• America’s Best Historical Exhibits

      Want to expand your mind? Get out of the same old same old?  Visiting a museum or exhibit is a great boredom buster. Museums offer a plethora of artwork and odd exhibits. They make you think more in depth than you would in any other scenario. Let’s go through some of America’s best museums and exhibits. Metropolitan Museum of Art –  New York City The Metropolitan Museum of Art,…

  • Quick and Easy Toddler Craft Ideas

      Toddlers love to learn new things. What better way to help them learn than to introduce new crafts. Crafts do not have to be labor intensive. In fact, many crafts are designed for toddlers and are available at the local crafts store. In addition to finding kits at the local craft store, you can also use regular household goods such as crayons, paper and even pasta to encourage your…

  • Seven Tips for a Family Christmas That Doesn’t Break the Bank

    On a budget? Who isn’t these days? With the economy still a bit tight for many families, it’s tough to think about the upcoming holidays without getting a little stressed. How are you going to afford it? Not to worry. It’s possible to have a magnificent family Christmas and still stay on or below budget. Here are seven tips for a family Christmas that doesn’t break the bank. #1 Plan…

  • Seven Relaxation Ideas You Can Use After Thanksgiving Dinner

      Every year, families all across the country have their Thanksgiving traditions, one of which is taking a nap after a huge meal. So, instead of doing nothing all afternoon, Here are a few actives to keep your bodies moving and burn off some of those extra calories. 1. Take a walk – while it may seem simple, just the act of taking a walk will wake you up after…

  • 3 Family Scrapbook Ideas You Can Try this Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is always a fun time of celebration and eating with your family. Here are some ways to make Thanksgiving even more fun for your family this year.   Thankful cards – Make a card for each family member that will be your guest for Thanksgiving this year. On each card, tell that person what you love most about them, and why you are thankful for them.   Recipe books – A…

  • Thanksgiving Craft: 3 Ideas You Can Use For The Perfect Wreath

      There is nothing more special than to hang a Thanksgiving wreath on your front door. It is inviting as well as pleasing to the eye. For this Thanksgiving, why not involve your entire family in the craft of making a Thanksgiving wreath? Here are some suggestions. Having ventured out to various stores, Thanksgiving items are already being displayed. One store had a beautiful wreath made of grapevine with fall-colored…

  • 10 Tasty Thanksgiving Recipes Your Family Will Enjoy!

      Pumpkin Pecan Muffins Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup pumpkin puree 2 eggs (beaten) 1/2 cup chopped pecans Directions: In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt.  Mix well.  In a separate bowl, combine pumpkin puree, eggs and vanilla.  Add pumpkin mixture to…

  • Fun Thanksgiving Craft Ideas for Your Kids

      Are you looking for some fun ways to keep your kids busy during the Thanksgiving holiday? Here are some fun Thanksgiving craft ideas for kids: Turkey wreath – Buy a straw wreath and various Thanksgiving decorations, let your kids glue on the decorations to make a holiday wreath to hang on your front door. Turkey cups – With the Thanksgiving family dinner coming soon, you’ll probably have a house…