Give a S’mores Kit as a Fun Gift

Put together this easy S’mores Kit complete with instructions on how to make s’mores indoors.

Time to Pop Some Corn (Recipe: Junk Food Popcorn)

Popcorn is a great snack to enjoy with your family. It’s relatively inexpensive, easy to make, and tastes great. Consider all the ways you can dress up your popcorn, including this recipe for Junk Food Popcorn. Popcorn has long been one of my favorite snacks to feed the kids. With a reliable air popper at my side, it’s […]

9 Fun Fall Activities for Families

Christmas will be here before you know it. Enjoy some fun fall activities with your kids before autumn slips into winter! Fall is probably my favorite season of the year. Well, it used to be, back when the weather knew how to obey. This week the temps are still in the 80’s, BUT this morning […]

Fun Birthday Cake Ideas You Can Pull Off Yourself

A child’s birthday is a special milestone worth celebrating with a fun cake. Check out these fun birthday cake ideas you can pull off yourself. I made this cake in 2004. I can’t tell you how incredibly proud I was of myself. I had always loved when my mom would splurge on a grocery store […]

Tips for a Great Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night is not a success without a little bit of planning. Here are a few things to keep in mind to make your family movie night a great one this week. Organizing means that you’re keeping tabs on those regular things in your life and making sure they work smoothly, right? Bills paid? […]

5 Frugal Food Tips for Family Travel

We’re a foodie family, so we love to eat on vacation. We have a few traditions that we keep to. Over the years, we’ve developed a few things that we like to do on vacation that make the trip easier and more fun. They are random and fun, and things that we rely on make […]

Saving Money on Travel Food

Find yourself on the road often? You don’t need to pay the high price of restaurants and convenience foods. Save on vacation eats. Here’s how: Where noted, I have received sample product to review. All opinions are my own. One year on a trip to Mammoth, I perused a fisherman’s shop while my husband talked rods […]

Family Night Theme Ideas

I’ve found that during the summer we tend to lose track of the days. Is this Wednesday or Thursday? During the school year when we had hockey, ballet, and karate going on different nights of the week, it was easy to know what day it was. Summer is not like that. I feel lost and […]