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10 Best Outdoor Rocking Chairs for Relaxing on the Patio

Rocking Chair on a Patio

Pour a glass of lemonade and rock the day away.

We’re always looking for ways to make our outdoor spaces more comfortable and inviting. Sure, there are plenty of ways to keep busy in our own backyards, from tending our garden and weeding the flowerbeds to firing up the grill or even setting up an outdoor movie theater for the kids. But once all of that work is done, you’re ready to relax, and you’ll be looking for a comfortable place to take a load off. 

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Two log Chairs

Log Rocking Chair


Throw a couple of these around a fire pit and call it a day. These white cedar rocking chairs are environmentally friendly and made in the USA. 
White Plastic Rocking chair

Plastic Rocking Chair


The perfect choice for those with not a lot of outdoor space. These fold up when not in use, so you can enjoy your balcony in multiple ways.
Brown hardwood rocking chair

Classic Rocking Chair


This affordable hardwood option has timeless appeal, and it comes with a three-year warranty, so you can rock with confidence. One five-star reviewer raves, “I purchased 2 of these chairs and I just love them. Exactly what I was looking for. They seem sturdy, constructed well, and fairly easy to put together. All for a decent price.”

Amazon Prime Day: Free Subscriptions and 50% OFF Merch You Actually Want

Amazon Prime Day is coming up. During this two-day event, Amazon offers some of its premium services and most popular products at a deep discount.

This year is no different. What is new is that some of the discounts are even more significant and thus we are sharing the options that are free or over 50 percent off because after the past year we’ve had we deserve a break.

Also, we focused on the products that people really want and or have been coveted for a while and maybe have been holding off waiting for a deep discount or sale! Now is the time!

First, if you are not already a PRIME member, sign up now free for a month

Now for more free subscription services trials that are extended if you sign up on Monday or Tuesday!!!

4 Months of Amazon Music FREE!

You can try Amazon’s music streaming service, which just so happens to be one of our favorites, completely free of charge, giving you access to unlimited listening of upwards of 70 million songs. Note that your subscription will automatically renew at the regular price of $7.99 for Prime Members ($9.99 for non-Prime members), unless you cancel after the trial ends.

2 Months of Amazon PRIME VIDEO FREE!

YTons of streaming channels, including Starz, Showtime, Epix and more are currently priced at just .99 per month for two months saving you up to 91%. 

4 Months of AUDIBLE FREE!

Typically priced around $14 a month, Prime members can now save over 50% on the first four months of Audible Premium Plus. Membership includes access to a wide selection of new releases and best sellers, plus unlimited listening to thousands of select Originals, audiobooks, podcasts, and more. After the initial four months are up, the price will automatically renew for the standard price unless cancelled.


If you have ever thought about getting Prime Wardrobe, now is the perfect time because on the two Prime Days, Amazon is gifting you $15 off of purchases of a least $100. Enter this coupon code PRIMEW15OFF at checkout. 


Not officially apart of PRIME DAY, but as a service to expecting moms and dads, Amazon offers a baby regsitry which we’ve blogged about on the blog before! Check out that post to see what to add to your first registry!



Insignia full HD Smart TV is a new generation of television featuring the Fire TV experience built-in and including a Voice Remote with Insignia delivers a superior TV experience that gets smarter everyday. The Voice Remote with Alexa lets you do everything you’d expect from a remote—plus, easily launch apps, search for titles, play music, switch inputs, control smart home devices, and more, using just your voice.


Echo Auto- Hands-free Alexa in your car with your phone (70% off)

  • Add Alexa to your car – Connects to the Alexa app on your phone and plays through your car’s speakers via auxiliary input or your smartphone’s Bluetooth connection. Includes Vent Mount.
  • Designed for the road – With 8 microphones and far-field technology, Echo Auto can hear you over music, A/C, and road noise.
  • Go beyond radio – Voice control Echo Auto through the Alexa app to stream from Audible, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, and radio stations with TuneIn and iHeartRadio.
  • Just ask – Use your voice to play music, check the news, make calls, add to your to do-list, set reminders, pay for gas, and more.


