Make some amazing memories this summer by exploring new places and spending quality learning and sharing time with your family. And guess what? You don't have to break the bank to do it. Here are great summer fun ideas for your family, that won't cost a fortune: Library There are many great, free programs at your local library. Sing-a-longs, arts and crafts, and more. And many of them have reading incentive programs that offer prizes for books read. This is such a wonderful place for fun ... Continue Reading
Have fun this summer with your family, with these great excursions that won’t break the bank.
Using fitness video games to motivate parents and get fitness ideas to incorporate a daily workout routine.
The new year is the time to start making goals and many of us make a resolution surrounding fitness and getting healthy. Year after year we say, "I'm going to lose 20 pounds this year and start working out." Then reality sets in and we start to question how we're going to accomplish that goal. If you are anything like me, and have little time, the excuses start. I don’t want to join a gym. It’s too cold outside to start running. I can't possibly wake up any earlier in the morning. I ... Continue Reading
Take your child on a date night to spend one-on-one time together.
Looking for something fun and unique to do with your kids? Consider splitting up and spending precious one-on-one time with your child by taking her on a date. My kids just GLOW when they get a parent all to themselves. It doesn’t even matter what you do, it’s the time together that's important. Bonus for parents: If your kids are going through a patch where they fight constantly and it’s driving you nuts, separate them with date night.The peace and quiet is definitely worth it. Make ... Continue Reading
Find haunting Halloween recipes for all your favorite spooky treats.
It's almost Halloween and time for Halloween recipes. As I look outside my window, I see the beginning signs of fall, just a pane of glass between us, the leaves wave to me as the wind whirls them back and forth on the branches, as if to say, "Hello". I love the fall season-football games, back to school (and new back to school outfits), chilly nights, and the fall colors-all put me in the autumn mood. When I think of fall, my thoughts wander to the visions of candy corns dancing in my head, ... Continue Reading