San Diego’s Only Halloween Parade

Photo by: San Diego.org Things are getting spooky this weekend all over San Diego. It's Halloween weekend, and you certainly don’t want to miss out the fun-filled events that are going on throughout the city. Get your costumes out for The Boulevard Boo Parade. This Saturday, October 29th, 2016 will be the 12th year of […]

Back to School Recipes

Photo courtesy of Laura Fuentes. Before we know it, it will be all permission slips, homework, and chasing down the bus in the morning. The school year is almost upon us. As the days get shorter with the fall season, it always seems like it takes an extra hour along with it. Lunches are packed […]

A Story Before Bedtime

Imagine reading a bedtime story to your children while you are thousands of miles apart. A Story Before Bedtime, is on a mission to connect families through reading. Stories are recorded in your own voice and then sent to your family where they can follow along in the book as you read. You no longer […]

Easter Crafts

Photo courtesy of Spoon Fork Bacon. Easter is a great time to pull up chairs to the crafting table (and pull out some plastic to protect the carpet – I’m looking at you egg dye). This year, if you are looking beyond the box for an Easter egg decorating method, give these impossibly creative methods […]

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Photo courtesy of The Cookie Rookie. Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage Sliders with Guinness Mustard If you are after a gourmet Irish meal, without oodles of extra time, try this slow cooker recipe. Dump it all in the crock, flip a switch, and hours later you can come home to tender melt-in-your-mouth corned beef. […]

Free SAT & ACT Prep

While filling in bubbles with a number two pencil, might be in our pasts, chances are your children might still have standardized testing in their future. If your student is thinking about continued education, the SAT and ACT can have a big impact on what schools they can attend. There are a lot of preparation […]

Personalized Chocolate Messages for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and traditional gifts are about to make their debut. If you’ve sent bouquets of red roses, cuddly stuffed bears, and good ol’ heart shaped boxes of chocolates, then you are in good company. If you are looking for a fun twist this year, ChocolateText.com offers customizable boxes of chocolates. It’s […]

Valentine’s Day Crafts

Photo coutrest of Dandee Whether your Valentine’s Day is filled with child’s crafts and trails of glitter, or a date night out and trails of rose petals, the time leading up to February 14th is a great time for a good old DIY or two. Have a weekend or weeknight free with the kiddos? Try […]

Holiday Party Host and Hostess Gifts

Photo credit: Oh Happy Day The holidays have a way of multiplying social engagements. There are work holiday parties, Christmas get-togethers with family, and gatherings with friends. With each fun-filled event, comes the Host or Hostess gift dilemma. There’s the classic bottle of wine or box of chocolates (and there’s not a thing wrong with […]

Companies that Ship to APO & FPO Addresses

The Holidays are nearly here. Just because a family member is oversees, doesn’t mean they are far from our hearts. Shipping gifts to our service members can often be difficult and, in some cases, it can cost more than the gift. Here is a list of retailers that ship to APO and FPO addresses, often […]

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