Moving can be a big adjustment—especially for children. Regardless of how far you’re moving, the transition may bring up difficult feelings for your kids, so it’s important to reframe their thinking and promote the positive aspects of relocating. There are different strategies and tools for preparing your child, but one way you can help them get excited about the move is to throw them a going away party!
After you have moved into a brand-new house, getting to know your neighbors can be one of the best ways to make it feel like home. Not only can it help you feel safer knowing who is living next door, but it can also improve your quality of life and make living in your community much more enjoyable. So, how can you meet your neighbors after moving to a new home? Read more.
The holiday season is in full swing, which for many means hosting houseguests, dinner parties and end-of-the-year celebrations. But with the joys of entertaining comes increased foot traffic and greater risk of damage to your home’s flooring. How can you help protect your carpet, tile and hardwoods from spills, stains, scratches and other holiday havoc? […]
So Father’s Day is just around the corner and you don’t have a gift? No need to panic. Whether you have a few days or just a few hours remaining before the moment of truth, our list of last-minute gift ideas for Dad should have you covered. A concert or sporting event It only takes […]
If you plan to celebrate Pi Day by indulging in a slice or two (or 3.14…) of delicious pie, we’ve got you covered! At least one of the following recipes is sure to become a constant (pun intended!) in your kitchen. Best Apple Pie. Is it the buttery crust? Or perhaps the sweet apple filling? […]
Want to score extra points with friends and family on game day? We’re here to help! Add any of these delicious dips to your starting lineup; then sit back and wait for the crowd to go wild: 7-Layer Bean Dip. Football and bean dip go hand-in-hand, and this easy-to-follow recipe boasts seven layers of fabulous […]
Does your son or daughter insist on ringing in the new year, but lack the stamina to stay up until the ball drops? Not to worry! Following are some “Noon Year’s Eve” necessities to help your kiddo get a jump start on the year ahead (the celebration begins at 10 a.m., sharp, on December 31!) […]
New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, and so are confetti-filled celebrations and choruses of Auld Lang Syne. If you’re seeking inspiration for a unique spin on traditional NYE festivities, look no further: here are four creative party ideas that will make your soiree truly sensational! Follow the call of the disco ball A […]
No Thanksgiving meal is complete without a generous slice of homemade pie. For many, this sweet treat is just as important as the turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes—if not more so! If you’re searching for a pie recipe to impress your loved ones this holiday, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up seven […]
Independence Day is Wednesday, but it’s not too late to add spark to your menu. These recipes combine delicious ingredients that also happen to have patriotic shades of red, white and blue. Jazz up your picnic table—and pay homage to your country—with these four exciting dishes for the Fourth! 1. Red Velvet Pancakes with Coconut […]