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Top 10 Summertime Boredom Busters for Kids

Top 10 Summertime Boredom Busters for Kids

  The kids get out of school this week and I’m in total denial about the whole thing. Seriously, I’m still thinking “what happened to April”?  I’ve mentioned before, our family homeschools but we take a break in the summer.   It doesn’t take long …read more

How to make a Bird Feeder out of a Toilet Paper Roll

How to make a Bird Feeder out of a Toilet Paper Roll

  Need something cool to occupy the kiddies? (Or the kids at heart?)   Make a bird feeder from a toilet paper roll!   Wait! Don’t go! Hear me out.   This is a great summer fun activity. It’s so cool to see the birds …read more

How to make Five Minute Baggie Ice Cream

How to make Five Minute Baggie Ice Cream

If you have baggies, ice and milk – you’ve got everything you need for an amazing culinary experiment!   It’s totally cool!   Get it? Cool . . . Because . . . ice cream . . .   Nevermind.   Here’s a great summertime …read more

How to make 3 Ingredient Puffy Slime

How to make 3 Ingredient Puffy Slime

    It only takes three ingredients and five minutes to make hours of fun.   This puffy slime is a highly tactile experience. What’s more, it’s oddly soothing. Subsequently, everyone who was around when we made this stuff couldn’t keep their hands off it! …read more

How to Plan a Practically Perfect Picnic

How to Plan a Practically Perfect Picnic

    You know what I love about this time of year?  There are so many reasons to get outdoors and enjoy a meal al fresco.  Weekends by the shore, an irresistible rooftop, outdoor concerts and plays, even movies in the park.   A picnic …read more

How to Join the Staycation Fixation 

How to Join the Staycation Fixation 

  It’s that time of year. Summer’s right around the corner this means it’s time to plan the annual vacation. While some families may spend thousands of dollars on their getaway, an increasingly popular trend is choosing a stay-at-home vacation or Staycation.   Just think …read more

How to Throw the Ultimate Frugal and Fabulous Super Bowl Party

How to Throw the Ultimate Frugal and Fabulous Super Bowl Party

    If you’re like the 111.9 million other people who watched last year’s Super Bowl, this Sunday will find you gathering with friends and family for this Super Bowl and that means a party!   Here’s how to keep your party under budget but …read more

How to get the Biggest Bang from your Pumpkin Buck – Making Pumpkins Last Longer

How to get the Biggest Bang from your Pumpkin Buck – Making Pumpkins Last Longer

  Please tell me I’m not the only one who gets totally giddy the very first time I see that huge display full of voluptuous pumpkins at the grocery store.  I want them ALL.   Am I the only one? No, I can’t be the …read more

9 back to school tips every parent should know

9 back to school tips every parent should know

  Back to school already? Noooooo! Say it ain’t so!   Didn’t school used to start in September?   Summer break is nearly over so it’s time to prepare for the upcoming school year.   Just think about the jarring shift from chilled out, barefoot …read more

How to Make a Kid’s Chore Chart that Works

How to Make a Kid’s Chore Chart that Works

  Summertime and the living is easy, right? Or it would be if you could get the kiddies to willingly and happily help around the house.   Sometimes it’s so much work to get them to do their chores that it’s easier to do them …read more

Nothing says “I Love You” like Slime!

Nothing says “I Love You” like Slime!

  At least if you’re a kid. This easy recipe makes translucent oozy gooey edible slime that will entertain your kids for hours. This is grand old fun for kids of all ages but especially for toddlers because it’s completely non-toxic. As Mom to two …read more

Can you send happiness through the mail? Yes, you can!

Can you send happiness through the mail? Yes, you can!

  Just imagine opening up your mail box and nestled among the bills and ads you find a brightly colored, fun surprise package. Just for you. Wouldn’t you be on cloud nine?   For the cost of postage and a box of candy you can …read more