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10 money savings ideas for a summer BBQ

There’s no question about it: summer is the season for cookouts. Every get-together comes with a cost, though, and barbecues can get especially expensive if you’re not careful. There are a few ways that you can save a little cash, though, while still giving your guests a party to remember…. Read more

5 no-oven recipes that will let you keep your kitchen cool

Winter is all about oven roasted vegetables and hearty entrees, but when the weather starts to get warmer, the last thing you’ll want is to make your home even hotter by using the oven. For days like this, you’ll need an arsenal of no-oven recipes to turn to. Here are… Read more

Keep your kids happy on an unplugged camping weekend

Surrounding yourself with nature for a few days can be a welcome break from the daily grind of staring at screens. Camping offers a chance to enjoy some peace and quiet and relax in the great outdoors. But, those feeling might not be shared by your kids. If they’re used… Read more

7 Activities to keep kids active during summer

Remember the feelings of joy that came with the end of the school year? That final bell rung, signaling the start of months of unfettered free time and sunshine. But you probably also remember a point during your school-less summers where you were just bored. To make sure your kids’… Read more

Indoor kids activities for a rainy day

Whether you’re parenting or babysitting, keeping kids entertained always presents a challenge. It can be hard to strike a balance between giving them the freedom to occupy themselves and structuring an activity that’s actually enriching. This becomes even more difficult when you have to stay inside because of the weather…. Read more