Hello for Today

We are on day 10 of social distancing and a few days in on isolation as well.  On Friday the 13th at the close of the school day, it was announced that we would be off for the next two … Continue reading →

15 Things to Do While Social Distancing

1. Bake, we made doughnut holes for breakfast and have stocked up on baking supplies to get us through a few weeks. One of our favorites found here. 2. Play some games on Alexa, just finished Song Quiz and Jeopardy. … Continue reading →

But I’m Still Your Friend

After college, I moved five times in the first seven years. I worked in three different school districts in three different states, then I got married and had a family. We stayed still for another bunch of years before a … Continue reading →

I Miss Disney Junior

Sometimes a new Doc McStuffins or Paw Patrol will pop on the DVR out of nowhere. We all will get a little chuckle , but it makes me a little sad. I miss Wild Kratts , Arthur, and Odd Squad … Continue reading →

Getting Our Ski Legs

If you have been a long time follower, then you know we ski as a family activity each winter.  You may also remember some sensory and clothing issues that have plagued my youngest. We have worked really hard and spent … Continue reading →

Great Deals Winter Ski/Outdoor Gear

We shop both local (Top of the Slope) and online for great winter gear.  If there is one thing we have learned since moving back to Northeastern Pennsylvania,  it’s that good gear can make your winter more enjoyable.  No need … Continue reading →

Stock Up On Target Gift Cards

Today only it’s 10% off Target gift cards. While this isn’t a spectacular deal, it’s one that’s pretty practical. Here’s why. We all spend money at Target anyway so even if shopping for the family it’s 5% more than the … Continue reading →

Crossing the Finish Line

I believe there is an old saying that goes something to this effect, “Childhood is a journey not a race.”  This sounds wonderful and I believe we’d all likely agree with this adage. Yet, when I look at my children’s … Continue reading →

Lands End Snow Pants under $25

Lands End has great iron knee snow pants that will keep your child both warm and comfortable.  We have this set and they are durable and waterproof! Use code LEFLANNEL to get this down to $21.98! … Continue reading →

Fourth and Fifth Graders Ski Free in PA

There is a wonderful program open to all students in fourth and fifth grade to ski free this winter in Pennsylvania. The way it works is for $35 before December 1, you submit proof that your child is a fourth … Continue reading →