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Banana Bread Slow Cooker Oatmeal!

Banana Bread Slow Cooker Oatmeal!

Slow cooker meals are a lifesaver for busy nights – but we also are beginning to use them on busy mornings. Before school during the week or before early sports games on the weekends, meals like this hearty Banana Bread Oatmeal from recipe creator and Tik Tok star...

Meet a Mom: Jeannie Mai Jenkins!

Meet a Mom: Jeannie Mai Jenkins!

Emmy Award winner Jeannie Mai Jenkins is best known for her eight season stint co-hosting The Real talk show. She also gained a legion of fans in 2020 as a competitor on Dancing with the Stars, and many others found her on social media (on Instagram alone she has...

Meet a Mom: Actress Brooklyn Decker!

Meet a Mom: Actress Brooklyn Decker!

This story originally appeared on The Local Moms Actress Brooklyn Decker became a household name by dominating the pages of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues as a model, starting in 2006 and landing the coveted cover in 2010. Marrying tennis superstar Andy Roddick in...

Apple Cider Margarita!

Apple Cider Margarita!

ok It’s almost Fall, y’all! If you’re mourning the end of summer marg season, you’ll love this tasty transitional cocktail from Alston and Leigh, the talented duo behind Habitual Hostess. Start with a high quality apple cider you can grab when you’re apple-picking....

Daniella Monet’s Tomato Soup Recipe!

Daniella Monet’s Tomato Soup Recipe!

September is a busy time, but it also feels like a chance to forge a fresh start. This year, we’re committing to cooking a few healthy meals a week for our families, and if that’s on our September list as well, you’ll want to check out a new app from actress and vegan...

American Flag Pie Recipe!

American Flag Pie Recipe!

  If you’re throwing a final summer soirée this weekend, add this American Flag Pie from Maegan Brown, the uber-talented recipe creator and cookbook author behind The BakerMama. It uses a pre-made crust and canned filling, so you can save some time to follow her...

Fall Mom Uniform!

Fall Mom Uniform!

This story was contributed by The Local Moms Network contributor Kristin Koch, executive editor at Seventeen magazine, blogger behind closetfulofclothes.comand mom of two. For more mom-friendly fashion inspo follow her on Instagram at instagram.com/kristinmkennedy/....

Backpack Wearing: Do’s and Don’ts

Backpack Wearing: Do’s and Don’ts

A lot has changed over the course of COVID-19 with remote, hybrid and in-person learning, but backpacks are here to stay. They’re customizable, come in all shapes, sizes and colors and are the ultimate in self-expression. But—when not worn properly, they can cause short- or long-term problems in kids’ muscles, joints and—well—back.So what’s the right way to wear and carry a backpack? What else should you know so we can keep our learners in good physical health? Dr. Phil Mack, orthopedic surgeon with Connecticut Children’s, has answers.

Top 5 Lunchbox Tips from Weelicious!

Top 5 Lunchbox Tips from Weelicious!

Top 5 Lunchbox Tips from Weelicious! It’s a common pain point of the back-to-school routine: packing lunches. Though we might typically dread this step on a busy morning, we’re sharing some mouth-watering inspiration – and easy hacks – to help you reimagine the...

Meet the Founder of Bleuet!

Meet the Founder of Bleuet!

When Elizabeth Rietz’s daughter was eight, she was an “early bloomer.” Like many preteens, she wasn’t quite ready for a bra, but started wearing a second layer under her shirts to feel more comfortable. When Elizabeth scoured stores to find a next step solution—a...

BLT Panzanella Salad Recipe!

BLT Panzanella Salad Recipe!

  Late summer is prime tomato season, and this BLT Panzanella Salad from Habitual Hostess is a perfect way to use up your garden’s harvest or farmers market haul! BLT Panzanella Salad 1/2 loaf of sourdough bread, cut into 1” cubes (about four cups) 6 oz slab...

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