About Staci Gerardi

Staci loves to write, and loves to share her "take" on everything thrown her way. Movies, entertainment, food, fashion, shopping, money, travel and family. There's nothing off limits at NovemberSunflower.com, and Staci's always telling it like it is: good, bad, and all that lies in between!
27 09, 2023

RomCom Fashion: Dressing Like Characters from the 2000s

By | 2023-10-01T13:07:25-04:00 September 27, 2023|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Generation X grew up during a time when fashion started with an amazing 70s vibe that revolved around all thing fringe. Unfortunately, fashion moved into a dayglo and leg warmer nightmare. Honestly, the 90s were a blur of slip dresses and frigging logos splashed across every person's chest. And then 2000 hit, and there's no [...]

25 09, 2023

Essential Dental Tips to Teach Kids About Good Oral Hygiene Habits

By | 2023-08-31T11:47:42-04:00 September 25, 2023|Health & Nutrition|0 Comments

As a mom, taking care of your child's teeth and ensuring good oral hygiene practices can seem like a daunting task. However, teaching your child about good oral hygiene habits from a young age is essential. Not only does it help prevent tooth decay, but it also sets a foundation for a lifetime of healthy habits. [...]

20 09, 2023

Comfortable & Functional: Styling Cargo Pants

By | 2023-09-20T10:19:39-04:00 September 20, 2023|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Cargo pants are the perfect fall fashion item. They're comfortable and functional, which makes them ideal for any activity requiring a lot of movement. They come in many different styles, so you'll be able to find cargo pants that match your personal style and preferences. You can also wear them with different tops and shoes [...]

18 09, 2023

The Power of Positive Thinking: Tips for Harnessing Your Thoughts

By | 2023-08-31T10:44:51-04:00 September 18, 2023|Depression & Mental Health|0 Comments

How often have you felt depressed, anxious, and/or stressed, and when sharing your feelings, someone says,“Think positive!” It can seem pretty frustrating to hear and often triggers some sarcastic response along the lines of, “Wonderful, why didn’t I think of that?” But positive thinking can be a practice, something you come to over and over [...]

13 09, 2023

Quick and Easy Troubleshooting Steps to Fix a Microwave

By | 2023-08-25T13:37:33-04:00 September 13, 2023|Lifestyle|0 Comments

A microwave is one of the most used appliances in kitchens today. It makes heating food quick and easy, and its convenience has made it a must-have in many homes. However, it can be frustrating when your microwave stops working and you need a microwave repair. Even worse, it can be a hazard if it [...]

11 09, 2023

Overcoming Anxiety: Techniques for Finding Calm and Clarity

By | 2023-08-25T13:18:29-04:00 September 11, 2023|Depression & Mental Health|0 Comments

Anyone living with anxiety understands how difficult anxiety attacks can make everyday life. Handling social situations, or even leaving the house, can be a challenge if you're struggling with anxiety. Techniques for Finding Calm and Clarity to Overcome Anxiety That's why it's so important to learn coping techniques that help you manage and overcome anxiety. [...]

6 09, 2023

Birmingham Culture Buzz: Trending Events and Happenings Defining the City’s Vibe

By | 2023-08-25T12:45:43-04:00 September 6, 2023|Travel|0 Comments

Birmingham, United Kingdom, is a vibrant city. What resides at the core of Birmingham culture? All of its current cultural happenings, that's what. Birmingham thrives on these experiences, from music to cuisine, to the arts to celebrations. Birmingham Culture Awaits You Join us as we explore this energetic metropolis, capturing its soul in scenes that [...]

4 09, 2023

Fall Bucket List Ideas

By | 2023-08-16T19:42:36-04:00 September 4, 2023|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Every person on the planet has a preferred season. Some people live for winter and all the winter sports that come with the colder temperatures. Others become giddy as summer rolls around, whilst many prefer spring as they witness the signs of life sprouting through the ground. And then there are those of us who [...]

30 08, 2023

How to Quickly Sell Your House for Maximum Value

By | 2023-08-17T12:50:52-04:00 August 30, 2023|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Selling your home can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, but with the right tips and strategies, you can quickly sell your house and at maximum value. Whether you’re looking to upgrade to a bigger space or simply downsizing, it’s essential that you put your best effort in, so that you can achieve your goal [...]

28 08, 2023

Celebrate Stuffed Green Bell Peppers

By | 2023-07-10T17:41:36-04:00 August 28, 2023|Food|0 Comments

Green peppers. People either love them, or hate them, there's no in-between. You can cut them up and use them in stir fry recipes, or my favorite sausage and peppers, and basically any kind of soup or chili your heart yearns to make. One of the most well-known and much-loved ways to enjoy green peppers: [...]

