Megan Johnson

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9 Best Hot Chocolate Bombs To Keep The Family Cozy This Holiday Season

by Megan Johnson

Hot chocolate bombs were all the rage last winter, and something tells us they will be back in full force this year as well. Stay…

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Best Hospital Bags For Mom

by Megan Johnson

Once moms hit the eight month pregnancy mark, they usually start panicking about their hospital bag. You hear it over and over again “get that…

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7 Bed Tents for Kids That Will Make Bedtime a Breeze

by Megan Johnson

Kids love their own space, and anything you can do to make it that much more special is always welcomed. Plus, many kids’ bed tents…

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The 9 Best Socks for Men

by Megan Johnson

People may scoff at the thought of socks, after all, we wear them almost every day, and no one really even sees them. But having…

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7 Hidden Wedge Sneakers You Can Wear All Day Long

by Megan Johnson

Sneakers are a must-have travel shoe, and sometimes we just want a little height in our step, without sacrificing comfort. Wedge sneakers are a great…

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9 Baby Car Seat Covers That Will Protect Your Baby All Winter Long

by Megan Johnson

It’s important to keep your baby warm during the colder months, but wrangling them into a snow suit or covering them with layers and layers…

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The Best Online Thrift Stores For Kids Clothes

by Megan Johnson

Buying clothing for kids is expensive, and it seems like they grow out of everything after only wearing it once or twice. When planning for…

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Best Loungewear Sets for Women

by Megan Johnson

Loungewear has become all the rage these days. Loungewear is slightly nicer than pajamas, and you may even run out to the store or to…

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The 14 Most Unique Photo Gifts

by Megan Johnson

Gone are the days of dropping your film off at CVS, waiting a day or two, and eagerly running to pick them up, tearing open…

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The 24 Best Christmas Books Your Kids (and You) Will Love

by Megan Johnson

Whether you are building your Christmas library, or are planning on creating your own book advent calendar, it’s time to start stocking up for the…

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15 Amazing Tech Toys and Electronic Gadgets for Kids 2021

by Megan Johnson

As much as we like to think our kids will be fine with traditional toys, we live in a world where tech and electronic toys…

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11 Devices to Create the Perfect Smart Home

by Megan Johnson

While we may not have reached Back to the Future II status when it comes to the smart home, we are getting pretty darn close.…

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The 18 Best Gifts for Dad in 2021

by Megan Johnson

One of the hardest people to buy for is usually your dad. We want to make your holiday season much easier this year, so we’ve…

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18 Best Gifts for Moms in 2021

by Megan Johnson

Looking for gift ideas for mom this year? We’ve put together the ultimate gift guide to help you decide what to get the mom in…

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8 Patio Heaters That Will Keep You Warm This Fall

by Megan Johnson

As much as we hate to admit it, it’s that time of year again, and the nights are getting cooler. If you don’t want to…

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14 Unique Advent Calendars for Everyone in Your Family

by Megan Johnson

When I was a kid, we would get a new advent calendar every year, and my four siblings and I would have a schedule for…

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The 10 Best Fleece-Lined Leggings For Fall

by Megan Johnson

Fall is upon us, and with that comes pumpkin spice, scarves, boots, and all things cozy, including fleece lined leggings. Fleece leggings are perfect for…

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Make Your Life Easier With These At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits

by Megan Johnson

At the beginning of the pandemic, getting a COVID-19 test was a tall order, appointments were hard to get, there were long lines at designated…

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8 Eco-Friendly Diapers that You and Your Baby Will Love

by Megan Johnson

While cloth diapers seem to be the most environmentally-friendly option for diapers, they are a lot of work, and you use a LOT of water…

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Magic Playbook Review

by Megan Johnson

Here at Family Vacation Critic, we love subscription boxes. It can be a struggle to find fun, entertaining, yet educational activities to do at home…

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9 Halloween Pajamas for Kids (and the Rest of the Family, too!)

by Megan Johnson

Christmas may be the frontrunner as far as themed PJs go, but Halloween is quickly catching up. While trick or treat may be kids’ favorite…

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The Best Umbrellas for 2021

by Megan Johnson

This summer has been a washout for most of America, which means your umbrella has probably taken quite a beating. Before you get caught in…

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Ultimate Guide to Everything Pumpkin Spice

by Megan Johnson

It’s September, and although several places have already launched this year’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, to most, September is the official start of all things fall,…

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9 Must-Have Items When Traveling With Your Dog

by Megan Johnson

August is National Dog Month, and also a big month for traveling—perhaps with your dog, especially if you don’t want to search Rover for a…

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8 Lunch Boxes and Lunch Bags That Are Perfect for Back to School

by Megan Johnson

The new school year is quickly approaching, and while there is still some uncertainty when it comes to Covid-19 precautions, most schools will be back…

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