Indoor plants are a nice way to bring the outdoors into your home. Here are some tips about how to arrange indoor plants and give them a new look with colored rocks!
Kids love sensory activities. Anything they can squeeze, squish, mix and even taste is often an instant win. When I mix up a batch of homemade play dough, my kids want to help choose the colors and stir the dough. We used marshmallows to make edible marshmallow play dough for the kids to play with one afternoon. Edible play dough easily resembles moldable fondant and it’s simple to make with a few ingredients. If your family is anything like ours, you probably have a bag (or 2) of old gummy marshmallows sitting in your cabinet — which is perfect for this DIY kids’ activity!
The Verizon Family Tech Initiative caters to families in a big way, providing helpful tips for parents and kid-friendly hardware. You’ll find some great resources to help you limit your kids’ screen time.
Feeling crafty? A creative project can be the perfect solution for decorating a bedroom, nursery or play room. We love designing homemade garlands and colorful paper wall art. A whimsical paper hot air balloon is fun to create and decorate. You can design your own paper hot air balloon using our free paper template!
Flying on an airplane can be tricky with small children but it’s usually the fastest and most efficient way to travel. A family can travel from the West Coast to the Midwest in just hours on a plane rather than days in the car, and you can often get cheap air tickets. These tips for flying with kids can help make family travel on the airplane a little easier!
These Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites are a flavorful combination of savory, sweet and salty in one delightful package. They’re the perfect holiday appetizer because they look super fancy and the pomegranate provides a pop of color.
When the holidays roll around, it doesn’t take long for me to start thinking about what sort of delicious goodies am I going to make this year. Or just eat. Eating them is the best part. However, some brave soul must transform their holiday spirit into something magically delicious. That’s right, I’m talking about holiday treat ideas to write home about. Drop your sugar cookies and muffin tins, Martha — Let’s try something truly special this year! Here are 7 sweet Christmas Craves you and your family will love. You can also make some memories baking together! Just try not to eat them all in one sitting… it may be difficult.
I love finding ways to make birthdays special without spending a ton of money. Anyone can make this simple princess doll birthday cake using a few basic kitchen tools. Your little princess will be thrilled!
Seasonal crafts are a fun way to get the kids involved in making some colorful decorations for your home. These stained glass tissue paper leaf sun catchers are cheerful and easy to make with card stock and strips of tissue paper.
You know the routine, kids get new toys for the holidays, play with their toys for a few weeks and quickly move on to the next thing. Christmas gifts can easily end up in next summer’s garage sale. Our family has learned that family adventures can be a great holiday gift idea! It’s also fun to enjoy a change of scene during the colder months of winter. Great Wolf Lodge offers a memorable family getaway at their Snowland Extravaganza, packed with family fun and winter festivities from November 24 to January 4!