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16 Extraordinary Kites to Fly This Spring

16 Extraordinary Kites to Fly This Spring

Each fall and spring, we rearrange the garage to reverse the storage situation from the prior season. Whenever this happens, we rotate the lawn mower and gardening gear with the winter supplies. We work on cleaning out any toys the kids hav ...
7 Easy Ways to Be Earth Friendly

7 Easy Ways to Be Earth Friendly

Thanks to the larger than life interest in “Earth Day”, the entire month of April has become synonymous with environmental awareness. You don’t need to be inspired by a month or threats of global warming or climate change ...
Beginner’s Guide to Tomato Plant Care

Beginner’s Guide to Tomato Plant Care

While my parents both carry the title of Master Gardener from the local agriculture exchange, I cannot claim such wisdom. Having grown up on 10 acres with parents who planted a garden every year, I did learn a thing or two through osmosis. ...
Cars 3 Makes Pit Stop at Sonoma Raceway

Cars 3 Makes Pit Stop at Sonoma Raceway

Zoom! I mean “Ka-Chow!” You don’t have to be a thrill-seeker to enjoy a trip around the racetrack, but it certainly makes it more fun when you are! On June 16th, Cars 3 hits the big screen and in anticipation, we were invi ...
2016 Gift Guide: Outdoor Activities

2016 Gift Guide: Outdoor Activities

Get out. No, really. Set the device down. Step away from the mouse. Go outside. It’s good for you. Waaaaiiiittttt! Put that on pause until you finish reading this! Whether you are like us (anxiously awaiting spring) or live in a warme ...
Sometimes the Best Gift is an Experience

Sometimes the Best Gift is an Experience

Day after day, we give you a glimpse into what makes us tick and the things around us that provide some degree of meaning or impact in some way. We tell you about our favorite games and express the benefits of incorporating games into educa ...
Long Rides with Lightweight Bikes for Kids

Long Rides with Lightweight Bikes for Kids

When your 11 year old child is smaller than pretty much everyone in her class, is often mistaken for a child much younger and weighs about the same as many toddlers, you know she’s small. Weighing in at a whopping 50 pounds, she’ ...
Tips for Visiting Wrigley Field

Tips for Visiting Wrigley Field

I don’t want to speak for Scott, but since that’s what I normally do anyhow, why should this be an exception? We’ve mentioned before that we met at a Cubs game in St. Louis back in 1990. But even before that, we were both ...
10 Outdoor Games and Activities Ideas

10 Outdoor Games and Activities Ideas

While my parents appreciated the solitude, the space for a garden and the privacy that growing up on 10-acres in the country created, it also offered several advantages for my brothers and me. As kids, we had room to run, play and raise our ...