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Festive Friday: Throwback Family Fun Night

Today’s Festive Friday is sponsored by Gorton’s Seafood. All opinions are our own. Nostalgia. It gets the better of every one of us sometimes, particularly when our kids show even the smallest glimmer of interest in something that we enjoyed as children. The sights, smells, and feelings of a time that things were just a […]

Festive Fridays: Celebrating Achievements

  There’s nothing like the feeling of accomplishment when you reach a goal or finish something that you’ve worked hard to complete. Hard-fought achievements should be celebrated, no matter how big or small. Recently, my middle son finally broke a time in swimming that he’d trained and fought to reach for months on end. Though […]

Festive Fridays: Valentine’s Day Date Night at Home

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner again! There’s nothing like celebrating the gift of love with your special someone, but sometimes carving out the time and money for an elaborate date night simply isn’t in the plans. Whether you’re short on time, can’t find a sitter, or money’s a little tight, having a Valentine’s […]

An Open Letter to My Christian Brothers and Sisters

Comments will not be open on this post. This is so that you are free to read and absorb the words rather than read while formulating a response. We’re far better at listening when we’re not preparing to reply. This post is about Jesus Christ, not Donald Trump. This morning I woke up to this: I […]

Festive Fridays: Big Game Recipe Round Up

Playoffs are over and it’s time to start making plans for next Sunday’s big game! Whether you’re cheering on your favorite team, watching for the love of the game, or just checking out the commercials, you’re going to want some delicious eats to enjoy with friends and family. We’ve gathered recipes from some blogger friends to help […]

Festive Fridays: Movie Themed Birthday Party

Every year with my boys, the struggle is the same. Right after Christmas, we start the “what do you want to do for your birthdays” discussion. While they’ve chosen several different themes over the years, including some repeats, I have to say my favorite year was the year we did a movie party for my […]

Festive Fridays: Festive Decor After the Holidays

Decorating for the holidays is one of my favorite things. There’s just something about coming home to a warm, welcoming home all dressed up for the season. While it’s a bit frowned upon to keep your holiday decorations up year round, there are lots of fun and festive ways that you can keep that inviting […]

Festive Fridays: Affordable Winter Fun for Families

Winter can easily drag the whole family down a rabbit hole of boredom and the winter blahs. Finding reasons to get out of the house and fun things to do together can make a huge difference in everyone’s mood. While a day at the movies is a great way to have some fun together, it can […]