Category Archive: Family Fun

Oct 19 2018

Ready to Fall into October?

Oh my gourd. When did October begin to feel as full as December? After a busy September I was looking forward to the calm before the storm. Yet I’ve found myself over planned and busier than ever. What gives?? When I was a kid my mom would bring home a few pumpkins from the grocery …

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Nov 18 2017

That One Time We Were In a Coffee Commercial

Some people get 15 minutes of fame; I got 15 seconds. Next time Youtube or Facebook stops you with a catchy little ad for Vitacup coffee, you might see me and my family. Earlier this month, through a series of fortunate events, my family was asked to be in a commercial. The basic information given …

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Aug 05 2015

A Summer Adventure: Appreciating Time with My Kids

Summer Adventure

As the final weeks of summer rush upon us, I decided that I wanted to take the kids on an adventure. They have had plenty of time at various camps and have maxed out their fort building and game playing skills on “at home” days. Plus, when we stay home, I’m always in “doing” mode. …

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Mar 06 2015

Strengthen Your Family: Eat dinner together

Of all the traditions that I’ve tried to create for my family, eating dinner together every night might be the most important. In our crazy, hurried world, this is one of my best “balancing the busy” tactics. I’m not sure if it began consciously. As a couple, my husband and I always ate together and …

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Jun 16 2014

Making the Most of It

I set out for a vacation this weekend all excited to be able to report back a great, “can’t miss” spot to share with you. Unfortunately, there were too many things that made us decide we probably wouldn’t go back. We headed to a camping “resort” in Amador County to meet up with friends where …

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