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/.

Girl Scout Cookies & Wine

Feb
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It’s officially one of my favorite seasons – Girl Scout cookie season. Yaaaas! From Thin Mints to Samoas, Thanks-a-lots to Toffee-tastic, this is one delicious fundraiser that you won’t have to ask me twice to participate in. Plus, there is a new flavor in town. This year, the Girl Scout’s are celebrating 100 … Continue reading

5 Ways to Save Money On Your Next Ski Trip

Feb
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We love the snow! From Camelback Mountain to Keystone, Mammoth to Solitude to Jackson Hole, we are big fans of getting your family to the slopes. From skiing to snowboarding, snowshoeing to tubing, taking your family to the snow provides fun family bonding time, physical activity and challenges, and time in the great outdoors. Buuuuut…ski … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Cocktail With Natalie’s Juice

Feb
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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and today we’re sharing the perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail. This cocktail is red, of course, but is also good for your health and can improve one’s under-the-covers performance (ahem). Much like my New Year’s Eve, I like to stay in on Valentine’s Day. Why battle the … Continue reading

Finnbin: Ultimate Box for Baby

Feb
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Would you let your baby sleep in a box? Finnbin is hoping so. Based on a Finnish tradition from the 1930s of providing a sleeper for newborns and hand-selected “must have” products for new parents, the Finnbin is saving space, money, and even infant lives in Finland, and now the United … Continue reading

Team Pride Super Bowl Punch

Feb
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The Super Bowl is tomorrow—are you ready for the big game?? Last week we shared three beer-based cocktails that you can make for your football guests since you’re likely to have beer on hand anyway. Today, we’re sharing two delicious team-pride punches you can make in bulk. Super Bowl punches—one Falcon red, … Continue reading

3 Super Bowl Appetizers Sure to Score

Feb
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Super Bowl LI is this Sunday! Are you ready to cheer on your favorite team to victory? While we’ve already got you covered with some crowd-pleasing beer-based cocktails, we promise that these Super Bowl appetizers will be a touchdown. Whether you are hosting a Super Bowl party at home or are looking … Continue reading

3 Beer-Based Cocktails for Super Bowl

Jan
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Hosting a Super Bowl party next weekend? While beer is a traditional go-to for an afternoon of cheering, smack-talking, and analysis from the couch, you might want to mix it up a bit by offering your guests beer—yes, of course—but also one of these beer-based cocktails that are easy to … Continue reading

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