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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 ...
What To Do With Leftover Sidewalk Chalk

What To Do With Leftover Sidewalk Chalk

If your family is anything like ours, your kids probably have enough sidewalk chalk to stripe a football field. They would get some from us every Spring, as well as from the Aunts & Uncles for birthdays and Christmas. It got to the poin ...
What All-Inclusive Means At Beaches

What All-Inclusive Means At Beaches

For several years, we’ve been told how amazing “All-inclusive” resorts are. Friends have gone. Neighbors have gone. Even family has booked multiple times. Us? Nah. We don’t drink much and figure that the bulk of the ...
A Little Snorkeling Away From the Resort

A Little Snorkeling Away From the Resort

For someone who spent part of his grade school years in another country (West Germany) and moved from state-to-state every two years or so, you’d think traveling would be a prominent part of my lifestyle. Quite the opposite is true. S ...
Miniature Golf: Indoors and Out

Miniature Golf: Indoors and Out

Every November we head to Chicago to attend the annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair held at Navy Pier. We meet up with some favorite game companies like Endless Games, Spin Master, Looney Labs and more. We also love discovering new companies ...
Fairs, Festivals and Summer Fun

Fairs, Festivals and Summer Fun

Are you one of those people who looks forward to lounging by the pool all summer? Not me. Some of my favorite activities involve the multitude of festivals that take place during the warmer months. Here in Iowa, we have to cram as much of t ...
Arccos Golf: Tech that Ate My Husband

Arccos Golf: Tech that Ate My Husband

Golf season is upon us (not to mention Father’s Day approacheth!). The time of year when we go out shopping for our hubs and our dads, only to come back with another box of golf balls. WHICH, they actually appreciate. Because it’ ...
Jump Inside. Jump Outside. Just Jump!

Jump Inside. Jump Outside. Just Jump!

Have you ever watched Shark Tank, spotted an interesting product and thought to yourself, “I would totally use that.” Yeah, me too. I’m always amazed by the bright minds that walk into “The Tank” with such inve ...
You Can’t Be Too Safe on Two Wheels

You Can’t Be Too Safe on Two Wheels

A couple of years ago we decided to spring for a couple nicer bicycles from our local sporting goods store. Nothing top-of-the-line, but ones we knew would last and were made of aluminum. We began riding nearly every day as a part of our we ...
Traditions Don’t Need to be Traditional

Traditions Don’t Need to be Traditional

Throughout my life I have lived in a number of states and even a different country! I was fortunate to have been exposed to different cultures and traditions, even adopting some of them into our own family. When we lived in West Germany one ...