Summer 2020 is sure not a normal one, but despite it all, we are trying to enjoy this extra time together. We have been cooking/baking tons and spending lots of time playing in our yard, with the addition of a few small and hesitant trips. What does summer 2020 look like for you?
Schools are closed. Everything is closed. Everything is cancelled. Now, families are faced with the struggles of entertaining and educating their children, while staying home to safely isolate. That is why my daughter and I came up with this fun list of twenty (that's right, 2-0) fun ideas to pass time at home this next month or so, while we do the right thing and allow for situations to return to normal. Let's dream, get creative, and have fun!
Travel as a family sure isn't easy. There is SO MUCH to remeber to pack, unexpected things you need to be prepared for, and of course there is always something you didnt think of that you end up learning the hard way! Packing our family for an upcoming Hawaii trip, I thought I would make a list of some of the things I consider essential to help families with packing for their future beach vacations. Bon Voyage!
In my opinion, traditions around the holiday season are one of the best ways we create memories! In the spirit of giving, here are some small things we do as a family that make the holidays special every year.
The perfect Halloween mashup of a treat... black velvet cupcakes with a mummy-wrap buttercream design! Recipe and DIY instructions included!
Birthday month was amazing! If you missed any of my posts or recipes, here is a chance to look back on my favorite things from September. The hi-light for me was trying the new Jason Wilson restaurant in Bellevue, the Lakehouse!
It has been a great start to birthday month (September) already! For Labor Day weekend we went camping with friends, and were truly so lazy that I don't have anything exciting to share from it... we just sat by the river, bbq'ed, and slept in... it was a much needed opportunity to recharge for sure. …
Routine is important to families, but it also can feel mundane sometimes. Here are some of my ideas as how to spice up an ordinary night at home and make life a little more fun!