We have so much to be thankful for. Each one of us, even in our toughest times, can find plenty to be thankful for if we choose to focus on even our smallest blessings- a roof over our head, clean air to breath, safe water to drink, and so much more. Being thankful is a huge part of being happy and content. A great way to share our thankful spirit is to say thank you to others … [Read more...] about A Great Way To Say Thank You- Buy One Give One Cheerios
Bitter melon is a food I am familiar with from Indian cuisine. It is a bit bitter as the name suggests but it also a satisfying flavor and texture. It makes a great meat replacement as far having a great depth of flavor. It is known for being great for your liver and and there are many bitter melon recipes for those with diabetes because bitter melon can lower blood sugar … [Read more...] about Bitter Melon Chips Recipe, Diabetes-Friendly
My kids are out of school for the summer and we are ready to enjoy the great outdoors, swim, and eat plenty of delicious summer food. If you want to get some summer flavors and have food cooked from scratch but you have been too busy to cook or you just feel like treating yourself to no cooking and cleaning, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen has plenty of delicious good food and you … [Read more...] about Summer Flavors From Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen (& Giveaway)
Making children do their own chores is an important part of preparing them for independence. Running a household requires a lot of upkeep and it is only fair that all family members pitch in. There are many benefits of chores a few which include children learning the skills they need to do dishes, wash laundry, and clean a bathroom. A family that does chores together is less … [Read more...] about Making A Chore List For Kids? Homey Chore Checklist App Makes It Easy!
As 21st century parents, we are constantly competing with technology for our children's attention and getting our families outside for outdoor family activities can be a struggle. Between iPads, Facebook, Xbox and YouTube, you can almost go an entire summer without interacting with your child--except to nag them to do their chores. Although this makes for cheap babysitting, … [Read more...] about 13 Family Activities For Summer Fun Outdoors
I love to see kids playing outdoors and one great way to get them enjoying the outdoors is to make a tree swing kids will love. I saw this excellent DIY tree swing tutorial on Hallmark’s Home & Family show, which airs weekdays at 10 am ET/PT on Hallmark Channel. I was given permission to share it here. Ken Wingard, is DIY genius behind this project and he created this … [Read more...] about Charming Wooden Tree Swing Tutorial
I believe playing with LEGOs is one of many fun creative activities for children. My daughter and my son love LEGOs but for my son, LEGOs are his favorite toy ever. He loves building the sets but he can also play for hours and hours with a set in one sitting. He loves having the characters act out scenes and battle and he loves rebuilding or introducing new creations to the … [Read more...] about Lego Ninjago Masters Of Spinjitzu Dawn of Iron Doom