April is National Humor Month {LOL}

Did you know that April is National Humor Month? Laughing not only makes us feel good, it can also strengthen your immune system, increase your energy and help protect you from the harmful effects of stress. Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations. – Red Skelton Humor can help you get through difficult times and can help diffuse situations before they get bad. According to The Mayo Clinic humor and laughter has several short and long term benefits. Improve […] Read more »

Geocaching Fun For Your Family

  Want to be an explorer in your own home town? Try geocaching! It’s part adventure, part exercise and all fun. It’s essentially a treasure hunt, but the emphasis is on the exploration rather than the treasure, which are usually small trinkets. Start by picking up a geocache navigator or GPS device in order to track the cache’s coordinates. There are several available and since I’m an Amazon affiliate, Ive listed a few below. You’ll need a GPS navigator to find the geocaches. The cost may be a little pricey for some, but take into consideration you only need to […] Read more »

Rice Krispy Easter Treat Baskets

Hi friends! If you’re looking for a unique way to give our Easter treats I have a great idea for you to try! These Rice Krispy Easter Treat Baskets are easy to make and kids love them! Ingredient list: 3 Tbsp butter 4 cups of mini marshmallows 6 cups of rice krispies 1 cup of chocolate chips 2 tbsp of peanut butter 1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. 2. Add Rice Krispies. Stir until well coated. 3. Coat the muffin tray with non stick spray to prevent […] Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Sheet

Do your kids love to color? Print out this St. Patrick’s Day coloring sheet for free. It comes in black and white for easy printing. This set of St. Patrick’s Day activity sheets comes with: St Patrick’s Day Coloring sheet – print here. St. Patrick’s Day Word Search Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day Word Search

Have a little St. Patrick’s Day fun with this free set of activity sheets. The set comes in black & white for easy printing. This set of St. Patrick’s Day activity sheets comes with: St. Patrick’s Day Word Search – print here. St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Sheet Read more »

Minty Muddy Buddies

Delicious and easy to put together, Minty Muddy Buddies are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, or any day of the year. You probably have a lot of these ingredients on hand and may have to just pick up a few more at the store. This is a great snack for movie night at home, or a party with friends.   Minty Muddy Buddies Ingredients: 9 cups Chex cereal 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup butter 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 bag mint M&M candies Directions: 1. Measure the cereal into a […] Read more »

Family Fun Ideas Link Party [March 2016]

  Hello friends and welcome to the March 2016 edition of the Family Fun Ideas Link Party! I’m so happy you’re here.     Bloggers, you can share up to three family fun posts –  Creative crafts and projects Hands on activities Imaginative games Indoor and outdoor play ideas Kid-friendly travel and local places to explore Yummy recipes that kids can help make Winter fun for kids Please do not link to parenting or school related blog posts.   Did you miss any posts from last month? Here’s a few that are being featured in March – Did you see this […] Read more »

10 Tips To Prepare Your Garden For Spring

Before the first buds of Spring appear, there’s a lot of things you can do to prepare yourself and your garden for the coming year. These 10 garden tips are adapted from this helpful online resource. 1. The tools of the trade Take an inventory of your equipment, replacing any items that are no longer fit for purpose. Thoroughly clean and polish your tools if they haven’t been used for awhile and resolve to keep them well maintained all year round. 2. Take stock Get to know your garden again by giving it a general tidy, removing dead leaves and […] Read more »