7 Tips for Organizing Your Tea Towels and Other Kitchen Materials

7 Tips for Organizing Your Tea Towels and Other Kitchen Materials

The more orderly your kitchen is, the easier it is to use and the better your life will be. But why do many of us let their kitchen areas get filled with unnecessary clutter, unwashed tea towels, and dirty surfaces? If you’re sick and tired of your messy kitchen, all you need is to try the following tips on how to keep your kitchen organized. Tip #1 – Empty your kitchen cabinets and rearrange them. Get everything out of your kitchen cabinets or cupboards and go through each of them. Dispose of all the things you don’t use frequently, and […]

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Back to School Shopping Essentials

Back to School Shopping Essentials Featured at Happily Blended

The month of August has arrived and with it comes my sons counting down to their birthdays and just yesterday the words of “school” came back into conversations. The boys were in the back seat on the ride home from their Dad’s discussing who their teachers are, how the school will be setup and just thoughts of that first day of school. Back to school brings on a lot of emotions for kids as they think about returning from a carefree Summer into the routine of the school season. With back to school season also comes the time for parents […]

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How to Effectively Communicate with your Teen Daughter

How to Effectively Communicate with your Teen Daughter Happily Blended Parenting

The joys of a mother and daughter relationship, for centuries back this complicated relationship has effected the communication between Mom and daughter. Many Moms will get a clue that they are in for a wild ride in that one moment they see the insecurities of their own self deep within the eyes of their teen daughter. Regardless of whether you purposely pushed those insecurities onto your teen daughter or not, it happens. The relationship of a mother and daughter is both a beautiful and explosive. Something about the teen daughter who doesn’t think her mother understands her when reality is […]

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Saturday Blog Giveaways Linky

Happily Blended's Saturday Blog Giveaways Linky

Good Saturday morning to you all! What do you have to add this week into the Happily Blended’s Saturday Blog Giveways linky? We hope you add some pretty nifty ones so that we can head over and enter a few! Whatever you are hosting for a blog giveaway, we want you to list it here so you can get more entries. That’s what life is all about, making people happy! Oh and if you want to go ahead and tweet your giveaway to my over 25k followers? Click here to auto-post a tweet over on my @brandyellen Twitter feed for […]

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Work From Home Mom Tips

Happily Blended Work From Home Mom Tips

I had an interesting conversation with my teen daughter the other day surrounding the fact that I am a work from home mom. She had told a nurse at school one day that both parents were working and that the nurse should call Mom. The nurse was slightly confused as to why she should call Mom if both parents were working. That’s when my daughter piped up and said, “Well no, my Mom works from home!” The nurse questioned that and was curious about what I in fact do to work from home and my daughter in that moment decided […]

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Get Your Relaxation on at Hawkrock Cabins in Newark VT

Travel New England Get Your Relaxation on at Hawkrock Cabins in Newark VT

Driving about two hours up I91 north Mike and I ventured with Zebo doggy and Jenny the pug to get a night away from it all. You see, I had just taken in my niece for a couple of weeks and between the stress of that, loss of income during that time period and the stress of how my sister was treating me combined with Summer vacation starting … I was a mess! I needed to get away and so did he, it was just all way too much and I was falling apart. We were super lucky to find […]

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Trick or Treating Tips for Youngsters

Happily Blended NH Mom Blog features Trick or Treating Tips for Youngsters

Halloween will be here before you know it and the roads will be packed with ghost and goblins. While you may still go out trick or treating with your youngsters, it’s important to know some trick or treating tips to ensure you all are safe while out there enjoying the trick or treating night. Costume Tips Please make sure that your youngsters Halloween costume isn’t dragging on the ground as they could easily trip and fall into the road or get hurt out there when trick or treating. Make sure that the youngster has a mask that is breathable and […]

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Start Your Staycation With an Awesome Fishing Trip

Start Your Staycation With an Awesome Fishing Trip

Make the most of your vacation by saving time and money this year. No, it’s not too good to be true. Stay close to home this summer and enjoy the surroundings that you’ve never had time to explore before. Take in the awesome New Hampshire beaches, historic sites, and the White Mountains without spending a fortune on travel and hotel arrangements. Whether you’re lounging back at the dock with a fishing pole or hiking through the elevated terrain of the Appalachian Trail, it sure beats sitting in the office all day. Thanks to your backyard being the destination this year, […]

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Inside the Romantic Comedy Design Style

Inside the Romantic Comedy Design Style

If you’ve seen any of Nancy Meyers’s films, you’ll have noticed that powerhouses such as Helen Hunt, Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson aren’t the only stars of the show. In Meyers’s work as a film director, she has created interiors built up of light, linearity and elegance. Just look at Meyers’s oft-discussed films What Women Want (2001) and Something’s Gotta Give (2003)—the set design Meyers has created for each of her films (and there are more) excellently reflect the personalities of her characters. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Meyers shares that she believes “set design can add backstory […]

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Welcome to the New Layout at Happily Blended

Welcome to the New Layout at Happily Blended

I am excited to announce that as time gets closer to a big deal feature, Happily Blended has started to work behind the scenes in preparation for this fantastic opportunity. Over the weekend I spent time changing up my blog theme while Mike was on the back end working on some automation options for advertising of YOUR special promotion! While we are still doing some tweaks here and there, I hope that you love the new look and come back to see the other adjustments we will be making on Happily Blended soon. New Happily Blended Theme Changes Include: Instagram […]

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