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By Trixie Trampoline On November 15, 2019

Family Staycation Ideas for More Fun and Less Stress

We all know travel budgets can be tight this time of year. So what is a family to do when they need a little time away to bond and connect, but don’t have the cash for a trip? I suggest getting out but staying closer to home by trying one of these family staycation ideas. […]


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By Trixie Trampoline On October 23, 2019

Halloween Ideas for Little Ones Easily Scared

If you’re entering the spooky season with youngsters, you may be wondering how to make it through Halloween night with your scaredy cats! Don’t fret. I have compiled a list of Halloween ideas for little ones I’ve used over the past years to help my kiddos have fun. With these tips, you can embrace the […]


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By Trixie Trampoline On October 4, 2019

Fall for these Autumn Birthday Party Ideas

Getting ready to plan an autumn birthday party and worried about the weather? I get it. Do you dare plan an outdoor party when autumn showers could ruin the day? Do you dare stuff 20 kids into your living room and hope no one brings a cold? It’s certainly a risky, often unpredictable season. So, […]


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By Trixie Trampoline On September 20, 2019

Six-Layer Birthday Ice Cream Cake

This week I am very excited to share the old family recipe that makes our birthdays epic! My Aunt Dory started making this cake for the monthly family birthday celebrations, and it’s been a favorite of mine ever since. This six-layer birthday ice cream cake is super simple, easy to personalize, and feeds large groups […]


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By Trixie Trampoline On August 23, 2019

Free Printable Activities to Entertain Your Kids

Well, moms and dads, we made it! In fact, back to school week means the older kids are sorted. If you need a little something to entertain your younger kids, try these awesome free printable activities. I themed the activities for back to school to help get you through the upcoming busy nights! Word Search […]


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By Trixie Trampoline On August 9, 2019

Five Benefits of Smiling

Happy National Smile Week everybody! That’s right, the second week of August has been dubbed “National Smile Week” in honor of the facial expression that is a universal sign for joy and amusement, and I love it. My own face is rarely without a smile; in fact, I employ a bubbly, friendly personality that makes […]


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By Trixie Trampoline On August 2, 2019

Family Fun Month Activities

If you check your online national holiday calendars, you’ll see that August has been declared “Family Fun Month!” I am exactly the kind of person to take holidays like this to heart. I think it’s a great opportunity for meaningful family fun while there’s still some summer for everyone to enjoy! Whether your family is […]


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By Trixie Trampoline On July 26, 2019

Mom’s Guide for Surviving Back-to-School

The dreaded month of back-to-school is nearly upon us, and it’s time to hunker down, stock up on food and get ready for a very busy next few weeks. I put together a few tips and tricks to surviving back-to-school while getting your kids prepared for their next year. Set Sleep Schedules Summer sleep schedules […]


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By Trixie Trampoline On July 19, 2019

10 Tips to Keep Cool on Hot Summer Nights

It’s the third week of July and we are well into the heart of summer, with temperatures across the country reaching well into the 90s and 100s. I don’t know about you, but I was born in the rain belt and I prefer my days in the mid-60s. At night, I can’t sleep if it’s […]


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By Trixie Trampoline On July 12, 2019

The USA in Ice Cream: Fifty Flavors to Taste this National Ice Cream Month

Did you know that most states have an unofficial State Ice Cream Flavor? From teaberry to blue moon to cowboy cookie, our 50 states have many unique ideas of what the perfect ice cream flavor should be. Not only is July National Ice Cream Month, but the third Sunday of July (July 21, 2019) is […]


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By Trixie Trampoline On June 28, 2019

Four Tips for the Perfect Fourth of July BBQ

Over the years, the Fourth of July has become known as Independence Day and the ultimate grilling holiday. It’s the day where American families drop everything to eat, drink, and be merry in the name of patriotism! In fact, many families have traditions that stick through the generations, from Fourth of July pancake breakfasts to […]


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By Trixie Trampoline On June 21, 2019

Summer Bucket List Ideas for Your Family

Summer is the time of year meant for family adventures and endless fun! The kids are home all day, the weather is amazing and the great outdoors cries out to be explored by your over-energized, house-bored kids! When I was a kid, my parents would give us a list of possible adventures and each of […]


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