Monthly Archives: December 2015

10 Museums with Special Programs for Special Needs Children

Here is a great list of 10 children’s museums across the country and some of the ways they are accommodating families who have children with special needs. Whether on vacation or near home, children’s museums are a wonderful place for families to bond; kids love these carefully crafted playgrounds, where they […] Read more…

32nd Annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade Promises to be the Most ‘Unforgettable’ Special Yet!

Ariana Grande

Robin Roberts returns to host the “Disney Parks Unforgettable Christmas Celebration” with performances by Jason Derulo, Ariana Grande, Seal, Reba McEntire and more. This Christmas, Disney Parks celebrates not only the joy of the holiday season, but the unforgettable family moments it has helped guests create over the past sixty […] Read more…

Easy Baking Substitutions

  As the busy baking season approaches, most of us a bound to run short of something or other. Here are some of the most successful baking substitutions for a bakers’ dozen of popular ingredients. Baking Powder: Combine 2 parts cream of tartar to 1 part baking soda Brown Sugar: For each cup […] Read more…

Top Five Tips to Maintain Your Car in the Winter #Giveaway

Ice, rain, snow and freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on your car. To keep your family safe on the slippery roads this winter, it’s important to take a few simple winterization steps.  According to the International Carwash Association, proper maintenance can also go a long way in helping preserve the […] Read more…

8 Tips for Amazing Holiday Cookies

8 tips for holiday cookies

Shortbread for Santa, Hanukkah sweets, New Year’s treats—whatever traditions you hold dear, cookies are key at holiday time. With these few simple pointers on measuring, mixing (not too much!), size, and more, you can make this the year for mastering the art of cookie baking. Read on for eight essential […] Read more…

Surprise and Delight with a Gift Basket from Sprouts #PassTheJoy #Giveaway

#PasstheJoy with Sprouts Farmers Market

(Disclosure: I have been compensated for this post by Sprouts, but all opinions and selections are my own.) I was so happy when Sprouts opened closer to my home. My sister has bragged about her Sprouts store for years and I was always jealous. I wanted to buy fresh, beautiful […] Read more…

Holiday Hotel Packages for Families

‘Tis the season for colorful lights, hot cocoa, visits with Santa Claus and, most importantly, time with family. Enjoy one of these special holiday hotel packages and escape to a festive destination for a night or weekend this season. The Inn at Christmas Place – Pigeon Forge, Tennessee With a name like […] Read more…