Kate Miller

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

8 Celebrity Dogs Who Are Definitely Living Their Best Life

Ever since Paris Hilton's chihuahua, Tinkerbell, entered the scene in the early aughts, celebrity dogs have received almost as much attention from the paparazzi as their owners. These pups regularly make headlines and it's easy to see why: they're…
By Kate Miller

Here's The Best Age To Get A Pet, According To Experts

Introducing a new member to the family is always a big decision, especially when the new member is a four-legged ball of love. But how do you know if your kids are ready for the responsibilities that come with having a pet, be that a cat, dog, or…
By Kate Miller

7 Hilarious Signs You're Not Cleaning Your Baby's Stroller Enough

I'd like to think I'm pretty good about cleaning my kid's highchair and bath tub on the regular. But the stroller? Eh, not so much. I've turned a blind eye to, shall we say, "stroller hygiene," so it's safe to say some rogue Cheerios have lingered.…
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Here's Why Your Baby Keeps Scrunching Their Face

As a parent, it's kind of amazing how good you get an interpreting your baby's facial expressions. The flickers of joy, the "about to cry" face, the cheeky, mischievous look — you know them all. Sometimes it's pretty obvious what your baby is trying…
By Kate Miller

Does Heartburn Mean Labor Is *Finally* Starting? Here's What Experts Have To Say

Labor can be a pretty scary prospect, usually made only scarier because of it's utter unpredictability. That's why it's only natural to read into common pregnancy aches and pains and think that they are maybe, possibly a sign that it's "go time."…
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These Women's Halloween Costumes On Amazon Prime Are So Cheap, It's Scary

I love Halloween but I've always been more of a "Let's see what I can throw together" kind of gal. I'm usually taping something on as I walk out the door on Halloween night. But since my 4-year-old is now at an age when she takes Halloween costumes…
By Kate Miller

8 Teal Pumpkins For Your Stoop, So Trick-Or-Treaters With Allergies Can Spot You

If you're starting to see teal pumpkins pop up on stoops around your neighborhood, there's a pretty cool reason why. Teal pumpkins symbolize that your home will be offering allergy-friendly treats on Halloween night. I love that this trend has…
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9 Easy Fall Crock-Pot Recipes Under 6 Ingredients, For The Broke & Exhausted

When the colder temperatures hit, it's hard not to want to whip out the Crock-Pot every day. Sure, I get the pressure cooker craze, but there's really nothing better than letting ingredients meld all day in a slow cooker, with the intoxicating…
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You Don't Need More Than 5 Ingredients For These 11 Easy Instant Pot Recipes

Getting a balanced meal on the table by dinner time is already a pretty heroic feat. But factor in that it's now cold and flu season, and you're up against some insurmountable odds. My husband was out of town for work recently, and of course I got…
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Hatchimals Launched A New Koala Toy, & Your Kid's Gonna Want It For The Holidays

It's officially Hatch Day, and that means the wait is over for the coolest new Hatchimals straight from Hatchtopia! The brand new, squishy HatchiMallows, and Baby HatchiBabies are the newest toys to join the Hatchimals family. Spoiler alert: they…
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Safeway Will Be Open On Columbus Day, But You Should Prob Call Before You Go

Monday, October 8, is Columbus Day and for some lucky people, that means a day off work. This paid holiday is technically supposed to be for celebrating Christopher Columbus' arrival in America, but let's be honest — most of us will be running…
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These Easy Hair Tutorials Won't Make You Or Your Toddler Cry

Every day the struggle is real to keep the hair out of my toddler's eyes. When I try to slip in a barrette, she's dodging and weaving like a ninja. And when I try to tie up her hair into a Pebbles-inspired top pony — cue the crocodile tears.…
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Accio Pajamas! Target Has Harry Potter PJs For The Whole Fam

It's not quite Halloween, yet I was at a store this morning that was already breaking out the Christmas decorations. Normally this would annoy me (c'mon, it's only October!), but not today. That's because I just booked a photographer to shoot some…
By Kate Miller

These 8 Fall Instant Pot Dessert Recipes Are Like Autumn On A Plate

As the temperatures dip outside, I find myself craving warm, hearty meals and decadent desserts, especially ones that are heavy on the fall flavors. With apples, cranberries and pumpkins in season, it's a fun time to bake and eat like a locavore.…
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Cult Favorite Sand & Sky Face Mask Is Now Way Easier To Find

After a summer in the sun, my skin could definitely use some TLC — and even though we're only few weeks into fall, I'm already feeling the negative effects of the drier air. So when I heard that the popular Australian Sand & Sky face masks are…
By Kate Miller

These 7 Facts About October Babies Are Beyond Magical

When I was pregnant with my first child, I was elated to find out that my due date fell smack dab in the middle of October. The air would be crisp but not too cool, we could go for long walks admiring the fall colors, and I'd get to dress her up in…
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10 Awesome Halloween Costumes For Dads & Daughters — There's Nothing Sweeter

There's really nothing cuter than seeing a dad out trick-or-treating with his daughter on Halloween, especially when they're wearing coordinated costumes. That's why I rounded up some father and daughter Halloween costume ideas that are so cute and…
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11 Fierce Beyonce and Jay-Z Halloween Costumes For You And Your Boo

When it comes to power couples, there's really only one in the game, and that's Bey and Jay, of course. So, if you're looking for Beyoncé and Jay-Z costume ideas for Halloween, you are in luck. There are so many unforgettable wardrobe moments to…
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7 Yellow Nursery Ideas That Are Pure Sunshine

Settling on a nursery design can be tough, but it's way easier when you have a certain color in mind. In my opinion, there's just something about yellow that feels perfect for the modern baby nursery. It's bright, gender-neutral and fun. So whether…
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These Mother & Son Costume Ideas Are Everything This Halloween

Last year I saw some pretty envy-inducing family costumes as we were out trick-or-treating. I can't be entirely sure, but I suspect that those clever parent-child duos raked in way more Halloween candy at the end of the night than my kiddo and I did…
By Kate Miller