Kate Miller

NY-transplant living in Madison, WI. Mama to two vivacious girls. Loves getting lost in nature, the library, or a new city.

If You Want Your Walmart Order To Arrive In Time For Christmas, Place It ASAP

Just the other day I looked at my calendar and realized that Christmas was less than two weeks away. I'm not going to lie, I broke out into a cold sweat. I'm woefully behind on all my holiday shopping and I had a minor freakout because I'm now…
By Kate Miller

This Menstrual Cup Hack To Get Pregnant Faster Might Actually Work

Anyone trying to conceive knows how demoralizing it can be when you get your period instead of a positive sign on a pregnancy test. And that feeling only grows with each passing month that Aunt Flo makes an appearance. But there's a new fertility…
By Kate Miller

5 Effective Sleep Hacks From ER Doctors Who

Anyone who has ever struggled with sleep issues knows how frustrating it can be to crave sleep but not get it. So how do ER doctors, who have to switch from morning to night shifts and back again, still manage to get enough rest to, you know, save…
By Kate Miller

These 20 Gifts For Kids Under $10 From Amazon Prime Are *Legit* Winners

With Christmas just two weeks away, it's time to get serious about finding gifts for everyone on your list. Whether you're shopping for a family Secret Santa exchange, or are in need of some cute, cheap stocking stuffers, you're probably hunting for…
By Kate Miller

15 Really Thoughtful (& Practical) Gifts For Teachers

With just a couple weeks until Christmas, it's time to make sure you have gifts for all the special people in your life, including your kid's amazing, hard-working teacher. But, it can be hard to find a worthy gift for such a worthy person. So, if…
By Kate Miller

You've Somehow Ended Up With 2 Elves, So Here Are 13 Clever Ways To Prop Them

My love of Elf on the Shelf is usually off the charts at the start of the season, but as December wears on, that love dwindles. It's freakin' hard work finding new places for our elf to appear. So I can totally see the value in investing in two…
By Kate Miller

Ditch The Classic Elf On The Shelf Moves & Try One Of These Fresh ideas Instead

Last night I committed the cardinal 'Elf on the Shelf' sin — I forgot to move the little guy. I woke up in a fit of terror when I heard my daughter's feet pattering down the stairs to see where our elf had settled for the day. I started Google-ing…
By Kate Miller

This Poo-Fishing Game Is Legit The Grossest Thing Ever, But Also Maybe The Best

Earlier this week I was prowling around online, looking for a tongue-in-cheek gift for my Secret Santa, when I stumbled upon a poo fishing game called 'Fishing For Floaters.' Needless to say, I had to question if this was actually a legit toy or if…
By Kate Miller

These 21 Fun Toys From Amazon Prime Have Legit Staying Power

It may be early in the holiday shopping season, but I've already logged some hours on Amazon, hunting for just the right gifts for my own tots, as well as their similarly aged cousins. But before any toy can make its way into my cart, I ask the…
By Kate Miller

This New Collectible The Makers Of Fingerlings Is A Perfect Stocking Stuffer

If you haven't heard of Fingerlings, chances are you're living under a rock. These mega-popular little finger-clinging interactive pets have been all the rage for awhile now, and once again are topping kids' Christmas wish lists this holiday season.…
By Kate Miller

You Basically *Have* To Put Your Pup In One Of These Festive Holiday Dog Outfits

The holiday season is upon us, and that means it's time to break out the (ugly) holiday sweaters for everyone in the family, including the four-legged ones. If you're wondering what the best holiday 2018 dog outfits are, you've come to the right…
By Kate Miller

Get Your Xmas Countdown On With These 18 Advent Calendars From Amazon Prime

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, I'm feeling Christmas in a major way. I was out in the yard on Sunday stringing up lights, and digging through storage bins to dust off the holiday decor. It's go time, people! And that means only one thing —…
By Kate Miller

PSA: Old Navy Is Matching 3x Donations To Boys & Girls Club Today #GivingTuesday

I'm the first to admit that I go hard on Cyber Monday. Last night, I was scoring deals, sipping wine and riding that shopper's high late into the night. But if there's one hashtag holiday that I love more than Cyber Monday, it's #GivingTuesday, the…
By Kate Miller

What To Do If You Feel Uncomfortable Breastfeeding Around Your Family

If you're a breastfeeding mama, the holidays can pose some unexpected obstacles. Sure it's great to be surrounded by loved ones on Thanksgiving, but all those people can make it mighty hard to find a good place to nurse, especially if they're not in…
By Kate Miller

Yes, They're Opening Early, But T.J. Maxx Isn't All About The Black Friday Hype

There are really only two kinds of people in this world — those who love T.J. Maxx, and those who haven't yet discovered that they do. For the bona fide Maxxinistas out there, there's really only one question to ask heading into this holiday…
By Kate Miller

Marshalls Will Open Extra Early On Black Friday, But Don't Expect XL Deals

It's Thanksgiving week and that means I'm counting down the seconds until turkey time, while also carefully mapping out my post-feast Black Friday shopping strategy. But it's all a little confusing since so many of the big retail stores open at…
By Kate Miller

An X-Mas Stocking Wine Dispenser (Yup) & 14 Other Gifts For The Wine-Loving Mom

It's that time of year again — holiday shopping time. If you're on the hunt for just the right gift for the oenophile in your life, you've come to the right place. I've rounded up 15 gifts for the mom who loves wine, because really, what mom…
By Kate Miller

Whatever You Need On Thanksgiving Day, Walmart's Got Your Back

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, stores are humming with activity. Just the other day I almost had to fight someone for a grocery cart because every last one was in use. But, even if you think you have everything crossed off your list,…
By Kate Miller

The Air Quality Is Especially Bad In These Areas Of California Due To The Fires

The unprecedented wildfires that continue to rage in California are nothing short of horrific. Watching the footage on TV of the charred destruction is like watching something out of an apocalypse movie. It's a tragedy for the people affected…
By Kate Miller

Celine Dion Wants To Shake Up Gender "Norms" With Her New Children's Line

Celine Dion is a music legend, known for her powerhouse performances around the world, and most recently at her Caesar's Palace Las Vegas residency. But her latest passion project doesn't have anything to do with singing. Now the iconic vocalist has…
By Kate Miller