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Summer BBQ’s for Family Outdoor Fun

Tweet Summer and barbecues go together, well, like summer and barbecues. It’s a fun way to bring the sometimes mundane tasks of cooking and eating to the great outdoors, as well as add a little playtime to mealtime. A couple months ago, we featured Our Family Treat, and when I was thinking about great recipes […]

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Ready, Aim, Fire: Archery for Kids

Tweet Archery is fun sport that supports hand-eye coordination, concentration and teamwork. In an article from Minnesota Bowhunter’s, Inc. they make an excellent point: “As a person grows older and plays less football and other team sports requiring a lot of strength and physical activity (we do usually have to work the next day), archery […]

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Healthy Foods for Family Roadtrips

Tweet It’s hard to anticipate all of the expenses you’ll endure on a family trip. So, wherever you can cut back and/or predict the costs, you may as well! On top of saving money, you can also eat healthier on the road with a bit of planning. Here is a top ten list of my […]

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New Destinations for Family Travel: Roadside Attractions

Tweet I’ll start this post off right: if you are planning a roadtrip and want some truly unique spots to stop at on the way, you must check out Roadside Architecture! It is an impeccable collection of photos and information of just about everything that’s worth a stop off the highway. For example, the Giant […]

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Top Travel Toys for 2010

Tweet Today’s kids have many more travel entertainment options than I did 20 years ago. Once on a road trip from Central PA to Baltimore I had a simple tri-fold Halloween greeting card that came with stickers. I really loved it. I loved looking at the purple night sky in the picture, at the witches […]

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Learning the Art of Bedtime Stories

Tweet Children who regularly listen to bedtime stories can learn to be more attentive at school and use their imaginations to visualize language. When the brain is resting before sleep, positive messages have a better chance of sticking in kids’ minds to influence and comfort them throughout life. Of all the ways and places that […]

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