There’s Still Time to Squeeze Summer for its Magic…

It's hard to believe but the last 11.5 weeks have gone in a flash! Today is the last day of school's summer vacation.  Tomorrow we'll be donning backpacks, taking the obligatory first day photos and heading out for the big yellow bus but right now we're making sure that we squeeze every last drop out... Continue Reading →

Cache in on the Worldwide Treasure Hunt Phenomenon!

This summer one of our favorite discoveries has been Geocaching. Ideal for getting us out of doors on the less toasty days; the children have loved having a purpose to our walks and seeking out all different kids of treasures! Follow our first steps and see if you are inspired to join hunt... Getting Started... Continue Reading →

Fin-tastic Reads With Real Bite!

We are riding the crest of the Shark Week wave here after the launch last night and are organizing our week around all things ocean! We've found a fun journal to plan our watching, studies and play and have the low down on the best shark books for fans of the fins. First up, is... Continue Reading →

Dive in to Shark Week With Us!

Forget apple pie, baseball and pick up trucks, the most American of institutions is returning to the small screen next week and anticipation is hitting fever point around here! Shark Week's 30th anniversary event starts on Sunday July 22nd and we've got fin-tastic fun for all, whichever side of the ocean you're watching from... Having... Continue Reading →

My Firework Drought is Over!

The 5th of November, Guy Fawkes Night, used to be my favorite night of the year. Well, I guess it still might be but I haven't been in eight years. The firework drought is finally over though. I found away to make summer fireworks doable... My oldest son was born 7 weeks early not long... Continue Reading →

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