Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe

Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip

The kids are all heading back to school soon and we’re ready to have one last summer bash for Labor Day. It’s still nice and warm here in North Carolina, so we’re planning a cook-out with some friends at a local park. Our friends are all coming to join us and we’re looking forward to spending […]

Don’t Let Bugs Feel At Home – $4,500 Sweepstakes

Bugs on the Back Porch

We like to keep the house clean. The kids are responsible for cleaning up their belongings and tidying up their rooms. My husband and I try to keep our things put away and do our part to clean the house. We vacuum the carpets, sweep and mop the hardwoods and keep the house clean. So […]

Q’s Race to the Top

Q's Race to the Top

A couple of years ago, our family used to have a weekly game night. We didn’t have a lot of games, though, and the ones that we did have were often too confusing or long for the kids to really understand and enjoy. I’ve been meaning to start up game night again for a while, […]

“Here’s to the Music” — A Family Break in Musical Vienna


The Austrian capital city, Vienna, is a historic European destination and makes for a great choice of family vacation. This is certainly true for music lovers, as Vienna is the birthplace of the waltz and operettas and there are some impressive musical attractions to see. Below are just a few of the places that can give […]

10 Back to School Must Haves

OshKosh Back to School Clothing

I love Back-to-School time! Not because the kids are going back to school – that part makes me sad. I’ll miss having long days of fun at the pool, in the yard and just having fun around the house. So while it will be nice to have a tiny bit more time for myself (while the […]