January Is National Skating Month

January is National Skating Month, sponsored by US Figure Skating. It gives ice skating rinks, organizations and programs a chance to showcase and promote ice skating to families across the country. Ice skating is a wonderful way to keep your family fit! Check the US Figure Skating site for local rinks that you and your family can visit. National Skating Month Growing up in NYC, my mother took me to Abe Stark Ice Skating Rink dozens of times. I have wonderful memories of going there with her. She would always get hot chocolate for us and one of those big […] Read more »

Winter Writing Prompt

Using writing prompts in a fun way can spark creativity in young children. It gets them writing about a topic they may not have thought about before and helps them take notice of details. Print out this winter writing prompt and find out how you can get four more activity sheets below. Winter writing prompt This writing prompt can be printed multiple times. Only for personal use. Not be sold or added to a package of printable either for sale or free. Can be used in a blogging roundup with link back to this page. Click here to print out […] Read more »

25 Things To Buy In January

For your convenience, some of the supplies are linked to Amazon where you can buy them from home. As an affiliate and customer, there’s no site like Amazon for variety and low prices.   January is a great time to head to the stores because there are many products that will be at their lowest price of the season during this month. The key is, knowing exactly what those products are so you can plan your shopping strategy! January sales can save you a substantial amount of money on items you regularly use and I’ve compiled a list of 25 […] Read more »

10 Kid Friendly New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

For your convenience, some of the supplies are linked to Amazon where you can buy them from home. As an affiliate and customer, there’s no site like Amazon for variety and low prices.   New Year’s Eve parties aren’t just for adults! Whether you’re entertaining your family this year or your kids will be present at a grown-up party, it’s good to keep the kids in mind when planning your New Year’s festivities. If you’re getting ready for an end of the year party with kids, you need to check out these 10 Kid Friendly New Year’s Eve Party Ideas! […] Read more »

Candy Coated Christmas Cookies

Even if you don’t have time, or the want to bake from scratch this holiday season, that doesn’t mean you can’t create a special treat for Christmas. 🎄 With a few simple ingredients you can put these Candy Coated Christmas Cookies together in no time! Candy Coated Christmas Cookies Since I’m an Amazon customer and affiliate, I linked to the ingredients below (using my affiliate link) for your convenience.   Ingredients – 12 round cream-filled cookies, like Oreos 1 cup white chocolate or white candy melts 1/4 cup red candy melts 1/4 cup green candy melts 2 teaspoon coconut oil, […] Read more »

Awesome Christmas Light Show

Some people take Christmas to a whole new level! This awesome Christmas light show comes from Chaska, Minnesota and the family has this to say on their Facebook page; “Our family’s love for the holidays, and our youngest’s love for decorations, inspired us to create our holiday light show. We hope it helps bring you joy”. Read more »

Christmas Lights + Decorations in Brooklyn [Dyker Heights]

Growing up in Brooklyn had it’s rewards. One of them was walking around Dyker Heights at night during the Christmas season. What started with just a few families quickly grew to several blocks and every year it seems to grow in size. With 12′ tall nutcrackers and dancing ballerinas, a 30+ character reenactment of the final scene from A Christmas Carol, Santa’s workshop, Christmas music and a friendly Santa greeting everyone and giving out candy, this has become an annual feast for the eyes. I have quite a few videos that I’ve taken over the years and I’ll split them […] Read more »