Things to do in Mansfield Ohio – Biblewalk Wax Museum

Things to do in Mansfield Ohio Biblewalk Wax Museum Jonah and the Whale

If you’re looking for things to do in Mansfield Ohio consider a visit to the Biblewalk Wax Museum. With over 300 life size wax figures it’s a treat you’re whole family can enjoy. When I first read about the museum over at The Traveling Praters, I knew I had to visit. When we travel with […]

The Essential Children’s Party Checklist

kids birthday party checklist

If you ask any child what their favorite day of the year is, more than likely the answer will be their birthday. Unlike Christmas, this is the one day on the calendar that is totally dedicated to them and no one else and we all know children love to be the centre of attention. Lots […]

Organizing Children’s Parties – The Stress Free Guide

Organizing Childrens Parties

A time of joy for any parent, children’s birthdays are always a highlight of the year and of course what better way to celebrate your child’s birthday than by throwing a party. However, although it is a time for celebration and joy, the process of organizing a party can be a stressful experience. Through this […]

Free Things to Do in Maryland – Thomas Issac Log Cabin Historic Ellicott City

Free Things to Do in Maryland Thomas Issac Log Cabin Historic Ellicott City

During our day trip treasure hunt of free sights to see in Historic Ellicott City, we came across the Thomas Issac Log Cabin. The cabin was donated by Fannie Stranton and Family in 1988 and reconstructed on this site in the late 20th century. The impressive log and pitch cabin was originally built circa 1780 […]

Tips For Throwing A Perfect Birthday Party For Children

Tips For Throwing A Perfect Birthday Party For Children

Something that can be very stressful but shouldn’t be, is throwing your child’s birthday party. Not only can it be time consuming to organize, but you worry whether your child and their guests are going to enjoy it or not. The same birthday parties are thrown time and time again, so why not do something […]

Free Things to Do in Maryland – The Firehouse Museum Ellicott City

Firehouse Museum in Ellicott City Maryland

This past weekend the children and I joined our friends on a day trip to Ellicott City’s Historic District. It’s a charming town with lots of character and it’s only 20 minutes from where we live. Amongst the many quaint shops, eateries and historic venues is The Firehouse Museum. Although it’s a small museum it […]

Family Fun at Patapsco Valley State Park Catonsville, Maryland

Patapsco Valley State Park Swinging Bridge

If you’re looking for outdoor family activities less than an hour’s drive from Baltimore and Annapolis, don’t forget to check out Patapsco Valley State Park this summer. The park offers tons of family-friendly options for kids of all ages, and Patapsco Valley’s campsites and cabin rentals make it the perfect destination whether you’re just interested […]

10 Day Trip Essentials to Keep on Hand When Visiting State Parks

10 Day Trip Essentials When Visiting State Parks

State parks are fantastic destinations for day trips with the family. These public resources are the perfect places for enjoying a hike or nature walk, building a sand castle, or simply enjoying the great outdoors. If you are planning a day trip to a state park, you will need to pack a few essentials to […]

Hot Off The Grill – Tips for Making Summer Grilling Safe and Healthy

summer grilling with family

` Summer is almost officially here and it is the time of year when getting outside to cook and eat can be great fun. You may be a regular at grilling, but would like to make it more interesting, or you may be a novice who doesn’t feel comfortable or has heard grilling may not […]

A Day of Spin Art Fun, Games and Crafts at Artsy Partsy Glen Burnie, Maryland

spin art

The kids had a blast yesterday at the Grand Opening of Artsy Party in Glen Burnie, Maryland. The free event included Spin Art, bird house painting, balloon pet art, games, macaroni bracelet crafts provided by Macaroni Kid of Pasadena and the kids got to enjoy time with Queen Elsa, Princess Ana, Rapunzel and Belle from […]