Now and then, we stumble upon a family fun outing that is so awesome that we arrive early and stay late. We had one such trip last Friday. I had been contacted by the PR representative for Cherry Crest Adventure Farm in reference to some new activities they have for this season, and I asked if they would host my family for a day during our July staycation. They agreed, and I told the kids we were going to a corn maze. Boy did I have that wrong! Cherry Crest Adventure Farm is so much more than a corn maze. … Read more
When I was a little girl, my mom had a red plastic bird feeder that she kept full of bird seed all winter long. She hung it in the large bush adjacent to our living room window, and all we had to do to watch the birds was sit down on the couch. I remember sitting there for hours, counting cardinals and identifying other birds as they made tiny footprints in the snow. A few years ago, we got an awesome squirrel-proof bird feeder, and Joe erected a twelve-foot pole in our front yard so that I could see it … Read more
Getting kids outside is more important than ever. TV, computer and video game addictions are replacing outdoor play time and contributing significantly to the national obesity epidemic! Get the kids outside!