Holidays are a time where we try to gather our family together to see how big the kids have grown, pass down holiday traditions …and share stories of years gone by. For many families who live far apart, it isn’t always possible to gather in person, but that doesn’t mean
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Written by: KaraMiller
Family traditions are a big part of Christmas. Every year since I can remember, my family has gone to Holloway’s Christmas Tree Farm to pick out a tree. Their Monterey Pines are my favorite. They smell heavenly and are pretty to boot. Even when we lived in Santa Cruz, my family would buy a tree here and then drive 3 hours with it strapped to the top of our car! It was totally worth it!
You will find trees in …
Fall is our family’s favorite season.
The temperatures are mild, the colors are vibrant, and family traditions… are plentiful. What is it about the harvest season that makes everyone a bit more relaxed?
Living in Northern California, we have the distinct pleasure of living near our favorite family tradition.
Specifically, we love fall traditions that involve Sunday drives in the mountains just as the leaves are changing colors. I mean, just looking at these fall colored leaves… will
My favorite fall tradition is our annual family Halloween costume theme…. What originally started as just me and my husband dressing up with our boys has turned into a big family affair. When our second son was born, we thought (as many parents do) it would be cute to
One of my favorite things to do in the summer is attend our family reunions. My immediate family likes to get together every other year so we can connect as siblings and let our children bond with their cousins. Planning a family …reunion doesn’t have to be a big ordeal.
When my kids were in the 1st grade, their teacher would ask her students to put together an About Me page. Each child was required to bring a poster to school with information about themselves. This helped the other kids in the class could get to know them. I loved…
Looking for a holiday activity for the entire family this Easter? Get creative with your Easter egg… hunting. Easter egg hunts are a fun tradition for everyone in the family. Remember there are different levels of extremes for everything. Make the hunt harder for older kids and easier for
Extra, Extra, read all about it. If you looking for a quick and easy way to capture some fun facts about your family members, we have the perfect printable for you. Schedule time to interview each member in your family and capture their favorite dreams… and inspirations. Write their answers
Let’s face it, pre-planned activities for kids can have a big bearing on the success or failure of Spring Break…. It can either be a welcome vacation from the typical hustle and bustle, or can be a week-long nightmare due to lack of preparation for keeping little minds and