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This is such a busy time of the year for many of us. School is letting out for the Summer, graduations are happening, and we're entering the Summer holidays. If your family is like mine that means there are lots of parties in the near future. This weekend we have my sister-in-law's college Graduation party and birthday party. Next weekend is Memorial Day, and the family will get together for another backyard bash. As we welcome June we will have my nephew's birthday and the following weekend my little Aubrey will turn 3 with her requested "Rocks N Rolls" party on Saturday and Father's Day … [Read more...]

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Easter and Spring Break Family Time

Did everyone enjoy their holiday weekend? We sure did! Our weekend was packed full of Easter festivities that left me super tired and ready to spend some Spring Break time relaxing at home with the kiddos. We're making the most of our Easter and Spring Break family time, so our days have been pretty jam packed. Saturday we had an Easter eve dinner with the in-laws, and the girls had a nice little indoor egg hunt since it was raining. Easter came with more rain, so we had our usual lunch with my mom's family, another indoor egg hunt, and dinner with my Dad and sister's family. We were … [Read more...]

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5 Candy Free Easter Basket Fillers

Easter is such a fun time with the kids. Although my kids know the Easter Bunny is not the reason we celebrate Easter, we still enjoy a visit from the Easter Bunny on Easter morning. I know my kids will get plenty of candy from their grandparents throughout the day, and there will be plenty of candy filled Easter eggs. That's why I prefer candy free Easter basket fillers. I have put together a list of my 5 favorite candy free items that make great Easter basket fillers, especially if you have waited until the last minute to put a basket together like I have! Puzzles- What kid doesn't … [Read more...]

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5 Easter Basket Alternatives

*This post contains affiliate links. Although not required, Brainfoggles.com appreciates any purchases made through affiliate links.* Are you tired of giving your kids the same Easter basket year after year? The ready made baskets you find on the shelves are usually filled with candy, chocolate, and cheap toys that get broken or your kids find boring in a matter of days. Most of those types of toys end up in the trash, the chocolate gets eaten, and the fun is over in a week or two at most.   ThinkFun Games-   Board games and card games make great additions to any Easter … [Read more...]

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11 Health Benefits of Love

Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Do you have someone special to share the holiday with this year? If so, you may be surprised to learn that there are health benefits of love! Yes, you read that right. Some studies have shown that it can actually benefit your health to be in a long term loving relationship. According to naturalhealers.com, there are 11 ways the body benefits from a healthy long term relationship. Take a look at the benefits, and see if you are surprised at the ways a loving relationship can affect your health. Infographic provided … [Read more...]

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