Author: Jennifer Durbin

How to Make Spring Cleaning a Little Easier

Spring cleaning, spring training or springing forward. I choose spring training hands down. If you ask me, springing forward for daylight savings is for the birds. I mean really, there already aren't enough hours in the day, and I have…

Holiday Cleanup Tips

Are all of your Christmas decorations already packed away in the attic, or are you waiting for the perfect weekend in March to take down your tree? Personally, I like to keep our tree up for as long as I…

Holiday Survival Tips

Let's face it, most of us both look forward to and dread the holidays. Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas and New Years are wonderful opportunities to spend time with family but inevitably that family time can be a little stressful. You may…

Pinterest-perfect (or not...)

We have all seen those perfect pictures everyone posts on Facebook, Twitter and the dreaded Pinterest which make us think "why on earth doesn't my family picture look like that" or "I should be able to create that spun sugar…

Delivery Day Makeover; Say What?!?

Have you heard of the latest trend in childbirth? Mommy-to-be is getting a makeover in preparation for delivery complete with spray tan, highlights, and a bikini wax. The first time I heard of this "trend" I was completely perplexed. I…

Making May Muy Bueno

It's no great secret that I love to throw a party and it's super easy to do when you tap the right resources. What you might not know, is that each month I love to review lists of obscure, and…

March Madness Family Style

Are you ready for the Madness of March? This Chick is! Brackets, Bubble Teams, Cinderella Stories, and spending countless hours in front of the TV(s) for much of the weekend - what could be better? Living in the Triangle, it…

Celebrate Valentine’s Day On a Budget!

Oh wow, it's February - how did that happen?! It feels like we were just celebrating Thanksgiving, then I blinked and it's time to starting thinking about Valentine's Day. Oh Valentine's Day...a well-meaning holiday that makes many of us feel…

Planning a Great Party on a Budget

Happy New Year and thank you for checking out the Clueless Chick's inaugural Carolina Parent Blog! Through this blog, I will be bringing you tips and trick to uncomplicate your life - from planning parties to planning for a new…