Summer is on the horizon and soon it will be time to keep cool at the pool and the beach. You know to pack your bag with sunscreen, towels, snacks, beach toys, and perhaps a book to read. But what about sunglasses? You, and every member of your family, should don a pair of sunglasses when you head outdoors. Keeping Your Eyes Protected I wear sunglasses whenever I'm driving or outside, and now I make my children grab theirs too. Some experts say that because children tend to spend ... Continue Reading
Foster Grant provides tips for eyewear protection and the hot sunglasses styles for summer.
October is National Seafood Month and SeaPak is celebrating with Shrimptacular!
October is National Seafood Month and SeaPak is celebrating with Shrimptacular! Have you ever taken your family to a fall festival? There's something magical about sharing an exciting day with your loved ones - dining on great-tasting food, listening to bands, and participating in all the fun events. October is National Seafood Month and SeaPak wants to share the festivities through a virtual festival and celebration called Shrimptacular. Throughout the month, they'll be giving away coupons ... Continue Reading
Venture out for some agritourism this summer, heading to a local farm for the day or weekend.
With school out for the summer, many parents are looking for fun and educational summer activities with their children. Trips to the pool and playground are plentiful in our family, but we also like to incorporate educational opportunities into our outings. Whether it is a trip to the zoo or aquarium, turning fun into a learning experience is a must. However, there are lots of educational learning opportunities that families overlook. One of these is agritourism. So what is agritourism? ... Continue Reading
Have fun this summer with your family, with these great excursions that won’t break the bank.
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
Here are ten don’t miss to-dos for a long weekend in Ann Arbor with the family.
Ann Arbor, home of the University of Michigan, offers families a funky Midwestern vibe, a wealth of tree-filled parks and a pedestrian-friendly downtown. This college town par excellence makes for a fun long weekend away with kids. Here are ten don’t miss to-dos for a long weekend in tree town with the family. Open the fairy doors. Amazingly, Ann Arbor is home to several fairies. And these urban fairies have taken up residence in many of the boutiques, galleries and cafes in downtown Ann ... Continue Reading
European party ideas for your tween – transitioning from kid party to something a little more sophisticated.
Planning a birthday party for a toddler is pretty easy to do. Choose a theme, send out tine invites, buy some snacks, and let them play. But what do you do though when your tween wants to have a party, and understandably does not want a kid party? Start out by talking to your daughter or son and ask them what they would like the party to be like, what kind of things they'd like to do, and the types of food they want to serve. You can still include a theme - try one of these European options ... Continue Reading
Give the gift of OnStar FMV to Moms, Dads & Grads This Year
Spring is alive with holidays for the family, with Mother's Day, Father's Day, and graduation dates abound. Our friends at OnStar are offering an amazing new savings for their OnStar FMV (For My Vehicle) mirror - available at a special reduced price for a limited time. Now you can add the safety and security of OnStar to almost any car, and connect to the easy-to-use OnStar services. At just $99.99 (with installation included). There’s never been a better time to give OnStar FMV to the ... Continue Reading