4 pack of IDiSON iPhone Braided Nylong Lightning Cables in 4 different colors



Get 8 Pcs Macaron hair clips & 4 pcs Pearl hairpins & 3 pcs acrylic hair clips & 5 pcs simple metal hair barrettes that normally sell for $30.


2-4 Piece Handbag Sets (80% off)

  • Tote bag Pockets:One main zipper compartment with one inner zipper pocket,one back pocket and two slot pockets. 4pcs: One large handbag+one messenger Bag:+wallet clutch+card holder. Perfect for dating, shopping, working, traveling, outtings party and other occasions and keep your daily items well organized.

Starting at $62.99

14-in 1 Camping Surviver Essentials

  • If you are looking for a unique gift for dad, boyfriend, husband, friends, men, women who like camping, hunting, hiking, fishing, DIY or backpacking, then our camping multitool hatchet is a perfect choice.
  • Camping Multitool Toolkit – 14 in 1 multitool includes: Hammer, Axe, Pliers, Knife, Saw, Assorted Hex Wrench, Phillips Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, File, Fish Descaler and more with a Safety Lock.
  • Heavy Duty and Well-built, made of durable and heavy-duty stainless steel. It is corrosion-resistant and not easy to rust. Strong enough to cut, pry, hammer a nail, twist the screw, open fire hydrant, saw wood, shatter the glass wall.

Starting at $14.99

50ft LED Strip Lights with 44 Keys Remote Controller, Color Changing

These lights are super easy to install and will help you create an elegant aesthetic to any bedroom, entertainment center or gameroom or even a business location with the remote control.

Starting at $22.99

iRobot Roomba 675 Wi-Fi enabled Robot Vacuum (20% off)

Great for carpet and hardwood floors, pet-friendly and Alexa compatible, the smart way to clean floors!  The 600 series is a great way to begin cleaning your home smarter. Just schedule it to clean up daily dirt, dust, and debris with the iRobot HOME app or your voice assistant. – for effortlessly clean floors.


Haakaa Crown Soft Silicong Teether – Teething Toy (30% off)

Haakaa is an award-winning New Zealand-based brand that specialises in safe, natural, non-toxic and eco-friendly baby products.  Its popular crown-shaped food-grade silicone teething toy is perfect for teething babies ages 6 to 12 months old and toddlers. It is easy to hold, captures baby’s atention and the bumps and ridges help to develop your baby’s motor and play skills. Parents can also chuck the Crown Baby Teethers in the freezer to provide soothing and cooling relief.


Garden Hose

This sturdy garden hose nozzle is made of metal and ABS plastic wrapped by TRP rubber coating making garden hose nozzle body strong and drop-resistant, equipped with high quality anodized process to prevent rust and corrosion, metal and rubber materials providing double protection, no need to worry about cracking that is much better than plastic hose sprayer..


7-Port USB 2.0 Hub, USB Hub Splitter with Individual On/Off Switches and LEDs for Laptop, Computer, PC, Keyboard and Mouse, Flash Drive and More

This high speed USP port easily transfers one port to 7!


DOOPER Electric Bikini Trimmer for Women also for Ear, Face,Nose,Bikini Line and leg

This groomer kit trims and shapes anywhere on your body for face, armpits, bikini regions, legs, nose ear etc. with premium attachments for quick touch-ups or comfortably close shaving


Tend Skin The Skin Care Solution For Unsightly Razor Bumps, Ingrown Hair And Razor Burns

  • Made in USA, Ingrown Hair Solution: Applying a thin coat of Tend Skin Solution post shaving and waxing reduces the appearance of ingrown hair, razor bump also known as pfb
  • Post Shaving or Waxing, Women and Men: Use Tend Skin Solution as an aftershave or wax to reduce bumps on legs, underarms, bikini lines, chin, neck or face.


