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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Somehow it’s the middle of June and Father’s Day is coming up fast! In my family, we’ve made it a tradition to send the kids off with dad for a Father’s Day adventure, then home to a family barbeque. If you’re trying to think of gifts for dad, here’s a list of a few of […]
As moms, we handle a lot: sicks kids, school, projects, pets, work pressures, tight deadlines, groceries, chores, laundry, the list goes on! Then June rolls around and the kids are out of school for the summer. Whether you are a stay-at-home, work from home or office setting mom, navigating summer vacation is often overwhelming. Don’t […]
Summertime birthdays are something kids often dread – they aren’t in contact with their classmates and have a hard time getting everyone to their party. I used to wish my birthday wasn’t in the middle of June, but then I realized the opportunities summer offers. During the school year, parties are only a few hours […]
It’s April and Peter Cottontail will soon be hopping down the bunny trail! This magical time of year brings out the kid in all of us. Many of you may be looking for gift ideas for the little ones in your life. Look no further, I’ve compiled a list of five Easter basket gift staples.