About Kate Bayless

A mom to three boys, Kate Bayless has been assembling, testing out, and writing about children's gear for nearly a decade. An experienced freelance writer and editor in Southern California, Kate also covers parenting, travel, health and beauty for a variety of print and online publications. And lattes. She reviews lots of lattes. Visit her at www.linkedin.com/in/katebayless/.

Bottom’s Up! LIQS Portable Ready-Made Shots

Jan
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Whether you are celebrating this weekend or commiserating, this Saturday Sip is for you! We’re saying “Bottom’s up!” to the weekend with portable, ready-made shots from LIQS. I know what you might be thinking – shots? We’re not 22 and hitting the bars! But that is exactly what makes LIQS shots … Continue reading

Popcorn: 5 Ways to Spice It Up

Jan
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Plain or buttery. Kettlecorn or extra salt. There isn’t a bad way to enjoy popcorn! But the same old method can get, well, old! In honor of National Popcorn Day today, we’re sharing five simple ways to spice up your popcorn routine. Let’s get popping! Popcorn is a mom’s best friend. … Continue reading

Saturday Sips: Hot Toddy Recipe

Jan
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Cold? Rainy? Snowy? Maybe the slight hint of some sniffles? It’s time for a hot toddy. Even if you missed National Hot Toddy Day earlier this week, it’s not too late to celebrate. Plus, you likely already have everything you need to make it on-hand. Today’s winter-approved recipe is definitely … Continue reading

Ski Out West: 5 Reasons to Ski Mammoth

Jan
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Looking for perfect place to ski out West? Mammoth Mountain in California’s Eastern Sierras is the ideal place to take your crew to find family amenities, ski-in/ski-out accommodations, and right now, LOTS of fresh powder. As of writing this, Mammoth has received 116 inches of new snow in the last 48 … Continue reading

New Peanut Allergy Guidelines

Jan
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If someone in your family suffers from a peanut allergy, you know how difficult it can be. From preschool snacks to the weekend birthday party, it can feel as though danger lurks around every corner. While the old guidelines recommended that parents kept children away from peanuts and peanut products until they were three years … Continue reading

10 States Where Kids Ski Free

Jan
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Whether your kids are experienced skiers or snowboarders or they are hitting the slopes for the first time this winter, everybody loves free, amiright? January is Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month, and while we’ve already shared some of our favorite ski resorts in our 2016-17 Family Ski & Snowboard … Continue reading

4 Healthy Cocktails for a New Year

Jan
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It’s a new year, and you’re probably trying to make healthier choices. But it’s still the weekend and it’s still nice to kick back with a cocktail! So here are four of the healthiest cocktails you can enjoy without blowing your health goals. Cheers to you! Cheers to the weekend! … Continue reading

5 Superfoods to Put In Your Smoothie

Jan
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Happy New Year! If you’re anything like a gazillion other people around the world, you’ve made a goal to eat better, exercise more, and get healthier. As I’m sure you’ve heard before, the key to making (and keeping!) smart goals is to make them specific and measurable. So cross “eat … Continue reading

Saturday Sips: New Year’s Day Bloody Mary

Dec
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Raise your hand if you’re ready to kiss 2016 goodbye! I, for one, am looking forward to 2017 – a new year, a fresh start, a reset. If you’re still looking for to something to serve tonight, check out our Saturday Sip archives for gems like fresh cranberry martini, tasty … Continue reading