2018 Winter Olympics Info

2018 Winter Olympics Info

The 2018 Winter Olympics will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9-25, 2018. Tonight, February 9, you can watch the opening ceremony. Here is the 2018 Winter Olympics schedule for your convenience. This way you can keep up with your favorite events. There are 15 sports in the 2018 Winter Olympics and a total of 102 events. Figure skating is one of the most popular that we all … Continue Reading →
Grand Military Parade is Grand Waste of Money

Grand Military Parade is Grand Waste of Money

Now President Trump wants a “grand military parade” to showcase the “might of American’s armed forces”. Ugh. Let me give you a few points about my political opinions first: I am always anti-war. This doesn’t mean I don’t understand that the way our world works and that wars will continue to happen, big and small. But my take is always peace, love and diplomacy first. I am not anti-military personnel. … Continue Reading →
8 Tips For The Best Family Photo Sessions

8 Tips For The Best Family Photo Sessions

Taking family photos is important for our memories. Whether you are taking the photos yourself or using a professional photographer there are some things you can do to make sure you get the best family photo sessions possible. Tips for the Best Family Photo Sessions: Get Close The people in your photos should be close together. This adds warmth to the photo and eliminates empty space. Putting the people at … Continue Reading →
Assistive Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Assistive Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Assistive technology can improve everyday life for people of all ages. We think often of assistive technology and assistive items to help with those who are older but they can help people of all ages who need help in everyday life. Many think of “technology” as new or hi-tech items but in fact there are both advanced and simple assistive technology tools of all kinds. With Americans staying in their … Continue Reading →
Free New Year’s Printable Forms and Questions

Free New Year’s Printable Forms and Questions

Happy New Year! We are about to ring out 2017 and ring in the new year of 2018. I have created another free printable for the New Year again this year. A few years ago I had done this and it was quite popular so I updated and added to it for the end of 2017 and beginning of 2018. You can use these printables at a party on New … Continue Reading →
Christmas & Holiday Party Games

Christmas & Holiday Party Games

We all have lots of parties and get-togethers during the Christmas and holiday season and Christmas games are always fun. I’ve gathered up some Christmas games for you and your family, friends, office, classrooms, and any other group to play during the season. Some use gifts, some do not. Pick and choose the Christmas games that will work best for your party. Don’t be afraid to adjust the details or … Continue Reading →
Free Texts from Santa Claus

Free Texts from Santa Claus

There are several “services” that offer texts from Santa Claus for your kids. While you can use those you can also fake these texts on your own with the help from friends or family. Depending on the age of your kids and how tech savvy they are (kids are really savvy these days) will determine how much effort you need to put into this. Free Texts from Santa Claus Pick … Continue Reading →
What is Your Elf Name (2017)

What is Your Elf Name (2017)

Do you know your elf name? Use the list below to find your full elf name for the 2017 holiday season! For your first name use the day of the month you were born, for your middle name use the month you were born and for your last name use the first letter of your first name. Put them altogether and you have you elf name for the 2017 holidays! … Continue Reading →
Streaming the Holidays – Christmas Shows on Netflix

Streaming the Holidays – Christmas Shows on Netflix

As a kid I could only see Christmas shows once a year and it was imperative that I watched them. Now days we stream everything so I am hunting down the Christmas and holiday shows on my streaming services. Here is what I found on Netflix surrounding the holidays. My favorite on this list is White Christmas, a wonderful Christmas movie with Bing Crosby! I found 107 holiday related shows … Continue Reading →
Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

I love Christmas stockings so I decided to compose a list of stocking stuffer ideas. These are all inexpensive ideas also, no big ticket items on this list just because they are small. Growing up we always had a stocking from Santa plus my Grandma H. always made stockings for the kids that we could open on Christmas Eve as soon as we wanted. Since Grandma H. has passed I … Continue Reading →