A DIY pennant banner is super easy to make and you can coordinate colors to match any party theme! Learn how to make your own party decor in less than an hour.
The Pacific Northwest in general is a beautiful place to explore and raise kids. Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is home to beautiful lakes, hiking trails, camping areas and vacation-worthy resort destinations. You can find many awesome family friendly things to do in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
The best part of a family vacation is the chance to escape from your daily routine, explore far from home and have fun with your favorite people. You can accomplish all of this with a simple plan crafted to fit your budget. These tips for how to plan an awesome family vacation can be customized for any location and any length of trip!
Small home renovation projects are a great way to update the style of your home. One of the easiest ways you can refresh a living space is by painting an accent wall. Learn how to choose the best paint color + some essential painting tips.
Looking for summer activities? Camping with your family is a relaxing way to enjoy the great outdoors and spend some time together. We love camping because it’s inexpensive and we can fill our schedule with hiking, swimming and playing. We live close to Farragut State Park near Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, which offers many camping areas, hiking trails and places to access the lake. These fun camping activities are great ways to enjoy your local camp ground.
We celebrated our 11th wedding anniversary with a night out at the CELTIC WOMAN Ancient Land Performance. This magical night of music was hosted at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox in Spokane, Washington. The show was truly inspiring!
Twirling, dancing and skipping around is what little girls do, right? My girls started their self-directed dance careers almost as soon as they could walk; pirouetting through the store and practicing tendus along the curb. As soon as they each turned three, we enrolled our girls in recreational ballet classes. Kids can learn many important things by taking ballet such as following instructions and improving balance and coordination. Additionally, a ballet class is great exercise and a fun excuse to dress up in glittery outfits and dance shoes! Here are six ways little girls can benefit from taking ballet.
These Pacific Northwest family vacation destinations promise memorable adventures and interesting activities. We’ve experienced many of these gems of the Pacific Northwest with our own family!
Salem, Oregon has a great collection of places for families to explore, play and ride bikes. We easily filled up an afternoon with a visit to the children’s museum and a family walk at Salem’s Riverfront Park. Here are our visit highlights!
Springtime is a great season to enjoy some creative activities. My kids love doing crafty projects, such as dying eggs in colorful natural dyes and going on a spring-inspired scavenger hunt. Yard toys make outdoor play fun and interactive, especially for kids who have gotten used to being inside during colder weather. The whole family can enjoy these fun spring activities!
Did you know that April is World Autism Month? If you don’t personally have a child with autism, chances are you know a family who does. Here are some ways to “go blue” in support of raising awareness about autism.
Everyone’s day is busy. The minutes get filled up with things and the end of the day is often near before you’ve even caught your breath. It’s important to pause and reflect throughout the day. You can watch your kids play, observe the beauty in nature, and consider all the ways you are blessed. I like to take a break during my day with a cup of tea. Here are a few reasons why drinking tea is a wonderfully healthy habit.