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How to Save on Theme Park Passes

Good BBQ, the smell of funnel cakes, scary rides, and your kids' ice cream melting all over make for a great day at your favorite theme park- but if you can find a way to throw in savings- it's PERFECTION!   When it comes to vacationing who doesn't love a visit to a hair raising, fun theme park? Whether it's a day trip or a long weekend with the family, after you add up the … Read More...

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The Ultimate Travel Packing List

Here is your Ultimate Travel Packing List! Check off as you pack and take this list out the door with you to ensure you got it all.  Nobody wants to be caught off-guard without something essential and this is double true if you have the family with you! Before we get to the actual list […]

how to save on theme park passes

How to Save on Theme Park Passes

Good BBQ, the smell of funnel cakes, scary rides, and your kids’ ice cream melting all over make for a great day at your favorite theme park- but if you can find a way to throw in savings- it’s PERFECTION!   When it comes to vacationing who doesn’t love a visit to a hair raising, […]

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Resurrection Treasure Hunt – Scavenger Hunt Ideas Series

Easter is upon us and I am happy to share with you the newest Printable in our Scavenger Hunt Ideas Series.  Easter is such a special time for our family.  As Christians it is a time for us to meditate on the incredible love of the uncreated God who humbled himself and took on flesh, […]

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Upcycle Old T-Shirts with this Dip Dye Technique

  I’m not sure if it’s my shape or what but I have at least half a dozen long sleeve shirts that just do nothing for me, so when I saw an Upcycle T-Shirt Project on Pinterest, using the Dip Dye method, I knew I had to give it a go.  When most people think […]

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Road Trip Games & Ways to Keep the Kids Entertained on a Long Drive

This list of road trip games and activities is designed to keep the party goin’ and the peace flowin’ long after the excitement of leaving town has worn off. It’s true that if you are traveling any real distance, it takes a while longer to get to your destination.  And with kids it can take […]

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Teaching Kids the Value of Hard Work & Finding Their Passion

As you know from our love for all things entrepreneurial, we are always keen on finding tasks or jobs for kids to do.  Even though our kids are young, we want them to grow up to be hard working, determined, creative, self sufficient, happy individuals.   Of coarse, working hard is a lot easier to […]

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An Unusual Classroom at the Pacific Science Center

What you will find in the bathrooms at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle may make your stomach turn, but I assure you, the kids will learn a thing or two!  You are there to expand your knowledge after all and the folks at the education center came up with a disgusting lesson about the […]

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Little Passports – Teaching Kids to Celebrate Culture and Diversity

If you read my last post about Teaching Kids About Diversity you remember that one of our favorite (and easiest) ways to do so is by traveling with them.  While new environments and people groups lend nicely towards teaching our kids about the beauty of diversity, traveling isn’t something most of us can do full time. […]

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Lunch Love Notes

I hope you are enjoying our new Love Notes Series.  I have some really sweet ones in the queue ready to share with you guys.  I’m trying to make them different sizes to mix it up a bit. The few times I have sent my kids Love Notes in their lunches, they commented on it […]

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Teaching Kids the Value of Diversity and Cultural Difference

I grew up in a home where diversity was celebrated and cultural differences were enjoyed.  From a young age we welcomed exchange students from different parts of the world into our home and learned about their religion, families, cultures, and favorite foods. Some of them stayed for just a few days and some stayed for […]