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/.

How (and Why) to Dry Brush

Apr
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Have you tried dry brushing? While an ancient practice, this skincare ritual has gained popularity in recent years touting a wide range of benefits from smoother skin to moving toxins through the body. Here’s how – and why – to dry brush. Dry brushing is exactly what it sounds like – … Continue reading

3 Wine Rules for National Picnic Day

Apr
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Time to shake out the picnic blankets! Spring is here and National Picnic Day is tomorrow, April 23rd. Drinking wine outside isn’t always a walk in the park – ha! There can be stray frisbees and bugs, hot sun and unstable surfaces. Today I’m sharing 3 rules for making picnicking with wine … Continue reading

5 Ways to Deal with Cellulite

Apr
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It’s everyone’s favorite dimpled friend! Well, maybe not favorite, but I do mean practically everyone. According to one source, 95% of ALL women get cellulite. And it usually starts showing up in your late 20s to 30s. That means with perhaps the exception of that 18-year-old rocking the itty-bitty bikini at … Continue reading

Guilt-Free Cocktails with RSVP Skinnies

Apr
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Bathing suit season is just around the corner so while I love to celebrate with a good cocktail, the calories can add up. And then I met RSVP Skinnies, the guilt-free portable packets that are an all-natural calorie-free and sugar-free way to make a lightened up cocktail at home or when you’re … Continue reading

Tame Car Chaos: The Best Backseat Organizers

Apr
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Having kids can suddenly make your car go from an adult transportation vessel to some strange holding ground for every toy, crushed goldfish cracker, water bottle, stray sock and stuffed animal in your house. Then add in the car seats, the endless bags of food/clothing/diapers that you just bought or need to … Continue reading

5 Ways to Celebrate National Parks

Apr
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Do you know how many national parks there are in the United States? Including national forests, monuments, and battlefields, there are a whopping 417 and this month during National Park Week, Saturday, April 16th to Sunday, April 24th, weekend entrance to ALL of those parks will be free! Here are five … Continue reading

Momtrends Must-Have Strollers for 2017

Apr
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BEST EVERYDAY STROLLER: OXO TOT CUBBY+ While you may know them for their can openers and garlic presses, OXO’s line of baby and toddler products continue to make headway into the marketplace. Their Cubby + stroller earns a spot as our favorite new everyday stroller for 2017. This stroller pair … Continue reading

4 March Madness Final Four Cocktails

Apr
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Has your household been caught up in March Madness? We’re down to the Final Four match up being played today: South Carolina vs. Gonzaga and Oregon vs. North Carolina. While your bracket may have already been busted, your basketball-watching libation game can still be strong. We’ve rounded up four city-inspired cocktails to help … Continue reading

How to Keep Your Produce From Spoiling

Mar
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I want my family to eat healthy, but throwing away squishy bags of questionable raw spinach or apples gone mushy really irritates me—can I get an amen? And I’m not forgetting about them in the deep, dark corners of my fridge. I’m talking within the week! There’s nothing I hate … Continue reading