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 […]

Memory-Making Meals You Can Plan for February

Food is a great way to connect with your children, learn about the world together, and make memories. Here are some favorite memory-making meals for February. Burger Night in Scotland It’s a big deal to me to make the most of what I have. Whether that’s money in the bank or time to spend with […]

Gear Up For Summer

Are you stocked up on summer supplies? This list will help you gear up for summer and never be caught unprepared. Summer vacation has commenced! What this means at our house is that we shift to a more relaxed mode of living. The kids still have some schoolwork (math and reading) and daily chores each day, […]

Summertime on a Dime – Fun for the Whole Family

You don’t have to be rich to enjoy classic summer fun. Think outside the box and get creative. The whole family will have a great time when you enjoy summertime on a dime! The weather’s heating up; school’s out; the summer season just invites you to be out having fun in the sun. As appealing […]

Preparing the House Before Vacation

Vacation season is about to begin. While packing up to hit the road is obviously top priority, there are some great things you can do to make coming home even better. Here are some great tips on preparing the house before vacation from Amy Gross, founder of Mom’s Toolbox. Getting ready to head out of […]

Ceramic Ornaments that Kids Can Decorate

Celebrate holiday memories with these fun ceramic ornaments that kids can decorate. Overtime, you’ll have such a fun collection! Over the past four holiday seasons, my kids and I have spent some time decorating ceramic ornaments to hang on the tree. It’s a fun, easy craft that most of the kids look forward to. The […]