21 08, 2023

Top 5 Quick Family Meals

By | 2023-08-09T10:57:36-04:00 August 21, 2023|Food|0 Comments

In today's fast-paced world, cooking dinner for your family can be a tedious task. Between work and your kids' extracurricular activities, it's difficult to find the time to make a home-cooked meal every night. Let's fix this problem with some quick family meals you can make throughout your busy week. Top Tasty & Quick Family [...]

16 08, 2023

Top Greenville SC Restaurant Picks

By | 2023-10-01T11:26:06-04:00 August 16, 2023|Travel|0 Comments

I'll tell you right here and now, my Greenville SC Restaurant picks may not be what you'll see on other top Greenville restaurant lists, but honest to goodness, they should all be! Granted, two of my top places to grab goodies aren't restaurants, and a couple may not be in Downtown Greenville, but they are [...]

14 08, 2023

Budget Friendly South Carolina Vacation in Greenville

By | 2023-08-16T10:47:30-04:00 August 14, 2023|Travel|0 Comments

Sometimes planning a family trip can seem out-of-reach for many people. Instead of skipping the chance to enjoy a family vacation, consider a visit to Greenville, South Carolina. Travel should never be put off. It's the best way to experience different parts of our beautiful country, and if you're like me, it makes your heart [...]

9 08, 2023

Best Remote Jobs You Can Work from Anywhere

By | 2023-08-02T14:16:22-04:00 August 9, 2023|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Working from home, or at least the flexibility to work remotely, is becoming a much more common job perk. The pandemic showed the world remote jobs were the best jobs! You can find the best part-time remote jobs all over the web. FlexJobs.com and Upwork.com provide great options to start your job search. The best [...]

7 08, 2023

How Worried Moms Can Stay Safe With an Emergency Standby Generator

By | 2023-08-02T14:17:43-04:00 August 7, 2023|Lifestyle|0 Comments

As a worried mom, you always try to keep your family safe, especially during unexpected events like power outages. And one of the best ways to prepare for such emergencies is by investing in an emergency standby generator. However, while these devices can be incredibly useful, it's essential to keep safety in mind when using [...]

17 07, 2023

Having Twins? How to Prepare for Double the Joy.

By | 2023-07-07T13:08:41-04:00 July 17, 2023|Family|Comments Off on Having Twins? How to Prepare for Double the Joy.

Congratulations, multiple babies are on the way! The moment you find out you're having twins, your heart is filled with excitement and happiness, but also with a sense of anxiety. Having twins means having twice the number of diapers, double the amount of formula, and extra baby gear.   Having Twins Takes a Little Extra [...]

10 07, 2023

How to Make Your Child’s First Eye Doctor Visit a Pleasant One

By | 2023-06-29T22:25:03-04:00 July 10, 2023|Family|Comments Off on How to Make Your Child’s First Eye Doctor Visit a Pleasant One

Taking your child to the eye doctor for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience for both you and your child. However, it's an important part of ensuring their overall health and well-being. It's crucial to get an early start with eye exams. With great prep, the visit doesn't have to be unpleasant. Yes, [...]

3 07, 2023

5 Proven Ways to Put an End to Snoring for Good!

By | 2023-06-23T17:43:25-04:00 July 3, 2023|Health & Nutrition|Comments Off on 5 Proven Ways to Put an End to Snoring for Good!

Snoring can be a real nuisance for both the snorer and their sleep partner. It can lead to sleep deprivation, fatigue, and even health issues such as high blood pressure. But luckily, there are several ways to stop snoring for good. Proven Ways Stop Snoring for Good! Here are five proven methods that can help [...]

26 06, 2023

How to Spot Plumbing Problems Before They Get Worse

By | 2023-06-23T17:31:20-04:00 June 26, 2023|Lifestyle|Comments Off on How to Spot Plumbing Problems Before They Get Worse

As a mom, there's nothing more annoying than dealing with unexpected plumbing problems at home. Leaky pipes, clogged toilets, and nasty smells can turn your day upside down and leave you feeling frustrated and overwhelmed. But what if we told you there's a way to avoid most of these issues by spotting plumbing problems early? [...]

