6 Activities to Help You Get Out of a Funk

Being in a funk isn’t fun for anyone, but it’s something that we all experience from time to time. While there isn’t any single cause for being in a less-than-ideal mood, there are ways that you can improve your mood and get out of a funk. Here are some things that you can do to boost your mood and say goodbye to that funk. 

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Beat Boredom: Ideas for Keeping the Whole Family Happy

Keeping the entire household entertained is a big ask. Some people want to stay in and stare at their devices. Others want to dust off their hiking boots and go exploring outdoors. Some family members don’t care what happens as long as they get fed. Managing the expectations of your nuclear tribe can be likened to putting out fires in a matchstick factory that’s just found out – in the most telling way – that it’s perched atop an active volcano. Good luck. 

Finding the right entertainment around birthdays is much easier. Toys are the fastest way into the good books of your little ones (for example, check out the best gifts for 4 year old girl for inspiration). But toys can’t always be relied upon to provide the light relief that your family needs when everyone is under each other’s feet and you need to get out of the house for a while. Ready for some ideas on how to beat the boredom? Let’s begin.

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12 Ways to Spend a Rainy Day with Your Family

Rain may ruin some plans but it certainly brings new possibilities in people’s lives. It’s not true that sunny days inspire great things – the rainy ones also have their advantages. They are ideal for a family to spend quality time together and have fun. So, get your umbrellas ready because here come 12 ways to spend a rainy day with your family and eagerly wait for another one.

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Perfect Family Night with ThinkFun Games!

One of my favorite aspects about the holidays is the fact that more family time seems to pop up. It’s not like family time is moot the rest of the year but, the holidays just seem to make it easier. ThinkFun Games is one of our go-to ideas for the family nights we enjoy so much during the holidays. 

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4 Hobbies That Will Take Your Breath Away and Offer Fun Memories for Your Family

Life is full of moments that can take your breath away if you give them a chance to shine. People are often too busy to enjoy moments of quiet beauty, but these four hobbies should help create fun memories for your family. Consider the ones you feel most comfortable with.

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Head to the Pool or Beach with Custom Personalized Beach Towels this Summer

It has been a pleasure working with our partner, Gifts for You Now. They provided items for review in exchange for our honest opinion. 

This summer my family will be at the water park at least once a week.  We love to play in the wave pool and sit around on our towels chatting as we dry off.  I sometimes sit on the chair for an hour or more while the kids play in the pool.  Now I can easily find my chairs in a snap because they are covered with my custom personalized beach towels that really stand out.

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Family Fun at Hollywood Wax Museum in Branson!

If you want to have a blast without breaking the bank, you seriously need to hit up Hollywood Wax Museum in Branson, MO. I have always lived within an hour and a half of Branson my entire life. I’ve been so many times, I’ve lost count. I always remembering gawking at the large ape on the building when I was little. However, my family and I just never got around to going to the Hollywood Wax Museum.

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How to Plan the Perfect Garden Party

Are you thinking about throwing a garden party this summer? If so, you’ll probably be giving careful thought to all the aspects of the party from settings to food/drink menus to mood music.

One of the first things to look at is the size of your garden and the number of guests that it could realistically hold. You might initially feel like throwing the invites wide open, only to later realize that space is a bit tight, so take the time to determine who you’d most like to attend and work from there until you’ve reached a reasonable maximum. Once you’ve finalized the guest list, you can begin sending out invites to get a clear picture of expected attendance.
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