Backyard DIY

Light up the night

A DIY project with mason jars that mom can enjoy with dad after the kids are asleep. The nights are getting warmer and the backyard beckons you to spend time out there even after the sun goes down. Unless, you’re looking to channel your full nocturnal skills and dance only by moonlight, dancing by candlelight […]

Give the gift of pesto

Easy to grow. And make. If you’re looking for a local (and we mean local) meal to serve the special mom in your life, pesto is a winner even if you rarely go through the cabinets in your kitchen.  It’s almost a lock that you have pasta, olive oil, salt, and pepper in the house […]

Stay Close To Home With Obstacle Course Fun

Photo Credit: Chris Crandall We’re not going to tell you how awesome obstacle courses are for kids of all ages.  We’re just going to tell you to enjoy Howard Cosell’s obstacle course play-by-play from the 1980 version of Battle of the Network Stars. So many great Cosell moments.  Including his energetic “AND LOOK AT BAIO GET […]

Plant A Blueberry Bush In Your Backyard

Planting a tree is great but when it comes to family time ROI for yard work nothing can beat a few blueberry bushes. Here are a few tips to make it as painless as possible. Picking There are many varieties to choose from but the key is to select a few varieties that bear fruit […]