Yesterday on the blog I shared some summer entertaining tips that I hope you find useful this Memorial Day weekend or for 4th of July. This is what I will be making this Memorial Day. I recently shared these tips on Studio 40 Live, the segment will air on Memorial Day and 4th of July watch Studio 40 Live on Fox 40 at 11 AM.
Added by Jessica Briggs on May 22, 2018 at 12:42pm — No Comments
Bring on all the Summer entertaining and patriotic parties! I am so excited about Summer!!!! I love the longer daylight hours, grilling, eating with friends and family in the backyard and of course trying out all those Pinterest finds. Along with summer entertaining, we have Memorial Day and the 4th of July right around the…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on May 21, 2018 at 3:56pm — No Comments
Today is National Shrimp Day! I love shrimp, it cooks really fast and is delicious. Here are two delicious shrimp recipes with Cucina Antica’s authentic Italian cooking sauces! These recipes would be great to make tonight for dinner or even this weekend for Mom since it's Mother's Day weekend! …Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on May 10, 2018 at 6:53pm — No Comments
Here is an easy Mother's Day gift idea! Print out these FREE printables and take a picture of your child or children holding the sign they choose. You could make a photo backdrop, or go outside with natural photo lighting.
I teach a Sunday School class of 1st through 3rd graders at my local…
Added by Jessica Briggs on May 7, 2018 at 5:10pm — No Comments
I am drawing a simplified family tree for my son to show him how the cousins of my generation line up to the cousins of his generation. We get through most of it, and he seems to understand it all, even when I include the names of my step-siblings and their children. I thought that this last concept might be a bit confusing for him, since I got my step-siblings when I was already a teen and only saw them for a few weeks over the summers…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on May 4, 2018 at 7:07am — No Comments
National Teacher Appreciation Day is Tuesday of the first full week in May, the entire week is celebrated as Teacher Appreciation Week. This year it is celebrated May 7th through May 11th. If you need some ideas here's what I am doing this Teacher Appreciation Week.
Teachers are such a gift I am sure you know they are some of the…
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 30, 2018 at 10:19am — No Comments
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If you have children or even better teenagers, you need to check this out!
Added by Cynthia Mackintosh on April 21, 2018 at 8:41pm — No Comments
Well, because family values are super important! They totally shape who we are, and now as a mum I have to help shape someone else's life.
In all things I want all my children to hold on to these values and never give up on themselves, their family and people. I want to have a tight family and have a close relationship with all my children. When I think of my family and how we are all so close with each other that we can…Continue
Added by Hudduma on April 19, 2018 at 4:38am — No Comments
Mother's Day is quickly approaching, here is a DIY Photo Gift Idea along with some of my favorite Mother's Day gifts throughout the years. I love pictures, and I must say these Mod Podge Photo Letters were really easy to make and I love the way they turned out.
What you need:
1. Paper Mache Letters (I found at…
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 17, 2018 at 2:16pm — No Comments
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Added by Cynthia Mackintosh on April 7, 2018 at 1:58pm — No Comments
You may feel that you have not spent enough quality time with your family, or possibly your budget for summer and vacation fun may be a bit tight at the moment. Whatever the case, utilizing your backyard for…Continue
Added by Sophia Belnap on April 5, 2018 at 6:04pm — No Comments
Going out to eat can add up quickly, I love take-out food, but I have learned that eating at home is definitely more cost-effective, that’s true if you are a single person or a large family. It is nice to go out as a family and not have to clean-up. It's nice to go out on Date Night, but it is just as fun to cook at home for date…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 3, 2018 at 3:17pm — No Comments
A lot of blog posts make it seem as though being a mother is easy. When it comes to basic essentials, they'll say typical things like "packing a lunch the night before" or "having a strong cup of coffee". But as a mother, you need much, much more than that.…Continue
Added by Sophia Belnap on March 26, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Our family celebrates Easter with all the cousins, aunts, uncles and grandparents for an annual Easter Egg hunt. We have done a variety of get-togethers that have included brunch; we have had picnics at the park, and dinner gatherings.
If you are hosting an Easter get-together there are ways to stretch…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on March 24, 2018 at 1:11pm — No Comments
Easter is upon us! Any of these Peeps Treats would be great creations to make with your kids while they are on Spring Break or for any Easter get-togethers. I have a child with an April birthday so these are even fun for birthday Easter-themed treats.
Last year I made Peep Fruit Kabobs and they were…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on March 23, 2018 at 3:51pm — No Comments
As a good parent, you want your child or teenager to be able to have plenty of independence. That means making neighborhood friends to hang out and have fun with. At the same time, as much as you want them to be independent, you appreciate the peace of mind…Continue
Added by Sophia Belnap on March 15, 2018 at 11:16pm — No Comments
Every year on March 14th Pi Day is celebrated. I love any excuse to make math and learning fun, so in honor of Pi Day this year we are eating PIE all day! I thought I would share these easy food recipes our family will be eating so you join in the fun in celebrating Pi Day.
First a little refresher on Pi. Pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on March 14, 2018 at 12:57pm — No Comments
Last year a friend of ours hosted a St. Patrick's Day party and it was so much fun. Everyone brought green desserts and St. Patrick's theme inspired food. It was a beautiful Spring day the kids enjoyed playing outside and filling up on all the green goodies. There are two great tips, celebrate the holiday with your neighbors and friends, it…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on March 14, 2018 at 12:49pm — No Comments