Hypoallergenic Sterling Silver Unicorn Stud Earrings



Also, even though Amazon Family is not technically part of PRIME Day, it is still a good opportunity to consider signing up for Amazon Family for FREE. When you sign up, you’ll get email newsletter with paenting tips, product recommendations and exclusive deals off up to 20% off diapers, baby foord and more


Insignia full HD Smart TV is a new generation of television featuring the Fire TV experience built-in and including a Voice Remote with Insignia delivers a superior TV experience that gets smarter everyday. The Voice Remote with Alexa lets you do everything you’d expect from a remote—plus, easily launch apps, search for titles, play music, switch inputs, control smart home devices, and more, using just your voice.


As College Students and their parents start packing and accumulating needed items to start off the next school year, having 6 months of free Amazon Prime will come in handy!

If you’re not already a Prime subscriber in the US or UK, you can sign up for a generous trial period then a deep discount off the normal monthly price so you and your student don’t have to fret as much given all the other things they will be rackign up!

13 Hot Summer Acrylic Nails to Rock

Summer is a time to experiment with nail colors! After all, you are likely going to be out and about and have more occasions to show them off

Similarly, acrylic nails are also trending among nail fans. They however have always been a thing, especially among some cultures around the world.

Here are my fave summer nail looks found on Pinterest with credit linked to the fashion forward women who rocked them

33 Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts That Can Be Delivered to Dad or Grandpa Just in Time

This happens almost every year: you blink and all of a sudden it’s Father’s Day … and you’re still without a gift for the man you love most.

Yes, dad did say he already has everything he could ever want (you and your siblings, obviously), but it’s still a good idea to give him something special on his special day even if you don’t have time on your side.

Luckily, there are ton of last-minute Father’s Day gifts that your #1 guy will love. Take a look at these unique gifts for the man in your life, including Amazon best-sellers, editor-approved finds and popular subscription boxes.

All of these Father’s Day gift ideas come with fast shipping (two days or less!) and some digital gifts can be delivered within minutes. It’s up to you: Ship these gifts to you and wrap them in time for your Father’s Day brunch, or send them directly to your dad, stepdad, father-in-law or grandpa if you’re spending the day apart. If you choose the latter, be sure to mark the item as a gift and write a personalized message — a free feature for all Amazon Prime members!

These are our faves:


Gift your coffee-loving dad the premium blend that Silicon Valley techies are obsessed with. You can purchase a monthly subscription plan that supplies him a changing selection of coffee every other week, or you can customize the delivery frequency, number of shipments and coffee blends according to what suits him best. 


Try Treats – International Snack Subscription Box

Each month, dad gets to try a minimum of five snacks from an international country. The subscription service is $15 a month, and you can get the first box for just $11.95.



A MasterClass subscription grants him access to all the experts in any given field, like a cooking class with Gordon Ramsay or a comedy class with the hilarious Steve Martin.

$15 month

Shaving Subscription Box

Remembering to swap out his razor blade is probably the last thing on his mind. Enter this high-quality kit, which delivers replacement blades and other shaving needs monthly


Monthly Watch Membership

You could shell out for a fancy watch, or shower him with a new one every month from Watch Gang. Choose the price range that works for your budget and the style pros will handle the rest..


10 Things Our Parents Did That Parents Today Should Bring Back

Parenting is vastly different than it was 30 plus years ago. We have come a long way in parenting philosophies, including health and safety. Raising children is a completely different game than it was back then. But that doesn’t mean we can’t take some of our parent’s expertise and put it into practice. Vintage parenting might be just what this generation needs. Here are 10 things our parents did that parents today should bring back.

Put Each Other First.

Back when our parents were young, it wasn’t uncommon for marriage to be the most important relationship in the family. But somewhere over the last 30 plus years, parents have started to treat their children as the center of the universe.

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9 Tips to Help your Kids with Separation Anxiety at School

With many kids heading back to in-person school for the first time in a year or more, back-to-school jitters may be off the charts.

