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3 Triggers for Trust Revision

November 1, 2014 • 2014, Home Life, Money Matters, November 2014Comments (0)

Life moments that should remind you to update your documents Parents of younger children often leave their lawyers’ offices with a sigh of relief. “We are so glad to get that out of the way,” they laugh together as they drop their pens on the conference room table after signing their estate documents. “We won’t [&hellip...

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4 Ways to Dress Up a Plain White Plate

November 1, 2014 • 2014, Decor & Crafts, Home Life, November 2014Comments (0)

With everything that you have to worry about around the holidays, why make decorating the table for those big family meals an ordeal? Here are four simple and inexpensive ways to make your guests feel like you took way more time than you did to show them they...

A Marmalade Thanksgiving

November 1, 2014 • 2014, Cooking & Dining Out, Home Life, November 2014Comments (0)

Near and dear recipes to pair with turkey, and advice that you may or may not want to follow this Thanksgiving, from your friends at Marmalade Kelly’s Dad’s Hawaiian-style macaroni salad Ingredients 1 package or box of small elbow macaroni 1 cup...

If Your Teenager…

November 1, 2014 • 2014, Home Life, November 2014, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

If your teenager has a difficult time interacting with family members at Thanksgiving, here are some tips to ease that awkwardness. Thanksgiving season is without a doubt one of the most pleasurable times of the year. Whether it be the break from school...

Starting a D.I.Y. Costume Tradition

October 1, 2014 • 2014, Babies, Big Kids, Decor & Crafts, Holidays, Home Life, October 2014, ToddlersComments (0)

3 costumes you can make for under $20 – no needles required When it comes to Halloween costumes, kids can be fickle. How many times did you set your heart on a certain costume three months in advance and then set your eyes on something entirely different...

Hallow-Yummy: Festive Recipes for Harvest and Halloween

October 1, 2014 • 2014, Cooking & Dining Out, Food, Holidays, Home Life, October 2014Comments (0)

WITCH HAT COOKIES Total time: 15 minutes Makes: 30 Witch Hats Families with small kids and an even smaller amount of time to allow for baking will love creating these witch hats for a simple, seasonal treat. While they are fairly easy to assemble, they...

8 Alternatives to Trick or Treating

October 1, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Holidays, Home Life, October 2014Comments (0)

For those who prefer to avoid the door-to-door candy assault, here are some alternative activities for the family on October 31st.    HALLOWEEN MOVIE MARATHON Pick a couple of classic Halloween movies and squeeze the whole family onto the couch. No need...

MAKE THIS: Lawn Twister

September 1, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Decor & Crafts, Home Life, September 2014, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

When I was a kid, Twister was all the rage. At every single birthday party I can remember attending between third and seventh grade, we played and played and played until we were tangled in a hysterical pile, laughing till our sides hurt. For about $20, you...

MAKE THIS: Mason Jar Lanterns

September 1, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Decor & Crafts, Home Life, September 2014, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

The budget for this project depends on what you’ve already got laying around the house. With the crazy push towards rustic-chic in the last few years, it is very possible you have a few lidded mason jars hanging around! If you don’t, you can still make...

6 Steps to an Organized Lifestyle

September 1, 2014 • 2014, Expert Advice, Home Life, September 2014Comments (0)

By Erica Duran September. It’s the time of year when lazy summer days have the potential to flip into chaos. With so much to think about – the new school year, fall soccer and even the looming holiday season – it’s easy for families to get off track...