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The Mountains Are Calling

The mountains are calling, and I must go!  I am so blessed to live in a place where the mountains are in my backyard.  I love camping and the freedom I feel from disconnecting with the outside world and taking some time to reconnect with myself and my family.  Every year we take several weekends […]

Staying Cool In The Summer Heat

For many of us who live in this part of the world, the months of June, July, and August bring an abundance of sunshine… and HEAT! We love to be outside, so keeping cool is important not only for a good attitude (who doesn’t get a little cranky when their too hot?!), but most importantly […]

9 GENIUS STORAGE SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR KIDS’ ROOM

Keeping your home in order when you have kids is a challenging task, even for the most organized moms. If you feel that your place is taken over by piles of children toys, books and clothes, you are not alone. Luckily, there are easy and inexpensive ways to manage your kids’ clutter. These creative storage […]

ROAD TRIP: Staying Sane In The Lane

Summertime is here and in full swing!  For some, summertime may mean relaxing by the pool or sticking close to the air conditioner. For others, the summer months may mean day camps, night camps and the long awaited family reunion.  To celebrate summer, many folks may find themselves behind the wheel traveling many miles of […]

The PERFECT Father’s Day Find?

Searching for the  perfect Father’s Day Gift What really IS the “perfect” Father’s Day Find? (Let’s be real…Is there even such a thing that exists in myriad of 21st century choices?) We took this question to the In A Pikle streets and we ended up with a myriad of 21st century answers.  Whether you’re shopping […]

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

What do you think of when you hear the phrase “It’s almost Mother’s Day?” For some, it brings fond memories of childhood, or even fonder memories of being a  teenager. For others, perhaps now mother’s themselves, it may evoke feelings of gratitude, happiness, joy – – and, even sheer exhaustion (especially if you are reading […]

IT IS A BLESSING TO BE NEEDED

NOTHING prepares you for life as a mom and really there is no manual for the “right” way to do it.  We are all just “winging it” from day to day and trying to do our best, right? Motherhood is filled with lots of highs and lows and we beat ourselves up everyday for the […]

Luck Favors The Prepared

Do you know someone who is really put together? You know, the kind of person who always seems to handle everything with grace all that life throws at them. When it is raining, they have an umbrella. When they someone cries, they have a tissue. Maybe it is not luck, perhaps they have a few […]

Explore Life’s Possiblities

What do you think of when you hear the word “possibility”?   When we look into the face of a child with their twinkling eyes and toothless grin, we see hope and a life full of possibility.  As time goes on, we lose that hope and potential for ourselves. Our past experiences can put a […]

True Love!

Have you ever found a product that you just love?! Maybe it’s the right color, it just really makes sense, it was a great deal, or it solves a real problem.  Well, the “In A Pikle” bag (aka “the Pikle”)  is one of those things that I just LOVE! How much do I love thee? […]

HOLIDAY LIFE HACKS: Keep It Simple

With all of the buying, wrapping, and running around, it’s hard to feel that warm fuzzy holiday spirit all December long. My suggestion is not that we get rid of long-standing traditions, but that we tweak them to KEEP IT SIMPLE. Traditions are a special part of the holiday season. Here are a few of […]

Gift Guide For The Active Girl

I’m guessing you have a woman in your life who is wonderfully disciplined, active, and passionate about health. I know I do! The best gift you can give is the gift of wellness. Your friend or loved one will be delighted. For the active lady on your list, we have compiled fit gifts especially for […]

Stocking Stuffers For Guys

The Christmas shopping is in full swing and I am still at the creative stage where I really want to find and give thoughtful items for my family (in a couple of weeks I will be at the desperate stage and start resorting to gift cards!).   I’m not sure if anyone else has this […]

Gift Ideas For Moms With Young Kids

This time of year is stressful and busy for me and my family. I am sure you feel the same way with work, appointments, shopping and also trying my best to be super mom. Even as I write this blog my 4-year old son is asking me about his ABC’s (he keeps getting stuck after […]

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