Old School Board Games are still great entertainment for the family. 8 choices for young and old. Classic Board Games. Family Game Night.
Last week we snuck over the great Orange Curtain that divides Orange County and Riverside County in California and spent a few days at Knott's Berry Farm and hanging out with family visiting the area. We passed right by the more popular and well known theme park (aka The House of Mouse) for a variety… Continue reading A Fun Day at Knott’s Berry Farm
One place you probably don’t want to be during spring break is anywhere near Florida! That may be the place for college students, but it’s probably not the destination you would choose if you have a family. Instead of choosing potential party places, try one of these spring break travel ideas for families. Beaches If… Continue reading Spring Break Travel Ideas for Families
Researching your Family Tree can be a fascinating but overwhelming undertaking. With today's technology it is easier than ever to find out where your ancestors came from. But with all of that information out there it might seem daunting to begin. Fear not! I have some tips from my own experience to help you get… Continue reading Researching your Family Tree: Practical tips for Beginners
One of my biggest pet peeves right now are the picture hoarders in my life. Those people that have their camera at the ready at gatherings of family and friends, clicking away like a fiend and then let those pictures sit on their memory cards to die a slow silent death until they are deleted to… Continue reading Don’t be a Photo Hoarder!
This week has exhausted me. It wasn't that we did anything overly taxing or that J kept us up more than usual. I finally came to the realization that it is because we have been completely thrown off our routine since Saturday. Instead of going to our normal local church we piled in the car… Continue reading Give me boring routine any day.
I got some advice from two nonagenarians this week about their secrets to a long life. Technically my father in law is only 89 1/2, but I say close enough. And, if you met him you would be shocked that he is that old, he is still in fantastic shape. He had a heart attack 35 years ago, and besides a… Continue reading The secret to long life?
We finally bit the bullet and went out to get smart phones this morning. No more cheapy prepaid flip phones for us. We knew pretty much what we wanted so we headed to Best Buy right when it opened. I picked a vacuum and a printer (finally!) and we headed to the mobile department. We… Continue reading I have a new sister!