Outdoor Activities on SahmReviews

Making a Splash with Splash Cards

Making a Splash with Splash Cards

Have you ever taken the time to read the ads on top of a gasoline pump while filling up your car? Not the brochures, but the large displays usually advertising the merits of that station’s gas or a photo of fast food to tempt you into ...
Outdoor Sports and Fair Skin Do Not Mix

Outdoor Sports and Fair Skin Do Not Mix

Once again we skipped a season. Our weather went from record-setting cold to above-average highs in the span of a week. We actually had a freeze and frost on May 17th, two days after our supposed last freeze date! Luckily the forecast for M ...
Summer Fun: Band of Better at 80/35

Summer Fun: Band of Better at 80/35

When there isn’t snow on the ground, we try to attend festivals and fairs whenever possible. Sometimes we travel to nearby major cities but more often, we hit local events like the Bix Biederbeck festival, Celtic Highland games, Beau ...
Building Confidence and Empowerment

Building Confidence and Empowerment

It is the job of every parent to prepare their child for life. That comes in all shapes and forms for their entire life – teaching them manners when they are young, sharing the importance of healthy eating, helping them with their sch ...
Sing Along! You…Light Up My Life…

Sing Along! You…Light Up My Life…

It’s Spring! How do I know this? It’s not because of the birds chirping. Not because I see flocks of geese flying northward. Not even because we set our clocks ahead a couple weeks ago. The real sign of spring for me? Kids ridin ...
The Grass IS Greener… Priceless Golf

The Grass IS Greener… Priceless Golf

Everyone knows the phrase “The grass isn’t always greener on the other side.” This past Sunday, thanks to the PricelessGolf program reserved for MasterCard holders, I discovered that the grass IS greener on the other side. ...
Making Priceless Golf Memories w/ My Dad

Making Priceless Golf Memories w/ My Dad

As a wife and mother, I see first-hand what kind of sacrifices a dad makes. Whether it means… Giving up the last bite of a favorite food because one of the kids wants it… Enjoying quality father-daughter time playing Barbie or c ...
The Frogs Are Safe

The Frogs Are Safe

I must have been in the 6th grade or so when I received my first BB gun.  I have long since forgotten the brand or model, but I do remember the great feeling of ‘power’ when I held it.  Down the hill from our house was a small r ...
This Old Dog Never Forgot His Tricks!

This Old Dog Never Forgot His Tricks!

There are many firsts in life you never forget.  Your first car.  Your first kiss.  Your first job.  Your first love. And by ‘love’ I mean your first love for something, whether it be a person, object or hobby.  Me?  Skateboardi ...
Family Bonding By the Microwave

Family Bonding By the Microwave

I have fond memories of things we did as a family when I was growing up. My folks coached me on the baseball then softball team along with both my brothers.  We spent many summers perpetually at ball games. We didn’t take a lot of fam ...