How to Find the Perfect Christmas Tree

How to Find the Perfect Christmas Tree

| December 5, 2016 | 17 Comments

The search for the perfect Christmas tree is a holiday season rite of passage for many families. You want to love your tree – after all, you’ll most likely be looking at it for several weeks, and for many people, the tree is the center point of the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day celebrations, so […]

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Favorite Holiday Movies for the Family

Favorite Holiday Movies for the Family

| December 3, 2016 | 32 Comments

With the wind blowing and the snow falling, December is a great month for snuggling in with the family for frequent movie nights or marathon afternoons! December is the time that all of the holiday classics play, so you might just be able to watch what’s already playing on television. Otherwise, you can always hit […]

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Making Thanksgiving Traditions

Making Thanksgiving Traditions

| November 23, 2016 | 13 Comments

When I was little, we would always gather at my grandmother’s house for Thanksgiving. My aunt would roast the turkey at her house, and she’d make two different kinds of stuffing: one with sausage, and one without. My mother was in charge of making mashed turnips (which I disliked as a child and still don’t […]

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Black Friday or Cyber Monday What’s the Difference

Black Friday or Cyber Monday What’s the Difference

| November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Black Friday vs Cyber Monday
Every year, the buzz gets bigger and bigger on the two major shopping days of the Holiday season. For a veteran shopper, Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are old news. There is a definite difference on what days can save you the most money on certain items. Here are the […]

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Fun Craft Ideas for November

Fun Craft Ideas for November

| November 11, 2016 | 10 Comments

November is here, and the fall season is in full force. If you’re looking for new and interesting craft ideas to keep yourself and your kids busy, there is no better time of year than this. The season and the upcoming holidays lend themselves to all sorts of creative activities, and fall is a great […]

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Things to Buy on Sale in November

Things to Buy on Sale in November

| November 8, 2016 | 16 Comments

Most of the leaves may have fallen off the trees, and the weather is getting chillier by the day. The nights are longer, and, as the Halloween costumes are put away, the holiday season has officially begun! While you’re probably starting to make your list (and checking it twice!) of things that you need to […]

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Food

October is Pizza Month: How to Make a Perfect Pie

October is Pizza Month: How to Make a Perfect Pie

October is Pizza Month! Almost all kids love pizza, whether they’re picky or adventurous eaters. I have one child who only eats cheese pizza, and one who eats everything from pineapples to anchovies on his Italian pie. While it takes some time, spending a fall afternoon making homemade pizzas is a great way to promote […]

Teaching Kids to Cook: Easy Foods to Start With

Teaching Kids to Cook: Easy Foods to Start With

Do your kids like to cook? Do they know how to make anything? My daughter is nine and I was surprised to learn that her best friend, also nine, does not know how to cook anything at all. I asked her mom about it (she’s a close friend of mine) and she said that she […]

Shopping

How to Find the Perfect Christmas Tree

How to Find the Perfect Christmas Tree

The search for the perfect Christmas tree is a holiday season rite of passage for many families. You want to love your tree – after all, you’ll most likely be looking at it for several weeks, and for many people, the tree is the center point of the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day celebrations, so […]

Black Friday or Cyber Monday What’s the Difference

Black Friday or Cyber Monday What’s the Difference

Black Friday vs Cyber Monday
Every year, the buzz gets bigger and bigger on the two major shopping days of the Holiday season. For a veteran shopper, Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are old news. There is a definite difference on what days can save you the most money on certain items. Here are the […]