How to Be Purposeful About a Slow Summer

If there is one thing I've been looking forward to as we wrapped up the school year, it is a SLOW SUMMER. The last month has been crazy.  Not only have we been over-scheduled and over-committed, we went and threw a puppy into it.  And friends, let me tell you if you didn't already know, those … [Read more...]

What to Expect at NINJAGO World LEGOLAND Florida

Calling all NINJAGO lovers:  If you have kids who like Kai, Cole, Nya, Jay, Lloyd or Zane, get your keys and hop in the car.  This Orlando area destination will thrill your kids as they train to become a ninja with their favorite NINJAGO friends.  LEGOLAND Florida has always been a must do theme … [Read more...]

Spring Placemat Printable: Seasonal Fun for your Table

Happy Spring!  We may have had 12" inches of snow just two weeks ago in Ohio, but it is officially spring time.  Let's celebrate! This month, I have a fun spring placemat printable for your kitchen table.  Print it, invite your child to draw, color and fill it out, and then laminate it for a … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Make Family Getaways a Priority

Thank you to Castaway Bay for hosting my family in order to facilitate this review.  All opinions are my own. Don’t miss the giveaway below!  Do you make family getaways a priority? . . . I am completely bad at this.  However, each time we make the effort to do so, I am reminded of the great value … [Read more...]

5 Unplugged Ways to Have Fun with Your Kids Tonight!

It's so easy in these technology-driven days to hand your kids a tablet and let them get lost in a game while you catch up on your phone or knock something off your list.  And while tech does have its place, it's not going to help you build your relationship with your child when you're both doing … [Read more...]

Fun at LEGO KidsFest: 5 Things Not to Miss

The biggest pile of LEGO® bricks you've ever seen. . . Numerous building stations and places to test your creations. . . Life-size LEGO structures of Friends, Star Wars characters, Superheroes and more. What else could a LEGO-lover want in the course of one evening? Last night, we spent … [Read more...]

Win LEGO KidsFest Tickets in Cleveland!!

Calling all LEGO® lovers!!  The award-winning LEGO KidsFest is returning to Cleveland on November 4-6, 2016 at the IX Center!  Would you like two tickets for the Friday night event?  If so, read on! Next month, we are so excited to be heading to the LEGO KidsFest, a traveling LEGO extravaganza … [Read more...]

7 Things We Did to Make Our Simple Treehouse Awesome

Adventure in the woods.  Treetop games.  Climbing and swinging.  Imaginative play.  Active fun.  All things I wanted in a treehouse.  Now if you have watched Treehouse Masters, you know the possibilities are endless when it comes to treehouses.  And I think one of those spectacular structures would … [Read more...]

A Fun Family Quest to Get Your Kids to Watch & Learn About the Summer Olympics

On August 5th, millions of people around the world will tune in to the watch the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Summer Olympics.  Will your family be among them?   As my kids get older, they are becoming more interested in the Olympic games.  They are learning that these are the best athletes in … [Read more...]