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5 Easy Lunch Ideas For Kids That Are Healthy

By taking advantage of these healthy, easy lunch ideas for kids, you will be providing your children with the energy they need to make...

5 Best Family Winter Vacations

Family winter vacations give you endless possibilities that will please even the pickiest member of your family. Whether you want to indulge in the...

Planning a Great Summer Trip with Help from Banana Boat®

Planning a great summer trip for the whole family requires work. It starts with reservations, continues with packing all the essentials, and even includes...

How to Get the Best Back to School Shopping Deals

It’s not Black Friday, but back to school shopping ranks up there as one of the busiest times of the year. Whether it’s second...

5 Healthy, Easy Dinner Ideas

 Dinner Ideas Is your dinner menu stuck in a rut? It happens to all of us. To spice things up and keep both the kids...

First Mother’s Day – 10 Unique Gifts for New Mom

The first ever Mother’s Day in a woman’s life is a pretty big deal. She might still be adjusting to her new title, and...

Need a Great Waffle Cookbook? We’ve Got 5!

Do you need a great waffle cookbook now that you've invested in a waffle maker? If you've recently invested in a waffle maker you...

Tips for Hosting Your Own Summer Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics start in less than 2 months! Hopefully you're already eating some delicious international food, and reading excellent kids' books from around...

10 Terrific Thanksgiving Books For Kids

Ah, the holidays are here! Every year they seem to sneak up on me just as I am grieving the end of Summer, feeling...

How to Enjoy Family Vacations without Drama Weapons Lawsuits

Enjoy Family Vacations I recently joined my adult children and their families on a wonderful trip to the Oregon Coast. This is a remarkable achievement...