Category: Holiday

Printable Christmas scavenger hunt clues, 2015 edition

Printable Christmas scavenger hunt clues, 2015 edition
Update: Find a complete list of 46 clues and printable versions here. The Christmas scavenger hunt has been a Christmas Eve tradition in my family for decades, and it ended with my brother and I getting to open one special present that evening. You can get the background and fun reasons why you should do a... Read more »

Cheap, fun stocking stuffers for teens and tweens

Cheap, fun stocking stuffers for teens and tweens
Looking for items that are cheap, fun stocking stuffers for teens and tweens? All of the items on this are small enough to fit in a stocking and won’t break the bank, as they are all less than $17. Best of all, they’re quite likely to make the person whose name is on the stocking... Read more »

9 great subscription boxes for teens and tweens, 2015 edition

9 great subscription boxes for teens and tweens, 2015 edition
Subscription boxes can be a great gift option for teens and tweens, an age group that is notoriously tough to buy for. There are subscription boxes for all different kinds of kids to appeal to varying interests, and perhaps even broaden them a bit. These boxes will make gifting the teens in your life easy... Read more »
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Veterans Day: Honoring those who served with words, flags and more

Veterans Day: Honoring those who served with words, flags and more
Veterans Day is a time to honor those who have served our nation and, as the US Department of Veterans Affairs says, “a celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.” Ceremonies and observances take place around the country and around the globe as... Read more »

11 quotes about Thanksgiving

11 quotes about Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is drawing near here in the U.S.! In honor of the occasion, here are some quotes about Thanksgiving and thanksgiving, both the holiday and the act of gratitude, from eloquent, insightful people. “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” – W. T.... Read more »

Patriotic quotes for the 4th of July

Happy birthday, USA! Here are some patriotic quotes for the 4th of July that will make you proud to be an American. You May Also Like: A patriotic quiz for the 4th of July and 4th of July facts and trivia Prior Post: 6 great coding websites and apps for tweens and teens Please like Tween... Read more »
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Fun, non-candy items for Easter baskets for tweens and teens

Not only will these 9 ideas make your kid happy, but none of the suggestions are candy or sugar, so your dentist will thank you, as well.
Last year, I shared ideas for cheap and easy items to put in the Easter baskets of your tweens and teens. You can’t give the same items year after year, so here are new ideas for fun, non-candy items for Easter baskets for tweens and teens. These won’t break the bank and are easy to... Read more »

6 ways to celebrate Pi Day 2015

6 ways to celebrate Pi Day 2015
Pi Day falls on March 14 every year. But this year, Pi Day 2015 is even more special than usual because it will be March, 14, 2015, which can be written 3-14-15. This happens only once in a century. Pi is the Greek letter “π,” and in mathematics it represents the ratio of the circumference... Read more »

7 sweet quotes about love for Valentine's Day

February means that love is in the air. If you need some inspiration or need some ideas for what to write to your loved ones, check out some of these sweet quotes about love for Valentine’s Day. You can find more great quotes about love on this post by Lipstick, Lollipops & Life. Wishing you... Read more »
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My version of a Chrismtas mircale: My tween decided to visit Santa after all

My version of a Chrismtas mircale: My tween decided to visit Santa after all
A few weeks ago, my daughter announced that she was done visiting Santa. I wrote about it here and expressed my sadness, but I accepted her decision. She had gone for 12 years, and a dozen visits was enough. She was right that she was getting a bit big for the practice, and was clear... Read more »