• Victrola Turnable Review: The Best Record Players for Beginners

    Despite the rise of digital music, vinyl records remain a popular medium for music lovers. Not only does vinyl produce some of the crispest, highest-quality sounds you’ll ever hear, but it also brings back feelings of nostalgia that can be hard to find these days. The sound from a vinyl record is unmatched by any […]

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    August 11, 2023 By inAra
  • Shop vintage and retro beach gear with Beach State

    If you have been scrolling through Instagram or Pinterest, you will notice that things are looking distinctly retro – from fashion to social media editing style. It seems like what’s new is old, and what’s old is new! And the world of beach gear is no exception; this season’s beach gear is taking inspiration from summers’ long […]

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    June 7, 2023 By inAra
  • The Montessori Method: An Introduction to Sensory Activities and Practical Life

    “The education of even a very small child does not aim for preparing him/her for school, but for life.” – Maria Montessori Although our toddler playroom is all set up for pretend play, our daily activities pretty much revolve around “real play” with practical purposes. The way I perform my everyday activities (doing laundry, cooking, […]

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    March 1, 2023 By inAra
  • Rose Gold Toddler Playroom Makeover

    Are you ready for all things feminine and pink? I hope so! A few months ago, I created a neutral beige minimalist playroom for NyNy – a 3-year-old girl toddler (click here to read about this transformation) and around Valentine’s Day (2023) I decided to change up the color theme a bit. Color is key […]

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    February 18, 2023 By inAra
  • Montessori at Home: How To Encourage Creative Play for Toddlers

    3-years-old is a turning point for many children. It’s the time when they shift from total dependence to gaining freedom to move around, reach and grasp objects, and adapt to new capabilities. Young toddlers strive to achieve their independence and a carefully prepared environment can assist them and set them up for success. Encouraging order, […]

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    February 6, 2023 By inAra
  • Toddler Wooden Toys Holiday Gift List

    Christmas Day is almost here. If you are looking for unique toy gift ideas for your kids, I’m here to help. I’m a big advocate for wooden toys for kids. It’s better for the environment, can provide open-ended play, and can also be passed down to generations if kept in good shape. The best wooden toys […]

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    December 14, 2022 By inAra
  • 7 Tips on Designing the Neutral Minimalist Kids Playroom

    The toys are taking over your house? Kids toys can become an eyesore in your living space. For many parents, piles of colorful plastic toys and stuffed animals that overrun the house have become a nightmare. At the end of a long day when all you want to do is shut the door on the […]

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    November 22, 2022 By inAra
  • 20 Summer European Destinations for Solo Female Travelers

    Summer is fast approaching and you want to venture around Europe by yourself but not sure where to start? If that’s the case, you’re in luck: this post will tell you exactly where to travel solo in Europe in summer. In my opinion, Europe is a great destination for solo female travelers! It’s pretty safe, […]

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    June 13, 2022 By inAra
  • How to Host a Memorable Wine and Cheese Party at Home

    Hosting a wine and cheese pairing party is a great way to kick off the summer season. At-home wine tastings are great because they give people a chance to understand wine and cheese in an intimate and safe environment. This idea provides you with an excuse to explore wine and cheese varieties with close friends. […]

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    May 23, 2022 By inAra
  • Review: Somerset Grill at Vespera Resort

    Looking for places to eat in Pismo Beach was never easy! Not only there are plenty of things to do in Pismo Beach, but for such a small town, the food in Pismo Beach is top-quality, and offered on every corner. So where should you start? You should definitely start with Somerset Grill at Vespera Resort! […]

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    May 9, 2022 By inAra
  • The One Stop Shop for Outdoor Gear: ICECO

    Over the last two years, there’s been a surge in campsite bookings! The outdoor lifestyle has exploded as people are starting to recognize the benefits of exercise and fresh air. But deciding to plan a camping trip and knowing where to start—and, specifically, what supplies to bring—are two different things. Perhaps you’re planning to enjoy […]

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    April 2, 2022 By inAra
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