Category Archives: Family

Fool’s Café – A Surprise Dinner

It is April Fool’s Day, but that does not mean it all has to be tricks. It can be a great evening as Kendra&#View full post »

Be Present

How many times have your heard this before? “Be Present.” Thousands. We all know it, but how often do weView full post »

The Family Cookbook

Food is the center for our family gatherings. When preparing food for these gatherings, recipes are created by View full post »

Brunch : The Weekend

Brunch is a great way to have a get together on the weekends. They happen later in the morning with a casual feel, View full post »

The Community Table

It will soon be the start to a fresh new season… spring. With spring comes living outdoors and spending more timeView full post »

Traditions : The Frost Family

Jamie is a 34 year old mama to three kiddos, an 11 year old girl and two boys ages 9 and 7. She has been married to herView full post »

Ice Cream Run

Ever think of doing random or out-of-the-box traditions? These silly traditions can be anything you want them to be.View full post »

Red Valentine’s Dinner

With seeing red everywhere, you know Valentine’s Day is coming. It is a special day we celebrate being in loveView full post »

Indoor Camping : Friday Night

With winter, we feel the need to hibernate and stay in from the cold. Have you ever thought of bringing the outside in?View full post »

Staycation : The Weekend

Slow down and take in your local surroundings with a staycation. A staycation is a little overnight or weekend getawayView full post »

Christmas Movie Night

Those fun loving Christmas movies give us warm, fuzzy feelings that make our hearts fill. Host a special night to watchView full post »

Death By Chocolate : Friday Night

We all love chocolate. The variety of chocolate foods are endless, with so many possibilities in the kitchen forView full post »

Pajama Day

Who wouldn’t want to stay in their pajamas all day long? Enjoying a fresh new set of pajamas and lounging aroundView full post »

Winter Ice Skating Party : Weekends

With cold comes snow and ice. It provides a new landscape of winter activity, and with that activity comes a favoriteView full post »

Candlelight : Friday Night

Candles have been used for light and to illuminate celebrations for more than 5000 years.  Accounts of candle use dateView full post »

Peg Doll Family : DIY

We enjoy decorating our homes with things we love. Our home is our comfort and soul…a refuge.  It is an intimateView full post »

Tapas Evening : Friday Night

Tapas can be a flavor-filled experience. For a different style of eating, plan to create ‘little dishes’View full post »

Surprise [Kid]nap

It is important to keep life simple and in balance, with most of our lives being in a routine and full of rituals.View full post »

Fall Bonfire & Cookout : Friday Night

Setting the stage for a cool evening outdoors with a bonfire, provides a fun and relaxing night. The evening can be aView full post »

The Kitchen Table

In every home, the kitchen is the stand alone favorite spot to be in. It is the gathering place of all the hustle andView full post »

Meatball Dinner : Friday Night

Sarah Grey shares an inspiring story about her family and friends on Friday Nights. Sarah has enjoyed this FridayView full post »

Daily, Weekly and Life Moments

We go throughout our day with routines and activities. Then the days turn into a week, then into a month… thenView full post »

Rainbow Leaves

With the changing of the leaves, Autumn brings in a splendor of colour to the world. For many, it is a favorite timeView full post »

An Italian Family Tradition

It is that time of year to think of canning our fresh bounty from the summer months. This can be done over a coupleView full post »

The Library : Weekends

There is a space that is so comforting and full of interesting places you can visit every week or a couple times aView full post »

Bedtime Stories

Audrey Blake is a photographer living in New York. She loves bedtime and shares her story with this special ritual.View full post »

The Family Dinner

An orchestrated daily routine is the The Family Dinner. From the cutting of fresh produce to the clanking of pots andView full post »

Outdoor Cinemas : Friday Night

A summertime tradition with many is an outdoor cinema experience. This can range from movie drive-ins to gatherings at aView full post »

Last Day of School

Remember your last day of school? It was a day of goodbyes, cleaning out desks and… the exciting thoughts ofView full post »

A Summer to Remember – Summer Series

It is the start of the summer. The start of lazy days, flip flops, sticky popsicles and water sprinklers. With the startView full post »

Nantucket & Cape Cod : Father’s Day

The smell of salty breezes and the feel of warm sand can inspire us to create a nautical themed Father’s Day, View full post »

Soap Box Derby : Father’s Day

An annual event has been growing in popularity in many communities around or on Father’s Day. It is the oldView full post »

Campfires & Marshmallows : Friday Night

Campfires. We all love them. Maybe it is the rustic appeal with the sounds of the crackling, warmth and coziness…View full post »

Mushroom Hunting

It was always delightful going on a hunt for mushrooms in the pastures and fields of the prairies. As a child, it wasView full post »

Heirloom Memory Quilt

Having a warm blanket to wrap up in is so comforting. To make it more special, a Heirloom Memory Quilt can be made thatView full post »