After months at home, children leaving the nest may feel intense separation anxiety. Add to that new rules about masks and social distancing, not to mention fear of the virus itself, and you can expect a new normal of kids clinging to their parents when that first bell rings.

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Mother’s Day Free Meals and Deals {35+ Freebies}

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Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms


A lot of restaurants use the occassion of Mother’s Day in the United States to offer free meals and deals. Despite the challenges to the food and beverage industry during the pandemic, they are still rolling out the red carpet to feed the moms.

We curted a list of over 35 meals, snacks, drink and other offers for your last minute Mom’s Day planners.

Bahama Breeze

Get a Mother’s Day meal bundle for four for as little as $45.


Order a special Floral Cone Bouquet Cake for Mother’s Day. Sign up for emails or download the mobile app for discount codes that could help you save up to $5 on your order.

Blaze Pizza

Get a free 11-inch pizza when you order Mom a $25 Gift Card.

Boston Market

Get $5 off a Family Meal on Mother’s Day.

California Pizza Kitchen

Get a a Heart-Shaped Pizzas For Mother’s Day On May 9, 2021

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Buy mom a $50 gift card or buy one to use to treat her to lunch on Mother’s Day, and then get a bonus $10 card to use later at Carrabbas


Get an eight-piece order of Casey’s new cheesy breadsticks for $3.99 through May 31

Cheesecake Factory

Buy mom a $50 gift card or buy one to use to treat her to lunch on Mother’s Day, and then get a bonus $10 card to use later at The Cheesecake Factory


For Mother’s Day, Chili’s is offering a 3-for-$10 to-go special featuring either a 6-oz. sirloin or chicken fajitas, a drink, and a starter.

Cracker Barrel

Order a Family Meal Basket to-go, and get a $10 bonus card.

When you order Cracker Barrel’s Pancake Breakfast or their Sunday Homestyle Chicken Family Meal Bundles for pick up or delivery, you’ll get a $10 bonus card to use in the Cracker Barrel store. Both breakfasts feed a family of five for $31.99.

Einstein Bagel

Get a Mom’s Brunch Box, which comes with a free mimosa starter kit (aka 16-oz orange juice). For $29.99, it includes a variety of fresh baked favorites: one Farmhouse Egg Sandwich, two Bacon & Cheddar Egg Sandwiches, six fresh-baked bagels, one tub of plain shmear, four Twice-Baked Hash Browns and four blueberry muffins. Available at participating locations, from May 7 to May 17, 2021.

Fogo De Chao

Dine-in on May 9 or May 10 and get a free gift worth $25 to help cover the cost of two Full Churrascos for your next visit.

Greene Turtle

Moms get a free dessert with the purchase of an entrée at participating locations on Mother’s Day May 9.

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Hard Rock Cafe

  • The restaraunt is celebrating all the hardworking moms with limited-time menu offerings and custom cocktails, available at participating locations throughout North America through Sunday, May 9, 2021.  Additionally, participating Hard Rock Cafe locations are offering a “Momosa Bar,” which allows diners to create their own “Momosa” using a flight of juices and a bottle of Riondo Prosecco


Buy 10 wings, get 10 boneless wings free on Mother’s Day.

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches

For Mother’s Day, you can take advantage of buy-one-get-one-free sandwiches through May 9.


Get free delivery on an order placed on the Jamba site or app. Plus, you can get a free breakfast item if you hit the $18 minimum thru Mother’s Day May 9

Jimmy John’s

If mom is craving a giant sandwich, Jimmy Johns is offering $5 off orders of $20 or more with promo code 5OFF20 through June 13. Order must be placed online or via the Jimmy John’s app.

Kolache Factory

Buy a muffin, get one for free on Mother’s Day. (Unless you’re at the St. Louis location. No free muffins will be found there.) Grab a coupon for this deal on Kolache’s social media.

