The Thanksgiving countdown is in full effect and it’s crunch time for preparing your feast menu and Thanksgiving table decorations. Now most people typically decorate for the fall in October, focusing mainly on Halloween accents. As soon as the Halloween festivities have passed, the jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, witches, haunted houses, etc., come down and out come the maple leaf cutouts, pumpkins, gourds, pine cones, and earth tone napkins, placemats. Thanksgiving is a holiday infused with good food and good company-friends and family alike. We are celebrating our blessings and that calls for an elegant, yet budget-friendly table setup.
These last few days in southern California have been some of the hottest days we’ve had in quite a while. We’re used to nice, warm weather, but humidity? Not so much. We’ll pull through. Sorry for complaining, friends in the Midwest and on the east coast. It’s nothing personal.
This is an image from the 2007 Hillbilly Outfield Derby Bash (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
A great way to kick off summer vacation for both children and adults is to either host or attend a pool party. Not everyone has a pool in their backyard, so it’s a real treat for some kids when they get a chance to go splash around in a pool with friends. If you’re hosting, remember that you can host a pool party at a community pool if it is not something that is available at home! Keep the following 7 tips in mind to ensure fun for everyone at the pool:
Spring is in full bloom, which means summer is not far behind. I can’t wait. The sun has already begun teasing us here in California. I know that isn’t saying much, but I promise warm days are upon us, everyone! Can you tell this is my favorite time of the year? It’s the best time to do almost every fun activity, particularly ones that involve children. Get excited with me!