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FAMILY FUN: Get Outside & Skate!

Feeling cooped up? Get outside and skate at bergen County’s Rink at Winter Wonderland. The rink will remain open until Sunday, February 21st, 2021. The rink has been upgraded to a full regulation sized ice skating rink to give you even more ice to skate on! Skating sessions are 50 minutes long. Visitors must purchase tickets in advance. Face masks […]

Holiday Fun: The Game of Mr. & Mrs. Right

Also Read: 50+ of Our Favorite Family Games   Every year on Christmas Eve, we play this silly game called “Mr. and Mrs. Right.” The game gets silly fast and is a perfect tension-breaker in case your family events head in that direction. Even the most serious people in my family seem to get the giggles. Before playing, make a […]

25+ Things to Do on a Snow Day

  1. FInish Your Holiday Cards Take the time to write individual notes; your recipients will appreciate it. Ask the kids to help too. 2. Wrap Your Gifts with Care I can still remember putting my finger in the middle of a ribbon for my mom so she could make a bow. Get together with the kids […]

GIFT IDEAS: 50+ Fun Family Games

Also Read: Glow in the Dark Gifts for Dark Days I think my family played more games this year more than any other time I can think of! It was one of the silver linings of being quarantined together. So if you’re looking for something new to play during the chilly winter months, check out our staff’s favorite family […]

How to See Santa This Year

This year is a different from other years; Santa needs to social distance too! But we discovered a way that your kids can still have a visit with Santa–virtually. Santa will virtually visit your family from his North Pole Home, via ZOOM for 10 minutes through North Pole Direct. Have your Christmas list ready and any […]

Get Unplugged: 25+ Games to Play

Also Read: 30+ Ideas for Your Elf on the Shelf This winter, get unplugged! Drop the devices and try one of these fun family games on a chilly weekend night. Also see our ADULTS ONLY games  • • • • • • • • • THE CLASSICS • • • • • • • • • Let’s start with the classics: […]

60+ Things to Do While You’re Quarantined

If you told me 3 weeks ago that I’d be staying at home indefinitely with my kids and husband, I’d have thought you were nuts. But things changed quickly and here we are! The best way to keep your stress level low is to keep busy, have some fun and be productive. We know; it’s hard. But take a breath and […]

April Fools’ Day Pranks to Play on Your Family

Kids love pranks, and since I dropped the ball with the leprechaun this year, I am going to step up my game for April 1st. But, I like simple, so here are some easy ways to get the best of your kids. 1. Change the password on your Netflix account… …and tell them you forgot to pay the bill […]

35+ Things to Do with Bored Kids

With “Shelter in Place” happening everywhere and homeschooling ending at 12:30 or 1pm, there are A LOT of hours left to fill in the day. When you’re all feeling cooped up, and have filled your quote for screen time, try one of these ideas to spark some indoor activity. 1. Have a House Party! I never thought […]

Family Dessert: Dark Chocolate Fondue

Sure dark chocolate fondue rocks your taste buds! …but it is also good for your heart, your brain, helps control blood sugar, full of antioxidants, contains Theobromine (hardens tooth enamel), and is high in Potassium, Copper, Magnesium and Iron.  Most importantly, it puts a smile on everyone’s face! SIZE: just enough (you can always make more!) INGREDIENTS: 12 oz of good […]

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