Krispy Kreme

Buy a dozen glazed donuts, you’ll get a second dozen for a dollar on Saturdays and Sunday through May 23. If you got your COVID-19 vaccine, Krispy Kreme will give you a free donut every day for the rest of the year through December 31

Long John Silver’s

Get a  Free Triple Chocolate Fudge Cake With Purchase Of Any 10-Piece Family Meal Or Larger

Lucille’s Smokehouse BBB

Dine-in or pick up a to-go on Mother’s Day, get a $10 bonus card to use on their next visit.

Miller’s Ale House

Dine-in on Mother’s Day and get a coupon for $10 off a $30 purchase to use on their next visit.

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Mrs. Fields

Use code MDAY2021 to get 20 percent off on Mother’s Day Collection Gifts.

Outback Steakhouse

Get their “Meal for a Queen” promotion through Sunday, May 9, 2021. Also offering buy a $50 gift card, get a bonus $10 e-card deal.


Get a free small classic shake with any purchase for mom at participating locations on Mother’s Day, May 9.

P.F. Chang’s

The restaruant haslLaunched a New Menu For Mother’s Day, Graduation And Father’s Day Celebrations


Moms eat free at all Pluckers locations Sunday if mom or anyone else with her is a Pluckers Club member.

Pollo Campero

Take $10 off a $50 order when you use the code “MAMA.” until May 10.

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Red Lobster

Buy mom a $50 gift card or buy one to use to treat her to lunch on Mother’s Day, and then get a bonus $10 card to use later at Red Lobster

Romano’s Grill

Use the code “TREATMOM” will get you 25% off any e-gift card through May 9

Shoney’s Restaurant

Dine-in and order the All You Care to Eat Mother’s Day Fresh Food Bar and mothers get a free piece of strawberry pie.


Grab a Free 6-oz. free for moms on Mother’s Day.

TGI Fridays

The restaurant is offering new Carlo’s Cookies & Cream Tsunami Cake created by Cake Boss Buddy Valastro and half-priced bottles of wine and a lineup of cocktails.

Tim Hortons

Get a Free Chili Dog Meal For All Moms On May 9, 2021


For every $25 eGift card purchased through May 9, you’ll receive a $5 bonus card via email to use on a future visit between May 10-31.Bonus cards are valid only on food or beverage purchases in-store (not valid for online orders, third-party delivery, or other gift card purchases).

Get Prepared with This DIY First Period Kit for Home & School

Consider putting together a fun and informative DIY first period kit to celebrate your child’s big milestone and help her feel prepared and confident at home and at school! This is a memorable time in a young person’s life, and I did this a couple of years ago to make my own daughter’s first period as comfortable and normal as possible, and I’m so glad I did.

Do you remember your first period? 

I know I was terrified the day my first period arrived while attending a friend’s sleepover birthday party, and I was completely unprepared for that experience. I was one of the first in my friend group, so I initially felt uncomfortable and full of anxiety!

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10 Most Common New Parent Worries

Parents everywhere can testify to the fact that becoming a parent can be equally thrilling and terrifying—a combination of excitement and joy on the one hand and fear and frustration on the other. In a matter of days, everything you thought you knew about parenting is tossed aside and you find yourself without answers. Why can’t I soothe my crying baby? Why won’t he latch on? When will he learn to roll over? Is his poop supposed to be green? (Need I say more?) The fact is, even second-time parents sometimes find themselves overly concerned about the growth and development of their baby. But don’t worry! You too can become a parenting pro. Read on for tips on how to manage 10 of the top parenting concerns.

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27 Mother’s Day Gifts for Expecting Mothers

The right gifts for expecting mothers this Mother’s Day might be one that allows for self-care, so shower the mama-to-be in your life with the gift of relaxation. It will help brighten their day and remind them to schedule in a bit of me-time because pregnant women have enough on their plate!

Whether it’s in the form of a soothing belly oil, a membership to a meditation app designed for mothers, a cozy maternity set, or a mommy-centric read by Maya Angelou, here, you’ll find 27 gifts for expecting mothers to help make the new moms in your life feel special on Mother’s Day and beyond.

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