If you’ve ever been on a family road trip before, then you realize how important it is to have a few snacks on hand so that you don’t have to stop every few minutes for a treat when your children get hungry. But what are some great snacks to have along? Check out this list of ideas. [Continue reading..]
Our eldest daughter finished her time in 6th grade public school a week ago. She made the choice to experience it as she thought it would have been better than homeschooling. Well, we are not the kind of parents who will order and tell their kids what to do. That is just picking a fight. Instead, we warned her and she chose to go. So we held her to her choice and forced her to see it through to the end of the school year. Now we can report her findings. [Continue reading..]
I write to all of my readers to give unto you an opportunity to do something special for this coming Father’s Day. It is something that neither my husband or I quite qualify to do but have come painfully close to too many times.
Very recently, I nearly lost my father to a traffic accident. He was extremely fortunate and managed to survive. My husband has lost his father once to have him saved from a cardiac arrest and had to make a life or death choice to save him from a stroke. It is never an easy thing to go through either up close in person or from a long distance. [Continue reading..]
New York City is a vibrant, luxe city filled with the best the United States has to offer. It’s known for impressive theatre, amazing art, far-reaching culture, excellent shopping, and delicious food—not to mention wealthy residents and visitors with very high standards. It comes as no surprise that the city hosts some amazingly luxurious hotels to cater to exclusive clientele. [Continue reading..]
Perhaps I am doing too much. Taking a class, long work hours, working outside, or whatever the combination, I am a tad tired. When I get tired, my ESL shines through and becomes a never ending source of teasing from my hubby and eldest daughter.
This time it happened in the grocery store. To be specific, we were in the meat department looking to get some whole chickens for a couple of recipes we wanted to try out. There were two choices of whole chickens to try out. One said what you would expect the package to say. The other one said “Whole Roaster Chicken.” [Continue reading..]
Family activities offer a great way for parents, children, and siblings to bond. If you’re coming up blank when it comes to activities for the weekend, afternoon, or summer, consider some of these creative ideas. You can find fun opportunities for affordable local activities in nearly any area. [Continue reading..]