Category: Family Fun

How to Tie-Dye — A Beginner’s Guide

If tie-dyeing some tee shirts sounds like a fun idea to do with the kids, think again. It is messy, requires some precision and definitely some patience. But I would compare tie-dyeing to childbirth — you will quickly forget the stained hands and spilled dye and be ready to do it all over again when …

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Let’s Play! Games for Family Fun

monopoly game

I can hardly contain my excitement! I feel like the holidays really begin this weekend. My kids will be out of school, the weather is FINALLY getting a little cooler, and Thursday will be a day full of family time. What better way to gather with our friends and family than over a few games? …

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Ready to Fall into October?

Oh my gourd. When did October become as full as December?

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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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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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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