November 07, 2018
November 05, 2018

Halloween Costumes You Can Make Yourself

I’m all for buying already-made costumes, but some…you just can’t find. Like an exit sign. Yes, my daughter asked to be an exit sign 2 years ago. Here are a few of our favorite DIY costumes–some easier than others. Bunch of Grapes This costume is easy and cheap! Buy 2 bags of either green or […]

15+ Spooky, Fun Halloween Treats

Here are some of our favorite treats for Halloween–some of them are even healthy to balance to heavy sugar intake! 1. Mini Caramel Apples Your kids will love eating fruit when you make these caramel- and candy-dipped mini apples. They’re bite-sized and fun to make. It is so easy that 2 of our teen contributors made them all […]

The World Isn’t as Bad as You Think

Let an expert explain.

Need a mid afternoon pick me up?

At about 3pm every day, I get hit with the tired stick. Some days it is a small wooden spoon, but other days it is a baseball bat, and the smack down leaves me wondering if I have an autoimmune disease. Why else would I be so tired in the middle of the day? Usually, […]

How to Haunt Your House

Making your own haunted house right in your own home isn’t as difficult as it sounds, especially if it is designed for children. It is possible to create one in any location like your backyard, basement or garage. A variety of decorations and special effects can be created to match any spooky theme, and be […]

Our Picks: The Perfect Comfy Sweater for Fall

As much as I hate the end of summer, there are a few things I love about fall: slipping on that comfy pair of jeans you haven’t worn in months; making stew and enjoying it with a nice glass of Cab; and finding the perfectly relaxed and chunky fall sweater. This fall, this is soon to become one […]

How to Celebrate Oktoberfest at Home

Having a Oktoberfest party? Here are a few ideas to get your ready. Setting Up Set out long tables and create a beer garden in your backyard. String twinkle lights overhead, hang wreaths and streamers in blue and white, the colors of the flag of the state of Bavaria. For centerpieces, fill beer steins with fresh blue and […]

10 Reasons We Love the Fall

What do you love about this time of year?


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