Celebrating Earth Day is something we do each year, but it always includes fun activates. I hope I can inspire you to do the same with some Earth Day tips for families Take time to learn about the Earth, its geography, the planet and where it aligns with other planets, what the earth looks like… [Continue Reading]

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When I was a kid, the only thing I got in my Easter Basket was dyed hard boiled eggs and candy – chocolate and jelly beans. No toys or money or big gifts waiting outdoors. I’m not sure why things changed, but Easter can be very expensive nowadays . And in my opinion helps spoil… [Continue Reading]

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Earth Day Tips For Families

Celebrating Earth Day is something we do each year, but it always includes fun activates. I hope I can inspire you to do the same with some Earth Day tips for families

  • Take time to learn about the Earth, its geography, the planet and where it aligns with other planets, what the earth looks like from space and more. You can find videos and games online. – Brain Pop series on the Earth (paid subscription needed)and AOL videos.and About.com Geography
  • Recycle – Make recycling a habit. Find out all of the items you can recycle in your area. Check out more information on recycling.
  • Start a Garden – Grow vegetables, plants or flowers. Home Depot has a garden club and workshops for gardening projects. Many areas have garden clubs as well. Don’t forget about Urban gardens
  • Crafts for Earth Day – Crafts teach and are a lot of fun. Please upcycle instead of using new items. Some examples are making a bird house, wind chimes with shells, a watering can made of a milk jug, use cans, glass jars, paint cans and more for planters, etc.
  • Donate Clothing, Toys, etc. – Get three boxes and choosing items to keep, to give away as hand-me-downs or to donate. You can get the kids involved by going through their toys or tossing items into the boxes.
  • Shredding – Shred junk mail and old paperwork. Use the shredding paper for packing or mailing delicate items. There are other benefits to shredding too.
  • Book Donations – Donate old books to the public library, school library, or used book stores.
  • Use Paper Bags or bring your own Reusable Bag for Shopping.  You can also bring plastic bags to the store to add to their recycling boxes.
  • Have an Earth Day Party – Make healthy snacks in the shape of the Earth, trees, flowers or bugs. Use fruit, nuts, real fruit rollups and vegetables. Make upcycled crafts. Play outside.

Earth Day Tips

Earth Day is a time when we reflect on the environment and how small changes can make a big difference to work towards a cleaner, greener earth. These Earth Day tips for families can start discussions and help us to continue these actions every day. After all, we want the earth to be safe now and in the future.

What do you do to celebrate Earth Day?

Crafty Easter Basket Ideas

When I was a kid, the only thing I got in my Easter Basket was dyed hard boiled eggs and candy – chocolate and jelly beans. No toys or money or big gifts waiting outdoors.

I’m not sure why things changed, but Easter can be very expensive nowadays . And in my opinion helps spoil our kids. Candy, a plush bunny or a book is fine, but don’t go overboard!

I thought I’d share with you some of these crafty Easter Basket ideas:

4 Easy Easter Basket Stuffer Ideas
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And don’t forget, no bunnies or baby chicks for Easter! Too many end up dead or in animal shelters.


Happy Easter

Now go ahead and spend time with your kids dying eggs and making these crafts. That’s what’s most important. Then eat those Peeps, Chocolate and Peanut Butter Eggs, Jelly Belly Jelly Beans and good ole chocolate bunnies. Don’t forget the ears taste the best. Happy Easter!

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