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Ideas For Surviving Snowmageddon 2015 With Kids


Snow. It’s every kid’s favorite part of winter – especially when so much of it falls that schools declare a snow day! But things are a bit different when schools close…and then multiple states start declaring a state of emergency. Snowmageddon 2015 is here, and it’s not looking pretty. Kids may still be thrilled at the day off from school, but parents might be a bit less excited at the sudden prospect of keeping a house full of energetic kiddos cabin fever-free during an extreme…

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3 Tips to Throw a Fall Harvest Party


In a few short days, the summer season will have officially ended. Rest assured, it will come again next year but, until then, welcome in fall with a harvest party. The leaves are changing colors, pumpkins make their appearance and warm drinks replace their chilled counterparts from summertime. Fall is a season characterized by Halloween and Thanksgiving, but there is no need to reserve the fall celebration for just a few holidays when you have three months to enjoy it. Using the following three tips,…

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It’s National Peach Month: How To Throw a Peach Party


Did you know August is National Peach Month? Ronald Reagan awarded the fruit with its own month in 1982 to recognize the role it plays in the economy, as well as to promote its incorporation into diets around the country. The healthy fruit boasts a sweet, juicy taste and vibrant color that are perfect combinations for a summer party. So keep former President Reagan’s dream alive and showcase the delicious fruit by planning your very own peach party.  

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5 Party Basics with a Classy Twist


With a new school year approaching, children everywhere are groaning over the end of the summer and impending classes; but for parents, the arrival of August means a little more quiet time, and that is a cause for celebration. While the kids spend their last few days in the summer sun, why not make use of the evenings to celebrate the arrival of the school year in style with other parents? Here are a few party basics that can be exchanged for items with a…

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Kids’ Crafts To Keep Summertime Boredom At Bay

Kids Crafts

  Most kids rejoice when the school bell rings for the final time in May or June, because they know they have 3 months of playtime before they have to be back in that classroom again. Not every parent shares this sentiment, though. 3 months of kids’ playtime likely means 3 months of activities for parents to think up! Kid’s crafts are a time-tested way to keep kids busy, so here are a few for you and the kids to try out!

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Beating The Heat At Your Summer Party

Summer Party

How to Keep Your Partygoers Safe and Comfortable Planning a barbeque or outdoor party is a great way to keep up with all your family and friends this summer. Many areas experience beautiful weather that can make your guests want to chat outside all day. However, the summer heat can go from nice and warm to oppressive in a very short time. A pool is a great way for guests to cool off, but not everyone is lucky enough to have one. So here are…

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Cool Evening Party Ideas For Summer

Night Party

When The Sun Goes Down, The Fun Is Just Beginning! With summer now upon us and the rays from the hot sun beating down, it can be a daunting task to put together an outdoor party. Even with cold drinks and a pool, sometimes the heat is just too much for guests to stay comfortable. However, you do have other options. A great way to keep your guests cool and happy is to host your party at night. A late evening start time when the…

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7 Fun Party Ideas To Liven Up Your Summer Schedule


Need an excuse to throw a party this summer? Here are seven of them! One of the best parts of summer is all of the long, stretching warm weekends that you have to hang out with your friends and family by the pool, at the beach, or even in your own backyard. However, you do not have to wait until the 4th of July or Labor Day to get all of your friends together to celebrate the season. There are a number of fun excuses…

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Fun DIY Outdoor Games That Will Entertain Your Kids This Summer

DIY Games

The summer will fly by when your children play these fun summer games! It is no secret that summer is a favorite season for kids all over the country. No school, no homework— just long afternoons full of fun in the sun and play dates with their friends! However, once the excitement and the freedom from school has lost its freshness, it’s easy for kids to fall into a summer rut of playing video games and watching TV all day long. However, why not break…

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5 Tips For Throwing A Great Summer BBQ Party

family BBQ

The smell of fresh cut grass, the taste of watermelon and the feeling of your skin soaking up the warm sun; it must be summer. Backyard BBQ’s have been a long standing tradition in the United States, but it’s sometimes easy to get bogged down in the details. To help you throw a great barbecue in order to kick of the season, here are 5 summer BBQ tips to help work out all the kinks.

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