Celebrate Simply

Would you like to celebrate the season more simply this year? Take this intensive 2-week workshop to help you streamline your celebrations to suit your season of life. Years ago when we had one child and a really tight budget, I decided that I was going to make all our Christmas gifts, all our Christmas […]

Time to Make a Christmas Budget!

A Christmas budget is your first step toward a happier holiday season. Not only will it help you prioritize your expenses, but it will also you to enjoy what you have more fully. If you haven’t been to Walmart or Target yet, you might not know that the Christmas shopping season has arrived. If you […]

Jesus Cookies for Easter (Recipe: Cinnamon Sugar Cookies)

Celebrate Easter with cookies that represent Jesus’ life and resurrection. These Cinnamon Sugar Cookies are super fun to make to celebrate the Easter holiday. Sugar cookies are always fun. Who doesn’t smile when they see brightly decorated sugar cookies, shimmering with sprinkles? This Easter bake up a batch of Cinnamon Sugar Cookies to celebrate. But, […]

A Different Kind of Easter Egg Hunt

Last year we switched up our style of Easter Egg Hunt. Instead of filling the eggs with candy, I filled them with tokens that the kids could redeem for prizes.

Make an Empty Tomb Cake for Easter

Decorating an empty tomb cake for Easter is a fun tradition for both kids and adults. Celebrate that He is risen in a very tangible way. Are you looking for a fun and tangible way to teach your children about Christ’s resurrection? There are lots of fun crafts and Easter projects out there.  My personal […]

What to Take for Team Snack Day that’s a Little Bit Healthier

Little league season is rife with adventure — weekly practices and games as well as the age-old tradition of Team Snack Day. Consider these tips for a happier and healthier team snack. Over the years the FishFam has dabbled in a few sports and other athletics. So far this 21 years, we’ve done t-ball, soccer, hockey, […]

Ready for Spring Break? I’ve got a shortcut.

Are you ready for Spring Break? While a welcome respite from the same old, same old daily routine, figuring out what to do with the kids can be intimidating. Especially if you don’t have an unlimited budget to hit the road. I’ve got a cool solution to your Spring Break conundrums. Traditionally the spring semester […]

Planning a Great Staycation, a True Vacation at Home

Planning a great staycation takes some forethought. There’s just too much busyness at home to really take a break and rest. Plan for your best vacation at home with these great tips from Amy Gross, founder of Mom’s Toolbox. Have you booked your plans for vacation yet? Wanna go see something fun and different with the kids […]