Free St. Patrick’s Day Activities


St. Patrick’s Day is almost here. Check out these fun, free St. Patrick’s Day activities for you and your kids. To learn more about this Irish holiday try this fun quiz? Don’t worry if you don’t know all the answers as they will be provided. Do you and your kids like to color? Here are some great St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages  you […]

Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Cauliflower Soup

Having soup for lunch is one of my favorite things, even in warm weather. So when Techno Dude and I couldn’t eat all the cauliflower we bought for our dinner the other night I decided to make up my own recipe for cauliflower soup. I’m back to watching what I eat so I wanted to […]

Make Your Next Move Easy On Your Kids

Make Your Next Move Easy On Your Kids

Moving with young kids can seem intimidating and overwhelming. However, it’s not impossible to do so—take heart. Here are some excellent tips for how to make your next move easy on your kids. General Guidelines Surprises can be fun, but not when it’s going to throw a young child’s world out of whack. Begin to prepare […]

Cooking With Kids

Cooking with your kids

Inviting your kids to help you cook is an important part of child-rearing. Many lessons are learned as you allow your child to help you with meal preparation. Here are some tips to get you started cooking with kids. Even young children can be invited to help in the kitchen as long as you have time to supervise them […]

Tips To Help You Care For Your Family’s Vision

Tips To Help You Care For Your Family's Vision

Of all the amazing things modern medicine can do, it cannot yet replace your vision in most cases. Caring for your family’s vision is an essential part of medical care, education, and child development, but is often overlooked. Here are some tips to help you care for your family’s vision. Start Early The American Optometric […]

Tips to Save Money Fast

Save Money Fast

When I was looking at keywords for saving money, how to save money fast came up first and I thought to myself, “I would like to know how to do that.” Who doesn’t want to save money fast? How can you save money fast? Don’t spend money you don’t have to or in some cases […]

Jellybean Bark

Jellybean Bark

A long time ago I met a wonderful lady who loved making chocolate candy at Christmas time. I would often join her for an evening of chocolate making fun. Staying up until the wee hours of the morning we would make peanut butter cups, caramel cups, decorated suckers and other delicious chocolatey treats. At the end […]

How to Make Your Next Family Reunion a Huge Success

Family Reunion

Planning a successful family reunion, no matter how many people you’re expecting, is a big undertaking. You want the experience to be fun and memorable for all involved, but that takes a lot of work. Make sure to follow these steps to ensure that your next reunion is a huge success. Plan Ahead Start planning […]

Catching Up With Nick and Silke Jager

Nick and Silke

A few years ago I had the pleasure of meeting Nick and Silke Jager when they garciously agreed to let me interview them. Over the years we’ve kept in touch and I thought it would be fun to let you catch up with them too. Are we still passtionate about the same things? It’s funny how […]

It Always Seems Impossible Until It’s Done

It Always Seems Impossible Until it's done

I can be a procrastinator. How about you? Sometimes when I think a task is just too big, too time consuming, or too confusing I procrastinate doing it. I tell myself it’s impossible, that I just can’t do it. The funny thing is that, while I’m procrastinating, I just can’t stop thinking about how I haven’t done […]