be a Hassle: Prepare Healthier Lunches with Less Stress

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Back to school season is here, which means that it’s time to get back to preparing kid’s lunches (and your own). Making lunches may seem like a simple task, but it can get tedious when you’re doing it every day. That’s why we wrote this blog to make it easier to prepare healthy lunches for you and your kids!

Tip 1: Prepare in advance While this may seem like a no-brainer, there’s more than one way to prepare your meals in advance. Some people meal prep for the whole week, for the day before, etc. Our meal prep tip looks a little different, though. 


Make a menu for the week with what foods you are going to pack and prepare so you can buy those foods/ingredients at the store. This will help you avoid buying what you see at the store and stick to your list, which saves you money too. 


Here’s a bonus tip: if some of your recipes require less common ingredients, try to make other recipes that contain those ingredients that week. Instead of using some ingredients once, this will allow you to be…