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/.

A Back-to-School Plan for Head Lice

Aug
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Binders. Backpacks. Pencils. Glue. The kids are ready for that first day of school! Woohoo! But between the lunch snacks and school supplies, there’s one more important item to make sure to throw into your back-to-school shopping basket: lice prevention. Every year more than 12 million kids get lice with … Continue reading

The Easiest Margarita Ever

Jul
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July is here! The weather is warm! It’s time to margarita! I love a delicious handmade margarita when fresh limes are loving squeezed, the tequila – top shelf – is carefully measured, and the ingredient list includes a dozen other items that each add their own subtle nuance to the margarita. … Continue reading

4th of July Sangria

Jul
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Fourth of July is just around the corner! To celebrate, we’re serving up a simple, festive, and tasty red, white and blue sangria that is easy to make ahead and large enough to serve a crowd. Cheers! When I saw this recipe on RecipeGirl I knew it was the perfect … Continue reading

Best Red Wines With BBQ

Jun
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Grill season is here! Yippee! Time to head outside and create meals that you can make entirely on the BBQ. From grilled meats to corn on the cob, garlic bread to a grilled cesar salad, summer is the time to explore all the wonderful benefits of barbecuing. Equally as important, … Continue reading