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Playing Cornhole with your Family Can be Great Fun

Cornhole, the game of tossing a beanbag into a hole on a smooth board, is a fun outdoor game. Families across the country play it in their backyards, on camping trips and picnics. It is easy to transport and easy to learn, which makes it a fun family game for all ages.

It’s Easy to Learn

While there is an American Cornhole Association with rules on how to play, the basic premise is straightforward. This is key for families with younger kids who have shorter attention spans. Anyone can pick it up and join in right away. Continue reading Playing Cornhole with your Family Can be Great Fun

How to Create a Cleaning Schedule for the Entire Family

Maintaining a clean family home is incredibly important. Cleaner homes are healthier homes, both physically and mentally. The physical benefits are more obvious as regular cleaning eliminates the dust, germs and allergens that wear us down and make us sick. The mental impact should not be ignored, however, as a cluttered environment has been linked to higher stress levels and lower productivity. We probably do not have to convince you that a cleaner home is a happier home. Unfortunately, with hectic schedules and messy kids and pets, keeping the house clean is usually easier said than done. Continue reading How to Create a Cleaning Schedule for the Entire Family

4 Activities to Try With Your Kids this Winter

Winter is a season associated with curling up under a blanket inside and hiding from the cold in the outside world. However, those habits can lead to bad habits later in life, as people start to fall out of good fitness routines and start isolating themselves when the snow begins to fall. Instead, you can help instill a love of year-round fitness in your children by observing the following activities. Continue reading 4 Activities to Try With Your Kids this Winter

Getting Gifts for a Family

I’ve been running my blog for just over 2 years now and from time to time I have gotten requests from people to guest write post to help them gain exposure or just because they enjoy writing but didn’t want the commitment of their own blog. I have largely resisted allowing other people to post here but after some consideration I decided I would loosen the reigns some and occasionally allow others to share a post.

My first guest writer is Ashley and she is going to share some tips about buying gifts for an entire family: Continue reading Getting Gifts for a Family

Our Summer Was Sweet

At the start of the summer I sat down with the kids and they brainstormed all the things they would love to do over the summer. It was fun for them to dream up places to go and it was helpful for me to know what types of things to plan. I was rather fortunate that they didn’t get too crazy with their ideas and as you can see below we were able to check off most of the items on their list.


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Moments to Cherish Forever

As the summer is winding down and the kids are starting back to school, our family continued our tradition of ending the summer with a week on the beach. Grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins all take the week off and head over to the beach for a wonderful week of relaxing, good cooking, fun, sun, laughter and memories. Continue reading Moments to Cherish Forever