25 Activities for a Hot Summer Day

25 Activities for a Hot Summer Day

In typical Ontario fashion, we have jumped from frigid days to sweltering temperatures. Just a short time ago we were trying to find things for the kids to do without risking frostbite for their little noses, and now we are trying to create activities that they can do...
Geocaching is Free Family Fun

Geocaching is Free Family Fun

I was an outdoor kid. I like to play in the dirt, climb trees and look for hidden treasures. I’ve never entirely outgrown that and I have a huge affection for camping and hiking. Thankfully, my children (or most of them) share my love for the outdoors and have...
The Journey Was Half the Fun

The Journey Was Half the Fun

Like most couples with several children, my husband and I don’t go out and do a lot of exciting things on our own. We make a point of having a monthly date where we enjoy dinner and a movie, but we rarely venture any further than that without the kids. I am fortunate...
Find the Differences: COSI

Find the Differences: COSI

Can you spot the ten differences in these two pictures (taken at COSI in Columbus, Ohio). Don’t leave the answers in the comments, they will be provided next week, but let me know how many you found! Click the pictures to see them larger. Did you find all ten...
Fun outdoor activities for kids

Fun outdoor activities for kids

With four kids in the house, we start to find ourselves buried in toys. Eric may be too big for toys now, but most of them are still around because his siblings laid claim to them over the years. Since I don’t want my kids to sit inside and play all of the time...
Making summer fun!

Making summer fun!

With the kids home from school, the days can get pretty hectic and LOUD! I have been trying to find ways to make their summer fun and memorable, without breaking the bank. Here are some of our summer activities so far… Water balloon fights! Who doesn’t...