19 06, 2023

Fix It, Don’t Ditch It: 4 Home Appliances to Repair, Not Replace

By | 2023-06-15T15:53:16-04:00 June 19, 2023|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Fix It, Don’t Ditch It: 4 Home Appliances to Repair, Not Replace

Home appliances are a significant investment, and when they break down, it’s tempting to toss them out and replace them with newer models. However, with a little time and effort you can save money repairing appliances. Repairing these appliances not only saves you money, but it is also environmentally friendly as you are preventing more [...]

12 06, 2023

Happily Ever After Begins Here: The Power of Premarital Counseling

By | 2023-06-09T13:12:29-04:00 June 12, 2023|Family|Comments Off on Happily Ever After Begins Here: The Power of Premarital Counseling

Weddings are a time of celebration, joy, and promise. Couples often spend a lot of time and energy planning their dream day, ensuring every detail is perfect. But it's not just about the wedding day; it's about their lifelong commitment. Unfortunately, many couples don't recognize the importance of preparing for their marriage beyond the ceremony. [...]

5 06, 2023

How credit cards work for summer travel plans

By | 2023-05-28T13:21:07-04:00 June 5, 2023|Travel|Comments Off on How credit cards work for summer travel plans

Summer is the perfect time to plan a vacation, especially if you've been working hard all year. But when it comes to booking travel, there are many factors that go into paying for your trip. And if you're not careful, you'll end up paying more than expected. Learning how credit cards work can provide you [...]

31 05, 2023

5 Vital Learning Tools to Help Your Child Succeed

By | 2023-05-26T15:13:57-04:00 May 31, 2023|Family|Comments Off on 5 Vital Learning Tools to Help Your Child Succeed

As a parent, you always want your child to succeed and become the best version of themselves. When it comes to education, learning is a gradual process, and every child is unique. Some may learn quickly, while others may take more time. However, with the right learning tools and resources, you can help your child [...]

29 05, 2023

Long Haul Family Road Trip with Dogs

By | 2023-05-24T12:39:36-04:00 May 29, 2023|Travel|Comments Off on Long Haul Family Road Trip with Dogs

A family road trip with dogs doesn't always conjure up feelings of joy. Dogs can be difficult travelers. Good preparation prior to departure can make all the difference! As the mother to an avid road tripping family with two dogs, I'm certain my road trip prep tips will help you for your next car trip [...]

22 05, 2023

4 Home Dryer Safety Tips

By | 2023-05-19T11:45:50-04:00 May 22, 2023|Lifestyle|Comments Off on 4 Home Dryer Safety Tips

Dryers are an essential appliance in every home. While they make laundry chores easier and quicker than air drying, dryers can also pose safety hazards if not used and maintained properly. Dryer Safety Tips for Your Home We're excited to share 4 home dryer safety tips that will keep your family and home safe. Clean [...]

17 05, 2023

5 Practical Ways to Reduce Summer Energy Bills

By | 2023-05-11T13:00:03-04:00 May 17, 2023|Lifestyle|Comments Off on 5 Practical Ways to Reduce Summer Energy Bills

Summer is a wonderful time of the year, but with it comes heat and high energy bills. If you're tired of the steep energy bills during this season, there are ways to save money and still keep your home cool. 5 Practical Ways to Reduce Summer Energy Bills Here are five practical ways to reduce [...]

8 05, 2023

How to Throw a Successful School Play

By | 2023-04-27T21:31:38-04:00 May 8, 2023|Lifestyle|Comments Off on How to Throw a Successful School Play

A school play is an excellent way for students to show off their talents and entertain the community. While it may seem daunting at first, putting on a successful school play is easier than you think. Planning a Successful School Play With the help of this guide, you can have your very own successful school [...]

3 05, 2023

How Does Surrogacy Work? 5 Things to Know

By | 2023-04-27T21:13:04-04:00 May 3, 2023|Family|Comments Off on How Does Surrogacy Work? 5 Things to Know

Many couples and singles, including members of the LGBTQ community, wanting to start or grow a family may have an important question: how does surrogacy work. How Does Surrogacy Work? This article outlines the top five things to know about surrogate pregnancy: what is surrogate pregnancy the different types of surrogacy any requirements for becoming [...]

1 05, 2023

How to Rid Your Home of German Roaches

By | 2023-04-27T20:44:42-04:00 May 1, 2023|Lifestyle|Comments Off on How to Rid Your Home of German Roaches

German roaches are one of the most common household pests that you can find. They are a small, fast-moving species of cockroach that can easily infest your home and be very difficult to get rid of. The German roach is particularly challenging because they can breed quickly and produce a large number of eggs. This [...]