Rather than just leaving the candy loose in the basket for kids to pick up, we made it an activity! Kids had fun “fishing” for chocolate at our house and it was a great success. This year my three-year-old and I started brainstorming and experimenting with other fun ideas we want to try.
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Trick-or-Treating is a fun fall tradition celebrated by millions of families each year. Since Halloween is right around the corner, we wanted to bring attention to the Teal Pumpkin Project for you to consider as your family begins shopping for your goodies to pass out on Halloween night.
I spent the last few weeks of summer counting down to the first day of fall. It’s one of my favorite seasons for a variety of reasons: festivals, crisp weather, the changing of the leaves, you name it! Now that fall has officially arrived, I’ve gathered a list of fun activities for you and your […]
One of my favorite fall activities is going to the local orchard and picking fresh apples right off of the tree. I am looking forward to this tradition even more now that my two year old can join us. I’m certain he will love it and we will end up bringing home a wagon full […]
Don’t know what to make for dinner tonight? Problem solved. Check out this list of restaurant deals (and grocery shopping perks) around Bloomington where kids can eat free or cheap. Enjoy an evening out and less mess at home! Restaurants change their offers regularly. If you know of other local, kids-eat-free offers or if you […]
Hello, fall! Along with the cool mornings and crisp air that we all know (and love) comes a season full of festivals, orchards, pumpkin patches, and more. We’ve gathered all of the details for some of the local fall favorites for you and your family to enjoy. So, you can get outside and enjoy fall […]
When I was a girl, I had a pen pal from camp. I would run upstairs after my daily jaunt to the mailbox to read the newest note from my friend. I excitedly saddled up to my desk, pulled out my prettiest letter paper, and wrote down everything I could think of to share.
This past spring my husband and I decided to take our toddler and fur child on an epic road trip to Texas for spring break. The drive was 15 hours long without any stops. While some people thought we were completely nuts, we loaded up our minivan and hit the road, totally optimistic that we […]
Podcasts are a great way to gain motivation throughout the day, and learn new things while you’re at it. You can listen in the car, while you’re doing housework, at your desk, or if you go to the gym. There are podcasts on almost any subject you can think of, just do a Google search […]
Watermelon busting (“watermelon piñata smash”) is a fun activity that is very popular in Japan. In Japan watermelons are luxury fruits, so this game is very special. Even when watermelons are on sale they often cost $10. At a luxury department store I saw a watermelon on sale for $80!