2 Easy DIY Baby Costumes That Won’t Break The Bank

If you need a cute baby costume for Halloween this year but do not want to spend a lot of money, then consider making an outfit. Here are 2 easy DIY baby costumes that are inexpensive, cute, and easy to make. Animal Costumes First, animal costumes are extremely easy to make, and you can use them for girls and boys. Pick an animal that is largely one color to start. Read More 

Does Your Child Want To Play The Guitar?

If your child has shown an interest in playing a musical instrument and he has chosen the guitar, they have made an excellent choice. Here are some things that you can do to help them be successful. Commitment is Important - Does your child understand that they will have to be committed to practice time in order to do well on the guitar?  Consider sitting down with your child to set up a practice schedule. Read More 

4 Fun Uses For Christmas Lights During The Summer

Did you spend loads of money on commercial LED Christmas lights last year, only to put them away in a box until the next holiday season? Why not get them back out this summer? Christmas lights can add a beautiful ambiance to your outdoor design. Here are some fun ideas to try: String Lights on a Pergola If you have a pergola, try stringing lights through the top rungs. You may even want to place some chairs or other seating under the pergola so you and your guests can enjoy the glow. Read More 

How To Encourage Your Family To Drink More Water

You probably understand the importance of drinking water, but it can be tough to encourage your kids and the rest of your family members to drink as much water as they should. Although it might seem like a losing battle, there are things that you can do to encourage your loved ones to drink more of the water that is so good for their health. Try these tips, and you just might see an improvement in water consumption in your household. Read More 

Channel Italy In Your Patio Garden

Who doesn't dream of an Italian vacation? Imagine the sights and sounds of the seaside with thriving plant life and charming stucco buildings. Well, make over your patio so that you think of Italy every time you step out your back door. Colors of the Mediterranean Obviously you can find any color in Italy. Yet as Better Homes and Gardens points out, red clay, rich green and aged patinas are what people associate with the Mediterranean. Read More