Money Saving Tips for Your Cruise
Yay! You're going on a cruise! How exciting!
Cruise vacations have become very popular and for good reason. Cruises are actually a pretty good value specially if you live close to a cruise port and don't have to travel far to board the ship.
The biggest expense is of course the cruise fare, but once that's paid there isn't much more left to pay. Now that doesn't mean you will not spend any more money once you board the ship, far from it! Cruise lines have come up with many ways ...
Sherbet Easter Basket
It’s Easter time again, and one of my favorite Easter crafts is making Easter Baskets for my grandchildren. I know there are many plastic and metal baskets out there, and they’re all very inexpensive. But I like to make them baskets that a different from those you can buy at Walmart.
The other day I went to our local craft store and found this pretty yarn by Red Heart. It’s color is called Sherbet. When I saw it I just knew I had to turn it into a Sherbet Easter Basket.
St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids
Tomorrow's St. Patrick's Day, so bring on the Irish!
I know my kids loved St. Patrick's Day because it meant they could pinch anyone not wearing green without getting scoldings. But St. Patrick's Day isn't just about pinching! St. Partick's Day is a day for some crafting.
Here are some crafty ideas you can share with the kids.
Green Shamrocks are bright symbols of St. Patrick's Day. Kids will love to make this Palm Print clover. What's not to love, they get to dip their hands in ...
Move Like a Pro With These Moving Hacks – Savvy Nana’s
Moving into a new house is exciting, but the physical act of moving your belongings can be a drag. Professional movers have the tips and tricks down to a science but those of us who don’t do it for a living can find it more difficult.
These moving hacks from our friends at Simply
Self Storage will help you move faster,
easier and more efficiently.
They cover 50 essential moving tips, tricks and hacks to help you move like a pro.
Here are some of my ...
12 Meatless Recipes for Lent
We are definitely in the Lenten season. Lent is the 40 days (not counting Sundays) before Easter Sunday. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday.
To many Christians Lent is the season for fasting, abstinence,moderation, repentance, and spiritual discipline. Not all Christian churches observe lent, but I know Catholics definitely do. Growing up in a Catholic family meant that Lenten traditions were always observed. In my family fasting and abstinence were mandatory ...
Tips for Train Travel in Italy
Traveling Italy by trains is inexpensive and convenient. Italy's train system has been said to be unreliable with trains that are constantly late and random rail strikes. I'm not sure if this reputation is justly earned. We've been traveling around Italy by train for over 10 years and have only experienced 2 train delays and 2 strikes. The delays were never more than 10 minutes. The strikes were inconvenient, but didn't really put a big dent in our travel plans.
In my experience ...
Easter Paper Crafts for the Entire Family – Free Templates
If you haven't already heard our family loves holidays, we like to celebrate every single one. Right now Easter's coming soon and we've been busy with various craft projects. We've made pom pom bunnies and chicks, chick aviator hats and peek-a-boo bunny hats, and Easter plaques. The last couple of days I fired up my Cricut Explore Air cutting machine to cut some Easter bunnies and eggs to use for our paper projects. To add texture to the cardstock I used my cute little Sizzix Texture ...
6 Boy’s Party Themes
Three times a year we spend many hours planning a birthday party for one of my 3 older grandsons. Planning for children's parties is lots of fun, once you decide on a party theme. Deciding on a theme is a different story, deciding on a boy's theme can be difficult unless the children are old enough to choose his own.
Once we decide on a theme we set about making adding our own special touches to make it our own.
Here are 6 party themes for little boys. I hope it inspires you and ...
8 Healthy Benefits of Sleeping on a Foam Bed
Yes, we all know sleep is essential part of life, of everything! We all hear about how sleep is beneficial for the body and mind and overall health, right?
I log into my social accounts and read news and different posts on health and beauty – I am a bit obsessed with such things. Why? Well because I never get enough sleep. Every night I toss and turn and that causes chain of reactions.
Lack of sleep is the start of all problems. When I’m tired I can’t work, I ...
Spring Break Family Destination Ideas
It's that time of year again, Spring Break! Many of us are waiting for Spring Break to take a short vacation but are afraid to dive into the craziness going on in some beach resorts. The term Spring Break brings to mind wild and crazy college kids taking over the beaches from coast to coast, I'm sure you've seen them on TV! Don't worry, you don't have to get trampled by the mass of kids partying all day and all night, there are many family friendly destinations you can go to this ...