Best Songs For an 80’s Themed Party

Best Songs For an 80’s Themed Party

Ever thought of having an 80’s themed party? Getting together with friends who grew up in the 80s and would love a little nostalgia?  Music can make the party for sure and the 80s had a lot of great music. The 80’s had its share of the greatest pop songs in history … Read more

Ideas for Family Bonding Activities

Today, most parents are busy with work while their children spend more hours in school. That’s why some families rarely have time to bond together. However, spending some time together as a family is important because it helps in building closeness among family members. It is something that will give you more … Read more

Backyard Summer Party Ideas

When summer is just around the corner, it would be fun to host a summer soiree with close friends and family. It’s the perfect time to bring that patio furniture up and running again, fire up the grill and have fun. Make a memorable backyard summer party with these ideas, and have … Read more

Our Amazing Oahu by Jeep Tour

There is nothing quite like a trip to Hawaii for any occasion but it’s especially great when it’s a wedding anniversary.  One thing the hubby and I always wanted to do from past trips was getting out and explore the Island but be able to do it at our own pace with … Read more

Dr. Seuss Party

Most all young kids love Dr. Seuss books, so this year why not consider a Dr. Seuss theme for their birthday!  These ideas could also be used in classrooms for Dr. Seuss’ birthday celebrations at schools. First, you can easily make an awesome Thing 1 and Thing 2 cutout.  It will be a huge hit with the kids … Read more

New Year’s Resolutions for Families

We have to admit that we as a culture are somewhat New Year’s Resolution junkies. We love the idea of creating a good habit each year. In fact, we started doing monthly resolutions so that we didn’t have to wait until January to implement an idea for a resolution. We heard from … Read more

DIY Ugly Christmas Sweaters for the Family

We are big fans of movie quotes, so this year we decided to incorporate them into sweaters for a  Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party.  Since we like to save money where we can, we made them ourselves.  First we created the images, then printed them onto iron-on paper (which you can get at any craft store), and then simply … Read more

Uplifting Christmas Stories

“Whenever we get gloomy about the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow airport. General opinion’s starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don’t see that. To me, love is everywhere. Often it’s not particularly dignified or newsworthy, but … Read more

Best of the best free photo apps and websites

Earlier this week I wrote a post about taking great pictures with your iPhone.  This post is about going one step farther and then editing those photos.  Here are some free photo-related apps and websites.  These resources allow you to make your photos more professional-looking or add entertaining features.  I have also … Read more

Easy christmas teacher gift

When I used to teach preschool, my favorite holiday gifts were ones that were useful (i.e. Starbucks gift cards), and ones that were sentimental (i.e. a homemade craft from the child).  Now that I’m on the giver end of teacher gifts, I like to combine both of these types of gifts.  This … Read more

Best interactive christmas websites for kids

Best interactive christmas websites for kidsI’ve got to hand it to some people – they are more creative than I will ever be.  Some very inventive (and tech-savvy!) people have created some awesome interactive Christmas websites that kids love.  Here are my favorite ones (and of course, these are all free) so … Read more