Saturday family fun, Applebee's copycat recipes, and halloween costumes

Our family the best day yesterday, so fun getting out and about soaking up the sun, and just enjoying the lovely fall weather. We tried on every mask in Party city, Shopped until we dropped at walmart, Bought halloween costumes for the grandbabies, and ate some delicious stuff at Applebee's that had me coming home looking for copycat recipes for their chicken wonton tacos, beer cheese, and spinach artichoke dip. I love Applebee's 3 appetizers for $12.99 menu option.. You get so much food, normally I bring home leftovers, but not today. ...more

Nature Photo Craft Activity

Make these nature inspired photo frames from recycled materials....more

How to Have a "Yes Day"

  I planted ideas leading up to the day, "So, if on 'YES Day,' you ask for ice cream for breakfast, what would I have to say?"Yes!"If on 'YES Day,' you want to swim all day at the pool, what would I say?"Yes!...more

Day Trip - The Bay Area Discovery Museum

Recently, we went to the Bay Area Discovery Museum. They have a free admission day on the first Wednesday of every month, which we've known for ages (or for about a year, but whatever), but have never taken advantage of for one silly reason or another. But yesterday we were determined, and I'm so glad we went! ...more

Relief for Cabin Fever: Fun Indoor Kid Activities

As a kid growing up in Minnesota, I spent more than a few chilly afternoons bundled up in layers and sent outdoors to go sledding, skiing or skating when the temp stayed in the single digits. ...more