With 8 kids – one in college, one in high school, one in middle school, two in elementary school, and two in primary school – I am always on the lookout for the best laptops for students. Heaven knows I’ve got enough students in my house! 😉 Image Source Here are a few of my… Continue reading What are the Best Laptops for Students?
If you have a small child in your life the odds are pretty good that you also have a mound of artwork piling up on your kitchen table. We all know that children love to cut, color and glue, but what can parents do with the mountain of papers left after their kids unleash their creativity? Many… Continue reading Honor Your Child’s Artwork with These Kid Friendly Displays
Imagine finding yourself trapped on a runaway subway train with seven other people. Together the eight of you must act fast to stop the train and defuse the bomb hidden somewhere in an abandoned metro station. You have exactly sixty minutes to complete the task. Are you up to the challenge? Could you stop the… Continue reading Escape Rooms: Can You Escape in 60 Minutes or Less?
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in children from ages 1-14, with the most common types being leukemia, bone cancer, brain and spinal cord tumors, neuroblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, lymphoma, Wilms tumor and retinoblastoma. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and we want to help you identify some businesses that are helping kids fight the… Continue reading Shop Here to Support Childhood Cancer Research
Have you noticed the days getting cooler where you are? In our area, the weather is still warm during the days, but the nights and the mornings are quite chilly. It all means that fall is quickly on it’s way! It will be here before we know it. Image Source Now is the perfect time… Continue reading 5 Fall Fashion Trends You’ll Want to Buy Now
There’s no perfect season for outdoor exercise. While you might think that summer is the best time due to it’s clear, sunny days, you are partially right… But the summertime can be oppressive with heat, causing sunburns and rashes beneath workout clothes. The springtime is nice, but the amount of rain can present dangerous hazards in… Continue reading Prepare Your Workout Wardrobe for Colder Weather
Is your house in need of a face lift? Does it look tired and dull? You might be surprised at how easily and inexpensively you can perk up your tired house. Fall is a great time to do some DIY home improvements that will add instant curb appeal without breaking the bank. Paint Your Front… Continue reading 10 Easy & Cheap Ways To Add Instant Curb Appeal This Fall
When you think about fall do you picture pumpkins and falling leaves? Do you envision vivid shades of orange, red and yellow hanging from the trees? This fall bring the color and whimsy of fall inside your home with pumpkin shaped serving ware. Here are a few pieces to brighten up your table. Pumpkin Patch… Continue reading Decorate Your Table for Fall
When the nights turn cool, there’s something about the crisp fall air that makes us want to warm up with a hearty meal. Comfort food often refers to certain types of food that make us feel good. In many cases, certain dishes might evoke certain memories from childhood, or special events through out our lives.… Continue reading Fall Comfort Food for Any Night of the Week
There are so many fun things to do in fall. I love finding simple and fun crafts to make with my kids. Crafting is a wonderful way to spend quality time together and celebrate the fall season. These crafts are easy and fun to create with kids of all ages. Check out some of my favorite fall kid’s… Continue reading 5 Easy and Fun Fall Crafts For Kids
I love painting pumpkins; I have been doing it since I was little. Over time, my skills have improved, I sometimes impress myself. As I was looking for some inspiration for this year, I found myself amazed at how many great ideas are out there to decorated pumpkins beyond carving. Right about now, I am… Continue reading 6 Amazing Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
It’s that time of year again where the weather is starting to get cold. Even though there are definitely a few days with sunshine left, it won’t be long before you’re going through your closet, looking for a cover-up on a chilly, late-summer day. But, if while searching through your wardrobe you can’t find much,… Continue reading Stock Your Wardrobe with Flannels Galore!
All around the country, kids have already returned to school to start a new year. After what was surely a great summer, parents are always eager to get back into the routine. Even if you’ve already bought back to school clothes and supplies, there’s still more to buy. Why does it seem like the list… Continue reading Save Even More When You Buy in Bulk for Back to School
College textbooks can be incredibly expensive. What kind of rotten timing is that? Right when you’re the most broke, you have to shell out hundreds of dollars for books – sometimes even hundreds of dollars for book. Academic books need a big budget! Well, when you’re buying them new that is… In most cases, it’s perfectly fine to… Continue reading Never Pay Full Price on Textbooks Again!
It’s not winter yet, but many of us, especially those of us who live in New England, associate the end of summer with the end of all outdoor activities. But for much of the country, this year is still unseasonably warm. Get out there and enjoy it so the long winter doesn’t feel so darn… Continue reading 6 Ways to Have Fun on a Budget this Fall
Two things are happening right now–it’s the end of a the month AND the end of the year–the last quarter. Shop right this minute to get the best deal on the 2017 models and a great deal on 2018! When to Shop Of course, the easiest time to shop is on weekends for most… Continue reading How to Save on a Car Right Now!
The time for sandals is slowly fading away. Soon socks and boots will move to the forefront of your closet as your favorite flip-flops get relegated to a pile in the back. Before you reach for the standard brown and black options, check out this years funky boot trends. You’ll find bright colors and fun embellishments including fur and glitter.… Continue reading Four Funky Fall Boot Trends
Fall is here, and there’s no better time to get your family together to enjoy one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. Get ready to make the most of the cooler days, and to surround yourself with the beauty of all that mother nature has to offer this time of year. It’s the… Continue reading 5 Must-Do Fall Activities for Families
Fall is here… well, at least the pumpkin-flavored everything is here, which means the first day of Fall is just around the corner.That means it’s time to start thinking about fall fashion and how you can look cool while you try to keep warm. Image Source In our area, we’ve already started having some chilly… Continue reading Cute Ways to Look Cool While You Keep Warm This Fall
Puzzles take a lot of concentration and time to complete, but did you know that all that effort might have long-term benefits for your brain. Studies suggest that focusing on the shapes and colors of puzzle pieces may strengthen your short-term memory. Puzzles may also assist your brain in the production of dopamine, which can… Continue reading The Most Challenging Jigsaw Puzzles to Stimulate Your Brain