I know when summer is here it is easy to get caught up in vacation mode, relaxing, and spending more time with family and friends. It is easy to see others posting on social media pictures of where they are visiting and it stirs you to want to go away too. I want to encourage you to stick to your budget even though it is summer time. Stay on track with your financial goals if that…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on June 12, 2017 at 6:13pm — No Comments
My husband and I recently participated in the Ziglar 7-Day Family Challenge from Ziglar Family. One of the challenge topics was "Communication". They shared on the practical importance of family meal-time and the importance of making daily connection really count.
Added by Jessica Briggs on June 9, 2017 at 2:18pm — No Comments
I had the opportunity to attend Media Night at the Sacramento County Fair before it was open to the public, I had so much fun! You definitely want to go out and visit the Sacramento County Fair this Memorial Day Weekend at the Cal Expo Fair Grounds May 25-29, 2017.
We have the perfect weather just in time to enjoy the rides, shows, food, and so…
Added by Jessica Briggs on May 25, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
I've talked before about how my brain is compartmentalized. I have a hard time moving between work and family life without a transition period in between (which is why I've been able to make my peace with traffic).…Continue
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30 Years of Fun Fair Food – Corn Dogs, Pizza, and Entertainment
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Here is a list of free and cheap things to do this summer with your family. This list especially comes in handy if you are…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on May 15, 2017 at 3:06pm — No Comments
Summer is quickly approaching we have three weeks of school left and I am so happy about that! I love Summer, I love the warmer weather, I lived in Phoenix, Arizona for awhile, I don't mind the heat. What I most enjoy about summer is spending time with my kids. Summer gives me a greater opportunity to enjoy them, we are not rushed with school, homework, and other activities.
Here are some…
Added by Jessica Briggs on May 8, 2017 at 5:07pm — No Comments
Down through the generations, children have stayed active by playing outside. But according to an online article published by …Continue
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Having a family is a gift and responsibility. The one thing you want to do other than love them unconditionally is keep your loved ones safe. Here are five ways to keep your family safe.
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National Teacher Appreciation Day is Tuesday of the first full week in May, the entire week is celebrated as Teacher Appreciation Week. This year that is May 1st through May 5th.
I encourage you to plan with your children to do something…
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 18, 2017 at 5:14pm — No Comments
Rice Krispie Treats are one of my favorite treats! With Easter right around the corner, I wanted to share with you these two easy and cute Easter Rice Krispie Treat Recipes. I love making fun festive treats for my boys. You can definitely modify these recipes to use what you…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 7, 2017 at 3:56pm — No Comments
It is almost Easter! I love everything about Easter, I love celebrating Jesus and His Resurrection. I enjoy the special Easter service at our church. I love that its spring the weather is nice and summer is near, we get to enjoy playing outside. I love all the bright colors that spring and…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 7, 2017 at 3:49pm — No Comments
With Easter here and egg dyeing, what are you to do with all those left over egg cartons? You can use the carton to store your hard boiled eggs in the refrigerator for up to one week, but for something more fun...make a bunny!
This is a great way to re-use those egg cartons and have fun with…
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 7, 2017 at 3:44pm — No Comments
Easter is upon us! My children love to dye Easter Eggs, I enjoy it too. We often dye too many Easter Eggs, we end up eating egg salad sandwiches the entire Easter week. I find coloring and dying eggs very therapeutic.
Over the years we…
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 7, 2017 at 3:36pm — No Comments
In this frank and detailed book the author, Jennifer Prudenti, with timely insertions from her husband Marty, take us on their quest to be parents.…Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on April 7, 2017 at 5:25am — No Comments
"Let's Dance!" Valisa and her adorable family are back with a brand new episode of "Mama Jams," our family music video series. Valisa, her adorable daughters, and sometimes their hot daddy, cover rock and roll's greatest hits using only household items and children's musical instruments!
I adore my son. I think he is brilliant, funny, quirky, sweet and kind. I love the way he wants to read on the couch next to me when he sees me reading, and the way he throws his whole body around mine in a big hug when I come home from work. He amazes me with how quickly he learns new concepts and the way he digs deep into subjects that fascinate him.…Continue
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When families are looking for a great place to spend quality time together, the local shopping mall is a great option. Not only can they find stores where they can purchase virtually anything they want, but they can also find plenty of great places to eat, movie theaters, and much more. For families who are looking for malls in Orange County, Main Place Mall offers all this and much more. One of the best family friendly…Continue
Added by Suzanne Winchester on February 27, 2017 at 4:08am — No Comments