How to Plan an Unplugged Weekend!

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My husband had a wonderful idea last year.  He really felt we needed to have an unplugged weekend.  We live in an age where electronics, gaming, phones and computers are EVERYWHERE!   These devices have helped us and improved our lives in many ways, but they have also hurt us. Families don't talk with each other anymore (or not much), neighbors keep to themselves, and even dinner time that used … [Read more...]

Simple Ways to Make Memories

  As moms, we want to create special memories with our kids!  In our minds we have visions of our children thinking back on their childhood with memories of making great things in the kitchen, working on fancy crafts, and having a great adventure in travels.  We are bombarded with Pinterest-worthy ideas, blog posts, and magazines and we can sometimes think if we are not super creative or … [Read more...]

10 Fun Winter Family Nights

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Winter can be a tough time.  It has been icing and snowing day after day here for a month straight and everything (including church) has been cancelled a LOT! Cabin fever can set in fast!! However, winter can also be a nice time to really connect with your family.  Why?  You are often stuck inside TOGETHER!  You might as well make the most of it!  This is a great time to have great … [Read more...]

Tips on Planning the Perfect Family Night

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Well let me start off by saying, there is no PERFECT family night but there can be GREAT ones. Several years ago we started family nights.  We wanted a special time to just focus on the kids and enjoy our time together as a family. Family nights do not have to be expensive; there are many different things you can do together that are cheap or even free. *The first thing to do is brainstorm your … [Read more...]