Category: Holidays

Best Christmas Movies to Distract Your Kids

We have officially entered the busiest time of year for most of us! No matter what or how we celebrate, the holidays are a time for hosting parties, baking, shopping the sales, sprucing up the house, and maybe even a visit from our in-laws. And short of hiring a babysitter to entertain the kids, howRead more »

Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes with Safety In Mind

Group of friends celebrating Thanksgiving Day together, enjoying in delicious dinner. Little boy looking at food, smiling

I love Thanksgiving. There are no gifts to buy – I repeat: No Gifts to Buy! And the focus is on family, friends, gratitude – and food. Yes, there is a big meal to prepare, but the traditional Thanksgiving menu at our house is quite simple due to tradition. In our family, Thanksgiving is notRead more »

Halloween Safety Tips: Keep Kids Safe


Halloween – what could be more fun than a holiday where kids get to dress up in fanciful costumes and wander outside, at night, with their friends, collecting delicious candy treats! Parents beware, though. Being out and about on the streets at dark can put kids at risk. Check out these Halloween Safety Tips toRead more »

How to Naturally Dye Easter Eggs


We can’t believe it’s already Easter! With all of the cold weather that we’ve been having on the East Coast, we are so excited for the warmer weather. One way to celebrate is to decorate Easter eggs in all sorts of fun colors. While we love our kids to participate in this interactive activity, weRead more »

7 Fun and Easy St. Patrick’s Day Craft Ideas

st. Patrick's Day craft ideas for kids

Can you believe it’s March 1st! Spring isn’t far behind and we can’t wait to spend more time outdoors as the weather warms up. Until then, we are excited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick. Many families celebrate this cultural and religious celebration in a variety of different ways like attendingRead more »

8 Halloween Crafts We Love

halloween crafts we love

We love the fall! The weather is a little crisper and there are tons of cool things to do with the kiddos like apple picking, and of course, getting ready for Halloween! While the kids are figuring out what they are going to be, we’ve been checking out some crafts to really get into theRead more »

How to Keep Your Kids Warm on Halloween

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If you live in place with varying seasons, Halloween weather can be a toss up. Growing up in the Northeast I can can tell you there was all kinds of trick-or-treating weather. I can remember one year in particular when it was freezing cold, and I wore a hooded sweatshirt underneath my Dracula costume. IfRead more »