Playtime Across the Planet

Back to school is looming, and whether the thought fills your heart with joy, or has you quaking in your boots, the kids will soon be back in the classroom and running amok on the playground before you can say “Bring me a large latte”. Since travel is something we love, I’ve had a virtualContinue Reading …

Stay Active Outdoors Without Being Bugged (Giveaway)

With the long hot days of summer, many of us are heading to the lake to spend our days. If not, we wait until evening and head outside when it is a bit cooler. These are great ways to beat the heat, but the bugs seem to be at the worst during these times. AContinue Reading …

Celebrate the #NatureMoments In Your Life with Nature Valley (Giveaway)

I just cannot believe the summer is half over. The time goes by way too fast! When the kids first get out of school I always have such great plans. Then life takes over and our summer fun seems to get pushed to the back. We have had some great adventures but I wish weContinue Reading …

Budget-friendly options for an Affordable Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

We have a beautiful deck with an amazing view in the side of the house. I often sit out there and watch the kids play, drink tea with my friends or BBQ with the family. Last year for Mother’s Day I received a beautiful patio set for the deck. Every year we buy a newContinue Reading …

Family Camping Tips for the Wilderness

Family camp outs can be a lot of fun, until someone realizes that they are not prepared for something unexpected.  It is the preparedness that usually makes people over-pack for a camping trip, for fear that they will leave something behind that they may or may not need. Here are 5 family camping tips thatContinue Reading …

Free Things for Families in the Winter

The colder months of winter bring plenty of activities that families can do together.  While some of those activities, like skiing, can cost quite a bit of money for families to do on a regular basis, many other activities will not cost anything at all. I know we have all had extremely cold temperatures thisContinue Reading …

Working Outdoors: What Can I Do?

Photo image There are many choices of jobs to do that involve spending most of you time outside. But finding the one for you may be a little bit tricky, so here are a list of the most common outdoor careers that pay well. Landscaper This is a type of construction worker who moves aroundContinue Reading …

Simple Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Fun, Child-Friendly Haven

As a parent, you want your kids to have loads of fun, but you also want to make sure they’re safe. If you have a garden, this is a great spot for children to enjoy outdoor play and get some fresh air. If you’d like to make your backyard more child-friendly, you don’t need toContinue Reading …