Browsing Category : Indoor Fun

A Yes Day

A Yes Day – Have You Heard About This?


Is it possible that there can be one day during the year that your kiddo will think is better than Christmas, way more fun than their birthday, and has twice as many goodies than Halloween?  It is possible, and it’s called a Yes Day.  A what day?  Hopefully, I’m not the only one who has missed out on this super…

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Science experiment with vinegar and baking soda

Science Fun – Sneak a Little Learning into Summer


My kids have a very long summer vacation, 87 days this year!  That is a lot of days off from sitting in the classroom and learning.  Kids need to keep learning every single day, and there are so many ways to learn something new besides sitting in the classroom.  My kids take advantage of day camps, summer school, library reading…

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Small town diner

Small Town Cafes – The Best Breakfast You’ve Never Had


It’s been five hours since we stopped at Lona’s Corner Cafe for breakfast and I am still stuffed!  Lona’s Corner Cafe is a tiny restaurant in an even tinier town that serves breakfast and lunch.  I drive by this cafe everyday that I go to work, and have always thought “someday we have to eat there”.  Well, since the goal…

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How to Have A Summer of Firsts


Today is the beginning of summer vacation for my kids, and no way did I want to hear “I’m bored” on the very first day!  So, we are starting the summer off at a new vacation destination just a few hours from home.  We are sliding, floating, and swimming through the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells for the next few…

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Kids travel books

Top Travel Books for Kids


Part of the fun of traveling, is the planning!  I love to start planning a vacation as soon as we decide where to go.  Whether I’m reading a stack of travel books, magazines, or cruising some travel websites, I’m living our future vacation many times over before we even leave the house.  But why should the kids be left out…

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Weird soda flavors

10 Easy Ways to Add Some Family Fun to Your Monday-Thursday


Time goes by too fast!  Especially during the school year.  Each night is homework, dinner, sports, meetings and time spent getting ready for tomorrow.  We live for the weekend, and are worn out on Sunday night from having too much fun packed into those two days!  I’ve found 10 easy things that any family can do to add some “weekend”…

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