February Bucket List: Ideas for Family Fun and Connection
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February Bucket List: Ideas for Family Fun and Connection

This February Bucket List is filled with possibilities to shower your friends and family with love. Pick a few ideas to try; see what kind of activities bring the kind of joy and connection that make them worthy of becoming February family traditions. February is also Black History Month and features fun events like Groundhog…

January Bucket List: Ideas for Family Fun and Connection
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January Bucket List: Ideas for Family Fun and Connection

Happy New Year! This January bucket list is dedicated to the best of what the month has to offer – a fresh start and an invitation to embrace the slower pace that winter offers. With the magic and merry making of the holiday season behind us, the winter months can prove tough for mental health….

The Ultimate Winter Bucket List for Families
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The Ultimate Winter Bucket List for Families

The cold winter months are hard on many of us. Icy sidewalks, dreary landscapes, and bone-chilling temperatures can leave you counting down the days until spring. But it doesn’t have to be that way! The good news is there are plenty of meaningful and fun winter activities if you look for them. I’ve assembled a…

9 Simple Ways to Celebrate the Winter Solstice at Home
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9 Simple Ways to Celebrate the Winter Solstice at Home

The winter solstice can slip right by unnoticed, buried beneath the pageantry of the more well-known December holidays. But you can celebrate the winter solstice at home with little to no advance preparation.   Why Celebrate the Winter Solstice? Every year I have the best of intentions about planning an elaborate winter solstice celebration, complete…

December Simmer Pot: Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas
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December Simmer Pot: Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

Looking for a simple, inexpensive, clutter-free way to add coziness and warmth to your house this holiday season? A December simmer pot is a great addition to your repertoire! What is a Simmer Pot? Also known as stovetop potpourri, a simmer pot consists of fruit, spices, and other fresh ingredients gently heated in a pot…

The Ultimate December Bucket List for Families
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The Ultimate December Bucket List for Families

Get ready for a month of merry-making, cozy togetherness, and winter adventures! At this festive time of year, there’s an abundance of fun and meaningful ways to spend time with loved ones and get into the holiday spirit. Here’s a December bucket list filled with ideas to plan your holiday season and get inspiration for…

November Bucket List – 52 Great Ways to Enjoy This Month
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November Bucket List – 52 Great Ways to Enjoy This Month

November abounds with opportunities to practice gratitude, gather with loved ones, embrace coziness, enjoy good food, and more. Here’s a November bucket list to offer you and your loved ones fun ways to connect and make memories this month. Enjoy! November Bucket List – Thanksgiving Ideas November Bucket List – Special Day Ideas November Bucket…

“How’s Your Summer Going?” — A Pause for Mid-Season Reflection
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“How’s Your Summer Going?” — A Pause for Mid-Season Reflection

It’s July 21st – how’s your summer going? The response I’m looking for here is not, “Good! Busy but good!” Because that’s the pat response we give when we feel like we can’t say what many of us are really thinking — ugh. Summer is hard.    Signing Up for Camps – A Wonderful and…

30 Theme Day Ideas to Create a Fun-Filled Summer Schedule for Kids (and their Grown-Ups!)
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30 Theme Day Ideas to Create a Fun-Filled Summer Schedule for Kids (and their Grown-Ups!)

This week I’m giving a lot of thought to creating a summer schedule for kids! I know I’m late to the planning party — my kids still have school through this Friday because of a teachers’ strike in March, so it took until now to get a sense of urgency around planning. But come next…