Best Kid Friendly Resorts in Hawaii

Hawaii is a great family vacation destination.  Hawaii has many fun family activities to keep kids entertained; nature hikes, surfing, hula, and ukulele lessons, museum exhibits, pirate ships, and Mickey too! Our world class hotels on the shores of our world famous beaches offer luxurious accommodations, award winning cuisine, and diverse activities sure to please guests young and old. Here is a round up of the the best kid friendly resorts in the Aloha State.  Spring break is coming ...

Conversation Hearts Valentine Treats Round-Up

Image from Hungry Happenings We all remember Conversation Hearts or Sweethearts, those sugary heart shaped wafers with cute Valentine saying imprinted on top.  We've given and received boxes of them throughout our childhood.  Conversation Hearts are an iconic symbol of Valentine's Day.  They've been around since 1901, the sayings have changed over the years to keep up with the times.  But no matter what the words say the heart shape, colors, and flavors have stayed the ...

Valentine Mason Jars – FREE Printables

Folks who have been following my posts know that I have recently developed an obsession with jars, particularly Mason Jars.  I love them because they are so versatile, you can use them for almost anything; vases, drinking cups, storage bins, food containers, and even lights.  You can use them everywhere in your house and even use them to gift packaging.  Last Christmas I used Mason Jars as vases, snow globes, and for my homemade gifts in a jar. I've rounded up some cute Valentine Mason Jar ...

DIY Valentine Mailboxes – FREE Printable

Image from Save the Home Mommy Now that you and the kids have made all those great Valentine gifts to share with friends you're going to need a a container for them.  The first week of February teachers usually have their students make a Valentine box to store all the Valentines they will be exchanging with each other.  We did this last year for my grandsons.  The box holds the Valentines they will be sharing with their classmates and will hold the ones they receive. ...

DIY Valentines For Girls to Give – FREE Printables

Image from Mom On Timeout It's February and that means Valentines Day.  Every year we look for Valentine crafts that the kids can share with their class. My 2 grandchildren old enough to go to school are boys so we are always looking for "boyish" Valentines for them to share. Check out my post DIY Valentines for Boys to Give for "boyish" Valentine ideas. Last fall we were blessed with twin grandbabies and one of them is a girl! (I have 5 grandchildren - 4 boys and 1 ...

“You’ve Been Loved” Valentine Neighborhood Game – FREE PRINTABLE

  Free Printable from Savvy Nana's Corner Click here for this one! Everyone who's been following my blogs must have noticed that I just love holiday neighborhood games.  I've posted several versions of these games:  You've Been Booed for Halloween, You've Been Gobbled for Thanksgiving, and You've Been Jingled for Christmas. I think these games are a great way to interact with neighbors, specially those that you just greet in passing.  The whole family will enjoy ...

DIY Valetines for Boys to Give – FREE Printable

Image from Stitch Craft Creation A few days before Christmas I happened to be at my neighborhood Walmart and noticed that they were already displaying Valentine cards and candy.  I thought "Wow, a bit early!  I still need to get thru Christmas and New Year before I can turn my attention to Valentine's Day!"  Well, the holidays went by at warp speed, as did January.  Valentine's Day is in two weeks! Every year we always have a hard time persuading my grandsons that it's ...

Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday in Boston

  The New England Patriots will be playing in Super Bowl XLIX next week.  If you're lucky enough to be headed to Arizona to watch the game live in the University of Phoenix Stadium great!  Otherwise a less expensive option may be to head to one of the team's home cities. If you're a Patriot fan then  Boston is definitely the next best place to be on Super Bowl Sunday. Celebrate the big game at one of Boston's many sports bars who are sure to be hosting grand parties and celebrat...

Phoenix – Super Bowl Central

(Photo: AZ Super Bowl Host Committee) By now everyone knows that Super Bowl XLIX will be played at the University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015.  If you're lucky enough to be in the area for the event then Super Bowl Central in Downtown Phoenix is the place to be. As expected the city of Phoenix is going all out for both the Super Bowl and the Pro Bowl which will be played at the same stadium the week before.  Super Bowl Central or #SBCentral, is an outdoor ...

DIY Super Bowl Party Bars – FREE Printables!

Image from PGeveryday.com Super Bowl Parties are fun informal events that should be easy to organize and put together.  The theme has been taken care of, football decor of course, and the main activity is watching the game. All you really need are a big screen TV, some comfy seating, and lots of snacks. Tho the game, half-time show, and commercials are the main draws of Super Bowl Sunday, food comes in a close second.  For some gorging on snacks is the main event! ...