Spring Break Staycation Ideas

No plans to head out of town for spring vacation?  No worries! We have some fun staycation ideas to keep your kids busy.   Parties...They're not just for birthdays. Luau-Turn up the heat and invite your friends over for some fun in the tropics. Find all your luau party ideas and activities here Camping-Don't want to camp out in the cold and wet weather? Set up your own campsite indoors.  Make s'mores in the microwave and grab some flashlights to make shadow puppets.  Everything Read more [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Party Drinks

This year St. Patrick's Day falls on a Friday... just in time for the weekend. Now that's what I'd call lucky! Here are some St. Patrick's Day party drinks to help you celebrate from the morning to the wee hours. Sure and begorrah! Irish Coffee Drinks Traditional Irish Coffee: Coffee Bushmills Irish Whiskey Baileys Irish Cream Whipped cream on top (sprinkle with green sugar for some special flare!) Variations you might try: Swap the coffee for hot chocolate -- yummy! Read more [...]

Fun St. Patrick’s Day Recipes for Kids

Love the magic of St. Patrick's Day? Try these fun and easy recipes for Magical Shamrock Potion and Rainbow Toast. From the time our girls were very tiny, our family has always enjoyed creating a wee bit o' magic on St. Patrick's Day. Whether we have made leprechaun catchers, hunted for gold coins, or turned our milk and eggs green, we always try to do a little something special to celebrate our Irish roots on St. Patrick's Day. Here are two great recipes that the kids originally brought home Read more [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Pot O’Gratitude Activity and Printable

Do you feel blessed and lucky? This St. Patrick's Day pot o' gratitude activity is a great way for you and your family to count your blessings in the weeks ahead and share them with each other on St. Patrick's Day! In our family, sometimes life gets a little crazy, and so I am always looking for a way to slow things down and reflect on all the good things we have going on. We started the tradition of the St. Patrick's Day pot o' gratitude when my kids were little. At the beginning of March we Read more [...]