Trick-Or-Treat Spider Web

While Covid has forced us to cancel vacations, birthday parties, and other fun celebrations, we REFUSE to let it stop one of our favorite days of the year—Halloween! My boys love decorating our house, coming up with fun costumes, and of course, trick-or-treating. There are no clear rules in our town regarding trick-or-treating on Halloween, […]

Oktoberfest at Home

Just because Oktoberfest celebrations around the world have been cancelled or moved to remote versions doesn’t mean that you and your family can’t still celebrate the German Fall Fest this year. I might be a day late (traditionally Oktoberfest starts in September and ends the first Sunday in October—which was actually YESTERDAY) but honestly you […]

How to Create a Positive Learning Environment at Home

Let’s face it—learning at home is HARD, no matter how old you are or how capable your parent is (my boys have labeled me, an award-winning educator as “the worst teacher ever”. Sigh.). And while many factors aren’t under our control (thanks, pandemic), we can make a choice to look on the bright side of […]

How to Create a DIY Craft Kit

With so many camps and activities being cancelled this summer, parents are forced to get crafty (pun intended) coming up with ways to keep their kids busy this summer. My solution? Setting up a DIY Craft Kit for kids to dig through and create with when boredom hits. The best part? A DIY Craft Kit […]

How to Have a Field Day at Home

While Covid-19 might have robbed our kids of their beloved teachers and classrooms, that doesn’t mean that they have to miss out on those special end-of-the-year activities that always mean so much. Even if you are short on space or on a tight budget you can still put together a fun Field Day at Home […]

Patriotic Grazing Platter

It really isn’t a holiday until I come up with a creative charcuterie board to commemorate it. And the best thing about this Patriotic Grazing Platter? It can be used for BOTH Memorial Day and Fourth of July. So get the biggest bang for your buck—as well as for your eyes and tastebuds—by making your […]