We had a bounty of garden-fresh zucchini and yellow squash from our garden last week. Determined not to waste it, I prepared our weekly meal plan around recipes that used zucchini. Turns out, it's a ... Read More about Zero Food Waste | Garden-Fresh Zucchini 6 Ways
I've never been a giant fan of fireworks. Although I was too young to remember, my parents take the blame for this aversion, having taken me to crazy fireworks displays as a young child. They ... Read More about Simplicity | Our Family’s Alternative to Fireworks
Looking for something to read? Try one of these six books, all by female authors and a variety of voices. Some I just finished and others I'll read shortly, but they're all on my "reading lately" ... Read More about Reading Lately & Quitting a Beloved Book
Family travel can get stressful. Kids flip from lovely to grumpy in minutes, and a change in plans can feel like a royal disaster. However, incorporating a bit of flexibility and downtime into family ... Read More about Flexible Itineraries For Family Travel with Kids
Simple summer fun is the best! Grab a bucket of sidewalk chalk, soak up some sun with your kids, and try out this array of great sidewalk chalk games and activities just about any kid will love. ... Read More about 5 Fun Outdoor Sidewalk Chalk Activities for Kids
Enjoying summer but not loving all the lawn care? Consider giving your grass a break and letting nature do its work. And if the climate in which you live doesn't support a perfectly manicured lawn, ... Read More about Why You Should Ditch Your Perfectly Manicured Lawn?