Avoiding Memorial Day Crowds

Avoiding Memorial Day Crowds

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Memorial Day is almost here! Since this holiday is often considered the unofficial start of summer, you may be looking forward to spending the weekend on the beach, at a lake or at an amusement park. Unfortunately, everyone else in the United States may have the same plan, so travel this weekend just about guarantees […]

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Tips For Surviving A Theme Park

Tips For Surviving A Theme Park

| May 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you’re like my family you will probably wind up at a theme park this summer. As fun as it may sound, it can become an unpleasant experience if you don’t plan accordingly. Take advantage of our top five tips you should utilize the next time you visit a theme park.

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Today is Cinco de Mayo!

Today is Cinco de Mayo!

| May 5, 2015 | 2 Comments

Happy Cinco de Mayo! If you don’t speak Spanish, that means the fifth of May… and it’s also the name of a festival held in Mexico to celebrate their victory against France in 1862 at the Battle of Puebla. Since it’s such a big day, and since it falls on a weekend this year, why […]

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May Day Traditions to Enjoy at Home

May Day Traditions to Enjoy at Home

| May 1, 2015 | 4 Comments

May 1 is also known as May Day in some parts of the world. This holiday has been celebrated for thousands of years; it likely started out as a pagan celebration of the spring, fertility and the new year (this was before the current calendar came to be). Now, children and adults in various parts […]

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Earth Day Activities for your Kids

Earth Day Activities for your Kids

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Earth Day is an annual reminder to take care of the Earth for not only us, but the generations to come. It’s a great time to teach your kids small things they can do to leave less of a carbon footprint. Here are a few things you can do with your kids on April 22nd […]

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Things to Buy on Sale in April

Things to Buy on Sale in April

| April 10, 2015 | 9 Comments

Can you believe it’s April again? The year 2013 is already a quarter of the way through, and we’re several months away from the holiday season and hopefully our credit card bills from December are paid off. It’s also tax refund season, so many of us are gearing up to do some shopping! We talked […]

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Food

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month

The month of March is National Nutrition Month. The awareness and education campaign is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (known previously as the American Dietetic Association). Its purpose is to promote good nutrition by spreading awareness and education about nutritional choices, and to challenge people to make the healthiest food choices they […]

Climbing Out of a Food Rut

Climbing Out of a Food Rut

Do you ever feel like you’re making the same foods over and over again? This was recently a topic of conversation one evening when I was out with friends. It can be difficult to think of different things to cook, particularly this time of year when everyone is busy. Since eating the same foods or […]

Shopping

Things to Buy on Sale in April

Things to Buy on Sale in April

Can you believe it’s April again? The year 2013 is already a quarter of the way through, and we’re several months away from the holiday season and hopefully our credit card bills from December are paid off. It’s also tax refund season, so many of us are gearing up to do some shopping! We talked […]

What to Buy on Sale in March

What to Buy on Sale in March

You know what they say about March: It comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. As the lion blows through, you can look forward to warmer spring days ahead. You can also look forward to some great sales, as there are items that typically are on sale this month. The good […]