Grinch Family Movie Night – Free Printables

 How the Grinch Stole Christmas, a great Christmas Classic! Either version works well for a Grinch Family Movie Night! One of the many fun family activities during the holiday season is a Christmas Movie Night!  It's easy and inexpensive to organize and you can invite friends and family for a great gathering. Here are some ideas to get you started. This article contains affiliate links.   1.  Announce your Movie Night. Here ...

5 Huge Benefits Of Exercising Outside

  I know a lot of people who swear by the gym and their lovely treadmill but I'm not one of them. I prefer outdoor exercise as nature is a perfect buff-body training ground. But if you`re still doubting, please, stop ignoring your instincts! I want to draw your attention to working out outdoors because outdoor exercise could be much better for your physical health, mental health and bottom line. Here are 5 huge benefits to blow off the dark, dreary gym and step outside. 1. Outdoor ...

Puglia Day Trips – Martina Franca & Alberobello

Puglia or Apulia in Italian, is a region in southern Italy that borders the Adriatic and Ionian Seas on the east and the Strait of Otranto and Gulf of Taranto on the south.  It's southern most portion of the country known as the Salento Pennisula which forms the "heel of the boot of Italy." Bari  the capital city of the Puglia region  has a population of 1.3 million residing within the city and it's suburbs.  It's a good place to base yourself while exploring the wonderful sites around ...

Round-Up Filipino Signature Candies

Philippines is one of the countries that consumed sweets to a high level, we love sweets, any kind, from main dish to dessert, I guess that the reason why Diabetes is one of the common illness here in Philippines. Even our spaghetti is sweet, we have lots of sweet dishes that will leave your mind questions. When you go to Philippines? Sweets everywhere. We have different kinds of candies here, name it and we have it here. From well-known candies to exotic candies like worm candy, yes, its ...

A Sweet Strawberry Costume for You and Your Pup

  Halloween may be over, but a cute costume pattern that works equally well for you and your pup is something that’s just too cute not to see! The team at Shari’s Berries crafted three wonderfully simple strawberry costume tutorials that can be whipped up in just six steps for an easy outfit that can be customized to fit any one and any dog. Ready to get sewing? After making these sweet strawberries, you’ll be looking for excuses to get your pooch dressed up (a strawberry for ...

Tree Trimming Party

Christmas is a time for family and friends, we all love to get together during the holiday season.  If you're looking for an excuse to throw a quick informal get together with friends and family how about a tree trimming party? It shouldn't take long to organize and should be relatively inexpensive to host.  Best of all you get the tree trimmed while visiting with friends and family! Here are some ideas to get you plan your tree trimming party! Since it's a very informal gathering you can ...

Easy Steps to House Cleaning for the Holidays

The Holidays are fast approaching, many of us will soon be very busy.  We must add planning, shopping, cooking, baking, and entertaining to our list of daily chores and responsibilities. I know this time of year house cleaning often takes a back seat until the last minute when we find ourselves frantically vaccuuming, dusting, mopping, and cleaning the guest bathroom and kitchen.  It's all we can do to make the common areas guest ready.  Cleaning the rest of the house seems impossible. ...

Traveling The World On Your Terms

  Escaping The Rut You’re in a rut. You’re tired. Life doesn’t have the zing it did before, and in the back of your mind, you think it never will again. But you’re wrong. You know how you get out of a rut? You realize you’re in one, and make a concerted effort to change. You may think you’ve seen everything. That’s just depression prompting you into complacency.   Proof positive: have you ever been to Australia? Yes? How about Antarctica? Alaska? Russia? Hawaii? The ...

Round-Up Filipino Desserts – Homemade Straight from Philippines

Desserts, who don’t want desserts? Women, men, boys, girls, Adults kids who don't want it? In the Philippines, we love desserts, lots and lots of desserts. We Filipinos have traditional desserts, local and international desserts and all of it taste so good, you can’t resist it, it makes me feel fat but still don’t care and Ate everything in my plate. Don't be confused about our snack and dessert cause we Filipinos sometimes our dessert can be a snack and our snack can be a dessert.  T...

You’ve Been Jingled! FREE Printable!

Thanksgiving has come and gone.  The turkey and trimmings have all been gobbled up and we're all stuffed.  It's time to turn our attention to Christmas, my favorite holiday of all! So let's play You've Been Jingled! Christmas is time for sharing and giving.  Here's a fun neighborhood game to help you spread holiday cheer.  It's exactly like the other neighborhood games we played this year during Halloween and Thanksgiving, this one just has a Christmas theme, You've Been Jingled! You've ...