Category Archives: Family Fun

Valentine Movies for Kids

Want to make Valentine’s Day special for the entire family? There is a great selection of Valentine movies for kids currently available on DVD that the whole family can enjoy. I love Valentine’s Day. It’s a bright spot a midst all the gloom and dreariness of winter. Valentines Day isn’t just about couples though. I think it is… Keep Reading »

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Giveaway

Have you seen the Maze Runner movie or read the books? We got the Maze Runner when it came out on DVD and it was a big hit with our family. Almost immediately my middle daughter found the books at the library and devoured them. I think she read the whole series in a week! She got my… Keep Reading »

5 Fun Ways to Beat Summer Boredom

If your kids are anything like mine, now is the point of the summer where you start hearing the words “I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” on a regular basis. Despite having a room full of toys and electronics, my two youngest daughters can’t seem to find anything to entertain themselves. So what’s a mom to do? Over… Keep Reading »

Paper Towns Movie Giveaway

I have been a huge fan of author John Green ever since I read The Fault in Our Stars.  The latest big-screen adaptation of one of his books, Paper Towns, is set to hit theaters on July 24th.  Part coming-of-age story, part treasure hunt, Paper Towns had me enthralled from the first page.   I finished the book… Keep Reading »

Our New Teardrop Trailer

After years of dreaming about owning one, I am so happy to finally be able to say that we are now the proud owners of a teardrop trailer. Our family has always loved camping. However, since 2009, when I messed up my back, we haven’t been able to go camping very much. Sleeping on the ground in a… Keep Reading »

Fun Outdoor Treasure Hunts for Families

If  your kids are anything like mine, they would happily spend all day either on the computer or with a video game controller in their hands.  So I am constantly looking for ways to get my kids to put away their electronics and go outside to have some fun.  One way our family does that is by participating… Keep Reading »

Spring Break Bucket List for Families

Are you tired of hearing “I’m Bored Mom” each spring break? A spring break bucket list may be just the thing you need to make the week fun for the entire family. You may have heard of a bucket list – the special things you want to do before you die. A spring break bucket list is a… Keep Reading »

Easter Bunny Movies

Remember those wonderful Easter Bunny movies they showed on tv when we were kids? Fortunately they are now available on dvd to share with a whole new generation – along with some new ones that are destined to become classics. We have a long-standing tradition in our house that Saturday night is family movie night. We pop some… Keep Reading »

Our Visit to the Studio Movie Grill and a Giveaway

A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of visiting the Studio Movie Grill  in Columbus, Ohio to see How To Train Your Dragon 2.  (Disclosure:  Our family received complimentary passes to facilitate this review.)  Studio Movie Grill isn’t your standard movie theater.  It’s a full service restaurant as well.  The best part?  The waiters come right to… Keep Reading »

Exploring Frozen Waterfalls in Ohio

I’ve had the worst case of cabin fever lately between recovering from surgery and the subzero temperatures.  By last weekend I was willing to brave the cold weather if it meant getting out of the house a bit.  We had heard that the waterfall at a nearby county park was frozen and was quite an impressive sight to… Keep Reading »