If you were to ask my daughters to tell me who they think is a hero, I wonder who they would select? Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, right? Male and yes, female. heroes can be females too! FemalesRead More
I decided to make a special treat for all of us to eat whilst watching our early SPECIAL EDITION of SING. I made all of us a really sweet and crunchy mix I like to call SING Candied Popcorn or you
I had all these amazing ideas for treats, food and fun for a MOANA At-Home Family Movie Party. But first, I want to tell you a bit about Disney's MOANA if you have not yet seen the movie.
I have the most delightful way to celebrate Easter this year. I love all that spring brings. The color, fresh, and new growth and of course, Easter and chocolate! Easter tends to be a wonderful time of
I am a chronic insomniac. I literally do not sleep. I try very hard to sleep, but it evades me always. My husband on the other hand falls asleep literally 3.5 seconds after his head hits the pillow. He will
Sing. Dance. Laugh. Repeat! That is the Troll message. And be sure to add some sugar!
My girls and I had a Family Movie Night recently to celebrate the DVD release of the movie theRead More
We recently had a little family movie night party in our home to celebrate the release of the movie Trolls. One of the delicious treats I made for my kiddos (and myself, who am I kidding) wasRead More
What does your family normally like to eat for breakfast? If you are anything like mine, we are always running late and I can’t make a hot breakfast for everyone to enjoy sitting down together. InRead More
My daughter spied a new Netflix show, A Series of Unfortunate Events, to watch and immediately wanted to watch it and asked her siblings, my son and youngest daughter if they would like toRead More
American Girl is ringing in 2017 with the debut of Gabriela McBride™, the 2017 Girl of the Year™! Gabriela is a true creative talent who uses the power of poetry to help her break down barriers.Read More
Netflix News: Introducing Downloads
Are you a Netflix member? I have been for years and have told all my family members, who are now avid fans of Netflix. My brother, who lives in the country in a rural are can not even get cable, but after I told him about Netflix, they have been able to enjoy amazing series and films again. We gift my husband's brother's family with Netflix a few years ago and every Christmas they request a renewal gift! My friends and I at work chat about what Netflix series to watch. (hint: The Crown - so good!!)Read More
I love to see what ideas my kids come up with from one year to the next. Each year I try to do something a bit different, so we are not always creating the same old gingerbread house. One year we made an entire tiny village of tiny gingerbread houses. The next year we made one bit house with an entire family of gingerbread men. Another year, we created a gingerbread train that was full of tiny presents for my kids.
There is so much creativity that comes out of my children when they have a vision for their gingerbread house and I love that with this one family Christmas activity we are creating happy, lasting memories.Read More
Holiday outfit missing something? Complete the look with a perfect pair of flats!
Yes, I totally just said flats! Now that the official party season is a underway, this flat-loving girl has decided that she will not be teetering around in high heels during the silly season. I have found the older I get, the less I enjoy walking about in high heels. Although I will wear a pair every now and then just to tower over my son for a bit.Read More
The perfect celebration over the winter holiday break is a trip to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is a full 11th century experience.
SPECIAL WINTER BREAK OFFER: Take advantage of US Family Guide Blogger Fan Discount Medieval Time’s special Winter Break Discount and save using the promo code MT3629 through 2/28/17! The Winter Break Offer is adults $36.95 and children (12 and under) $29.95 with the code MT3629 through 2/28/17.Read More
Sleeplessness has a long history in my life. I have been a bad sleeper since I was a teenager and it has carried well into my adult life. I never get enough sleep and am always on a quest for more of it. Personally, I think a good night's sleep has everything to do with your pillow! Pillows can totally assist or hinder a good night's sleep.Read More
After nearly a two decades of having no clue what everyone was talking about, I decided to watch The Gilmore Girls with my daughters. The Gilmore Girls were officially back. I certainly had a lot of catching up to do. So I settled myself in my comfy chair and began the show. I was not prepared for the fast-talking fun with Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore.Read More
Everyone knows the most important thing about holiday gatherings are the guests. But the secret to hosting festive holiday gatherings is a well stocked bar! If your home bar is well stocked, your parties will be beautiful and fun. Get ready for the holidays by setting up and stocking your home bar withRead More
Fall isn't just the season of holidays. It is the season of gathering together with family and close friends. Fewer and fewer of us have a big family dinner these days. I remember when I was a childRead More