Summer officially started 17 days ago and 15 of them have been rainy ones here in NW Ohio. Our grass has never looked greener and our garden is flourishing however the kiddos are a tad disappointed at the lack of pool days. I am not sure when all this rain is going to let up. I decided that I need to do something. My first thought was build an Ark but that seemed too tedious a task. My second was to collate fun rainy day activities to do with kiddos. Here’s hoping my focus is on the…Continue
Added by Kat Tom on July 13, 2013 at 10:14am — No Comments
Do you and your family enjoy spending time outdoors during the evening hours? When it is nice outside, I love letting my children play outside in the backyard while I watch them. I always notice that as soon as I sit down outside it never fails the mosquitoes, other flying insects, or even ticks seem to sense that you are outside and decided to join…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 20, 2013 at 5:49pm — No Comments
I always loved summer time as a kid, it meant spending time at the pool and hanging out with my friends on the weekends. While I was growing up, my mom would often invest in a small wading pool for us so that we could swim in the backyard. A wading pool is a small pool that is usually a few feet deep and can fill it up with water so that you can swim…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 13, 2013 at 5:15pm — No Comments
One of the steps to Going Green is conserving our natural resources. And one of the natural resources that gets wasted the most is water. Here are some steps that your family can take to conserve water. This will not help our environment, but save you money as well.
1. Shower instead of bathing as…Continue
Added by Penny Roach on April 3, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
From Maggie Stiefvater, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shiver trilogy and The Raven Boys, comes the heart-stopping novel THE SCORPIO RACES. Now available in paperback—with bonus content! Learn more about this book at http://bit.ly/Scorpio-Races-Paperback YA/Teen
Added by Sheila English on March 26, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Welcome to another installment of Friday Favorites! Here, you’ll find three items that help my family in our quest to be green and healthy.
Let There Be Light
Since most of the United States has switched over to Daylight Savings Time, we can expect to enjoy more hours of sunshine each day. This is great news for those wanting to soak up more Vitamin D and chase those nasty Winter Blues away. However, it’s still necessary to use light bulbs around the…Continue
Added by Penny Roach on March 15, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
I think most people would agree that water is vitally important to good health. After all, our bodies are mainly comprised of it. And we need to replenish it frequently because it’s used by our muscles, organs and tissues and we lose water through perspiration and waste elimination. But while modern day society has embraced the concept of drinking water regularly, we have created a whole new set of problems for ourselves.
When I was a little girl, drinking water meant you needed a…Continue
I am new to this forum, but I am glad to be called a mom again. I am mom of 2, now fully grown and mature "children"; one of each sex, both equally "above average," to borrow the proud phrase from "Prairie Home Companion." Nowadays my grandchildren…Continue
Added by Nicole Hughes on July 18, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
** My son likes to make his penis talk. (Don't ask.)
** The entire household turns into assholes when my husband goes out of town.
** My kids wait to take a dump until it's time to walk out the door.
** This ass isn't gonna run itself off.
** You can never ever hug your kids too much.
** When life hands you…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 31, 2011 at 1:07pm — No Comments
We, at The Succulent Wife, thought we were done writing about Water Bottles. So, for us to write about another one it had to be pretty special…
I was given a Filtrete Water System to try out. Not unlike Brita, the Filtrete Water…Continue
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If you've ever wondered where all the germs go to party, I'm pretty sure I figured out their favorite stomping ground. Just visit any given water park, and you'll surely find a whole gaggle of germ dudes and germ dudettes gettin' their freak on. How do I know this? Cause my family just spent this past weekend at one, and I've got the mental scars (and the super sexy fever…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 20, 2011 at 10:12am — No Comments
** Cruise control scares the shit out of me.
** When you travel with kids, it's a trip. When you travel without them, it's a vacation.
** 99.9% of the water at water parks is a combination of urine and ick. Probably.
** Trying to get your kids to sleep at a water park is like trying to get a nun to pole…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 19, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
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Hint Flavored Water is sugar free and comes in many great tasting flavors!
Added by ann anderson on February 14, 2011 at 3:01pm — No Comments
After I received the lovely email from my husband about the water heater being ready to burst, we decided to shut off the hot water for the rest of the evening until the repairman could come out and fix it.
Anna and I decided to go to my parent's house which is about 40 minutes
away and eat dinner and take our baths for the evening.
The spicy smells of Italian cooking on the stove tickled my nose as we walked in to my parent's house. Anna…Continue
Added by Kendra Cameron Jarvis on November 20, 2010 at 8:31am — No Comments