One of my favorite winter activities is ice skating…. When I was a young girl, I remember taking my skates out to my friend’s pond and work on my techniques for hours. My friend was always better than I was, but I didn’t care. I loved the feeling I
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Looking for a family game that everyone will love? This winter has been long! We have been stuck inside because it is too cold to go out and we are starting to get cabin fever. I love finding new games to try out with my family and it helps to beat these winter blues! I loved watching the Newlywed Game growing up so I made my own version and I call it the Family Game.
The Family Game, similar …
We are in the dead of winter and that means that many of us are staying indoors more. Even thought the temperatures have cooled a bit, it is still important to get out and “Get Active” …with your family. Staying active will help you beat the winter blues. Today we
We are so excited that the Olympics are starting this week! Are you ready? Do you have some olympic activities planned? We have a great edible craft project… that will be perfect for watching your favorite Olympic events!! It takes just a few minutes to make and they are so
The New Year is here and it’s time to start thinking about resolutions and goals and, more importantly, how to achieve those goals. What are your New Year’s Resolutions? Do they have anything to do with getting more exercise… or spending more time with your family! Perfect! Our new 31
Everyone loves New Year’s Eve! You know what they say… out with the old, and in with the new. Families like to celebrate this holiday by throwing a party for their family and friends. Coming up with activities that everyone can enjoy together is a difficult task. We wanted to …
Skip the pre-made gingerbread house kits at the store and make your own this year! It’s not as difficult as you think and with these fool-proof recipes, you can have a custom gingerbread house sure to wow your friends and family. Whether it’s been a family tradition… for ages, or
Who can relate to feeling busy, overwhelmed, and like you need a holiday from this holiday season already? If you’re nodding your head in agreement then these 10 tips for a stress free holiday season are for you.
Making Meaningful Moments With Those That Matter Most This Holiday Season
We talk a lot about education around here: how to help kids study, how to encourage literacy, etc., etc. We also like to talk about helping others…. A common theme in our posts, in case you haven’t noticed, is the assumption, the basic idea that, if one
I love the season between Halloween and Christmas. It always seems a little rushed as we prepare for the month of December, but I make it a point to slow down every year in November and focus on the things that I am grateful for. It not only makes me…